A motorist rides on a road covered in vocalic ash and mud, following a heavy ash fall from the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Sigaranggarang, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
An ostrich runs through empty streets and past destroyed buildings, after government forces retook the provincial capital of Bentiu, in Unity State, South Sudan, from rebel forces.
This NASA TV handout image shows the Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship arriving at the International Space Station on the company's first regular supply mission to the research outpost.
A combination picture shows a car, driven by stunt driver Xie Yujun, hitting carton boxes upon landing after it leaped over a section of the frozen Songhua River in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, near the border of China and Russia. Xie successfully leaped over an approximately 40 m (131 ft) wide section of the Songhua River where temperatures hit - 40°C (- 40°F), local media reported.