The Day in Photos January 20, 2016


Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50), and guard Mario Chalmers (6), stand over New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, bottom, as they wait for a referee call on possession of the ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, January 18, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (Photo by Brandon Dill/AP Photo)



US actor Michael Keaton arrives for a ceremony during which he is awarded with France's Order of Art and Letters by French junior minister for Foreign Trade, Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, Fleur Pellerin, in Paris on January 18, 2016. (Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP Photo)



A snow canon blows colourful artificial snow on a lawn in front of the Pinakothek museum in Munich, Germany, 18 January 2016. Artist Philipp Messner attempts to sharpen the perception of reality through his installation “Clouds”. (Photo by Sven Hoppe/EPA)



A Filipino farmer waters his plant at a field in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines, 19 January 2016. According to a study by the European Union (EU) supported – “Focused-Food Production Assistance to the Vulnerable Sector (FPAVAS)” project – earnings or profits of local farmers in the Philippines decreases due to unpredictable weather patterns called Climate Change. The research showed that typhoons arrived earlier than usual, becoming more frequent and of greater intensity damaging crops, while in some parts of the country, drought are abundant, had very little rainfall, thus lakes, rivers, and irrigation canals dried up. (Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA)



Georgian Orthodox believers pray during Epiphany celebrations at the Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia, 19 January 2016. Eastern churches following the Julian Calendar observe Epiphany on 19 January. (Photo by Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA)



Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews attend the funeral of Rabbi Rafael Shmuelevitz, head of the Mir Yeshiva in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel, 19 January 2016. Thousands attend the funeral of Rabbi Rafael Shmuelevitz who died late on 18 January at the age of 78. Mir Yeshiva is the largest yeshiva (Jewish institution for studying traditional religious texts) in Israel and one of the largest in the world with over 7,500 students. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)



A mother who was affected by earthquake reacts after receiving free blanket at Lapark, in Gorkha district, Nepal, 19 January 2016. Lapark is one of the epicenter villages of Gorkha district, where more than 600 hundreds houses were destroyed during earthquake on 25 April 2015. Hundreds of earthquake victims living in shelter of highland altitude have been facing harsh winterization season after snowfall in Lapark. (Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA)



A women and her children stand in the ruins of battle-damaged house in the Kurdish town of Silopi, in southeastern Turkey, near the border with Iraq on January 19, 2016. Turkey is waging an all-out offensive against the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), with military operations backed by curfews aimed at flushing out rebels from several southeastern urban centres. (Photo by Ilyas Akengin/AFP Photo)



A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm, waits with other migrants and refugees to board a train heading to the border with Croatia at the train station in Presevo, on January 19, 2016, after crossing the Macedonian border into Serbia. More than one million migrants reached Europe in 2015, most of them refugees fleeing war and violence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, according to the United Nations refugee agency. (Photo by Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP Photo)



A California Highway Patrol officer moves belongings from a Greyhound bus crash that left two dead and at least eight injured on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (Photo by Noah Berger/AP Photo)



A California Highway Patrol investigator examines the scene of a fatal Greyhound bus crash, Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (Photo by Noah Berger/AP Photo)



Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum on January 19, 2016 in Winterset, Iowa. Trump received the endorsement of Aissa Wayne, John Wayne's daughter. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)



Drag queen Ruda Puda during the Odeur Fall/Winter 2016/2017 fashion show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany on January 19, 2016. (Photo by Kay Nietfeld/DPA via ZUMA Press)



A man walks his dog by the Black Pearl driftwood pirate ship on the beach of the River Mersey at New Brighton in north west England on January 19, 2016. The ship was created by local artists Major Mace and Frank Lund from driftwood and was almost destroyed during the storms of 2013. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP Photo)



Members of the Danza Voluminosa (Voluminous Dance) Cuban dance group rehearse at the National Theatre in Havana, on January 13, 2016. (Photo by Adalberto Roque/AFP Photo)



Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center, on the eve of the opening of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016. The overarching theme of the Meeting, which will take place from from 20 to 23 January, is “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. (Photo by Jean-Christophe BottEPA)



An Aymara woman offers statues of the Ekeko, god of fortune, to sell during the “Alasitas” fair in La Paz, Bolivia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)



An Aymara woman stands next to a stall displaying miniature bundles of fake money to sell during the “Alasitas” fair in La Paz, Bolivia, January 19, 2016. During the “Alasitas” fair next January 24, Bolivians buy miniature versions of goods they would like to own at the fair, with the hope of acquiring them in real life during the year. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)



Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is seen on January 19, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Paolo Blocco/Getty Images)



Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is seen on January 19, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Paolo Blocco/Getty Images)



A reveller prepares to dance during the celebrations of a feast honouring Saint Sebastian in Diriamba, Nicaragua January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller waits for the start of a parade during a feast in honour of Saint Sebastian, patron saint of Diriamba, in Diriamba, Nicaragua January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



Revellers dance during the celebration of a feast honoring Saint Sebastian in Diriamba, Nicaragua, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



Model Irina Shayk blows a kiss as she attends the Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)



Cassidy Lamb waves a sign before Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives to a campaign rally at Boutwell Auditorium, January 18, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama. Sanders spoke to a capacity crowd of around 5,000 supporters. (Photo by Hal Yeager/AFP Photo)



Two men remove the Indonesian flag as the compound of the Gafatar sect burns after being set on fire by local villagers, at Antibar village in Mempawah Regency, Indonesia West Kalimantan Province, January 19, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. (Photo by Jessica Helena Wuysang/Reuters/Antara Foto)



Members of the Gafatar sect walk in the rain as they evacuate their compound, which was later burned down by local villagers, in Antibar village, Mempawah Regency, Indonesia West Kalimantan Province, January 19, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Local authorities and police moved the sect members to an army barracks located some 70 km (43 miles) away from Antibar for their safety following recent disputes between the sect and the villagers, Antara said on Tuesday. (Photo by Jessica Helena Wuysang/Reuters/Antara Foto)



An Afghan migrant sits in front of a burnt dismantled shelter in the camp known as the “Jungle”, a squalid sprawling camp in Calais, northern France, January 19, 2016. French authorities have asked migrants living in makeshift shelters to respect an unoccupied 100 meter zone from the fence barrier which protects the road that leads to the ferry terminal. (Photo by Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)



German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks at a combat diver during her visit to Naval Base Command in Kiel, Germany, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fabian Bimmer/Reuters)



A car drives on a highway near piled garbage in Beirut, Lebanon on January 19, 2016. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)



An ethnic girl poses next to an art installation during the 1st anniversary condolences ceremony and press conference at Myanmar Baptist Convention in Yangon on January 19, 2016. The two female volunteer teachers were raped and brutally murdered in Kawng Hka Village, Northern Shan state. (Photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP Photo)



Fighters of the pro-government Popular Resistance militia stand atop a tank near Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A woman stands near a currency exchange office in Kiev, Ukraine, January 19, 2016. The average rate of Ukraine's hryvnia currency weakened to a 10-month low of 24.93 to the dollar on Tuesday, central bank data showed. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)



A prison official attends an emergency National Council on Health meeting on the control of Lassa Fever in Abuja, Nigeria January 19, 2016. (Photo by Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters)



A bird lands on the scoreboard during the first round match between Serbia's Viktor Troicki and Spain's Daniel Munoz de la Nava at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)



Serbia's Viktor Troicki watches a bird fly away after it landed on the court during his first round match against Spain's Daniel Munoz de la Nava at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)



A Christian armed vigilante group which called themselves “Red God’s Defenders” hold their weapons as they appear to the media for the first time in their mountain hideout in central Mindanao in southern Philippines, January 19, 2016. The group burned a black flag similar to one used by Islamic State jihadists, vowing to fight any attempt spread its roots in the Asian country. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Canada's Eugenie Bouchard poses during a promotional event at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, in this January 19, 2016 handout photo. (Photo by Fiona Hamilton/Reuters)



Models of First Order's Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film “Star Wars – The Force Awakens” are displayed in a shop in Shanghai, China, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A worker arranges lanterns at a factory ahead of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, in Boai county, Henan province, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



An armed paramilitary soldier stands guard after a suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in Peshawar, Pakistan January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



Oscar nominees are shown in this combination of file photos. Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith said on January 18, 2016 they will boycott next month's Academy Awards ceremony because black actors were shut out of nominations, and the Academy acknowledged it needed to do more to promote diversity. The Oscar acting nominees announced on Thursday lacked black performers for a second straight year, leading to the revival of the Twitter feed #OscarsSoWhite that emerged in 2015. From top to bottom (L-R) are best actor nominees Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, and Leonardo DiCaprio; best actress Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlotte Rampling, Jennifer Lawrence and Cate Blanchett; best supporting actor Mark Rylance, Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Sylvester Stallone and Mark Ruffalo; best supporting actress Alicia Vikander, Rachel McAdams, Rooney Mara, Kate Winslet and Jennifer Jason Leigh. (Photo by Reuters)



