Gale-force winds from the north make spectacular pictures at the harbor as they batter the seafront.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated PressLink
French skipper Jean Le Cam holds flares as he celebrates his finish in the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world boat race. Le Cam finished fifth after 88 days at sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery, gather ahead of a 41-gun salute in Green Park. The salute marked the 61st anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's accession to the throne.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
A cyclist rides on a snow-covered path along the banks of the Elbe River.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / EPALink
People reach out reach out for a bag of oranges during a free distribution of fruit and vegetables by farmers outside the Agriculture Ministry as part of a farmers protest against high production costs. Farmers distributed more than 50 tons of fruit and vegetables.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
This NASA image, from the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, features the Orion nebula. The constellation of Orion is prominent in the evening sky throughout the world from about December through April of each year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
Madhya Pradesh state congress workers demonstrate after the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl. Nationwide protests and demands for better protection for women from sex crimes have been sparked by outrage after the gang-rape and slaying of a 23-year-old woman in December.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
Mohammed Abdel Rahman sits with his family at their house at a compound for displaced people in Baghdad's southeastern Zaafaraniyah district. An estimated 1.55 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq because of sectarian violence.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hadi Mizban / Associated PressLink
A Cambodian Buddhist nun prays for the late King Norodom Sihanouk outside the royal palace. The former king died in October at age 89.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAK REMISSA / EPALink
Malian fans cheer for their team prior to the semifinal soccer match of the Africa Cup of Nations between Mali and Nigeria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPALink
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