Pictures of the day: September 5, 2017

13 photos from events around the world


Multimedia Desk September 05, 2017
Syrian children play with balloons in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus. PHOTO: AFP

Rohingya refugees stretch their hands for food near Balukhali in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. PHOTO: REUTERS Rohingya refugees stretch their hands for food near Balukhali in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. PHOTO: REUTERS

Participants walk to The Temple burn as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Participants walk to The Temple burn as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Statues of children are surrounded by Harvey floodwaters in southwestern Houston, Texas US. PHOTO: REUTERS Statues of children are surrounded by Harvey floodwaters in southwestern Houston, Texas US. PHOTO: REUTERS

The La Tuna Canyon fire over Burbank, California, US/ PHOTO: REUTERS The La Tuna Canyon fire over Burbank, California, US/ PHOTO: REUTERS

The Soyuz MS-04 capsule carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Jack Fischer, Peggy Annette Whitson of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia lands in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS The Soyuz MS-04 capsule carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of Jack Fischer, Peggy Annette Whitson of the US and Fyodor Yurchikhin of Russia lands in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Formula One - F1 - Italian Grand Prix 2017 - Monza, Italy - September 3, 2017 The Frecce Tricolori flies over the track before the race REUTERS/Max Rossi. PHOTO: REUTERS Formula One - F1 - Italian Grand Prix 2017 - Monza, Italy - September 3, 2017 The Frecce Tricolori flies over the track before the race REUTERS/Max Rossi. PHOTO: REUTERS

An E-3 Sentry flies over southeast Texas, US after a mid-air refueling. The Sentry was providing command and control for the airspace over Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PHOTO: REUTERS An E-3 Sentry flies over southeast Texas, US after a mid-air refueling. The Sentry was providing command and control for the airspace over Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PHOTO: REUTERS

Black Rock City, a gathering of approximately 70,000 people that is created annually for the Burning Man arts and music festival, is seen in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Black Rock City, a gathering of approximately 70,000 people that is created annually for the Burning Man arts and music festival, is seen in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Workers sleep on top of vegetables on a wooden cart in Divisoria market in Manila. PHOTO: AFP Workers sleep on top of vegetables on a wooden cart in Divisoria market in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

Queen Elizabeth II meets school children during the official opening ceremony for the Queensferry Crossing, a new road bridge spanning the Firth of Forth from Queensferry to North Queensferry, in Queensferry, west of Edinburgh. PHOTO: AFP Queen Elizabeth II meets school children during the official opening ceremony for the Queensferry Crossing, a new road bridge spanning the Firth of Forth from Queensferry to North Queensferry, in Queensferry, west of Edinburgh. PHOTO: AFP

Indian Hindu devotees carry an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha for immersion in a temporary pond near Sangam in Allahabad. PHOTO: AFP Indian Hindu devotees carry an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha for immersion in a temporary pond near Sangam in Allahabad. PHOTO: AFP

Ten thousands of enthusiasts practicing Taichi at the International Exchange Centre of Taichi Culture in Jiaozuo in China's central Henan province. PHOTO: AFP Ten thousands of enthusiasts practicing Taichi at the International Exchange Centre of Taichi Culture in Jiaozuo in China's central Henan province. PHOTO: AFP

Syrian children play with balloons in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus. PHOTO: AFP Syrian children play with balloons in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus. PHOTO: AFP

Lights are seen in the North Korean town of Sinuiju, behind the Friendship Bridge (L) which connects Sinuiju and the the Chinese border city of Dandong, and the Broken Bridge (R), in Dandong, in China. PHOTO: AFP Lights are seen in the North Korean town of Sinuiju, behind the Friendship Bridge (L) which connects Sinuiju and the the Chinese border city of Dandong, and the Broken Bridge (R), in Dandong, in China. PHOTO: AFP

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