February 8, 2013

    Published February 08, 2013


    Hindu devotees arrive for a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, India.


    Jack Percoco reaches into depleted shelves for milk at a supermarket in Somerville, Massachusetts. A major winter storm is heading toward the U.S. Northeast, with up to two feet of snow expected for a Boston-area region that has seen mostly bare ground this winter.


    Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a factory that activists say was shelled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at al-Haidariah area in Aleppo.


    A worker puts the final touches on a float with a giant figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) during preparations for the carnival parade in Nice, France. The 129th Carnival of Nice will run from February 15 to March 6, and will celebrate the 'King of the five continents'.


    A young girl runs down a set of stairs designed to accommodate wheelchairs in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, February 7, 2013.


    Cars burn next to el Jallez cemetery where thousands of Tunisians are gathered to attend the funerals of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid, near Tunis.


    Pakistani commuters are stuck in a traffic jam on a bridge as they enter Lahore.


    Demonstrators run as tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli security forces during clashes at a weekly protest against a nearby Jewish settlement, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah.


    Protesters scuffle outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi. Hundreds gathered there in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the building to deliver his last annual address to the nation.


    Two hundred and eighty-eight dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria, February 7, 2013.

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