Models wear creations by French fashion designer Alexandre Vauthier as part of the Paris' haute couture week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jacques Brinon / Associated PressLink
Tunisia's Youssef M'sakni celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Algeria in an African Cup of Nations soccer match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Armando Franca / Associated PressLink
Firefighters battle a blaze raging through a historic former mansion that is now part of Galatasaray University's campus on the Bosporus in Istanbul. There were no reports of injuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Associated PressLink
Students wait outside an entrance to Lone Star College after a shooting that wounded at least three people and sent students fleeing for safety. The campus was locked down for at least an hour before an evacuation began. One person was detained as a person of interest, and authorities were searching surrounding woods for someone else also described as a person of interest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patric Schneider / Associated PressLink
Twenty-eight vehicles collided in fog in Kleidi, about 500 kilometers north of Athens, on Tuesday. One woman died and 26 others where injured, four in serious condition. According to police, 20 vehicles were involved in a first pileup and eight were involved in a second collision near the first.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFPLink
Waves crash against Paseo Nuevo promenade. Authorities declared an alert in the region as the coast was buffeted by strong winds. Snow and cold weather also are affecting Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Javier Etxezarreta / EPALink
A French soldier is posted near the city of Diabaly as fighting in Mali sends tens of thousands fleeing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFPLink
Two trains collided late Monday on the main railway line between Lisbon and the northern city of Oporto. Fifteen people were injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAULO NOVAIS / LUSALink
Freya, companion to British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, makes herself at home in a room in 10 Downing Street where a meeting between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani was shortly scheduled to take place.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AFPLink
Buddhist monks chant at Buddhamonthon in Nakorn Pathom province.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFPLink
A woman dresses for the weather as temperatures in Toronto drop into single digits.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Young / The Canadian PressLink
A golf course is transformed by snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Milligan / Associated PressLink
Recyclable plastic bags dry in the sun.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFPLink
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