A day in photos

A Spaniard at the Criminal Court in Bangkok and a decorated pig in Shandong are featured events on April 21, 2017.



Artur Segarra arrives at the Criminal Court. The Spaniard was sentenced to death for murdering David Bernat, also a Spanish citizen, in Bangkok in 2016, before he fled and was arrested in Cambodia. — Patipat Janthong


Homemade pistols are displayed during a press briefing after Special Branch police raided a flat in Din Daeng area. — Somchai Poomlard


Blossoming golden rain trees are seen along a road from Muang to Ban Laem districts in Phetchaburi. — Chaiwat Satyaem


A monkey rests at the pole as tourists walk up the 272 steps at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur. — AP


Visitors walk between three spheres of the art installation '24 Hours in Singapore' by Baet Yeok Kuan, an interactive audio sculpture near the city's Asian Civilisations Museum. The arrangement of a total five spheres made of stainless steel is not only offering unique views when looking at them from various angles, they also play audio recordings of the daily life in Singapore. — EPA


A Filipino soldier looks out from a boat in Philippine occupied Thitu Island in disputed South China Sea. — Reuters


A pig decorated with red ribbons is sacrificed outside a temple to pray for good harvest during a traditional festival celebrated by fishermen in Rongcheng, Shandong province, China. — Reuters


Nepalese temporary police personnel, locally called Myadi, practice with canes during their two-week long training in Kathmandu. — EPA


A bullet hole is pictured on a shop window of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, after a deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group. — AP


A worker washes a statue of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin on the eve of his birth anniversary in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. — Reuters


A person dressed in a pot leaf costume is pictured at the annual 4/20 marijuana event at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, Canada, on April 20.

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