The Day in Photos February 28, 2016


Ski Jumping, FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, First Round, Sunkar Ski Jumping complex, Almaty, Kazakhstan February 27, 2016: An athlete soars through the air during a first round. (Photo by Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters)



A Lhasa Apso sits in a bath with petals during a spa treatment for dogs at Gama Pet pet store at the Cidade Jardim mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 24, 2016. (Photo by Nacho Doce/Reuters)



A man paddles his stand-up board at Botafogo Beach, located in Guanabara Bay, during a protest to call attention to pollution in its waters, where the Rio 2016 Olympic Games sailing events will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 27, 2016. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)



People take part in a rally asking for a change in the refugee policy in Europe as part of an international initiative in favour of better living conditions of migrants, in Brussels, Belgium February 27, 2016. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)



A boy inspects a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus, Syria February 27, 2016. (Photo by Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)



People visit the site of the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov on the first anniversary of his death, with St. Basil's Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow, Russia, February 27, 2016. The placard reads “Russia will be free!”. (Photo by Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)



People form the name of former president Lech Walesa during a demonstration in Wroclaw, Poland February 27, 2016. Poles protested on Saturday against the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party and the government's recent accusations of Lech Walesa collaborating with the communist-era secret services. (Photo by Mieczyslaw Michalak/Reuters/Agencja Gazeta)



A woman walks on a road blocked near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan February 27, 2016. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)



An Afghan security forces holds up his rifle as he walks at the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan February 27, 2016. A loud explosion rocked the Afghan capital Kabul near the defence ministry on Saturday, hours after a suicide bomber killed at least 11 people in the eastern province of Kunar. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)



Speed Skating, ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championship, Men’s 1000m race, Seoul, South Korea February 27, 2016: Havard Holmefjord Lorentzen of Norway falls. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)



Residents gather at the scene of a car bomb attack near Somali Youth League Hotel, known as SYL hotel, in Hamarweyne district in Mogadishu, Somalia February 27, 2016. At least nine people were killed when fighters from Somali Islamist group al Shabaab set off a car bomb at the gate of a popular park and near the hotel in the capital, sending a plume of smoke above the coastal city. (Photo by Feisal Omar/Reuters)



A surfer rides a wave during large surf conditions at Sydney's Bronte Beach, Australia, February 27, 2016. The east coast of Australia is currently experiencing dangerous surf conditions due to large swells as a result of Cyclone Winston, which battered the Pacific Island nation of Fiji last week, local media reported. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)



An activist holds up a flag with a poster as she takes part in a demonstration to mark the 17-month anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos, outside the Supreme Court building in Mexico City, Mexico February 26, 2016. The students disappeared on the night of September 26, 2014 in the southwestern city of Iguala. The words reads, “We are missing 43”. (Photo by Henry Romero/Reuters)



A girl sleeps on a field next to a tent as she and her family wait to be allowed to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Saturday, February 27, 2016. Greek officials said not a single migrant has been allowed into northern neighbor Macedonia Friday, with nearly 5,000 people waiting at or near a border crossing to be admitted. More than 20,000 migrants are stuck in Greece. (Photo by Petros Giannakouris)/AP Photo



In this Tuesday, February 23, 2016 photo, children play next to a crater, created by gold mining, during a government raid to dismantle the illegal wildcat operation in La Pampa, in Peru's Madre de Dios region. Wildcat mining, which became illegal in 2014, has been ravaging pristine jungle and contaminating it with tons of mercury. (Photo by Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo)



This view from a police helicopter shows a “tolba”, a sluice-like apparatus layered with pieces of carpet to capture gold deposits from water sediment, during a Wednesday, February 24, 2016 government raid to destroy illegal gold mining operations in the deforested area known as La Pampa in Peru's Madre de Dios region. This week's raid was one of the biggest of more than 60 operations the government has launched since 2014 when wildcat mining was outlawed. (Photo by Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo)



A visitor takes a picture of the illuminated Dechen Cave in Iserlohn, Germany, February 27, 2016. The “2016 Cave Lights” event will showcase light installations featuring stalactite and stalagmite formations in the Dechen Cave until March 25. (Photo by Ina Fassbender/EPA)



Filipino spectators watch fireworks display by the team from the Netherlands during the seventh Philippine International Pyromusical Competition in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, February 27, 2016. Teams specialized in pyrotechnics from the Philippines, Portugal, Italy, Britain, the USA, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, Australia, China and France are participating in the weekend fireworks show which will run until March 2016. (Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA)



A South Korean anti-war protester yells during a rally demanding a restart of six-party talks and to stop the sanction near the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, February 27, 2016. The United States on Thursday introduced a draft U.N. Security Council resolution that it said will significantly increase pressure on North Korea in response to its latest nuclear test and rocket launch. (Photo by Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)





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