Pick of today's pics

2015-03-04 16:17

  • A soldier stands guard as 15 tons of elephant ivory seized in Kenya are set ablaze at Nairobi's National Park. (AFP)
  • A physically challenged Indian child, smeared with gulal-coloured powder, smiles at the camera during Holi celebrations at the Society for the Edcuation of the Crippled school in Mumbai. (Punit Paranjpe, AFP)
  • A Filipino girl plays with her father as they stay at a temporary evacuation centre after their homes caught fire in Manila, Philippines. (Aaron Favila, AP)
  • Australia's David Warner raises his bat after reaching his 100 during the 2015 Cricket World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Afghanistan in Perth. (Greg Wood, AFP)
  • Firemen battle a blaze near Cape Town. A wildfire burned for a third day around Cape Town's Table Mountain. (Adrian de Kock, AP)
  • Pope Francis meeting with bishops friends of the Focolare Movement at the Vatican. (AFP/OSSERVATORE ROMANO)
  • Myanmar students shout slogans during a protest march in Letpadan town, some 130 kilometres north of Myanmar's main city Yangon. (Ye Aung Thu, AFP)
  • Passengers walk away from a Turkish Airlines plane after it skidded off the runway while landing at Kathmandu airport in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. (Dikesh Malhotra, AFP)
  • Blooming crocuses are pictured in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Arno Burgi, AFP)
  • Hostesses jump at Tiananmen square during the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Fred Dufour, AFP)

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