THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 18, 2019


Posted at Oct 19 2019 12:28 AM

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Filipinos show love for Israel

Evangelical Christian pilgrims from the Philippines march during the 64th annual Jerusalem Parade on Thursday in the streets of Jerusalem, to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot (Tabernacles) and to express solidarity with Israel. Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world marched through the streets of Jerusalem alongside Israeli soldiers and workers, in an annual show of solidarity with the Jewish state. Gali Tibbon, AFP

You da man!

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign banner as he arrives at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. Thursday. Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry at the United States House of Representatives for allegedly pressuring Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Jonathan Ernst, Reuters

Fire leaves hundreds homeless in Navotas

Residents sift thru the remains in the aftermath of a fire that hit the slum community beside Market 3, Barangay North Boulevard Bay North (NBBN), Navotas City early morning Friday, dislocating 700 to 800 families. Three similar fires have hit the area since 2017, a neighborhood built largely with light materials and tagged by the police as a "crime haven." Vincent Go, ABS-CBN News

President Duterte brushes off injury

President Duterte shows a small abrasion on his elbow to Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez on the sidelines of the 45th Philippine Business Conference and Expo at the Manila Hotel on Thursday. Duterte figured in a minor motorcycle accident in the Malacañang compound late Wednesday, when he fell off his 650cc dirt bike after he made a sharp turn, landing on his left elbow. Robinson Niñal, Presidential Photos

Unified stance

President Rodrigo Duterte and Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind raise each other’s hands after attending a joint press conference at Malacañang Palace in Manila on Friday. The 74-year-old Indian leader, who arrived in Manila on Thursday, will have a bilateral meeting with Duterte and will witness the signing of agreements covering trade, and cultural and people-to-people engagement. Ted Alljibe, AFP

Seminarians on center stage

Seminarians lead thousands of Catholic devotees in singing during the Pista ng Misyon as part of the Extraordinary Mission Month of October 2019 (EMMO2019) at Cuneta Astrodome on Friday. EMMO2019, which marks the 100th year of Pope Benedict XV's Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud, aims to increase awareness on the Catholic mission and take up with renewed fervor the missionary transformation of the Church’s life and pastoral activity. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Per aspera ad astra

In this still image taken from a NASA video, Jessica Meir walks outside the International Space Station on Friday to replace a broken power controller. Meier, along with Christina Koch, made history as they became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk after an infamous spacesuit flub derailed their first attempt earlier this year. NASA via Reuters