Colombian Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez walks in St. Peter's Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Medichini / Associated PressLink
A Pakistani man tries to salvage what he can find amid the rubble left by a bomb blast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASIF HASSAN / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Two people were killed and 22 injured according to reports when unknown gunmen opened fire on a funeral possession in Sohrab Goth neighborhood.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: REHAN KHAN / EPALink
Irom Sharmila, who has been ordered to be fed through a tube after beginning a hunger strike 12 years ago to protest a law that suspends many human rights protections in areas of conflict, gestures during a news conference. Sharmila was charged Monday with attempted suicide in a case likely to bring attention to her protest against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated PressLink
Astronauts use a robot arm to snare the unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule and its ton of supplies.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRIS HADFIELD / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Protestors plead that no bail be granted to the eight policemen facing murder charges for their involvement in the death of Mido Macia, who was tied to a police vehicle and dragged to his death.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls for a nationwide election.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Riccardo Gangale / Associated PressLink
Protesters in Mansoura and Port Said have been calling for civil disobedience campaigns and work stoppages against President Mohamed Morsi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mostafa Darwish / Associated PressLink
Yemeni soldiers stand guard as suspected Al Qaeda militants, behind bars, attend their first hearing in a state security court.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated PressLink
Heavy wind and snow have pedestrians bundling up.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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