Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Several female Gelada baboons, also known as bleeding-heart baboons, cuddle with their youngs in order to keep warm at the Wilhelma zoo in Stuttgart, Germany. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)

  • Germany's Richardآ Freitag falls after his first attempt during the third stage of the Four Hills Ski Jumping event at the ski jump in Innsbruck, Austria. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

  • Participants gesture during a mass demonstration in support of a new year address made by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang. AFP / KIM Won-Jin

  • Ice coats the rocks and observation deck at the base of the Horseshoe falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario. AFP / Geoff Robins

  • A herd of some 120 buffaloes are driven in Kiskunsag National Park from their winter habitat in Szabadszallas to the animal farm of Fulopszallas, 87 kms south of Budapest, Hungary. (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP)

  • Constantin Schmid of Germany jumps during the ski jumping event of the third stage at the 66th Four Hills Tournament in Innsbruck, Austria. AFP / JOE KLAMAR

  • A Syrian man walks amid destruction following bombardment a day earlier in the rebel-controlled town of Misraba, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. AFP / Hamza AL-AJWEH

  • A Palestinian child carries a poster of Musab Firas al-Tamimi, 17, who was shot dead in clashes with the Israeli army a day earlier, during his funeral in the village of Deir Nizam north of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. AFP / ABBAS MOMANI

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