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A forensics team collects evidence after a shootout left two suspects dead in an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers. Belgian police also arrested 13 people during a dozen raids overnight, smashing a plot to kill police officers "in public roads and in police stations," they said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN THYS / AFP/Getty Images

French police, some in plainclothes and others in riot gear, take up positions outside a post office northwest of Paris where an armed man was holed up with two hostages. The man later surrendered and no one was hurt. There was no known link with last week's terror attacks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

A man buys a copy of Charlie Hebdo in a French bookstore in London where customers queued up early in the morning to buy the first edition of the French satirical magazine to be published since 12 people were killed last week in an attack on its offices.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carl Court / Getty Images

Musicians play after the funeral for Charlie Hebdo editor and cartoonist Stephane Charbonnier in his hometown of Pontoise, France. Charbonnier, known as "Charb," was among 12 killed in last week's terrorist attack on the satirical magazine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aurelien Meunier / Getty Images

A reflection shows a member of La Fura dels Baus performing during a general rehearsal for Carl Orff's opera "Carmina Burana" at the Canal theatre in Madrid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANI POZO / AFP/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates the first hole-in-one of his professional career on the par-three 15th hole during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ross Kinnaird / Getty Images

The Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James embrace in a meeting of superstars after the Cavs defeated the Lakers, 109-102, at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Luca Matteotti of Italy, from left, leads Nate Holland of the U.S. and Kevin Hill of Canada during the men's snowboarding final at the Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lars Baron / Getty Images

Pope Francis sits for a photo with children at an event in Manila. Francis called on leaders in the Philippines to end "scandalous social inequalities," lamenting corruption in a nation where tens of millions of Catholics live in poverty.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSSERVATORE ROMANO / AFP/Getty Images

Filipino children wearing Swiss Guard costumes rest while waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis at the Manila cathedral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Relatives of victims of a massive earthquake that struck Kobe, Japan, in 1995 light candles in a park on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the quake. The magnitude 7.3 Hanshin earthquake struck before dawn of Jan. 17, 1995, and killed more than 6,400 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIJI PRESS / AFP/Getty Images

Kashmiri Muslim villagers carry the body of a suspected militant, Isaaq Ahmad, during his funeral in the village Arwani, the summer capital of Kashmir. Ahmad was one of five militants who were killed in a gunfight with Indian troops in the Shopian forests on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

Neighborhood residents Olga Chacon and daughter Jade, 5, visit a sidewalk memorial to Andrew Ung outside his family's doughnut shop at Florence Avenue and South Broadway in South Los Angeles. Ung was stabbed to death during an apparent robbery while working at the shop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Climbers Tommy Caldwell, left, and Kevin Jorgeson on their way to completing the ascent of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. The pair completed the climb, becoming the first to do so as free climbers, ascending without mechanical assistance other than ropes to protect against falls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick Tehan / San Jose Mercury News

Spectators gaze at El Capitan for a glimpse of climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, the first to free climb the rock formation's Dawn Wall, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Margot / Associated Press

USC fans cheer on their team against UCLA at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday. (We're assuming there's a "B-E-A-T painted on other torsos nearby.) It didn't work, however; the Bruins won.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

The coffin of Charlie Hedbo cartoonist Bernard Verlhac is carried outside a tribute service in Montreuil, France. Verlhac was killed in last week's terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

What appears to be a huge snowstorm in New York's Central Park, is actually workers making artificial snow in preparation for the annual Winter Jam. The Winter Jam is a free sports festival, featuring skiing, snowshoeing, a winter market and sledding.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

A high-rising wave batters the lighthouse at Porthcawl, on the south coast of Wales as heavy rain and hurricane-force winds sweep across the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dimitris Legakis / EPA

United States' Lindsey Vonn speeds down the course during a training session for a World Cup event in Cortina, Italy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandro Trovati / Associated Press

People dressed in traditional costumes celebrate the Malanka festival in the village of Krasnoilsk, Ukraine. The local Romanian population traditionally celebrates Malanka on Jan. 14, New Year's Day according to the Julian calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP/Getty Images

A flock of sheep walk in the haze in a Beijing suburb in China. The Air Quality Index reached more than 500, considered a hazardous level.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images

Riderss in the Higos Insurance Services Somerton Handicap Hurdle Race make their way down the back straight at Wincanton racecourse in England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images