Australia's Jarmila Wolfe cries as she walks off court after retiring from her first round match against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters)



Traders try to rescue their merchandise near a burning car during a protest in Port-au-Prince, on January 18, 2016. During the protest the demonstrators blocked some street with burning tires and two cars were burned. The second round of presidential elections is scheduled on January 24, between ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin. Celestin has said he is not participating in the January 24 elections but has not yet presented his offitial resignation to the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP). (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)



A man riding a bike passes next to a car that was set afire by protesters during a demonstration against the electoral process in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 18, 2016. Haiti's delayed presidential run-off election will take place on January 24. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Madison Keys of the United States serves to Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Andrew Brownbill/AP Photo)



A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Asian stock prices tumbled Wednesday after Wall Street turbulence and weaker Chinese economic growth. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)



Sen. Grace Poe, a presidential hopeful, waves as she is mobbed by supporters as she arrives at the Philippine Supreme Court for the oral arguments following a petition that was filed questioning her citizenship in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The Philippines will hold presidential elections in May. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)



In this Jan. 18, 2016 photo a model presents a make-up creation by Maybelline during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany. The Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collections are presented during the Berlin Fashion Week from Jan. 18 to 22. (Photo by Britta Pedersen/DPA via AP Photo)



Skaters in action during the first speed skating marathon on natural ice of this year in Haaksbergen, The Netherlands, 19 January 2016. (Photo by Vincent Jannink/EPA)



A worker polishes one of the solid bronze Actor statuettes for the Screen Actors Guild Awards during their fabrication in Burbank, California, USA, 19 January 2016. The awards will be held on 30 January. (Photo by Eugene Garcia/EPA)



A Georgian girl attends a cathedral during Epiphany in Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Orthodox Georgians celebrate Epiphany on January 19, following the old Julian calendar. Water blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year's celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. (Photo by Shakh Aivazov/AP Photo)



Delaney Anne tries to make a selfie with Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign stop, Monday, January 18, 2016, in Tilton, N.H. (Photo by Matt Rourke/AP Photo)



In this January 5, 2016 photo, Marcela, a rebel soldier of the 36th Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, stands at the edge of a brook where she is preparing to bathe, near the guerrilla's group hidden camp in Antioquia state, in the northwest Andes of Colombia. The rebels inhabit an impenetrable forest with South America's only bear, venomous snakes and 20 species of exotic frogs. (Photo by Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo)



Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50), and guard Mario Chalmers (6), stand over New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, bottom, as they wait for a referee call on possession of the ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, January 18, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (Photo by Brandon Dill/AP Photo)



US actor Michael Keaton arrives for a ceremony during which he is awarded with France's Order of Art and Letters by French junior minister for Foreign Trade, Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, Fleur Pellerin, in Paris on January 18, 2016. (Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP Photo)



A snow canon blows colourful artificial snow on a lawn in front of the Pinakothek museum in Munich, Germany, 18 January 2016. Artist Philipp Messner attempts to sharpen the perception of reality through his installation “Clouds”. (Photo by Sven Hoppe/EPA)



A Filipino farmer waters his plant at a field in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines, 19 January 2016. According to a study by the European Union (EU) supported – “Focused-Food Production Assistance to the Vulnerable Sector (FPAVAS)” project – earnings or profits of local farmers in the Philippines decreases due to unpredictable weather patterns called Climate Change. The research showed that typhoons arrived earlier than usual, becoming more frequent and of greater intensity damaging crops, while in some parts of the country, drought are abundant, had very little rainfall, thus lakes, rivers, and irrigation canals dried up. (Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA)



Georgian Orthodox believers pray during Epiphany celebrations at the Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, Georgia, 19 January 2016. Eastern churches following the Julian Calendar observe Epiphany on 19 January. (Photo by Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA)



Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews attend the funeral of Rabbi Rafael Shmuelevitz, head of the Mir Yeshiva in the Mea Shearim neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel, 19 January 2016. Thousands attend the funeral of Rabbi Rafael Shmuelevitz who died late on 18 January at the age of 78. Mir Yeshiva is the largest yeshiva (Jewish institution for studying traditional religious texts) in Israel and one of the largest in the world with over 7,500 students. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)



