Pakistani food vendor Tofail Maskin, 18, prepares rice in Islamabad that is to be donated to the poor.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
Street children play on a roadside in Allahabad, India. A new study says 42% of children in India under the age of 5 are underweight and nearly 60% are stunted. The Hunger and Malnutrition Survey was released Tuesday and surveyed more than 100,000 children in 112 districts across nine states in the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
A dog waits as its owner fills out a ballot for the New Hampshire GOP primary at Webster School in Manchester.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Sullivan / Getty ImagesLink
A worker covers elephant statues at Ambedkar Park in Noida, India, on the outskirts of New Delhi, to comply with election officials. Statues of an Indian politician admired by India's lower castes and her party symbol of an elephant were wrapped in cloth, under laws to prevent them from being used as unfair election publicity.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated PressLink
A full moon sets over the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles early in the morning.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nick Ut / Associated PressLink
Two people on snow shoes enjoy the winter weather during their tour on the Alp Sut, above Bonaduz, Switzerland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Balzarini / KEYSTONELink
Stranded Kashmiri truck drivers warm themselves around a bonfire as they wait for the opening of the snow-covered Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Patnitop, near the Indian city of Jammu. The highway, the only road connecting the landlocked valley and the rest of the country, remained closed for a fifth consecutive day because of heavy snowfall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAIPAL SINGH / EPALink
A woman waits at a bus stop in Hochfilzen in the western Austrian province of Tyrol. Heavy snowfall the last few days has caused major traffic problems and a high threat of avalanches in western Austria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kerstin Joensson / DAPDLink
A competitor chalks his hands at the North Greenwich Arena in London before performing on the horizontal bar in the Artistic International Gymnastics, a qualifier for the 2012 Olympics in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
Holland's Epke Zonderland performs on the horizontal bar in the men's qualification of the Artistic International Gymnastics in London.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFPLink
An angry youth protests in front of a burning barrier after the removal of a fuel subsidy by the government in Lagos, Nigeria. Protesters erected a burning roadblock outside luxury enclaves in Nigeria's commercial capital as a paralyzing national strike over fuel prices and government corruption entered its second day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sunday Alamba / Associated PressLink
Relatives carry the coffins of a family killed by a mudslide to the cemetery in Jamapara, Brazil. Sergio Carvalho, his wife, Solange, and their son, Tiago, were buried by a mudslide that killed at least eight people and left 20 people missing. According to civil defense officials, at least 23 people have died this year in mudslides triggered by heavy rains.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Victor R. Caivano / Associated PressLink
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