Pictures of the day: February 24, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 24, 2017
Coldplay's Chris Martin performs with The Chainsmokers during the BRIT Awards 2017 ceremony and live show in London. PHOTO: AFP

French firemen try to extinguish burning dustbins as students gather during a demonstration against police brutality, following the alleged rape of Theo, outside the French firemen try to extinguish burning dustbins as students gather during a demonstration against police brutality, following the alleged rape of Theo, outside the "Lycee Voltaire" secondary school in Paris. PHOTO: AFP

Costumed revellers celebrate during a carnival, Düsseldorf, Germany. PHOTO: AFP Costumed revellers celebrate during a carnival, Düsseldorf, Germany. PHOTO: AFP

Members of a Palestinian family warm themselves by a fire outside their shelter in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS Members of a Palestinian family warm themselves by a fire outside their shelter in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

Freshly painted Oscar statues sit in a parking lot outside the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Freshly painted Oscar statues sit in a parking lot outside the Dolby Theatre as preparations continue for the 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Benedito, 66, smokes prawns as he checks it on a wood-fired oven in Corumbau village on the coast of Bahia state, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS Benedito, 66, smokes prawns as he checks it on a wood-fired oven in Corumbau village on the coast of Bahia state, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS

A boy, who just fled a village controlled by Islamic State fighters cries as he sits with his family inside a bus before heading to the camp at Hammam Ali south of Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS A boy, who just fled a village controlled by Islamic State fighters cries as he sits with his family inside a bus before heading to the camp at Hammam Ali south of Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the fourth phase of the state assembly election in Allahabad, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A woman leaves after casting her vote at a polling station during the fourth phase of the state assembly election in Allahabad, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

US born giant female panda Bao Bao walks at her new home, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS US born giant female panda Bao Bao walks at her new home, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Iraqi army launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants near Ghozlani military complex, south of Mosul, Iraq . PHOTO: REUTERS Iraqi army launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants near Ghozlani military complex, south of Mosul, Iraq . PHOTO: REUTERS

The new German electronic passport is pictured under an ultraviolet light during its presentation to the media in Berlin, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS The new German electronic passport is pictured under an ultraviolet light during its presentation to the media in Berlin, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Palestinian Bedouin school girl walks at her school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian Bedouin school girl walks at her school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. PHOTO: AFP

 Visitors walking through the Shenyang Imperial Palace, also known as the Mukden Palace, after a snowfall in Shenyang, in China's northeast Liaoning province. PHOTO: AFP Visitors walking through the Shenyang Imperial Palace, also known as the Mukden Palace, after a snowfall in Shenyang, in China's northeast Liaoning province. PHOTO: AFP

Saint-Etienne's supporters hold black plastic bags during the UEFA Europa League football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Manchester United, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. PHOTO: AFP Saint-Etienne's supporters hold black plastic bags during the UEFA Europa League football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Manchester United, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France. PHOTO: AFP

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