January 3, 2014

Published January 03, 2014




1

An Egyptian civilian runs out of a public bus after it was caught up in clashes between supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi and police in the northeastern part of Cairo's Nasr City district.

2

A light dusting of snow from an overnight storm covers the statues at the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. early Friday morning. After a storm blew through the region overnight, roads were being cleared and many schools systems were closed.

3

People take part in Friday prayers as members of the police stand guard in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The country is set to vote in nationwide polls on Sunday.

4

People hold candles during an anti-violence campaign in center of Bangkok. Thailand's finance minister expressed concern about damage to the economy as government supporters and opponents prepare for big rallies this month that risk pushing the divided country to brink of chaos.

5

Fans from France, Italy and Germany display a giant Ferrari flag as they attend a silent 45th birthday tribute to seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher in front of the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, French Alps where Schumacher is hospitalized.

6

Cambodian police stand guard during a garment workers' protest to demand higher wages in front of a factory in Phnom Penh. Rights campaigners denounced a Jan. 2 crackdown on striking garment workers by a special military unit, describing it as a "disturbing new tactic" by authorities.

7

Boys carry firewood in Herat, Afghanistan. High unemployment and the high cost of living have increased the vulnerability to the weather for large sections of the Afghan population.

8

Waves batter the sea wall at Wimereux, France on the Channel coast. High tides and strong winds have brought flooding to areas of the UK and northern France.

9

Steven Holcomb, front, and Steven Langton from the U.S. speed down the run during the two-man bobsled World Cup in Winterberg, Germany.

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A young Bahraini girl wearing a mask poses during an anti-government protest in the village of Shakhora, west of Manama.

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A visitor skies down a slope near the resort of Krasnaya Polyana, near Sochi, Russia.

12

A worker adjusts Chinese traditional lanterns for the upcoming Chinese New Year at a temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

13

Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer takes off from the ski jump during the first practice session of the third jumping of the four-hills tournament in Innsbruck. The prestigious four-hills tournament will end in Bischofshofen on Jan. 6.

14

People look at the Mediterranean Sea from La Promenade des Anglais on a rainy day, in Nice, southeastern France. Temperatures on the French Riviera reached 9 degrees Celsius (48 Fahrenheit).

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