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A day in photos ( 10 photo)

In today's photo gallery, we feature stranded tourists in Chiang Mai, a fire-walking ritual in Yala, cubs and Muay Thai fighters.

5 Mar 2015
Rescue officials and members of the Nepalese army try to remove a Turkish Airlines plane from a runway extension at Tribhuvan international Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. 
The Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 skidded on landing at the runway. — EPA

Rescue officials and members of the Nepalese army try to remove a Turkish Airlines plane from a runway extension at Tribhuvan international Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 skidded on landing at the runway. — EPA

Tourists sit stranded on the roadside in the northern province of Mae Hong Son after their van failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the road. One person was killed and another remains seriously injured in the crash. — Cheewin Sattha

Tourists sit stranded on the roadside in the northern province of Mae Hong Son after their van failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the road. One person was killed and another remains seriously injured in the crash. — Cheewin Sattha

A fire-walking ritual is held in front a shrine in the southern province of Yala. The ceremony, to worship a Chinese goddess, has been performed for over 70 years. — Maluding Deeto

A fire-walking ritual is held in front a shrine in the southern province of Yala. The ceremony, to worship a Chinese goddess, has been performed for over 70 years. — Maluding Deeto

The Department of Public Works and Town and  Country Planning has brought in a machine to remove the vast carpets of water hyacinth in a canal in Nakhon Nayok. — Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

The Department of Public Works and Town and Country Planning has brought in a machine to remove the vast carpets of water hyacinth in a canal in Nakhon Nayok. — Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chon Buri welcomes two new members: a black bear cub and a rare white lion cub. The zoo has launched a competition for the public  to name both cubs. — Treenai Jansrichon

Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chon Buri welcomes two new members: a black bear cub and a rare white lion cub. The zoo has launched a competition for the public to name both cubs. — Treenai Jansrichon

Tam, a mother cat, feeds a newborn puppy along with her three two-week-old kitten at Wat Si Chantaram in Samut Prakan.  Phra Kru Kanti Kitjanukul, the abbot, says he does not know where the puppy came from, but she has been treating her like her own kitten. — Sutthiwit Chayutvoraken

Tam, a mother cat, feeds a newborn puppy along with her three two-week-old kitten at Wat Si Chantaram in Samut Prakan. Phra Kru Kanti Kitjanukul, the abbot, says he does not know where the puppy came from, but she has been treating her like her own kitten. — Sutthiwit Chayutvoraken

Muay Thai fighters perform give a demonstration at a press conference for the World Martial Arts Council Games 2015 at a Bangkok hotel. The festival will take place at the Indoor Stadium Hua Mak from March 12 to 22. — Pornprom Satrabhaya

Muay Thai fighters perform give a demonstration at a press conference for the World Martial Arts Council Games 2015 at a Bangkok hotel. The festival will take place at the Indoor Stadium Hua Mak from March 12 to 22. — Pornprom Satrabhaya

A woman walks by the beach of Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa. — Reuters

A woman walks by the beach of Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa. — Reuters

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu. Holi heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over Nepal. — Reuters

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu. Holi heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over Nepal. — Reuters

Two paramilitary policemen are silhouetted against the rising sun as they guard under flags on the roof top of the National Museum before the opening session of the third plenum of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China. — EPA

Two paramilitary policemen are silhouetted against the rising sun as they guard under flags on the roof top of the National Museum before the opening session of the third plenum of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China. — EPA