The Day in Photos March 30 2016


This undated handout picture released by Guinness World Records on March 29, 2016 shows ten-year-old female Japanese beagle named Purin performing her skills balancing on a yoga ball in Tokyo. A floppy-eared Japanese beagle with paw-fect yoga skills has scampered into the record books after setting the world mark for the “fastest 10 metres travelled on a ball by a dog”. Ten-year-old female Purin – the Japanese for “pudding” – shot to fame last year when footage of the fluffy pooch breaking the Guinness World Record for the "most balls caught by a dog with the paws in one minute" went viral. (Photo by AFP Photo/Guinness World Records)



This handout picture taken on March 26, 2016 and released on March 29, 2016 by the Foundation of Forest, Nature, and Environment of Aceh, shows Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio (R) poses with elephants as he visits Leuser National Park in Aceh province. Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has visited the Indonesian jungle to help protect a biodiverse area from deforestation. Fresh from clinching his long-awaited first Oscar last month, DiCaprio spent the weekend in the Leuser ecosystem, on Indonesia's main western island of Sumatra. (Photo by AFP Photo/Stringer)



A photovoltaic solar park situated on the outskirts of the coastal town of Lamberts Bay, South Africa, Tuesday, March. 29, 2016. Italian company TerniEnergia, started the solar park making use of a photovoltaic process that converts light into electricity through panels, with the facility expected to produce up to 75 Megawatts, to be connected to the South African electric grid. (Photo by Schalk van Zuydam/AP Photo)



A general view of atmosphere at the Dinosaurs: Unextinct at The L.A. Zoo exhibit at the Los Angeles Zoo on March 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jennifer Lourie/Getty Images)



First crocuses blooming in Chocholowska Valley, as the spring arrived to the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland, 28 March 2016. (Photo by Grzegorz Momot/EPA)



A child takes a bath on the fountain in KLCC Park due to hot weather in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 29 March 2016. (Photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA)



A protestesr from Pakistan's Sunni Tehreek group chants slogans during a sit-in near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Hundreds of Islamic extremists who earlier violently protested in Islamabad over the hanging of a man who killed a secular governor continued their demonstrations in Pakistan's capital on Tuesday, bringing the most sensitive parts of the capital to a standstill. (Photo by Anjum Naveed/AP Photo)



A member of the Honour Guard tries to rearrange the red capet as strong winds disturb the welcoming ceremony for Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. China's President Xi Jinping arrived the previous day for a two-day state visit to Prague. (Photo by Filip Singer/EPA)



In this photo taken on March 12, 2016, a section of the Sule Pagoda's tower is pictured covered in gold after renovations. The five-yearly renovation of the Sule Pagoda has seen the monument shed its weather-damaged frontage, re-clad in several hundred solid gold plates – each costing around 1,100 USD – and thousands of squares of gold leaf. (Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP Photo)



Local residents take part in the annual Easter festival of “watering the girls” at the ethnographic museum in Szenna, Hungary on March 29, 2016. (Photo by Xinhua/Barcroft Media)



Inflatable dolls in the shape of ducks are seen in front of the National Congress during a protest against tax increases in Brasilia, Brazil, March 29, 2016. The campaign “I will not pay the Duck” is organized by the Federation of Industries of Sao Paulo (FIESP) and uses the duck symbol in reference to industries that pay high taxes. (Photo by Gregg Newton/Reuters)



A tower belonging to the Abengoa solar plant is seen behind poppies at the “Solucar” solar park in Sanlucar la Mayor, near the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain March 29, 2016. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



A tower and solar panels belonging to the Abengoa solar plant are seen at the “Solucar” solar park in Sanlucar la Mayor, near the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain March 29, 2016. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



The Pavlof Volcano spews ash in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska in this U.S. Coast Guard photo taken March 28, 2016. Picture taken March 28, 2016. (Photo by Lieutenant Commander Nahshon Almandmoss/Reuters/US Coast Guard)



A protester holding a loudhailer shouts slogans during a rally against Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's security legislation and his administration in front of the parliament in Tokyo, Japan, March 29, 2016. (Photo by Yuya Shino/Reuters)



Models pose for photographs with Kia Motors' hybrid subcompact SUV Niro during its unveiling ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, March 29, 2016. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)



U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, March 28, 2016. (Photo by Jim Young/Reuters)



This photo released on Sunday March 27, 2016, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian government soldiers patrol a street in the ancient city of Palmyra, central Syria. The amount of destruction found inside the archaeological area in the historic town was similar to what experts have expected but the shock came Monday from inside the local museum where the extremists have caused wide damage demolishing invaluable statues that were torn to pieces. (Photo by SANA via AP Photo)



Costumed characters work for tips in Times Square in New York, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The costumed characters, naked painted ladies and bus tour ticket sellers who have made all of Times Square their stomping grounds could be restricted to specific zones under legislation being considered by the City Council. The council�s committee on transportation is holding a hearing Wednesday morning on legislation that would allow the city�s Department of Transportation to create rules and regulations for pedestrian plazas like the ones in Times Square. (Photo by Seth Wenig/AP Photo)



A man leaves the hijacked aircraft of Egyptair from pilot window at Larnaca airport in Cyprus Tuesday, March 29, 2016. An Egyptian man hijacked an EgyptAir plane Tuesday and forced it to land on the island of Cyprus, where all passengers and crew were eventually freed and he himself was arrested, Egyptian and Cypriot officials said. The hijacker had kept four crew members and three passengers on board, but TV footage later showed several people disembarking from the aircraft and a man who appeared to be a crew member climbing out of the cockpit window. (Photo by Petros Karadjias/AP Photo)





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