January 17, 2003

    Published January 17, 2013


    Two workers adjust U.S. flags on the Capitol as preparations continue for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.


    Residents are evacuated from a flooded area in Jakarta. Heavy monsoonal rains triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, with many government offices and businesses forced to closed.


    General view of the entrance of a tunnel dug by thieves in order to enter the safe deposit room of a bank in Berlin, Germany. Robbers dug the 100-foot (30 meter) long passage, which was discovered by police on Monday, from a nearby underground parking garage into a branch of Berliner Volksbank and stole the contents of several hundred safe-deposit boxes.


    A woman walks near a merry-go-round at Rossio square in Lisbon, Portugal, January 16, 2013.


    A worker loads Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders onto his cycle-rickshaw in Kolkata, India.


    People carry the coffins of the Kurdish activists, who were shot in Paris, during a funeral ceremony in Diyarbakir, the largest city in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast.


    Miniature portraits of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong on grains of rice, created by Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-shean, are displayed on a pencil in Taipei. The grains of rice are each about 0.5 cm (0.2 inches) long and 0.3cm (0.12 inches) high.


    People travel on an overcrowded train in Cairo, Egypt.


    A tripod-toting photographer looks for a spot to capture the early-morning light at Portland Head Light, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, USA.


    A model presents a creation of designer Patrick Mohr at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for autumn winter 2013 in Berlin, Germany.


    A man rides a horse through a bonfire in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, January 16, 2013, in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals.

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