Pictures of the day: February 17, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 17, 2017
A Saudi man looks out of a window during rain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. REUTERS

Winner Laura Dahlmeier of Germany competes during the Women's 15 km individual race during the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen. PHOTO: AFP Winner Laura Dahlmeier of Germany competes during the Women's 15 km individual race during the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian walks through flood water following heavy rain in a neighbourhood in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS A Palestinian walks through flood water following heavy rain in a neighbourhood in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walks on a bridge crossing over the Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze'elim in Israel's southern Negev desert. PHOTO: REUTERS A man walks on a bridge crossing over the Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze'elim in Israel's southern Negev desert. PHOTO: REUTERS

A child swims in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Protection of Civilian site (CoP), near Bentiu, northern South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS A child swims in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Protection of Civilian site (CoP), near Bentiu, northern South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sunlight reflects on the water's surface as people sit on chairs on a warm and sunny day on the Promenade Des Anglais in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS Sunlight reflects on the water's surface as people sit on chairs on a warm and sunny day on the Promenade Des Anglais in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

Water is released from the Lake Oroville Dam after an evacuation order was lifted for communities downstream from the dam in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Water is released from the Lake Oroville Dam after an evacuation order was lifted for communities downstream from the dam in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) return to the sea after laying their eggs in the sand at Rushikulya Beach, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) south-west of Bhubaneswar. PHOTO: AFP Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) return to the sea after laying their eggs in the sand at Rushikulya Beach, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) south-west of Bhubaneswar. PHOTO: AFP

An Embera indigenous woman cooks alongside her children in Tasi, a rural village in Alto Baudo, department of Choco, western Colombia. PHOTO: AFP An Embera indigenous woman cooks alongside her children in Tasi, a rural village in Alto Baudo, department of Choco, western Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

A displaced Iraqi girl plays on a swing at the Al-Agha camp where Iraqi families from the nearby villages of Tal Afar, southwest of Mosul, are taking shelter as Iraqi forces. PHOTO: AFP A displaced Iraqi girl plays on a swing at the Al-Agha camp where Iraqi families from the nearby villages of Tal Afar, southwest of Mosul, are taking shelter as Iraqi forces. PHOTO: AFP

Technicians from the RTE (Reseau de Transport d'Electricite) install a sensor, capable of measuring the cooling effect of the mistral on a high-voltage line, on a 400,000 volt power line in Aix-en-Provence. PHOTO: AFP Technicians from the RTE (Reseau de Transport d'Electricite) install a sensor, capable of measuring the cooling effect of the mistral on a high-voltage line, on a 400,000 volt power line in Aix-en-Provence. PHOTO: AFP

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinian children look from inside their impoverished home following heavy rainfall in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP Palestinian children look from inside their impoverished home following heavy rainfall in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

COMMENTS (1)

Bunny Rabbit | 4 years ago | Reply There seems to be more pathos and desperation in big cities like Paris / Munich than Gaza / Manila or Israel from the above pics .
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