Pictures of the day: April 26, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk April 26, 2017
Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at a farm in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

A fireman tries to extinguish a fire during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS A fireman tries to extinguish a fire during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sri Lankan participants control their bulls during a traditional cart race to mark the Sri Lanka National New Year in Homagama near Colombo. PHOTO: REUTERS Sri Lankan participants control their bulls during a traditional cart race to mark the Sri Lanka National New Year in Homagama near Colombo. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pakistani commuters drive along a road during rain in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS Pakistani commuters drive along a road during rain in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS

The Boeoegg, a giant symbolic snowman made of wadding and and filled with firecrackers burns on top of a bonfire in Sechselaeuten square in Zurich. PHOTO: AFP The Boeoegg, a giant symbolic snowman made of wadding and and filled with firecrackers burns on top of a bonfire in Sechselaeuten square in Zurich. PHOTO: AFP

Venezuelan opposition activists clash with police forces during a demonstration against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. PHOTO: AFP Venezuelan opposition activists clash with police forces during a demonstration against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. PHOTO: AFP

An Afghan blacksmith works at a shop in Kandahar. PHOTO: AFP An Afghan blacksmith works at a shop in Kandahar. PHOTO: AFP

Aurora, a seven-year-old female polar bear, jumps into a swimming pool, which was recently filled with water after the winter season, at the Royev Ruchey zoo in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS Aurora, a seven-year-old female polar bear, jumps into a swimming pool, which was recently filled with water after the winter season, at the Royev Ruchey zoo in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A destroyed room inside an abandoned building is seen in western Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS A destroyed room inside an abandoned building is seen in western Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

The Nimitz-class US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force. PHOTO: REUTERS The Nimitz-class US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force. PHOTO: REUTERS

People look out towards the ocean on Cerro Castillo hill, after a mass evacuation of the entire coastline during a tsunami alert after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit off the coast in Vina del Mar, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS People look out towards the ocean on Cerro Castillo hill, after a mass evacuation of the entire coastline during a tsunami alert after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit off the coast in Vina del Mar, Chile. PHOTO: REUTERS

Kashmiri Muslim women pray upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi, a festival which marks the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS Kashmiri Muslim women pray upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi, a festival which marks the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

A US Army helicopter crewman mans a gun on the rear gate as it departs Resolute Support headquarters with US Defence Secretary James Mattis aboard in Kabul, Afghanistan. PHOTO: REUTERS A US Army helicopter crewman mans a gun on the rear gate as it departs Resolute Support headquarters with US Defence Secretary James Mattis aboard in Kabul, Afghanistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man driving a vintage car reacts as he passes by crabs crossing a highway on their way to spawn in the sea in Playa Giron, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS A man driving a vintage car reacts as he passes by crabs crossing a highway on their way to spawn in the sea in Playa Giron, Cuba. PHOTO: REUTERS

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