February 1, 2013

    Published February 01, 2013


    A man in traditional costume takes part in a funeral procession for Cambodia's late former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh.


    An anti-Morsi demonstrator (C) gestures to a crowd of demonstrators waving a huge Egyptian flag, after Friday prayers at Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 1, 2013.


    Rescue workers leave the site of a explosion at the headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex in Mexico City. A powerful explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring more than 100 and trapping others inside.


    Supporters of Jamiat-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI), one of the largest Sunni political parties, chant slogans during a demonstration against the killing of Sunni Muslim leaders in Karachi. A gunman on a motorcycle shot and killed three leaders on Thursday. Police described the attacks as target killings.


    Somali government soldiers, trained by the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) team, march during their graduation ceremony at Bihanga army training camp, 368 km (230 miles) west of Uganda's capital, Kampala. Over 500 soldiers trained for seven months in urban combat skills and are now ready for deployment back in their home country.


    Brazilian graffiti artist Tomaz "Toz" Viana puts the final touches to an art piece on a building's wall in Rio de Janeiro. The graffiti piece covering 2,100 square meters was created on a wall of a building belonging to global retail company B2W in Rio's harbor area.


    A boy walks to the entrance of the closed Bosnian National Museum to lay one of 125 roses placed there to celebrate its 125th anniversary, in Sarajevo. The museum, seen as a cultural symbol, sealed its doors because the divided country's authorities could not agree on how to fund it.


    Elderly residents from the nearby Kreta Ayer district toss "Yu Sheng" (raw fish salad) ahead of the Lunar New Year at a restaurant in Chinatown, Singapore.


    A man runs through snow after a snowstorm in the desert, near Tabuk, 1,500 km (932 miles) from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


    Visitors look out from windows in The View gallery at the Shard, western Europe's tallest building, in London. The public viewing deck, accessible by high speed elevators on the 309-meter (1,013 feet) building, opened to the public Friday.


    People photograph Roman numerals set up for NFL Super Bowl XLVII as they are silhouetted against the morning sky in New Orleans. The city will host the football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens Sunday.


    A large statue of the Virgin Mary, unveiled Friday, stands on Santa Barbara hill overlooking the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia. "Virgen del Socavón" is Oruro's patron and venerated in particular by miners. The statue stands at 45 meters (147 feet).

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