Sanmenxia, China — Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, central China's Henan province. A fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge in central China on Friday, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the ground, state-run media reported.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
Ankara, Turkey — An embassy security guard arrives at Gate 2 of the U.S. embassy just minutes after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the embassy entrance in the Turkish capital. At least two people are dead, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yavuz Ozden / MilliyetLink
Srinagar, India — Kashmiri Muslims react as they offer prayers as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, the week after the prophet's birth anniversary.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Attendants are silhouetted as they wait for the royal funeral procession of Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated PressLink
Mexico City — Soldiers, federal policemen and firefighters remove debris looking for victims in the headquarters of state-owned Mexican oil giant Pemex, following a blast inside the building Thursday that left at least 32 dead and 100 injured.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFPLink
Beijing — A student of an ice-climbing course by the Chinese Mountaineering Assn. scales a frozen artificial waterfall in Taoyuan Fairy Valley, a popular site for ice climbers during the winter ice climbing season from Jan. 1 to the end of February.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
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