February 23, 2013
Published February 23, 2013
Competitors ski in the men's skiathlon competition at the Nordic World Ski Championships in the northern mountain resort of Tesero in Val di Fiemme, Italy.
A farmer loads bananas atop a cargo vehicle to be transported to vendors in Manila, in Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro in central Philippines.
A man cries at a site hit by what activists said was a Scud missile in Aleppo's Ard al-Hamra neighborhood, Syria.
Children of ethnic Hmong peddling souvenirs and drinks in Sapa, Lao Cai province in northwest Vietnam (Photo by Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên/Vietnam/VOA reader)
Servicemen of the Belarussian Interior Ministry take part in a competition at their base near the village of Okolitsa, some 30 km (19 miles) east of Minsk, to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day.
A picnic place in Parwan province, Afghanistan (Photo by Aman Aman/Afghanistan/VOA reader)
With the Chicago skyline as a backdrop, the swirling waves of Lake Michigan are frozen near the Adler Planetarium after a winter storm in the greater Chicago area, USA, Feb. 22, 2013.
Residents examine the wreckage of a container truck that hit several houses in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia. Police said the truck driver appeared to have lost control when his brakes failed, and hit a minivan and dozens of motorcycles and a factory before crossing the road, hitting a number of cars and slamming into several houses.
A woman feeds birds on the banks of the Limmat river in Zurich, Switzerland.
A Kazakh hunter walks with his tamed golden eagle during an annual hunting competition in Chengelsy Gorge, some 150 km (93 miles) east of Almaty, Kazakhstan, Feb. 22, 2013.
Timothy Peters (17) collides Ryan Truex (30) as Jeff Agnew (27) gets by during the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, Feb. 22, 2013.