Today in Pictures, Jan 19, 2018

A skidded Pegasus airplane in Turkey, sfierce winds in Rotterdam, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

Technicians look on on January 18, 2018 as cranes lift the Pegasus airplane which skidded off the runway after landing in Trabzon Airport on January 15, 2018. A Turkish passenger plane that plunged off a runway onto a cliff precariously close to the sea suddenly turned after a surge of power in one of its engines, pilots told investigators. PHOTO: AFP
People walk with a bicycle through fierce winds in Rotterdam during the second western storm of the year. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) has issued a code red for the storm that is expected to bring wind speeds up to 140 kph. PHOTO: AFP
Australian big wave surfer Ross Clarke-Jones drops a wave during a surf session in Praia do Norte in Nazare, central Portugal. PHOTO: AFP
Ivory Coast's football star Didier Drogba plays with a ball on the football ground of the Primary School Didier Drogba during its inauguration on January 17, 2018 in Pokou-Kouamekro, near Gagnoa, central-western Ivory Coast. Didier Drogba sponsored the construction of a primary school in Pokou-Kouamekro, near Gagnoa, central-western Ivory Coast. PHOTO: AFP
Pope Francis married the couple aboard the papal plane as it flew over Chile on the third day of his South American trip. Francis formally joined in matrimony 41-year-old Carlos Ciuffardi and Paula Podest, 39, who have two children. The Chilean couple married in a civil ceremony in 2010 but were never formally wed in the eyes of the Catholic Church. PHOTO: AFP
Parachicos dancers perform during the annual celebration to honour Saint Anthony Abbot in Chiapa de Corzo, in Chiapas state, Mexico January 17, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
Jakub Przygonski of Poland and co-pilot Tom Colsoul of Belgium drive their Mini in the 2018 Peru-Bolivia-Argentina Dakar rally - 40th Dakar Edition stage twelve, Chilecito to San Juan - January 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
People look at an art installation called Sonic Light Bubble which forms part of the Winter Lights exhibition in London’s Canary Wharf financial district in London Britain January 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
A clump of trees is covered in snow besides the M74 in Lanarkshire, Scotland, January 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
Norway's team in the Men's EHF European Handball Championship, Serbia v Norway in Croatia on January 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

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