Added 11th February 2019 08:24 AM
Firefighters extinguish a fire caused by an explosion in a bakery in the rue de Vienne, in the south of Lyon. The explosion and the fire killed two people including a child, and injured four others according to French prosecuting authorities.
A man holding a placard reading RIC (the acronym for Citizen's Initiated Referendum) is seen as a riot police vehicle uses a water cannon to disperse protesters during a yellow vests rally in Bordeaux.
A protester throws back a tear gas canister during an anti-government demonstration called by the "yellow vests" (gilets jaunes) movement, in Lyon. The movement in France originally started as a protest about planned fuel hikes but has morphed into a mass protest against the French President's policies and top-down style of governing.
Pigeons fly during a one-day strike called by Kashmiri seperatists in Srinagar. The separatist alliance All Parties Hurriayt Conference, which is opposed to India's rule in Kashmir, called for a one-day strike to demand the return of the remains of Afzal Guru, who was executed in 2013 over the Indian parliament attack in 2001.
Malaysian indigenous Mah Meri tribesmen wear a traditionaly crafted mask gather before heading to the sea during the "Puja Pantai" ritual, a thanksgiving ritual praying to the spirits of the seas, in Pulau Carey on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.
Chinese worshippers offer prayers and burn incense on the fifth day of the Lunar New Year at the Guiyuan Buddhist Temple in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province on February 9, 2019, as China marks the Year of the Pig with a week-long Spring Festival holiday, the most important festival of the year.
The first concrete piece of the western section of the remains of the Morandi Bridge is being taken down in Genoa, a day after the official start of demolition of the first meters of the bridge's western section. Experts started the delicate task of taking apart Genoa's Morandi motorway bridge on February 8, almost six months after its partial collapse during a storm killed 43 people and injured dozens.
A man sits on a rock amid the rubble a day after a landslide triggered by heavy rains, affected the rural village of Aplao, Arequipa region, Peru. Authorities said at least five people died during landslides that affected two towns 50 km apart from each other in the Andean municipality of Rio Grande in Arequipa region.
The president of Venezuela's National Assembly and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido delivers a speech at the Central Universidy of Venezuela (UCV) in Caracas.
Pakistani Naval personnel march as they carry the flags of the countries participating in the navy's Multinational Exercise 'AMAN-19' in Karachi. Over over 45 countries are participating with ships and observers in the Exercise Aman (February 8-12).
People look at yellow flowers displayed in front of the portrait of Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes. FC Nantes announced that it will freeze the #9 jersey as a tribute to Sala, who died in a plane crash in the English Channel in January.
Lava streams down from Indonesia's volcano Merapi as seen from Klangon hill in Sleman, in Yogyakarta province. Mount Merapi, near Indonesia's cultural city Yogyakarta on Java island, is one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.
A protester shows a plate with stones, used to protest against the high price of food and consumer goods in Haiti, during a march through the streets of Port-au-Prince.
Women members of Indonesia's Air Force carry their parachutes during a military drill at Blang Bintang, Aceh province.
From protests against high food prices in Haiti to mass demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron's policies in France - take a look at striking news pictures from around the world.
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