A day in photos

Preparations for the royal cremation and tsunami-related evacuation in Chile are among featured events on April 25, 2017.

The royal crematorium for King Bhumibol Adulyadej takes shape on Sanam Luang ground next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. — Patipat Janthong

Army soldiers start their training on pulling a royal carriage for the royal cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the army's Ordnance Department in Bangkok. — Chanat Katanyu

Deputy national police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul (centre) holds a press conference on a girl prositution case with the mother of a girl (wearing a mask) sitting opposite the three suspects, including a dismissed policeman, at the Royal Thai Police Office in Bangkok late Tuesday. — Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

People conduct a traditional rite to "bathe" the Buddha image in a reservoir and pray for proper seasonal rains in Muang district, Phetchabun. — Soonthorn Khongwarakhom

A handout photo made available by the US Department of Defense shows the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arriving in Busan, South Korea. — EPA

Damaged cars are seen during a battle between Iraqi Counter Terrorism Services (CTS) and Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq. — Reuters

People walk up stairs after a mass evacuation of the entire coastline during a tsunami alert after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit off the coast in Valparaiso, Chile. — Reuters

An image of the Spanish stand at Seafood Expo Global, Brussels, Belgium. Sea Food Expo Brussels is world's largest professional seafood trade event. More than 26,600 buyers, suppliers and other seafood professionals from 144 countries visit the exhibition. — EPA

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