A mother who was affected by earthquake reacts after receiving free blanket at Lapark, in Gorkha district, Nepal, 19 January 2016. Lapark is one of the epicenter villages of Gorkha district, where more than 600 hundreds houses were destroyed during earthquake on 25 April 2015. Hundreds of earthquake victims living in shelter of highland altitude have been facing harsh winterization season after snowfall in Lapark. (Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA)



A women and her children stand in the ruins of battle-damaged house in the Kurdish town of Silopi, in southeastern Turkey, near the border with Iraq on January 19, 2016. Turkey is waging an all-out offensive against the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), with military operations backed by curfews aimed at flushing out rebels from several southeastern urban centres. (Photo by Ilyas Akengin/AFP Photo)



A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm, waits with other migrants and refugees to board a train heading to the border with Croatia at the train station in Presevo, on January 19, 2016, after crossing the Macedonian border into Serbia. More than one million migrants reached Europe in 2015, most of them refugees fleeing war and violence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, according to the United Nations refugee agency. (Photo by Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP Photo)



A California Highway Patrol officer moves belongings from a Greyhound bus crash that left two dead and at least eight injured on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (Photo by Noah Berger/AP Photo)



A California Highway Patrol investigator examines the scene of a fatal Greyhound bus crash, Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (Photo by Noah Berger/AP Photo)



Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum on January 19, 2016 in Winterset, Iowa. Trump received the endorsement of Aissa Wayne, John Wayne's daughter. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)



Drag queen Ruda Puda during the Odeur Fall/Winter 2016/2017 fashion show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany on January 19, 2016. (Photo by Kay Nietfeld/DPA via ZUMA Press)



A man walks his dog by the Black Pearl driftwood pirate ship on the beach of the River Mersey at New Brighton in north west England on January 19, 2016. The ship was created by local artists Major Mace and Frank Lund from driftwood and was almost destroyed during the storms of 2013. (Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP Photo)



Members of the Danza Voluminosa (Voluminous Dance) Cuban dance group rehearse at the National Theatre in Havana, on January 13, 2016. (Photo by Adalberto Roque/AFP Photo)



Members of Swiss special police forces stand on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Center, on the eve of the opening of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016. The overarching theme of the Meeting, which will take place from from 20 to 23 January, is “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. (Photo by Jean-Christophe BottEPA)



An Aymara woman offers statues of the Ekeko, god of fortune, to sell during the “Alasitas” fair in La Paz, Bolivia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)



An Aymara woman stands next to a stall displaying miniature bundles of fake money to sell during the “Alasitas” fair in La Paz, Bolivia, January 19, 2016. During the “Alasitas” fair next January 24, Bolivians buy miniature versions of goods they would like to own at the fair, with the hope of acquiring them in real life during the year. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)



Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is seen on January 19, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Paolo Blocco/Getty Images)



Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is seen on January 19, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Paolo Blocco/Getty Images)



A reveller prepares to dance during the celebrations of a feast honouring Saint Sebastian in Diriamba, Nicaragua January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller waits for the start of a parade during a feast in honour of Saint Sebastian, patron saint of Diriamba, in Diriamba, Nicaragua January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



Revellers dance during the celebration of a feast honoring Saint Sebastian in Diriamba, Nicaragua, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



Model Irina Shayk blows a kiss as she attends the Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)



Cassidy Lamb waves a sign before Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives to a campaign rally at Boutwell Auditorium, January 18, 2016 in Birmingham, Alabama. Sanders spoke to a capacity crowd of around 5,000 supporters. (Photo by Hal Yeager/AFP Photo)



Two men remove the Indonesian flag as the compound of the Gafatar sect burns after being set on fire by local villagers, at Antibar village in Mempawah Regency, Indonesia West Kalimantan Province, January 19, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. (Photo by Jessica Helena Wuysang/Reuters/Antara Foto)



Members of the Gafatar sect walk in the rain as they evacuate their compound, which was later burned down by local villagers, in Antibar village, Mempawah Regency, Indonesia West Kalimantan Province, January 19, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Local authorities and police moved the sect members to an army barracks located some 70 km (43 miles) away from Antibar for their safety following recent disputes between the sect and the villagers, Antara said on Tuesday. (Photo by Jessica Helena Wuysang/Reuters/Antara Foto)



