Pictures of the day: May 19, 2017

Published: May 19, 2017
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A vehicle that struck pedestrians in Times Square and later crashed is seen on the sidewalk in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A vehicle that struck pedestrians in Times Square and later crashed is seen on the sidewalk in New York City, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth presents members of the Scots Guards with new colours at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. PHOTO: REUTERS

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth presents members of the Scots Guards with new colours at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. PHOTO: REUTERS

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Motaz Bani Shamsa during his funeral in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus. PHOTO: REUTERS

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Motaz Bani Shamsa during his funeral in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fine arts graduate Marla Awad, who works at an import and export company, poses for a photograph outside a pub in Old Damascus, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

Fine arts graduate Marla Awad, who works at an import and export company, poses for a photograph outside a pub in Old Damascus, Syria. PHOTO: REUTERS

Military officials and fire brigade members work during a rescue mission after a building collapsed in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

Military officials and fire brigade members work during a rescue mission after a building collapsed in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

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Swiss Alps are pictured through the window of a Swiss Air Force Twin Otter aircraft during a land-surveying presentation flight of the Swiss Federal Office of Topography (swisstopo) above Switzerland to present the the new Leica ADS100 Airborne Digital Sensor camera, producing 3D pictures with a 10 cm resolution, in Belp near Bern, Switzerland. PHOTO: REUTERS

The parliament building is seen through flare smoke during a demonstration of uniformed officers marking a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity in Athens, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

The parliament building is seen through flare smoke during a demonstration of uniformed officers marking a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity in Athens, Greece. PHOTO: REUTERS

People take part in a weekly yoga class on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. PHOTO: REUTERS

People take part in a weekly yoga class on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. PHOTO: REUTERS

Opposition supporters hold candles while participating in a candlelight rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS

Opposition supporters hold candles while participating in a candlelight rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pakistani wrestler Baadshah Pehalwan Khan holds the national flag as he reacts to the fans during the opening cermoneny of Pro Wresterning Entertainment SHOWI (PWE) in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

Pakistani wrestler Baadshah Pehalwan Khan holds the national flag as he reacts to the fans during the opening ceremony of Pro Wrestling Entertainment Show (PWE) in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Sri Lankan ironworker welds material at a building site in Colombo. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Sri Lankan ironworker welds material at a building site in Colombo. PHOTO: REUTERS

Juventus' players celebrate after winning the Italian Tim Cup final at the Olympic stadium in Rome. PHOTO: AFP

Juventus’ players celebrate after winning the Italian Tim Cup final at the Olympic stadium in Rome. PHOTO: AFP

An art installation by Agatha Haines titled Transfiguration are displayed at the Art Science museum in Singapore. PHOTO: AFP

An art installation by Agatha Haines titled Transfiguration are displayed at the Art Science museum in Singapore. PHOTO: AFP

20.merry-go-round in an abandoned amusement park in Maiduguri, Nigeria. PHOTO: AFP

A girl watches other children playing at a merry-go-round in an abandoned amusement park in Maiduguri, Nigeria. PHOTO: AFP

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