A pedestrian passes snow-covered cars and trees after the second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation's midsection, dropping at least half a foot of snow across Missouri and Kansas and cutting power to thousands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Keith Myers / The Kansas C ity StarLink
A Bahraini anti-government protester flashes the victory sign as he stands behind old furniture set on fire in the street. Protests are being held in opposition villages nationwide demanding that the government release for burial the body of a 20-year-old who died last week from injuries sustained during earlier clashes with police.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hasan Jamali / Associated PressLink
A model presents a creation by Ground Zero during the fall/winter 2013-2014 ready-to-wear collection show.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BUREAU / AFPLink
Visitors take souvenir photos in front of a giant video screen showing cultural images at Tiananmen Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated PressLink
Indian commuters travel on a local train, part of one of the world's largest railway networks -- with about 14 million passengers daily. Indian Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is presenting the country's rail budget for next fiscal year in the parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated PressLink
An Egyptian policeman stands guard at the site of a deadly hot air balloon accident. A hot air balloon flying over the ancient city caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field, killing at least 19 foreign tourists in one of the world's deadliest ballooning accidents and handing a new blow to Egypt's ailing tourism industry.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Nasser / Associated PressLink
Boys play in floodwaters in a school during heavy rainfall, as floods hit parts of Thailand's restive southern province. Thailand's southernmost provinces near the Malaysian border suffer almost daily gun and bomb attacks by shadowy insurgents fighting for greater autonomy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MADAREE TOHLALA / AFPLink
A small jet is silhouetted against the rising moon Monday in the skies above Phoenix.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated PressLink
A tree hovers over roofs as it is transported by a helicopter. Several trees that threatened to fall on railway tracks were cut down and removed by air as the surrounding steep slopes made impossible a transport by truck.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: UWE ZUCCHI / DPALink
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