Turks wave national flags and his posters as Ismail Hakki Karadayi, Turkey`s former Chief of Staff, arrives at a courthouse in Ankara, Turkey.
Pakistani Shiite Muslim worshippers touch a horse, symbolizing the horse that carried Imam Hussein during the battle of Karbala, to pay tribute during the Muslim festival of Arbaeen in Rawalpindi.
This image taken from video obtained from Network 1 News and Information Syndicate (NNIS), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Bikram Singh Brahma, center, a leader of India`s ruling Congress party, is slapped by a woman in the village of Santipur.
Residents salvage a fridge from a home flooded by heavy rains in the Xerem neighborhood, about 31 miles north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio performs a mock swearing in for Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the 113th Congress began.
Kimono-clad workers attend traditional New Year`s opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo.
President Barack Obama greets people as he visits Island Snow for shave ice in Kailua, Hawaii, during his holiday vacation.
Australia`s captain Michael Clarke waves to fans after hitting a half century on day two of their third cricket test match against Sri Lanka in Sydney.
Myanmar cabinet ministers attend the national flag hoisting ceremony to mark the country`s 65th anniversary Independence Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag, left, gestures to President of India Pranab Mukherjee, center, and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on his arrival in New Delhi
Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, right, shakes hands with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary and chief Nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, in New Delhi.
A Naga Sadhu fires in the air during a religious procession towards the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, as part of the Mahakumbh festival in Allahabad.
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus speaks to the media at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia. Azarenka announced her withdrawal from the ongoing Brisbane International tennis tournament due to an injury to her right big toe.
Malala Yousufzai says goodbye as she is discharged from the hospital to continue her rehabilitation at her family’s temporary home in England.
Animal rights activists scuffle with police outside of the Ministry of Agriculture over a longstanding government policy they say has led to an estimated 80,000 stray dogs being euthanized on the island each year in Taipei, Taiwan.
Aniolina Caimol, 63, the grandmother of shooting victim Micaela Caimol, 7, cries after viewing her grand daughter inside a morgue of a private hospital in Kawit township, Cavite province 16 kilometers (10 miles) south of Manila, Philippines.
Italian marines Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre in black berets, arrive at the Kochi airport. The marines returned to Kochi Friday after visitng their homes during Christmas holidays in Italy.
School staff watch a self defense training program at a school in Mumbai.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offers prayers at the Buddha Smriti Park in Patna. The Dalai Lama is in the city to participate in the three day International Buddhist Conference beginning Jan. 5.