January 6, 2016

    Published January 06, 2016

    A look at the best news photos from around the world.


    A woman takes a walk along the river Spree on a cold winter day in Berlin, Germany.


    Vehicles move past a graffiti, depicting the provincial chief executive with the message "Fix It!", near an uncovered drain hole along a road in Karachi, Pakistan. According to local media, a group of activists launched an idea to promote a campaign-project to draw the attention of authorities towards civic issues by art, by spray painting stenciled images of lawmakers with messages.


    Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia, Bulgaria.


    A man with his dog begs for money on the medieval Charles bridge during snowfall in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association display their balancing skills atop bamboo ladders during a New Year demonstration by the fire brigade in Tokyo, Japan.


    Greek Orthodox faithful Nikolas Solis, 28, a pilgrim from Agrinio of Greece, kisses a wooden crucifix in the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey.


    A man dressed as Caspar (C), one of the Three Wise Men, stands on a float as he parades with his entourage during the traditional Epiphany parade in Madrid, Spain, Jan. 5, 2016.


    School children cross a makeshift pedestrian bridge over a drain covered with garbage at a slum in Karachi, Pakistan.


    People walk on a path along a lake mirrored with clouds after sunset in Yangon, Myanmar.


    A driver climbs out of a window of his car after driving onto a flooded road in Van Nuys, California, Jan. 5, 2016.


    Eta Carinae's great eruption in the 1840s created the billowing Homunculus Nebula, imaged here by Hubble, and transformed the binary into a unique object in our galaxy. Astronomers cannot yet explain what caused this eruption. The discovery of likely Eta Carinae twins in other galaxies will help scientists better understand this brief phase in the life of a massive star.

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