20 best pictures of the year 2016

Quite like every year, a plethora of interesting pictures were captured in 2016. We bring you the best of them.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt (C) jokes with Canada's Andre De Grasse (L) after they crossed the finish line in the Men's 200m Semifinal.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt (C) jokes with Canada's Andre De Grasse (L) after they crossed the finish line in the Men's 200m Semifinal during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Radio City Rockette Lauren Renck is nudged by a camel.

Radio City Rockette Lauren Renck is nudged by a camel right before Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, blesses the animals in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York.

A couple of dragonflies are seen at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.

A couple of dragonflies are seen at a water reservoir in Mishmar HaSharon north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.

Photo released by the Venezuelan Presidency of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dancing during a radio program in Caracas.

Photo released by the Venezuelan Presidency of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dancing during a radio program in Caracas.

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poses with singer Pharrell Williams for a selfie backstage before a campaign rally in Raleigh.

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poses with singer Pharrell Williams for a selfie backstage before a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Silver medallist China's He Zi receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai during a podium ceremony.

Silver medallist China's He Zi receives a marriage proposal from Chinese diver Qin Kai during the podium ceremony of the Women's diving 3m Springboard Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The supermoon is seen behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft set on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The supermoon is seen behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft set on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

A persian cat is pictured during a world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation (WCF) in Istanbul.

A persian cat is pictured during a world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation (WCF) in Istanbul.

Pope Francis wears a traditional Mexican sombrero hat received as a gift by a Mexican journalist aboard the plane to Havana.

Pope Francis wears a traditional Mexican sombrero hat received as a gift by a Mexican journalist aboard the plane to Havana.

The moon rises behind a car on the The Emirates Air Line (cable car) in London's Docklands.

The moon rises behind a car on the The Emirates Air Line (cable car) in London's Docklands.

US President Barack Obama addresses a press conference with the German Chancellor after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin.

US President Barack Obama addresses a press conference with the German Chancellor after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin.

A biker shows his 12-year-old cat "Chiquinho" - which always rides with him on his motorbike - in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A biker shows his 12-year-old cat "Chiquinho" - which always rides with him on his motorbike - in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

France's forward Dimitri Payet's shoes is kissed by France's forward Antoine Griezmann.

France's forward Dimitri Payet's shoes is kissed by France's forward Antoine Griezmann as he celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between France and Iceland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris.

US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) dance tango with dancers during a state dinner in Buenos Aires.

US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) dance tango with dancers during a state dinner at the Kirchner Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires.

Baby giraffe of Niger (Giraffa Camelopardalis) "Kenai" (R), born on August 25, 2016, kisses his mother "Dioni" at the zoo of La Fleche.

Baby giraffe of Niger (Giraffa Camelopardalis) "Kenai" (R), born on August 25, 2016, kisses his mother "Dioni" on August 31, 2016 at the zoo of La Fleche, northwestern France.

Staff push a Fiat 500 that does not start in the courtyard of the Elysee presidential palace.

Staff push a Fiat 500 that does not start in the courtyard of the Elysee presidential palace prior to a meeting of the French president and the German chancellor, in Paris.

A fire artist performs during the Minsk International Fire Fest in Ratomka, near Minsk.

A fire artist performs during the Minsk International Fire Fest in Ratomka, near Minsk.

Surf dog Sully surfs a large wave during the 8th annual Surf City Surf Dog event at Huntington Beach, California.

Surf dog Sully surfs a large wave during the 8th annual Surf City Surf Dog event at Huntington Beach, California.

A passenger aircraft passes over a residential house as it prepares to land at London Heathrow Airport in west London.

A passenger aircraft passes over a residential house as it prepares to land at London Heathrow Airport in west London.

US President Barack Obama reacts as he arrives to deliver remarks on education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington,DC.

US President Barack Obama reacts as he arrives to deliver remarks on education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington,DC.