February 5, 2013
Published February 05, 2013
Supporters of the political and religious party Jamaat-e-Islami hold party flags as they march during a rally to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Lahore, Pakistan.
A Palestinian child cries after his family house was demolished by the municipality in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina. The municipality said the building was constructed without proper permits and that its structure was not sound. The family says it was waiting to receive permits.
Clergymen pray during an early morning mass at the historic al-Muharraq Monastery, a centuries-old site some 180 miles (300 kilometers) south of Cairo in the province of Assiut, Egypt. Egypt's Coptic Christian pope sharply criticized the country's Islamist leadership Tuesday, saying the new constitution is discriminatory and Christians should not be treated as a minority.
Indian Hindu devotees walk through a dust storm at the Sangam after taking a holy dip at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
Workers look at 'Rex', a two-meter-tall artificial human, at the Science Museum in central London. British roboticist designers claim Rex is the world's first complete bionic man, featuring artificial organs as well as fully functioning limbs.
A papier mache figure depicting Peer Steinbrueck, the German Social Democratic Party's (SPD) top candidate for the upcoming general elections, is seen on a carnival parade float in Mainz.
An ethnic Chinese Malaysian arrives at Thean Hock Keong temple, popularly known as Snake Temple, ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations in Klang outside Kuala Lumpur.
Fans of the Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens celebrate their victory before a stadium rally in Baltimore, Maryland.
A Nepalese spice vendor waits for customers at Ason market in Katmandu, Nepal. Ason is one of the busiest and oldest markets in Katmandu.
Taiwanese dancers perform in front of a large snow sculpture of Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall at the opening of the annual snow festival in Sapporo, on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.