Pictures of the day: April 21, 2017

Published: April 21, 2017
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Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Photographers take pictures as the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying the crew of Jack Fischer of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS Men look at television screens displaying the coverage of Pakistan's Supreme Court's decision on a case related to Panama Papers leaks, at an electronics shop in Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS A Sri Lankan worker pulls a cart beside garbage at a dump in Karadiyana, a suburb of Colombo. PHOTO: AFP General view after mudslides in Manizales, Caldas department, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP A Palestinian woman helps her son study, by candlelight, at their makeshift home in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP In this photograph Indian farmers separate husk from harvest wheat grain by using a harvester machine in a field on the outskirts of Alwar in the western state of Rajasthan. PHOTO: AFP This picture shows a woman cleaning bamboo shoots at a market in Taihuyuan village near the city of Lin'an, Zhejiang Province. PHOTO: AFP An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing in front of the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft set on the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS Solar panels are seen in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Habib, 22, from Algeria sits in an abandoned railway wagon used as a shelter by stranded migrants in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS A demonstrator throws back a tear gas grenade while clashing with riot police during the so-called Opposition supporters clash with police during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro in San Cristobal, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS A man rides a bicycle on an early morning Spring day in Paris, France. PHOTO: REUTERS Head of a legendary ethnic Miao goddess statue is lifted at the construction site of the statue, in Jianhe County, Guizhou Province. PHOTO: REUTERS A man walks through a cloud of dust whipped up by wind at the construction site near newly erected office skyscrapers in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS Palestinians working in Israel cross through Israeli Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah. PHOTO: REUTERS Supporters of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate following the Supreme Court's decision in Lahore, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS Cockfighting enthusiasts show a rooster through the window of a vintage car on their way to a cockfighting arena at the outskirts of Ciro Redondo, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS An internally displaced girl, who fled with others the shelling on the southern city of Deraa, looks out from a tent in the surrounding plains of the city, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS A man dressed in a Viking costume blows a horn on a street in central Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS
A man dressed in a Viking costume blows a horn on a street in central Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man dressed in a Viking costume blows a horn on a street in central Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

An internally displaced girl, who fled with others the shelling on the southern city of Deraa, looks out from a tent in the surrounding plains of the city, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

An internally displaced girl, who fled with others the shelling on the southern city of Deraa, looks out from a tent in the surrounding plains of the city, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

Cockfighting enthusiasts show a rooster through the window of a vintage car on their way to a cockfighting arena at the outskirts of Ciro Redondo, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS

Cockfighting enthusiasts show a rooster through the window of a vintage car on their way to a cockfighting arena at the outskirts of Ciro Redondo, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS

Supporters of Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate following the Supreme Court's decision in Lahore, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Supporters of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif celebrate following the Supreme Court’s decision in Lahore, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Palestinians working in Israel cross through Israeli Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah. PHOTO: REUTERS

Palestinians working in Israel cross through Israeli Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walks through a cloud of dust whipped up by wind at the construction site near newly erected office skyscrapers in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walks through a cloud of dust whipped up by wind at the construction site near newly erected office skyscrapers in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Head of a legendary ethnic Miao goddess statue is lifted at the construction site of the statue, in Jianhe County, Guizhou Province. PHOTO: REUTERS

Head of a legendary ethnic Miao goddess statue is lifted at the construction site of the statue, in Jianhe County, Guizhou Province. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man rides a bicycle on an early morning Spring day in Paris, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man rides a bicycle on an early morning Spring day in Paris, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

Habib, 22, from Algeria sits in an abandoned railway wagon used as a shelter by stranded migrants in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas grenade while clashing with riot police during the so-called “mother of all marches” against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS

Solar panels are seen in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Habib, 22, from Algeria sits in an abandoned railway wagon used as a shelter by stranded migrants in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing in front of the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft set on the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

This picture shows a woman cleaning bamboo shoots at a market in Taihuyuan village near the city of Lin'an, Zhejiang Province. PHOTO: AFP

An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing in front of the Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft set on the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS This picture shows a woman cleaning bamboo shoots at a market in

In this photograph Indian farmers separate husk from harvest wheat grain by using a harvester machine in a field on the outskirts of Alwar in the western state of Rajasthan. PHOTO: AFP

A woman cleaning bamboo shoots at a market in Taihuyuan village near the city of Lin’an, Zhejiang Province. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian woman helps her son study, by candlelight, at their makeshift home in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

Indian farmers separate husk from harvest wheat grain by using a harvester machine in a field on the outskirts of Alwar in the western state of Rajasthan. PHOTO: AFP

General view after mudslides in Manizales, Caldas department, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian woman helps her son study, by candlelight, at their makeshift home in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

A Sri Lankan worker pulls a cart beside garbage at a dump in Karadiyana, a suburb of Colombo. PHOTO: AFP

General view after mudslides in Manizales, Caldas department, Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

Men look at television screens displaying the coverage of Pakistan's Supreme Court's decision on a case related to Panama Papers leaks, at an electronics shop in Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Sri Lankan worker pulls a cart beside garbage at a dump in Karadiyana, a suburb of Colombo. PHOTO: AFP

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