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The day in pictures

Nicolas Vanier, of Paris, France, pulls off the sea ice with his race team and on to Front Street in Nome, Alaska, for the final stretch of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Nicolas finished in 36th place in the race. (Mike Kenney/Iditarod Trail Committee via AP)

The day in pictures

Fashion designers Samant Chauhan during Amazon India Fashion Week in New Delhi, a Kashmiri roadside barber attends to his customer in Srinagar, India’s Ravichandran Ashwin and captain Virat Kohli appeal for the wicket of Australia’s Shaun Marsh during the first day of their third test cricket match in Ranchi, Swiss Guards stand at attention prior to Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun arrival to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican, U.S. President Donald Trump waits with a U.S. Marine honor guard to welcome Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny for a St. Patrick’s Day reception at the White House in Washington and more. Here are the most compelling images of the day from across the world.

(Image credits – Reuters, AP; compiled by Parimita Barik)

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