Pictures of the day: February 25, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk February 25, 2017
A child runs past a mock whale tail during a visit at the Paul Emile Victor museum. PHOTO: REUTERS

A girl walks amidst a dust storm on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India. PHOTO: REUTERS A girl walks amidst a dust storm on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Refugees rest on, under and next to a truck in the Muna Garage area on the outskirts of Maiduguri. PHOTO: REUTERS Refugees rest on, under and next to a truck in the Muna Garage area on the outskirts of Maiduguri. PHOTO: REUTERS

A cow is made ready to be photographed during the 44th edition of the A cow is made ready to be photographed during the 44th edition of the "Schau der Besten" (Show of the Best) dairy cow beauty pageant in Verden an der Aller, northwestern Germany. PHOTO: AFP

A street vendor sells corn in the Eminonu district of Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP A street vendor sells corn in the Eminonu district of Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP

A helicopter arrives at the Foreign Ministry building in Mexico City, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly visit Mexico. PHOTO: AFP A helicopter arrives at the Foreign Ministry building in Mexico City, as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly visit Mexico. PHOTO: AFP

Crosses placed in memory of eight victims of feminicide which were found at Lomas del Poleo are pictured on in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. PHOTO: AFP Crosses placed in memory of eight victims of feminicide which were found at Lomas del Poleo are pictured on in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. PHOTO: AFP

Participants take part in the first Russian ice skating table tennis championships in Lyubertsy, in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP Participants take part in the first Russian ice skating table tennis championships in Lyubertsy, in Moscow. PHOTO: AFP

French skipper Romain Attanasio, placing 15th in the Vendee Globe around-the-world solo sailing race, celebrates aboard his Imoca 60 monohull French skipper Romain Attanasio, placing 15th in the Vendee Globe around-the-world solo sailing race, celebrates aboard his Imoca 60 monohull "Famille Mary-Etamine du Lys" as he arrives in Les Sables-d'Olonne, western France. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian protestor carries a burning car tire during clashes with Israeli security forces following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian protestor carries a burning car tire during clashes with Israeli security forces following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank. PHOTO: AFP

Iraqi troops advance towards Mosul's during an ongoing offensive to retake the northern city from jihadists of the Islamic State group Iraqi forces entered west Mosul neighbourhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking Iraqi troops advance towards Mosul's during an ongoing offensive to retake the northern city from jihadists of the Islamic State group Iraqi forces entered west Mosul neighbourhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking "caliphate" of the Islamic State group, which replied with deadly suicide attacks in Iraq and Syria. PHOTO: AFP

A rainbow appears off the coast of Sydney's Wanda Beach in Australia. PHOTO: AFP A rainbow appears off the coast of Sydney's Wanda Beach in Australia. PHOTO: AFP

Independent miners transport llamas to sacrifice them for good fortune during the year as part of Andean carnival celebrations, outside the Mina Itos on the outskirts of Oruro, Bolivia. PHOTO: REUTERS Independent miners transport llamas to sacrifice them for good fortune during the year as part of Andean carnival celebrations, outside the Mina Itos on the outskirts of Oruro, Bolivia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Rooftops of the Shenyang Imperial Palace after snowfall in Liaoning province, Shenyang, China. PHOTO: AFP Rooftops of the Shenyang Imperial Palace after snowfall in Liaoning province, Shenyang, China. PHOTO: AFP

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