Pictures of the day: February 23, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 23, 2017
Doggy street fashion outside the Gucci show, Milan, Italy. PHOTO: AFP

A catholic devotee and her grandchild lights a candle beside mock chalk figure representing an extra judicial killing victim during a prayer rally condemning the government's War on Drugs in Manila. PHOTO: AFP A catholic devotee and her grandchild lights a candle beside mock chalk figure representing an extra judicial killing victim during a prayer rally condemning the government's War on Drugs in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

Neighbours of Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Muslim cleric known as Neighbours of Omar Abdel-Rahman, the Muslim cleric known as "The Blind Sheik" who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing in New York, watch his funeral outside the Grand Mosque at El Gamalia village in Mansoura city northo of in Cairo, Egypt. PHOTO: REUTERS

A breeder feeds US born giant female panda Bao Bao as it arrived at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS A breeder feeds US born giant female panda Bao Bao as it arrived at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Russian Soyuz booster rocket, carrying the Progress cargo spacecraft, blasts off for the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS A Russian Soyuz booster rocket, carrying the Progress cargo spacecraft, blasts off for the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Polar bear cubs come out accompanied by their mother in Aalborg Zoo, Aalborg, Denmark. PHOTO: REUTERS Polar bear cubs come out accompanied by their mother in Aalborg Zoo, Aalborg, Denmark. PHOTO: REUTERS

Members of Nepalese army fire a cannon during the rehearsal for the upcoming Army Day celebration at Tundhikhel in Kathmandu, Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS Members of Nepalese army fire a cannon during the rehearsal for the upcoming Army Day celebration at Tundhikhel in Kathmandu, Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS

Hundreds of abandoned or unused bikes at Zhengzhou University in Zhengzhou in China's central Henan province. PHOTO: AFP Hundreds of abandoned or unused bikes at Zhengzhou University in Zhengzhou in China's central Henan province. PHOTO: AFP

Ferries cross the Bosphorus as the Suleymaniye mosque appears in the background in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP Ferries cross the Bosphorus as the Suleymaniye mosque appears in the background in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP

A stroller walks at a frozen lake near near the city of Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: AFP A stroller walks at a frozen lake near near the city of Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: AFP

Pope Francis gestures as he arrives for his weekly general audience at St. Peter's square on February 22, 2016 at the Vatican. PHOTO: AFP Pope Francis gestures as he arrives for his weekly general audience at St. Peter's square on February 22, 2016 at the Vatican. PHOTO: AFP

A dog walks through a landfill on the Palestinian side of the border between Israel and eastern Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP A dog walks through a landfill on the Palestinian side of the border between Israel and eastern Gaza City. PHOTO: AFP

People walk in the snow at the Forbidden City after a visit by French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP People walk in the snow at the Forbidden City after a visit by French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve in Beijing. PHOTO: AFP

A female Kurdish fighter and member of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, adjusts her head scarf in the village of Sabah al-Khayr on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the Islamic State (IS) group bastion of Raqa. PHOTO: AFP A female Kurdish fighter and member of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, adjusts her head scarf in the village of Sabah al-Khayr on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor. PHOTO: AFP

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