Pictures of the day: March 1, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk March 01, 2017
A man fishes in the Lempa River in San Marcos Lempa, 84 km from San Salvador. PHOTO: AFP

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily, Italy. PHOTO: REUTERS Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano, spews lava as it erupts on the southern island of Sicily, Italy. PHOTO: REUTERS

Small dams and a dried-up lake can be seen next to a dirt road in outback Queensland, Australia. PHOTO: REUTERS Small dams and a dried-up lake can be seen next to a dirt road in outback Queensland, Australia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Revellers from Portela samba school perform during the second night of the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS Revellers from Portela samba school perform during the second night of the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS

A pro-settlement activist climbs onto a rooftop of a house to resist evacuation of some houses in the settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank, during an operation by Israeli forces to evict the houses. PHOTO: REUTERS A pro-settlement activist climbs onto a rooftop of a house to resist evacuation of some houses in the settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank, during an operation by Israeli forces to evict the houses. PHOTO: REUTERS

An English Bulldog plays with its owner during a parade where more than 900 English Bulldog participate to set the Guinness World Records for the largest Bulldog walk in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS An English Bulldog plays with its owner during a parade where more than 900 English Bulldog participate to set the Guinness World Records for the largest Bulldog walk in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS

People go for a walk along the Causeway Coastal route in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland. PHOTO: REUTERS People go for a walk along the Causeway Coastal route in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland. PHOTO: REUTERS

Revellers celebrate Revellers celebrate "Ash Monday" by participating in a colourful "flour war", a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter,in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

A couple dressed as clowns stands near the beach during the Carnival Clown's Parade at Sesimbra village. PHOTO: AFP A couple dressed as clowns stands near the beach during the Carnival Clown's Parade at Sesimbra village. PHOTO: AFP

Indian passengers hang onto a train as it departs from a station on the outskirts of New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP Indian passengers hang onto a train as it departs from a station on the outskirts of New Delhi. PHOTO: AFP

A man rides his bicycle at sunset in San Marcos Lempa, 84 km from San Salvador. PHOTO: AFP A man rides his bicycle at sunset in San Marcos Lempa, 84 km from San Salvador. PHOTO: AFP

An Indian pedestrian carries a child as she walks past horses which are reflected in a puddle of water following heavy rains in the northern hill station of Shimla. PHOTO: AFP An Indian pedestrian carries a child as she walks past horses which are reflected in a puddle of water following heavy rains in the northern hill station of Shimla. PHOTO: AFP

Emirati men walk across the dunes in the Rimah desert, west of Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates. PHOTO: AFP Emirati men walk across the dunes in the Rimah desert, west of Al-Ain in the United Arab Emirates. PHOTO: AFP

Seagulls fly over the Bosphorus river while traffic has stopped due to the fog in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP Seagulls fly over the Bosphorus river while traffic has stopped due to the fog in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP

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