A day in photos

  • 20 Mar 2017 at 20:44
  • Newspaper section: Photo

"The Pink Star" diamond to be auctioned and Om Sin the turtle in serious condition are featured events on March 20, 2017.

A model poses with a 59.60-carat mixed cut diamond known as "the Pink Star", the largest Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Pink diamond ever graded by the Geological Institute of America, ahead of being auctioned in Hong Kong next month by Sotheby's. — Reuters

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai celebrates after a super-flyweight championship boxing match against Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua on March 18 in New York. — AP

Om Sin the turtle is seen at the veterinary science faculty, Chulalongkorn University. Veterinarians said the 25-year-old animal is in a "very serious" condition. — Wichan Charoenkiatpakul

City Hall workers demolish one of the four houses at the Mahakan Fort. — Apichart Jinakul

A firefighter inspects a shop inside Fortune Town Mall after a fire which broke out on the third floor. — Pornprom Satrabhaya

Myanmar people hold posters as they march during a protest held to show opposition to the government of Myanmar's plan to give citizenship to some Rohingya Muslims in Sittwe, Rakhine state, on March 19. — EPA

An East Timorese woman shows her marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the presidential election in Dili, East Timor. — EPA

Cows frolick around as they enter a meadow of a farm in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, the Netherlands. The cows were released back to the open range after spending the winter indoors. — EPA

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