Pictures of the day: April 27, 2017

We look at 13 pictures from events around the world


Multimedia Desk April 27, 2017
Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A bolt of lightning strikes over harbour cranes in Cape Town, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS A bolt of lightning strikes over harbour cranes in Cape Town, South Africa. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man views the exhibit A man views the exhibit "Infinity Mirrored Room - The Souls of a Million Light Years Away" by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Brazilian Indians take part in a demonstration against the violation of indigenous people's rights, in Brasilia, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS Brazilian Indians take part in a demonstration against the violation of indigenous people's rights, in Brasilia, Brazil. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth stands next to an old subsidised, low cost mobility scooter from the 1960's, during a ceremony in Windsor Castle, Windsor. PHOTO: REUTERS Britain's Queen Elizabeth stands next to an old subsidised, low cost mobility scooter from the 1960's, during a ceremony in Windsor Castle, Windsor. PHOTO: REUTERS

Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS Ramu, a pet monkey, jumps as his handler bathes in the waters of the Ganges River, on a hot summer day, in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle in Al-Hatra, Southwest Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle in Al-Hatra, Southwest Mosul, Iraq. PHOTO: REUTERS

Two men walk on a pandal, a temporary platform to be decorated with illuminated panels illustrating episodes from the life of Buddha, as they fix it ahead of Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS Two men walk on a pandal, a temporary platform to be decorated with illuminated panels illustrating episodes from the life of Buddha, as they fix it ahead of Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

A farmer harvests wheat at a field on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS A farmer harvests wheat at a field on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A hippopotamus is sprayed with water on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP A hippopotamus is sprayed with water on a hot summer day at Anna National Zoological Park in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP

A diplaced Iraqi man rides a donkey, followed by his dog as pro-government Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitary forces advance towards the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Hatra, southwest of the northern city of Mosul. PHOTO: AFP A diplaced Iraqi man rides a donkey, followed by his dog as pro-government Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitary forces advance towards the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Hatra, southwest of the northern city of Mosul. PHOTO: AFP

This US Air Force handout photo shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. PHOTO: AFP This US Air Force handout photo shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. PHOTO: AFP

14_ZKN_14_27 April Palestinians play volleyball in Gaza City. PHOTO: REUTERS

A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle during his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Tony Gentile - RTS13YYG TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle during his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, April 26, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Explosions are seen at a target, during a U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarized zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21, 2017. Picture taken on April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Explosions are seen at a target, during a US South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarised zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea. PHOTO: REUTERS

 

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