Brazilian soldiers salute a funeral procession for Leonardo de Lima Machado, a comrade who died in the Kiss nightclub fire. The fire left more than 230 people dead and 131 injured, most of them university students.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCELO SAYAO / EPALink
Relatives of Leonardo de Lima Machado, a soldier who died in the Kiss nightclub fire, mourn during his funeral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCELO SAYAO / EPALink
Protesters unhappy with the government of President Mohamed Morsi clash with riot police near Tahrir Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated PressLink
Protesters carry a wounded youth near Tahrir Square as demonstrations continue against the government of President Mohamed Morsi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Relatives of 8-year-old Qassim Habib Marzooq express their grief after seeing the boy's body at a funeral home. Marzooq, a child with special needs, died in a hospital Saturday after developing breathing problems when his home village was affected by tear gas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAZEN MAHDI / EPALink
Fishermen stand on the frozen surface of the Kursiai Lagoon to catch smelts. Several thousand amateur fishermen from all over Lithuania gather on the ice to catch the small fish.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETRAS MALUKAS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Today's study in contrasts: It's snowing on this pedestrian -- quite a different scene than depicted in the poster he's passing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated PressLink
A kingfisher holds a stickleback in its beak at the Oderbruch swamp near the German-Polish border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Indonesian stands next to the Pluit dam, which is full of garbage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Hindu holy men wait for donations of food and money during the Maha Kumbh festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated PressLink
Tourists gather at the Trevi Fountain, which is undergoing a $2.8-million restoration sponsored by the Fendi fashion house. The fountain is a Rome landmark and was the setting for the film "Three Coins in the Fountain."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gregorio Borgia / Associated PressLink
The coffin of convicted Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price is carried by her sons Danny, left, and Oscar to St. Agnes Church in west Belfast. Price was a member of the Provisional IRA unit that launched the first car-bomb attacks on London in 1973. Price, who for many years was married to actor Stephen Rea, was found dead at her home in Ireland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER MUHLY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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