Memorable pictures from World Events (February, 2017)


The Valentine’s Day made headlines last week just like the wildfires in New Zealand and a volcano eruption in Indonesia.

Nonetheless, here’s a list of other world events you may have missed recently:


Wildfires threaten a suburb of Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island taken after sunset. February 15.


A reflection of a Facebook logo in a cat’s eyes. February 14.


The Oroville Dam spillway releases 100,000 cubic feet of water per second down the main spillway in Oroville, California. February 13.


Britain’s Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge sits in a training aircraft during a visit to RAF Wittering. February 14.


A golden eagle grabs a flying drone during a military training exercise at Mont-de-Marsan French Air Force base, Southwestern France.


A protester throws molotove at riot police armoured personnel carrier and at the same time tear gas canister is seen fired from the APC during a demonstration to mark the 6th anniversary of the February 14 uprising, in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, Bahrain. February 14.


Elementary school children play outside of their classrooms as mount Sinabung volcano spews thick volcanic ash as seen from Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia. February 10.


Skycat Wingwalkers from the Scandinavian Airshow perform during the inauguration of Aero India show at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru, India. February 14.


A woman prays while touching the fingers of a Buddha statue during the annual Makha Bucha Day, which celebrates Buddha’s teachings, in Ang Thong, Thailand. February 11.



More than 250 couples stage a Valentine’s Day “kiss-in” in front of the Custom House Museum in Key West, Fla., beside a 25-foot-tall sculpture portraying what has been called the most famous kiss in American history. February 14.


A car is ablaze in the Paris suburb of Bobigny during a protest against police brutality sparked by the arrest of a young man called Theo. Fenruary 11.


Revellers of Estacio de Sa samba school rehearse on a street in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 13, 2017.


US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) walk to pose for a photograph before attending dinner at Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, US. February 11.



A model gets ready backstage before the Edwing D’angelo show during Fashion Week in New York. February 13.


People visit the State Department Store in Moscow, Russia. February 14.


Brazilian navy soldiers watch a woman as they patrol the area at the Copacabana Beach before carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. February 14.