President Barack Obama talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White in Washington.
Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, arrive in a religious procession to participate in the Maha Kumbh Mela at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad.
Pakistani relatives and mourners carry the body of one of Thursday`s bombing victims that targeted a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mingora, Pakistan, during his funeral procession.
France`s President Francois Hollande delivers a speech on the situation in Mali at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
Campaigners gather outside the U.S. Embassy in London, holding various signs against the prison and some wearing US President Obama masks, to mark the 11th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay US prison in eastern Cuba.
Loyalist protesters hold a British Union flag during clashes with police in the Cloughfern area of Newtownabbey, Belfast, Northern Ireland, during a Union flag protest.
Serbia`s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams of the US perform the gangnam style dance during the Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
An ethnic Karen children artist troupe, clad in traditional dresses, performs during Karen New Year celebrations at National Race Village in Yangon, Myanmar.
New Zealand`s bowler Trent Boult celebrates after dismissing South Africa`s batsman Hashim Amla for 110 runs on the second day of their second cricket test match at the St Georges Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, waves to supporters as he arrives for the People`s Uprising Rally at Stadium Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur.
Glen Elaine Ella, grieves as she clutches a photo of her daughter Stephanie Nicole Ella, 7, who was hit with a stray bullet as their family watch the fireworks to welcome the New Year, during her buria, at Norzagaray township, Bulacan province, north of Manila.
A Kashmiri woman walks in the snow in Srinagar. Traffic on the 300-kilometer long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended due to heavy snowfall, according to news reports.
Protestors burn a flag of Pakistan during a demonstration in Bhubaneswar.
Shiite demonstrators chant pro-government slogans and wave national flags, to show support for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, center in photo on banner, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Pakistani Shiite Muslims sit next to bodies and await the burial of their relatives and friends who were killed in Thursday`s deadly bombings, during a protest in Quetta.
Pope Benedict XVI, Prince Albert II of Monaco, left, and his wife Princess Charlene pose for photographers during a private audience at Vatican.