Shiite faithful worshippers gather between the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas, seen in the background, during "Muharram," an important period of mourning for Shiites in Karbala, Iraq, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad.
Supporters of a Pakistan religious group, Jamaat-ud-Dawwa, chant slogans during a protest to condemn US drone attacks, in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Vietnamese girls wave Vietnamese and Russian flags during a welcoming ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
A golden eagle reacts to a hunting dog during a hunting competition near Kyrgyz village of Bokomdfevo some 270 km (about 168 miles) east of Bishkek, Kyrgyz capital.
Model Hilary Rhoda walks the runway during the 2013 Victoria`s Secret Fashion Show at the 69th Regiment Armory, in New York.
Masked revellers celebrate the start of the carnival season on the Hirschenplatz square in Zurich, Switzerland.
Indians look at a cricket ball-shaped car with a portrait of Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar, displayed for cricket fans in Hyderabad. Tendulkar plays his world-record 200th and last test from Thursday in a hometown stadium before retiring from international cricket.