Pictures of the day: October 20, 2017

13 photos from events around the world


Multimedia Desk October 20, 2017
A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon. PHOTO: AFP

Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrations in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS Wrestlers fight during an amateur wrestling match inside a makeshift ring installed on a road organised by local residents as part of Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrations in Kolkata, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

Eagle Prime (MK3), a giant robot by MegaBots Inc. which manufactures giant piloted humanoid fighting robots headquartered in Berkeley, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS Eagle Prime (MK3), a giant robot by MegaBots Inc. which manufactures giant piloted humanoid fighting robots headquartered in Berkeley, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A boy walks at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS A boy walks at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Japan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man arranges Panda soft toys during a session of the Sichuan province on the second day of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. PHOTO: REUTERS A man arranges Panda soft toys during a session of the Sichuan province on the second day of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. PHOTO: REUTERS

A baby orangutan eats a piece of fruit on at the Singapore Zoo. PHOTO: REUTERS A man lights a firecracker while celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, the annual festival of lights in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man lights a firecracker while celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali, the annual festival of lights in Mumbai, India. PHOTO: REUTERS Kurdish female fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) gather during a celebration at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqa. PHOTO: AFP

Kurdish female fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) gather during a celebration at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqa. PHOTO: AFP Sunbathers walk past a man reading a newspaper near the lake Woerthsee in the small Bavarian village of Inning, southern Germany, where temperatures reached around 20 degrees Celsius. PHOTO: AFP

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II receives a posy from Tilly Beau Wildish during a reception following The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), commonly known as the 'Gunners', 70th Anniversary parade at Hyde Park in central London. PHOTO: AFP Britain's Queen Elizabeth II receives a posy from Tilly Beau Wildish during a reception following The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), commonly known as the 'Gunners', 70th Anniversary parade at Hyde Park in central London. PHOTO: AFP

Pakistani policemen and supporters of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) organisation gather around the car carrying leader Hafiz Saeed as he arrives at a court in Lahore. PHOTO: AFP Pakistani policemen and supporters of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) organisation gather around the car carrying leader Hafiz Saeed as he arrives at a court in Lahore. PHOTO: AFP

A boat is moored in the city centre of Trondheim. PHOTO: AFP A boat is moored in the city centre of Trondheim. PHOTO: AFP

A sculpture by artist Jane Cowie is displayed during the A sculpture by artist Jane Cowie is displayed during the "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition near Bondi beach in Sydney. PHOTO: AFP

A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon. PHOTO: AFP A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon. PHOTO: AFP

A baby orangutan eats fruit supplied by a parent at Singapore Zoo. PHOTO: REUTERS A baby orangutan eats fruit supplied by a parent at Singapore Zoo. PHOTO: REUTERS

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