The Day in Photos January 31, 2016


Security guards stand in front of a mural on the outside of a supermarket in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Joe Penney/Reuters)



Cooks prepare fish during the attieke and fish festival in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Joe Penney/Reuters)



A man dances in front of St. Mary's Basilica at the Old Town Market Square in Krakow, Poland January 30, 2016. (Photo by Kacper Pempel/Reuters)



Women sit on the bench as they wait for public transport in Kasserine, where young people have been demonstrating for jobs since last week, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)



Orphans take part in a sack race during a gathering organized by Damascus Lovers, a group that helps with social support for orphans, in Harasta, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria January 30, 2016. (Photo by Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)



A woman looks at her mobile phone while a municipal health worker fumigates her home as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Jorge Cabrera/Reuters)



A municipal health worker carries out fumigation on a street as part of the city's efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Jorge Cabrera/Reuters)



U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum points to his target after taking target practice at the Central Iowa Impact shooting range in Boone, Iowa, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Brian C. Frank/Reuters)



Football, Aston Villa vs Manchester City, FA Cup Fourth Round, Villa Park on January 30, 2016: Aston Villa fan lifts his shirt in the stands. (Photo by Andrew Boyers/Reuters/Action Images)



Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France perform during the ice dance free dance at the ISU European Figure Skating Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia, January 30, 2016. (Photo by David W. Cerny/Reuters)



Football Soccer, Arsenal vs Burnley, FA Cup Fourth Round, Emirates Stadium on January 30, 2016: Arsenal mascot before the game. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Reuters/Livepic)



Nuns dance during a rally against same-sex unions and gay adoption in Rome, Italy January 30, 2016. Tens of thousands of Italians staged a mass rally in Rome's Circus Maximus on Saturday to urge the government to drop legislation that offers homosexual couples legal recognition and limited adoption rights. (Photo by Remo Casilli/Reuters)



A rebel fighter, reportedly belonging to the Faylaq al-Rahman brigade, looks up from his hiding spot in the rebel-controlled area of Arbeen, on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus on January 29, 2016. (Photo by Amer Almohibany/AFP Photo)



People take part in an earthquake drill called ModEx, attended by various units in different European countries, in Tinglev, Denmark January 30, 2016. (Photo by Claus Fisker/Reuters/Scanpix Denmark)



People take part in an earthquake drill called ModEx, attended by various units in different European countries, in Tinglev, Denmark January 30, 2016. (Photo by Claus Fisker/Reuters/Scanpix Denmark)



People walk past a giant statue of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha at a temple in Chachoengsao province, east of Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2016. The statue sits at a height of 49m (161 ft) and measures 19m (62 ft) in width. (Photo by Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters)



Football Soccer, Colchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur, FA Cup Fourth Round, Weston Homes Community Stadium on January 30, 2016: Cheerleaders. (Photo by Dylan Martinez/Reuters/Livepic)



People watch police destroy confiscated illegal firecrackers in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, January 29, 2016. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates after winning her final match against Serena Williams of the U.S. at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Brandon Malone/Reuters)



An Orthodox priest sprinkles water to bless servicemen swearing the oath during a ceremony at a training centre of the Russian Navy in Sevastopol, Crimea, January 30, 2016. (Photo by Pavel Rebrov/Reuters)



A law enforcement officer guards an entry to a complex of buildings at the Harney County Court House as a demonstration takes place, in Burns, Oregon January 29, 2016. Four armed anti-government protesters held their ground at a remote U.S. wildlife refuge in Oregon on Friday, a day after the FBI released a video of the fatal shooting of one of the group's spokesmen during a traffic stop. (Photo by Jim Urquhart/Reuters)



A giant flightless bird known as Genyornis newtoni (R) is surprised on her nest by a 1 ton, predatory lizard named Megalania prisca in Australia roughly 50,000 thousand years ago, in this illustration courtesy of Peter Trusler, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Scientists said on 29 January, 2016 that burn patterns detected on Genyornis eggshell fragments indicate that the humans who first arrived to prehistoric Australia roughly 50,000 years ago gathered and cooked the big bird's eggs, playing havoc with its reproductive success and possibly contributing to its extinction. (Illustration courtesy of Peter Trusler, Monash University/Reuters)



Protesters argue with National Police officers as they march to protest against the government and the electoral process in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 29, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



A woman rides on a suitcase as a man pushes it outside of the Langfang Railway Station in Langfang, China, Saturday, January 30, 2016. China's peak travel season is kicking into high gear as hundreds of millions of people return home for Spring Festival celebrations or head for vacation destinations. According to the Ministry of transport, Chinese travelers are expected to make 2.9 billion trips during the 40-day period between Jan. 21 and March 3, with the majority of those trips falling in the weeks around the Feb. 8 Lunar New Year. (Photo by Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo)



Indian students try to make their way through police barricade as they march towards the office of Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) or the National Volunteers Association's office during a protest against the death of 26-year-old doctoral student Rohith Vemula in New Delhi, India, Saturday, January 30, 2016. Saturday marked the birthday of Vemula whose body was found hanging in a hostel room, on January 17 weeks after he along with four others, was barred from using some facilities at his university in the southern tech-hub of Hyderabad. (Photo by Altaf Qadri/AP Photo)





Leave a comment