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REWIND: BEST images in the last 24 hours

January 15, 2015 09:56 IST
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Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours.

A man rides a horse with a child through the flames during the 'Luminarias' annual religious celebration on the night before Saint Anthony's, patron of animals, in the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Madrid. According to tradition that dates back 500 years, people ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of this small village to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters

 

Head of the National Search and Rescue Agency Fransiskus Bambang Soelistyo is seen with an image believed to be of the fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, taken by an underwater ROV provided by the Singaporean Navy, during a news conference in Jakarta. Photograph: Pius Erlangga/Reuters


People look at the sea as a helicopter (L), part of a rescue team, continues its search for five missing fishermen at Macas beach, near Sintra. Rescuers continued their search for the missing fishermen after their boat was shipwrecked on the beach last night, according to authorities. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters


French police officers carry the flag-draped coffin of their late colleague Franck Brinsolaro at the end a national tribute at the Paris Prefecture for the three police officers killed during last week's attacks by Islamic militants. Photograph: Francois Mori/Pool/Reuters

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man walks after taking a holy bath at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, on a foggy winter morning, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. Makar Sankranti is an auspicious festival celebrated by Hindus across the country that marks the start of the harvest season. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

A Catholic faithful takes a picture with a mobile phone before Pope Francis arrives to lead mass in Colombo. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters


Demonstrators pull a barrier as federal policemen try to stop them during a protest against the visit of Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto to the city, in Ciudad Juarez. Photograph: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters


Images of brothers Cherif Kouachi (L) and Said Kouachi, who carried out the Charlie Hebdo attack, are displayed on televisions at an electronics shop in Sanaa, showing a message which purports to show Al Qaeda in Yemen claiming responsibility for the attack on the French satirical newspaper. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters


People light a paper lantern during the celebrations to mark the Makar Sankranti festival, in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

A woman walks towards a mural after heavy snowfall in Londonderry, northern Ireland. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters


Teachers select and score thousands of paintings, by candidates for the provincial entrance examination for colleges of fine arts, on the ground of a hotel lobby, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province. Photograph: Reuters


Villagers with their fishing nets participate in a community fishing event at a lake on the eve of Bhogali Bihu festival at Sonapur area of Assam January. Photograph: Reuters
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