Gangtok, India — Children gather for food distributed by Indian army personnel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manan Vatsyayana / AFPLink
Phengla, India — Members of the Indian army engineering wing help a Buddhist monk descend a landslide following Sunday's earthquake in Phengla, about 12 miles from Gangtok, in Sikkim, India. Thousands of homeless villagers in the Himalayas spent a miserable night outdoors in heavy rains after the quake.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated PressLink
Sanaa, Yemen — Medics carry a wounded antigovernment protester after clashes with security forces in Sanaa, Yemen. At least six people were killed Tuesday in a third day of violence in the nation's capital, medics said, and Reuters reporters saw snipers positioned on the upper levels of buildings as protesters took to the streets.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / ReutersLink
Mogadishu, Somalia — A severely malnourished child from southern Somalia is held in a makeshift shelter in a refugee camp in Mogadishu, Somalia. The United Nations World Food Programme is bolstering its nutritional support for malnourished children and mothers in the Horn of Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farah Abdi Warsameh / Associated PressLink
SIRTE, Libya — Revolutionary fighters fire at forces loyal to Moammar Kadafi near east of Sirte, Libya.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASMAA WAGUIH / ReutersLink
Lusaka ZAMBIA — Armed Zambian police officers stand near a burning truck in Lusaka's Kanyama area during election-related riots. Stone-throwing mobs smashed cars and blocked roads during voting, after opposition leader Michael Sata accused President Rupiah Banda's rival camp of rigging the ballot.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS NSAMA / AFPLink
Char Darah, Afghanistan — An Afghan boy salutes as he sits with a German soldier during a long-term patrol near Char Darah, outside Kunduz, Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated PressLink
CHANDIGARH PUNJAB, India — A woman holds a candle as members of the Global Alliance for Rights and Duties make a formation with earthen lamps on the eve of International Peace Day in Chandigarh, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AJAY VERMA / ReutersLink
THE HAGUE Netherlands — The "golden carriage" carrying Queen Beatrix of Netherlands arrives at the Ridderzaal on Prince's Day for the traditional opening of the parliamentary year in the Hague.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBIN UTRECHT / ROYAL IMAGES / ANPLink
Cape Town, South Africa — South African Xolile Mngeni, who is accused in the murder of Anni Dewani of Britain during her honeymoon in South Africa in 2010, is escorted from prison for his appearance at the Wynberg Regional court in Cape Town. The case against Mngeni and Mziwamadoda Qwabe, who is also accused in the slaying, was transferred to the Western Cape High Court for a pretrial conference to be held in February. Mngeni, who is accused of firing the fatal shot that killed Dewani, has a brain tumor but will remain in prison. Dewani's husband, Shrien, faces deportation from the United Kingdom to stand trial in Cape Town.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
Kiev UKRAINE — A cleaner sweeps in front of riot police at the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev after a mass rally. Thousands of Ukrainian veterans of the Soviet Afghan war and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster cleanup tried to storm the building because they were outraged at planned benefit cuts, an AFP correspondent reported.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFPLink
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