Armenian protesters shout in front of the prosecutor's office in Gyumri as they demand Russian soldier Valery Permyakov, accused of murdering a family of six, be delivered to Armenian justice authorities for trial. Permyakov allegedly gunned down the family members before disappearing from a Russian military base where he was stationed in Gyumri.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN MINASYAN / AFP/Getty Images

A small group protests ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to the Philippines in Manila. The pope is expected to draw huge crowds when he makes a five-day visit to the largest Roman Catholic country in Asia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

Disneyland guests enjoy a day at the park on Jan. 13. An outbreak of measles traced back to the busy theme park before Christmas has spread rapidly to four states.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Miami Heat defender Luol Deng applies pressure on Lakers guard Kobe Bryant at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Miami won the game. The Lakers could shut down Bryant for the rest of the season sometime after the All-Star break.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Artisan Joaquin Quintero uses heat and cupric acid to apply the green patina to an actor statue at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank where the solid bronze awards are being cast for the Screen Actors Guild awards show later this month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Ohio State football Coach Urban Meyer, left, greets fans as he and his team arrive at Rickenbacker International Airport in Groveport, Ohio, after a College Football Playoff win over the Oregon Ducks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Vernon / Associated Press

Officials investigate the scene of a prison transport bus crash in Penwell, Texas. The bus carrying prisoners and corrections officers fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed onto tracks below, where it was hit by a train.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Sterkel / Odessa American

Arctic sea smoke rises on the Royal River in Yarmouth, Maine, as a worker uses a push boat to break ice around a dredging operation. The temperature at sunrise was -8 degrees. Sea smoke occurs when extremely cold air passes over warmer water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

A hippopotamus swims in its enclosure at the San Diego Zoo. The name hippopotamus comes from the ancient Greek for "river horse."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

A woman walks past a sign that translates as "Charlie Hebdo - Sold Out" at a newsstand in Montpellier as the latest edition of the French satirical weekly goes on sale. The first issue published since a jihadist attack decimated its editorial staff last week sold out within minutes at kiosks across France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PASCAL GUYOT / AFP/Getty Images

Workers of German carmaker Volkswagen raise their hands to vote during an assembly on the ninth day of an indefinite strike after 800 jobs were cut by the company at the Anchieta plant, south of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NELSON ALMEIDA / AFP/Getty Images

Toyota driver Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-driver Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany compete during Stage 9 of the Dakar 2015 between Iquique and Calama, Chile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty Images

A horse in a field after heavy snow fell near Londonderry in Northern Ireland. More than 100 schools and nurseries have been shut and many roads closed as snow and wintry weather swept across Britain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL FAITH / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainians fish in the frozen river Dnipro in Kiev.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / AFP/Getty Images

Filipino children gesture beside a picture of Pope Francis in Manila. Millions of faithful will greet Pope Francis during his visit to the Philippines, Asia's largest Catholic-majority country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Cartoonist Renald Luzier, a.k.a. Luz, left, flanked by columnist Patrick Pelloux, holds up the new issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo during a news conference Tuesday in Paris six days after the magazine's offices were struck by a deadly rampage by Islamist militants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BUREAU / AFP/Getty Images

A woman makes a silent statement for a free press while joining thousands of people who gathered in Berlin to honor the 17 victims who died during three days of bloodshed in Paris last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

Mourners in Jerusalem weep during the funeral of four Jews who were killed in an Islamist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris last week and whose bodies were flown to Israel for burial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFP/Getty Images

A girl walks past the expansive sidewalk memorial to victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack outside the offices of the magazine in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN LANGSDON / EPA

The new Lexus GS F is introduced at the North American International Auto Show 2015 at the Cobo Arena in Detroit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LARRY W. SMITH / EPA

Ohio State fans block High Street in Columbus, Ohio, early Tuesday, as they celebrate the Buckeye's 42-20 win over Oregon to win the college football national championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Vernon / Associated Press

1½-year-old Aryah McFall walks with her mother, Lois Beegle, in the 2015 Farm Show Square Dance Parade in Harrisburg, Pa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Pynes / PennLive.com

Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground illegal drug market, in front of a Manhattan courthouse on the first day of jury selection for his federal trial in New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty Images

A passenger struggles to squeeze aboard a train as a bus strike snarled the morning commute in London. Bus drivers held a 24-hour strike calling for better pay and working conditions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

Trees are silhouetted in front of the rising sun over the horizon in Hajdusamson, Hungary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZSOLT CZEGLEDI / EPA

