A young man trudges through a snowstorm in Bucharest, where, along with the rest of southern Romania, deep snow and continued blizzard conditions have paralyzed traffic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT GHEMENT / EPALink
A musher competes in the Sedivackuv Long sled dog race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated PressLink
Paul Cook, left, and Al Anderson, members of a local men's casual ice hockey group, try to stabilize a sinking shanty their group uses on Lake Mendota. The shanty began sinking during a recent thaw and then froze in place.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael P. King / Wisconsin State JournalLink
Aboriginal dancer Uncle Max of the Yuin nation is seen at the Woggan-ma-gule (meeting of the waters) ceremony as part of Australia Day festivities at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICK TSIKAS / EPALink
Rescuers and divers work near the stricken cruise liner Costa Concordia lying aground where it tipped over after hitting underwater rocks. Hopes of finding any more survivors in the wreck has all but faded away.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Against a giant tee-box backdrop portraying a desert caravan, Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland follows the flight of his ball on the 15th hole during the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC golf championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Redington / Getty ImagesLink
A visitor takes a picture of a lifelike sculpture of a newborn baby and frogs by Australian artist Sam Jinks at the India Art Fair.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAJJAD HUSSAIN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
One of the more 1,000 prison detainees in Krygyzstan who sewed their lips together this week to protest prison living conditions. Authorities said the acts were organized by rival crime groups vying for control in prisons.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Indian girls in traditional clothing dance for dignitaries during the main Republic Day parade in New Delhi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
A costumed Beijing Opera performer enlivens a temple fair celebrating the Chinese New Year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander F. Yuan / Associated PressLink
Firefighters battle an early morning blaze at Selwyn College Preparatory School. The main building on the 90-acre campus, used for kindergarten through third-grade classes and for offices, was destroyed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Barber / Dallas Morning NewsLink
A topless model painted with a butcher's diagram parades in the street in central London as a stunt by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to mark World Week for the Abolition of Meat.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
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