It took firefighters more than two hours to extricate all the injured in the fatal crash.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
Two girls offer prayers to Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh. Sihanouk's body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing, where he died Oct. 15 of a heart attack at the age of 89.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
A photo released by the University of Leicester in England shows the skeletal remains of English King Richard III, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. The university's archaeologists confirmed at a press conference in Leicester that long-awaited DNA results proved beyond a doubt that the bones belonged to the king.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTERLink
Indian fashion students showcase designs related to cancer prevention for World Cancer Day during the Apollo Cancer Hospital fashion show. Fewer than half of all countries in the world have functioning plans to prevent cancer and provide treatment and care to cancer patients, the World Health Organization said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Kashmiri Muslims light candles during an awareness program on World Cancer Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROUF BHAT / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Students hold up their chalkboards in a classroom where the majority of its tables and benches were taken by Islamists, on the first day of the reopening of schools after the town was taken on Jan. 26 by French and Malian forces from Islamists who had been occupying it for the last year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Egyptian man mourns during the funeral for two Egyptian activists outside Omar Makram Mosque in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Models wait to be judged in Stiletto competition at the Rome Nail Olympics. An international jury of eight people from Japan, the U.S., Korea, Italy, Sweden and the Czech Republic will choose winners in seven specialties among 220 competitors in a two-day competition of nail art from the technical to the fantastic. The first Nail Olympics took place in Las Vegas on 2001; since then the competition has spread around the globe.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandra Tarantino / Associated PressLink
Two men stand at symbolic gallows as they attend a protest against Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi prior to a speech by Salehi at the German Council of Foreign Relations, a think tank for foreign policy, in Berlin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated PressLink
A man rides his bicycle as the sun sets in the suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated PressLink
A shop worker arranges lanterns at a store selling Chinese New Year decorations near Yu Garden in Shanghai. China's services industries grew at the fastest pace since August as gains in retailing and construction aid government efforts to drive a recovery in the world's second-biggest economy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tomohiro Ohsumi / BloombergLink
Supporters of opposition political parties gather outside parliament as they march toward the office of the Election Commission of Pakistan to demand empowerment of the ECP so that it could hold a free and fair election in the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: T. MUGHAL / EPALink
A worker at the ski jump is prepared for the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup at the skiing area RusSki in Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi. The 22nd Olympic Winter Games will take place in Sochi in February 2014.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jan Woitas / EPALink
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves to employees in the C Street Lobby during his first day at the State Department in Washington, D.C. Kerry said he would work closely with President Obama to make America safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesLink
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