An Afghan migrant sits in front of a burnt dismantled shelter in the camp known as the “Jungle”, a squalid sprawling camp in Calais, northern France, January 19, 2016. French authorities have asked migrants living in makeshift shelters to respect an unoccupied 100 meter zone from the fence barrier which protects the road that leads to the ferry terminal. (Photo by Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)



German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks at a combat diver during her visit to Naval Base Command in Kiel, Germany, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fabian Bimmer/Reuters)



A car drives on a highway near piled garbage in Beirut, Lebanon on January 19, 2016. (Photo by Aziz Taher/Reuters)



An ethnic girl poses next to an art installation during the 1st anniversary condolences ceremony and press conference at Myanmar Baptist Convention in Yangon on January 19, 2016. The two female volunteer teachers were raped and brutally murdered in Kawng Hka Village, Northern Shan state. (Photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP Photo)



Fighters of the pro-government Popular Resistance militia stand atop a tank near Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A woman stands near a currency exchange office in Kiev, Ukraine, January 19, 2016. The average rate of Ukraine's hryvnia currency weakened to a 10-month low of 24.93 to the dollar on Tuesday, central bank data showed. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)



A prison official attends an emergency National Council on Health meeting on the control of Lassa Fever in Abuja, Nigeria January 19, 2016. (Photo by Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters)



A bird lands on the scoreboard during the first round match between Serbia's Viktor Troicki and Spain's Daniel Munoz de la Nava at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)



Serbia's Viktor Troicki watches a bird fly away after it landed on the court during his first round match against Spain's Daniel Munoz de la Nava at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)



A Christian armed vigilante group which called themselves “Red God’s Defenders” hold their weapons as they appear to the media for the first time in their mountain hideout in central Mindanao in southern Philippines, January 19, 2016. The group burned a black flag similar to one used by Islamic State jihadists, vowing to fight any attempt spread its roots in the Asian country. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Canada's Eugenie Bouchard poses during a promotional event at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, in this January 19, 2016 handout photo. (Photo by Fiona Hamilton/Reuters)



Models of First Order's Stormtrooper Battle Buddy from the film “Star Wars – The Force Awakens” are displayed in a shop in Shanghai, China, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A worker arranges lanterns at a factory ahead of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, in Boai county, Henan province, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)



An armed paramilitary soldier stands guard after a suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in Peshawar, Pakistan January 19, 2016. (Photo by Fayaz Aziz/Reuters)



Oscar nominees are shown in this combination of file photos. Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith said on January 18, 2016 they will boycott next month's Academy Awards ceremony because black actors were shut out of nominations, and the Academy acknowledged it needed to do more to promote diversity. The Oscar acting nominees announced on Thursday lacked black performers for a second straight year, leading to the revival of the Twitter feed #OscarsSoWhite that emerged in 2015. From top to bottom (L-R) are best actor nominees Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, and Leonardo DiCaprio; best actress Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlotte Rampling, Jennifer Lawrence and Cate Blanchett; best supporting actor Mark Rylance, Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Sylvester Stallone and Mark Ruffalo; best supporting actress Alicia Vikander, Rachel McAdams, Rooney Mara, Kate Winslet and Jennifer Jason Leigh. (Photo by Reuters)



Australia's Jarmila Wolfe cries as she walks off court after retiring from her first round match against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters)



Traders try to rescue their merchandise near a burning car during a protest in Port-au-Prince, on January 18, 2016. During the protest the demonstrators blocked some street with burning tires and two cars were burned. The second round of presidential elections is scheduled on January 24, between ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin. Celestin has said he is not participating in the January 24 elections but has not yet presented his offitial resignation to the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP). (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)



A man riding a bike passes next to a car that was set afire by protesters during a demonstration against the electoral process in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 18, 2016. Haiti's delayed presidential run-off election will take place on January 24. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Madison Keys of the United States serves to Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. (Photo by Andrew Brownbill/AP Photo)



A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Asian stock prices tumbled Wednesday after Wall Street turbulence and weaker Chinese economic growth. (Photo by Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo)



Sen. Grace Poe, a presidential hopeful, waves as she is mobbed by supporters as she arrives at the Philippine Supreme Court for the oral arguments following a petition that was filed questioning her citizenship in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The Philippines will hold presidential elections in May. (Photo by Bullit Marquez/AP Photo)





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