An Indian woman shows her child makeshift tents of Hindu devotees at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on the eve of “Mauni Amavasya” or new moon day, considered the most auspicious date of bathing during the annual month long Hindu religious fair “Magh Mela” in Allahabad, India.
Kenyan school pupils and activists challenge riot police during a protest against the removal of their school's playground, at the Langata Road Primary School, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Actor and director Russell Crowe poses for pictures with fans during the red carpet event for his new movie "The Water Diviner" in Seoul, South Korea.
A woman and her daughter jump into water in Sevastopol, Crimea. Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day.
Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge walks past pupils with flags during a visit to formally open Kensington Aldridge Academy in London.
Israeli reserve soldiers patrol near the Israel-Lebanon border, northern Israel.
A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Madrid.
Roger Federer of Switzerland makes a backhand return to Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
A person walks to his office amidst morning fog, in New Delhi, India.
A supporter of Zambia’s leading opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), led by Hakainde Hichilema, shows his campaign leaflets during an election rally in Lusaka.
Canada's Justine Dofour-Lapionte celebrates her victory in the women's freestyle skiing single moguls final event at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia makes a backhand Ana Konjuh of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
A woman reacts as she prepares to swim in the ice cold water of a lake on the eve of Russian Orthodox Epiphany in Minsk, Belarus.
People hold signs that read: 'I am Volnovakha' during a rally on Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, in solidarity with the victims of a rocket attack this week that claimed 13 lives on a highway near the eastern town of Volnovakha.
Lindsey Vonn sprays sparkling wine as she celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
Pope Francis greets Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle at Rizal Park, in Manila, Philippines.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a piece of sweet to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha on the occasion of his son, Kussh Sinhas wedding in Mumbai.
Combo- Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Union Minister of State for Planning and Defence, Rao Inderjit Singh with Haryana Minister of State for Cooperation, Bikram Singh Yadav flag off the new passenger train from Rewari to Bikaner and from Rewari to Rohtak, in Rewari.
BSF daredevils during the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.
Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin runs with a handicap girl during the Standard Chartered marathon.