Pictures of the day: February 22, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 22, 2017
A crocodile (Crocodylidae) is pictured at "El Tronador" Wildlife Rescue Centre in Berlin, 107 kilometres southwest of San Salvador. PHOTO: AFP

The Oceti Sakowin protest camp near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, US. PHOTO: REUTERS The Oceti Sakowin protest camp near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A riot policeman tries to detain a protester during a rally marking the anniversary of the death of union leader Juan Pablo Jimenez, in Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS A riot policeman tries to detain a protester during a rally marking the anniversary of the death of union leader Juan Pablo Jimenez, in Santiago, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man shaves his face on the balcony of his house at a market area in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A man shaves his face on the balcony of his house at a market area in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A papier mache caricature depicting U.S. President Donald Trump is pictured during preparations for the upcoming Rose Monday carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS A papier mache caricature depicting US President Donald Trump is pictured during preparations for the upcoming Rose Monday carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS

Forest fire as seen near palm oil plantation at Tanah Putih district in Rokan Hilir, Indonesia Riau province. PHOTO: REUTERS Forest fire as seen near palm oil plantation at Tanah Putih district in Rokan Hilir, Indonesia Riau province. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman pushes a pram as she walks over a frozen lake during sun down at the Pajulahti sports centre near Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: REUTERS A woman pushes a pram as she walks over a frozen lake during sun down at the Pajulahti sports centre near Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Palestinian woman peers through the window of her house in an impoverished area in the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian woman peers through the window of her house in an impoverished area in the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis. PHOTO: AFP

In a photo taken on February 18, 2017 a boy rollerskates on Kim Il-Sung sqaure in Pyongyang. PHOTO: AFP A boy rollerskates on Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang. PHOTO: AFP

People wave as a cruise ship leaves Havana's harbour. PHOTO: AFP People wave as a cruise ship leaves Havana's harbour. PHOTO: AFP

Aerial view of the metal fence between Mexico (L) and the United States (R) taken in Puerto Anapra, Chihuahua state. PHOTO: AFP Aerial view of the metal fence between Mexico (L) and the United States (R) taken in Puerto Anapra, Chihuahua state. PHOTO: AFP

Snow is seen in the moat surrounding the Forbidden City during a snowfall in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP Snow is seen in the moat surrounding the Forbidden City during a snowfall in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP

A man catches fish with a net in the Huangpu river across the Wujing Coal-Electricity Power Station in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP A man catches fish with a net in the Huangpu river across the Wujing Coal-Electricity Power Station in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP

The Australian team competes (and wins the gold medal) in the UCI Cycling World Cup, Women's Team Pursuit final, at Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome. PHOTO: AFP The Australian team competes (and wins the gold medal) in the UCI Cycling World Cup, Women's Team Pursuit final, at Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome. PHOTO: AFP

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