Pictures of the day: April 18, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk April 18, 2017
Shows a picture taken in Bourriot-Bergonce, western France, shows ducks confined at a farm located some 10 kilometres away from the flu-hit southwestern area. PHOTO: REUTERS

US President Donald Trump salutes a member of the military (not seen in photo) who had just sung the US national anthem as he stands with a performer in an Easter Bunny costume at the White House Easter Egg Roll on the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS US President Donald Trump salutes a member of the military (not seen in photo) who had just sung the US national anthem as he stands with a performer in an Easter Bunny costume at the White House Easter Egg Roll on the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A smoke rises above Al-Nuri mosque in the old city as Iraqi forces fight Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS A smoke rises above Al-Nuri mosque in the old city as Iraqi forces fight Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli troops as he reacts to tear gas during clashes following a protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. PHOTO: REUTERS A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli troops as he reacts to tear gas during clashes following a protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pedestrians cross the Millenium Bridge in central London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS Pedestrians cross the Millenium Bridge in central London, Britain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Burmese migrants feed and watch pigeons on the pier of Wat Rakhang temple in Bangkok. PHOTO: REUTERS Burmese migrants feed and watch pigeons on the pier of Wat Rakhang temple in Bangkok. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man dressed in traditional costumes pours water over woman as part of Easter celebrations in the village of Strelniky, central Slovakia. PHOTO: AFP A man dressed in traditional costumes pours water over woman as part of Easter celebrations in the village of Strelniky, central Slovakia. PHOTO: AFP

Spanish matador Ivan Fandino (C) looks at a Pedraza de Yeltes bull fighting during the Easter feria in Arles, southern France. PHOTO: AFP Spanish matador Ivan Fandino (C) looks at a Pedraza de Yeltes bull fighting during the Easter feria in Arles, southern France. PHOTO: AFP

A Yemeni boy rides a donkey carrying plastic containers full of water in an impoverished coastal village on the outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. PHOTO: AFP A Yemeni boy rides a donkey carrying plastic containers full of water in an impoverished coastal village on the outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah. PHOTO: AFP

A boy sits outside a tent where a displaced family lives near a makeshift fairground in the city of Azaz, on Syria's northern border with Turkey. PHOTO: AFP A boy sits outside a tent where a displaced family lives near a makeshift fairground in the city of Azaz, on Syria's northern border with Turkey. PHOTO: AFP

A woman talks to a relative through the border fence during the holiday weekend near the US-Mexico border in Playas de Tijuana, Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. PHOTO: AFP A woman talks to a relative through the border fence during the holiday weekend near the US-Mexico border in Playas de Tijuana, Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. PHOTO: AFP

A boy smiles as he sits in the husk of a destroyed car in the city of Azaz, on Syria's northern border with Turkey. PHOTO: AFP A boy smiles as he sits in the husk of a destroyed car in the city of Azaz, on Syria's northern border with Turkey. PHOTO: AFP

Zoo keeper Samiullah, 45, gives a bath to 11-year-old elephant Madhubala (top) and 10-year-old Malka, in their enclosure in Zoological Garden in Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO Zoo keeper Samiullah, 45, gives a bath to 11-year-old elephant Madhubala (top) and 10-year-old Malka, in their enclosure in Zoological Garden in Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

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