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Backstage preparations

Performers prepare backstage for rehearsals on May 17, 2016, ahead of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development to be held this week in Beijing. (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Photos of the day – May 17, 2016

Performers prepare backstage for rehearsals ahead of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development to be held this week in Beijing; two endangered common marmosets grip a finger after being seized from a South Korean smuggler in Goyang, northwest of Seoul, South Korea; and Nepalese devotees pull a giant wooden chariot in a circle to celebrate Rato Machhindranath, the god of rain, during a festival in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP/EPA)

These are some of the photos of the day for May 17, 2016.

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