A Lebanese army soldier stands next to a destroyed car at the scene of an explosion in central Beirut on Friday. The state news agency said the bombing has killed several people, including Mohammed Chatah, a senior aide to former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated PressLink
An Israeli AH-64 Apache longbow helicopter launches anti-missile flares during an air show at the graduation ceremony of Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beersheva.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Russian soldiers stand in line to pay their last respect to Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle that was the favored weapon of guerrillas worldwide, during his funeral ceremony in Mytishchi outside Moscow on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Supporters of Pakistan's slain leader Benazir Bhutto rally in Lahore, Pakistan, on the sixth anniversary of her death Friday. Bhutto died in a gun and suicide bomb attack after addressing an election rally in 2007.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: K.M. Chaudary / Associated PressLink
A displaced boy carries a cardboard box inside a United Nations compound, which has become home to thousands of people displaced by the recent fighting in Juba, South Sudan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated PressLink
Workers assemble the 2014 New Year's Eve Waterford Crystal ball during its installation at One Times Square on Friday in New York City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Kim / Getty ImagesLink
The national anthem is played before the the start of the 2013 Military Bowl at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium between the Maryland Terrapins and the Marshall Thundering Herd on Friday in Annapolis, Md.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Carr / Getty ImagesLink
West Bromwich Albion's English goalkeeper Ben Foster saves a shot by Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Kyle Walker during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in north London. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN KINGTON / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Chimneys of a house in the village of Bedretto, Ticino, Switzerland, are covered in snow on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karl Mathis / KEYSTONE/APLink
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