Pictures of the day: February 17, 2017

Winner Laura Dahlmeier of Germany competes during the Women's 15 km individual race during the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen. PHOTO: AFP

Winner Laura Dahlmeier of Germany competes during the Women’s 15 km individual race during the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen. PHOTO: AFP

A Palestinian walks through flood water following heavy rain in a neighbourhood in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Palestinian walks through flood water following heavy rain in a neighbourhood in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walks on a bridge crossing over the Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze'elim in Israel's southern Negev desert. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man walks on a bridge crossing over the Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze’elim in Israel’s southern Negev desert. PHOTO: REUTERS

A child swims in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Protection of Civilian site (CoP), near Bentiu, northern South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A child swims in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Protection of Civilian site (CoP), near Bentiu, northern South Sudan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sunlight reflects on the water's surface as people sit on chairs on a warm and sunny day on the Promenade Des Anglais in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

Sunlight reflects on the water’s surface as people sit on chairs on a warm and sunny day on the Promenade Des Anglais in Nice, France. PHOTO: REUTERS

Water is released from the Lake Oroville Dam after an evacuation order was lifted for communities downstream from the dam in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

Water is released from the Lake Oroville Dam after an evacuation order was lifted for communities downstream from the dam in Oroville, California, US. PHOTO: REUTERS

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

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Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) return to the sea after laying their eggs in the sand at Rushikulya Beach, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) south-west of Bhubaneswar. PHOTO: AFP

Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) return to the sea after laying their eggs in the sand at Rushikulya Beach, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) south-west of Bhubaneswar. PHOTO: AFP

An Embera indigenous woman cooks alongside her children in Tasi, a rural village in Alto Baudo, department of Choco, western Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

An Embera indigenous woman cooks alongside her children in Tasi, a rural village in Alto Baudo, department of Choco, western Colombia. PHOTO: AFP

A displaced Iraqi girl plays on a swing at the Al-Agha camp where Iraqi families from the nearby villages of Tal Afar, southwest of Mosul, are taking shelter as Iraqi forces. PHOTO: AFP

A displaced Iraqi girl plays on a swing at the Al-Agha camp where Iraqi families from the nearby villages of Tal Afar, southwest of Mosul, are taking shelter as Iraqi forces. PHOTO: AFP

Technicians from the RTE (Reseau de Transport d'Electricite) install a sensor, capable of measuring the cooling effect of the mistral on a high-voltage line, on a 400,000 volt power line in Aix-en-Provence. PHOTO: AFP

Technicians from the RTE (Reseau de Transport d’Electricite) install a sensor, capable of measuring the cooling effect of the mistral on a high-voltage line, on a 400,000 volt power line in Aix-en-Provence. PHOTO: AFP

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

A boy and his dog beg for alms along a street in Manila. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinian children look from inside their impoverished home following heavy rainfall in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinian children look from inside their impoverished home following heavy rainfall in the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. PHOTO: AFP

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