United Nations security staff eject journalists, some wearing black tape over their mouths to signify silencing of the media, as they stage a protest about the continued detention of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt, during a visit by Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri to the U.N. office in Nairobi, Kenya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Papers of students who took the national college entrance exam of higher academy of fine arts are laid out on the floor for inspection in Xi'an, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images

Commuters in Manila wait at a bus stop in front of a portrait of Pope Francis, who is scheduled to visit the Philippines, the only predominantly Catholic nation in Asia, next week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

A biohazard suit designed to protect medical workers from the Ebola virus is tested at a medical center in Daejeon, South Korea. Last week, South Korea sent five doctors and four nurses to Britain for safety training before they fly on to Sierra Leone for a four-week mission. Seoul plans to send a total of 30 medical staff members to Sierra Leone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YONHAP / EPA

People gather for a march against terrorism on Sunday in Paris, where more than a million people honored the 17 victims killed in three days of terror last week, which started when gunmen invaded French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, continued with the shooting of a policewoman and ended with the siege of a Jewish supermarket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDRIK VON ERICHSEN / EPA

Police officers and French army soldiers patrol Rue des Rosiers, in the heart of Paris' Jewish quarter. France on Monday ordered 10,000 troops into the streets to protect sensitive sites after three days of bloodshed and terror.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Remy de la Mauviniere / Associated Press

Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless celebrates a touchdown with fans during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Green Bay, Wis., on Sunday. Dallas went on to win.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Ludtke / Associated Press

Participants in the No Pants Subway Ride wait for a train in their underwear in New York. The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual event started in 2002 by Improv Everywhere in New York. The goal is for riders to get on the subway dressed in normal winter clothes, but without pants, and keep straight faces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

Ice coats the railings leading to the North Pier Lighthouses as a photographer takes pictures in St. Joseph, Mich.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Campbell / The Herald-Palladium

A backcountry skier climbs toward the Mederger Flue peak in Davos, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIAN EHRENZELLER / EPA

A Cyprus Airways employee shouts as she is pushed against a police line during a protest against the closing of the airline at the Ministry of Finance in Nicosia after Cyprus Airways was ordered by the European Commission repay $75 million of public aid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/Getty Images

Snow falls over a Christmas tree in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty Images

Kids play on a sand hill made to block high waves ahead of an upcoming storm in Tel Aviv's beachfront. High winds and waves up to 29 feet hit along the coastline of Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oded Balilty / Associated Press

Carpenter Sebastian Schulz walks past pews during the annual cleaning and maintenance of the Frauenkirche church in Dresden, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BURGI / EPA

Kimono-clad 20-year-old Japanese women take pictures after attending a ceremony marking the "Coming of Age Day" at Shibuya Public Hall in Tokyo. The event is a Japanese holiday to congratulate young women and men who have reached the age of 20, when they can legally begin to smoke, drink and vote.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPA

Drivers compete during the 2015 Dakar Rally Stage 8 between Uyuni and Iquique, Bolivia. The Uyuni salt flat is the largest in the world. It's near the crest of the Andes, 11,975 feet above sea level.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP/Getty Images

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The Week in Pictures | January 12 – 18, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. An act of terrorism brought nations together after gunmen stormed the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing several employees.

Yosemite National Park: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the ascent of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan. The pair completed the climb, becoming the first to do so as free climbers, ascending without mechanical assistance other than being tethered to protect against falls.

Manila: Pope Francis sits for a photo with children in the Philippines capital, where he called on leaders to end “scandalous social inequalities” and criticized corruption in a nation where tens of millions of Catholics live in poverty.

Burbank: Artisan Joaquin Quintero uses heat and cupric acid to apply the green patina on one of the actor statues at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, where the solid bronze awards are being cast for the Screen Actors Guild Awards show later this month.

Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State football Coach Urban Meyer, left, greets fans as he and his team arrive at Rickenbacker International Airport, after a College Football Playoff win over the Oregon Ducks.

Penwell, Texas: Officials investigate the scene of an accident, where a prison transport bus fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed onto tracks below, where it was hit by a train, killing 10.

Los Angeles: Kobe Bryant of the Lakers hugs LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers after their game at Staples Center.

New York: Some participants in the No Pants Subway Ride wait for a train in their underwear in New York.

Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations security staff eject journalists, some wearing black tape over their mouths to signify silencing of the media, as they stage a protest about the continued detention of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt.

Add stops in Ireland, Maine, Brazil, Chile and San Diego to round out the report.

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