Jan. 11, 2015. A Syrian man carries wood for a fire in the rebel-held city of Douma. Syria’s recent stretch of icy weather has taken a toll on people living in cities like rebel-held Douma, but but it has also stymied violence.
Jan. 11, 2015. A Syrian man carries wood for a fire in the rebel-held city of Douma. Syria’s recent stretch of icy weather has taken a toll on people living in cities like rebel-held Douma, but but it has also stymied violence.ABD DOUMANY-AFP/Getty Images
Jan. 11, 2015. A Syrian man carries wood for a fire in the rebel-held city of Douma. Syria’s recent stretch of icy weather has taken a toll on people living in cities like rebel-held Douma, but but it has also stymied violence.
Jan. 11, 2015. More than 1.5 million people take part in a march to support freedom of expression and protest against terrorism in the French capital after terror attacks that left 17 people dead.
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Jan. 12, 2015. Nissan prepares to introduce the new Titan pickup truck at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Mich.
Jan. 13, 2015. Mourners gather for the burial ceremony in Jerusalem for the four victims who were killed by terrorists in a Paris kosher grocery store siege.
Jan. 14, 2015. President Barack Obama arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. after a day trip to Cedar Falls, Iowa to deliver a speech on increasing access to affordable high-speed broadband.
Jan. 12, 2015. A worker stacks bricks on his head at a brick factory in Lalitpur, Nepal.
Jan. 11, 2015. The Ara Yevi samba school performs on a float showcasing Pope Francis during carnival in Gualeguaychu, Argentina.
Jan. 12, 2015. Musicians play during a ceremony to remember those killed and buried in the mass grave in Titanyen, Haiti, during a service for the 5-year anniversary of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that killed 316,000 people.
Jan. 12, 2015. Roger Federer of Switzerland plays tennis with Lleyton Hewitt of Australia between speedboats on Sydney Harbour ahead of their Fast 4 Exhibition match in Sydney.
Jan. 12, 2015. An Iraqi Shi'ite fighter fires his weapon during fighting with Islamic State militants at Al-Nibai, north of Baghdad.
Jan. 12, 2015. Indonesian officers move the flight data recorder of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went down with 162 passengers into a suitable protective transportation case in the town of Pangkalan Bun in Indonesia after it was retrieved from the Java Sea.
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Jan. 11, 2015. A man takes his evening bath in a pond at O-Treng village at the outskirt of Phnom Penh.
Jan. 12, 2015. Chinese winter swimming enthusiasts warm up before swimming in the half-frozen Houhai lake with a water temperature around 36 fahrenheit in Beijing.
Jan. 12, 2015. Riders compete during 2015 Dakar Rally stage 8 between Uyuni, Bolivia and Iquique, Chile. The Uyuni salt flat is the largest in the world, located in Bolivia near the crest of the Andes, 12,000 ft. above sea level.
Jan. 11, 2015. More than 1.5 million people take part in a march to support freedom of expression and protest against terrorism in the French capital after terror attacks that left 17 people dead.
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