Thursday, 19 October 2017

News in Pictures

Participants dance on Surf Avenue during the 33rd annual Mermaid Parade in New York’s Coney Island, The parade began in 1983 and takes place on the Saturday closest to the first day of summer.

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Cyclists are reflected in water during Stage 3 of the 2016 ABSA Cape Epic mountain bike race near Wellington, South Africa. The race is often described as the “Tour de France” of mountain biking and will see 1,200 riders racing over 400 miles in eight stages

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Firefighters and rescue workers search for victims at the site of the overpass collapse in Kolkata, India,  More than 70 injured people were admitted to two hospitals in Kolkata, the state capital, hospital officials said.

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Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Willingham, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., poses with retired U.S. Marine dog Lucca, after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, awarded for animal bravery, The 12-year-old German Shepherd lost her leg on March 2012 in Afghanistan. Lucca discovered a 30-pound improvised explosive device (IED) and as she searched for additional ...

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A fisherman carries a sailfish on his head to the fish market in Hamarweyne near the port of Mogadishu, Somalia.

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People cross a flooded road following torrential rains on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, The death toll in Pakistan due to heavy rains has risen to 92.

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Children cry as migrants waiting on the Greek side of the border break through a cordon of Macedonian special police forces to cross into Macedonia, near the southern city of Gevgelija.

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