Pictures of the day: May 31, 2017

We look at 13 pictur­es from events around the world

May 31, 2017
Greek choreographer and dancer Katerina Soldatou performs above the Corinth Canal, as part of the Greece Has Soul project in Corinth. PHOTO: AFP

An employee inspects turkeys in an aviary at the Tambov Turkey facility, a joint venture between Russian meat producer Cherkizovo and Spanish agricultural holding company Grupo Fuertes, outside Tambov, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS An employee inspects turkeys in an aviary at the Tambov Turkey facility, a joint venture between Russian meat producer Cherkizovo and Spanish agricultural holding company Grupo Fuertes, outside Tambov, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Wu Wen, the female of the two giant pandas, is presented at the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, the Netherlands. PHOTO: REUTERS Wu Wen, the female of the two giant pandas, is presented at the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, the Netherlands. PHOTO: REUTERS

An old Volkswagen Beetle painted with truck art is seen abandoned in a parking lot in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS An old Volkswagen Beetle painted with truck art is seen abandoned in a parking lot in Islamabad. PHOTO: REUTERS

Taxi drivers gather near parliament during a protest against Uber and Cabify which they say engage in unfair competition in Madrid, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS Taxi drivers gather near parliament during a protest against Uber and Cabify which they say engage in unfair competition in Madrid, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A boy cools off with others with water from water lines after they punctured them in protest against the power outages in their area, in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS A boy cools off with others with water from water lines after they punctured them in protest against the power outages in their area, in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). PHOTO: REUTERS A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). PHOTO: REUTERS

A plane's trail and the moon can be seen behind a Pelican, Australia's largest flying bird, as it cleans itself atop a street light on an Autumn day in the northern beaches suburb of Narrabeen in Sydney, Australia. PHOTO: REUTERS A plane's trail and the moon can be seen behind a Pelican, Australia's largest flying bird, as it cleans itself atop a street light on an Autumn day in the northern beaches suburb of Narrabeen in Sydney, Australia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Men sit atop a bus as they prepare to break their fast during a Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS Men sit atop a bus as they prepare to break their fast during a Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS

A part of a flooded highway exit is seen in a village in Matara, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS A part of a flooded highway exit is seen in a village in Matara, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: REUTERS

Greek choreographer and dancer Katerina Soldatou performs above the Corinth Canal, as part of the Greece Has Soul project in Corinth. PHOTO: AFP Greek choreographer and dancer Katerina Soldatou performs above the Corinth Canal, as part of the Greece Has Soul project in Corinth. PHOTO: AFP

In this photograph released by the organisers of the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, runners participate in the world's highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. PHOTO: AFP In this photograph released by the organisers of the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, runners participate in the world's highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal. PHOTO: AFP

A polar bear swims with a ball in his swimming pool in Wuppertal, western Germany. PHOTO: AFP A polar bear swims with a ball in his swimming pool in Wuppertal, western Germany. PHOTO: AFP

A Bangladeshi villager evacuates to a cyclone shelter on the coast in Cox's Bazar district. PHOTO: AFP A Bangladeshi villager evacuates to a cyclone shelter on the coast in Cox's Bazar district. PHOTO: AFP

An Indian Muslim boy arranges rows of food for Iftar, the time for breaking the fast during the first day of the month of Ramadan at Wallajah Mosque in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP An Indian Muslim boy arranges rows of food for Iftar, the time for breaking the fast during the first day of the month of Ramadan at Wallajah Mosque in Chennai. PHOTO: AFP

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