Pictures of the day: January 23, 2018

Published: January 23, 2018
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Aerobatic dancers under the direction of Spanish theatrical company La Fura dels Baus during the opening of Valletta 2018, European Capital of Culture, in Valletta, Malta. PHOTO: REUTERS

Aerobatic dancers under the direction of Spanish theatrical company La Fura dels Baus during the opening of Valletta 2018, European Capital of Culture, in Valletta, Malta. PHOTO: REUTERS

Members of the Cryophile winter swimmers club, play on a bank the Yenisei River covered in snow and hoarfrost, with the air temperature at about minus 38 degrees Celsius (minus 36.4 degrees Fahrenheit), in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Members of the Cryophile winter swimmers club, play on a bank the Yenisei River covered in snow and hoarfrost, with the air temperature at about minus 38 degrees Celsius (minus 36.4 degrees Fahrenheit), in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Greenpeace protesters set up banner in front of the SPD's party congress venue in Bonn, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS

Greenpeace protesters set up banner in front of the SPD’s party congress venue in Bonn, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS

General view of the moon as a plane flies past in Monaco. PHOTO: REUTERS

General view of the moon as a plane flies past in Monaco. PHOTO: REUTERS

Palestinian fishermen warm themselves by a fire at a beach on a winter day, in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

Palestinian fishermen warm themselves by a fire at a beach on a winter day, in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

A flock of Common Teal fly across a wetland on a winter day on the outskirts of Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

A flock of Common Teal fly across a wetland on a winter day on the outskirts of Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

A mother and her three year-old sick child sleep inside a protestant church in Agats, Asmat District, after the government dispatched military and medical personnel to combat malnutrition and measles, Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS

A mother and her three year-old sick child sleep inside a protestant church in Agats, Asmat District, after the government dispatched military and medical personnel to combat malnutrition and measles, Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS

Light illuminates novice monks as they offer prayers at the premises of a Saraswati temple during the Shreepanchami festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS

Light illuminates novice monks as they offer prayers at the premises of a Saraswati temple during the Shreepanchami festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. PHOTO: REUTERS

People visit a skating rink on the frozen Kunming Lake at the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

People visit a skating rink on the frozen Kunming Lake at the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, China. PHOTO: REUTERS

Revellers walk among fireworks during "Correfocs" (fire runs), traditional celebrations in eastern Spain to mark the end of the local festivities in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Revellers walk among fireworks during “Correfocs” (fire runs), traditional celebrations in eastern Spain to mark the end of the local festivities in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man looks at the wall of his house that the local residents say was damaged by firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Kanachak in Akhnoor Sector on the outskirts of Jammu. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man looks at the wall of his house that the local residents say was damaged by firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Kanachak in Akhnoor Sector on the outskirts of Jammu. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Turkish girl leans out of a car window to have a look as Turkish army tanks and soldiers gather close to the Syrian border at Hassa, in Hatay province. PHOTO: AFP

A Turkish girl leans out of a car window to have a look as Turkish army tanks and soldiers gather close to the Syrian border at Hassa, in Hatay province. PHOTO: AFP

Indian army personnel perform acrobatics on their bikes as they take part in a rehearsal ahead of the forthcoming Republic Day parade in Kolkata. PHOTO: AFP

Indian army personnel perform acrobatics on their bikes as they take part in a rehearsal ahead of the forthcoming Republic Day parade in Kolkata. PHOTO: AFP

A goose attacks an Orthodox believer as he leaves the icy waters of a pond during the celebration of the Orthodox Epiphany holiday in Kiev. PHOTO: AFP

A goose attacks an Orthodox believer as he leaves the icy waters of a pond during the celebration of the Orthodox Epiphany holiday in Kiev. PHOTO: AFP

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