The day in pictures - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Zhejiang province, China

A monk is seen through an incense burner inside a temple as snow falls in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China.

A monk in Zhejiang province, China. Credit: REUTERS/William Hong

Mafraq, Jordan

A Jordanian soldier gives food and water to Syrian children refugees after they crossed the border from Syria, near Mafraq. According to the Jordanian Armed Forces sources, around 89,000 Syrian refugees fleeing from the violence in their country have crossed the Jordanian border since the beginning of 2013.

Refugee children are given food and water after they crossed the border from Syria. Credit: REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Alexandria, Egypt

A coach helps a girl stretch in a gymnastics hall in Alexandria, Egypt.

Weissensee, Austria

Team Germany I plays Austria II during a match at the Underwater ice hockey Championships in lake Weissensee in Austria.

Players take part in the underwater ice hockey championships. Credit: REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Sanaa, Yemen

A Yemeni air force plane crashed in the centre of the capital Sanaa, killing at least 11 people and wounding 15, security sources said.

A firefighter reacts as he works at extinguishing a fire at the site of a military aircraft crash in Sanaa, Yemen. Credit: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Nice, France

A float with a giant figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin is paraded through the crowd during a carnival parade in Nice, France. The 129th Carnival of Nice runs from February 15 to March 6 and celebrates the 'King of the five continents'.

A float depicting Vladimir Putin is paraded through the streets of Nice. Credit: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard