Pictures of the day: March 2, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk March 02, 2017
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

A carnival doll is seen during the A carnival doll is seen during the "Poklad" in Lastovo, Croatia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Swiss Killian Peier soars during the men large hill individual training of the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: AFP Swiss Killian Peier soars during the men large hill individual training of the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland. PHOTO: AFP

Participants compete during the Tri Nation Himalayan Drive car rally on the way up to Darjeeling, India from Paro in Bhutan. PHOTO: AFP Participants compete during the Tri Nation Himalayan Drive car rally on the way up to Darjeeling, India from Paro in Bhutan. PHOTO: AFP

A man performs on a flyboard at the Dubai International Marine Club during the Gulf emirate's international Boat Show. PHOTO: AFP A man performs on a flyboard at the Dubai International Marine Club during the Gulf emirate's international Boat Show. PHOTO: AFP

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (centre L) and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (centre R) walk in heavy rain at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java. PHOTO: REUTERS Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (centre L) and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (centre R) walk in heavy rain at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java. PHOTO: REUTERS

A photo shows a ferry docked at a small port off the Bosphorus waiting for passengers on a foggy day in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP A photo shows a ferry docked at a small port off the Bosphorus waiting for passengers on a foggy day in Istanbul. PHOTO: AFP

Deers walk past Indonesia's honour guard as they wait for the arrival of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz at the presidential palace in Bogor. PHOTO: AFP Deers walk past Indonesia's honour guard as they wait for the arrival of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz at the presidential palace in Bogor. PHOTO: AFP

Impounded bicycles from the bike-sharing schemes Mobike and Ofo are seen in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP Impounded bicycles from the bike-sharing schemes Mobike and Ofo are seen in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP

Nurses care for abandoned infants at the Palna facility in Delhi, India. PHOTO: REUTERS Nurses care for abandoned infants at the Palna facility in Delhi, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Israeli policemen remove pro-settlement activists from a rooftop as Israeli forces carry out a court order to demolish nine houses built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land, in the Israeli settlement of Ofra, in the occupied West Bank. PHOTO: REUTERS Israeli policemen remove pro-settlement activists from a rooftop as Israeli forces carry out a court order to demolish nine houses built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land, in the Israeli settlement of Ofra, in the occupied West Bank. PHOTO: REUTERS

Children cross a body of water to reach a registration area prior to a food distribution carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Thonyor, Leer county, South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS Children cross a body of water to reach a registration area prior to a food distribution carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Thonyor, Leer county, South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A general view of the Kathmandu valley covered in smog, in Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS A general view of the Kathmandu valley covered in smog, in Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS

A displaced Iraqi girl reacts as she flees her home in Mamoun district as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS A displaced Iraqi girl reacts as she flees her home in Mamoun district as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

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