Hindu devotees arrive for a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, India.
Residents in nine northeastern states are preparing for what forecasters say could be the most powerful winter storm to hit the region in 25 years.
Tens of thousands of angry Tunisians turned out Friday for the funeral of assassinated secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid.
A ferry carrying more than 100 passengers capsized after colliding with a barge laden with sand in the Meghna River in Munshiganj district.
Bomb attacks Friday killed 26 people in Baghdad and in a town to the south. Attacks earlier in the week rocked Taji and Kirkuk.
A Free Syrian Army fighter carries ammunition for a B-10 recoilless gun in the Haresta neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.
People reach out to take fruits and vegetables freely distributed by farmers during a protest against high production costs, outside the Agriculture Ministry in Athens, Greece.
VOA French-to-Africa reporter Nicolas Pinault is currently on the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Thousands of people took to Tunisia's streets Wednesday to protest the killing, amid fears that radicals are threatening to derail the country's democratic transition.
Supporters of the political and religious party Jamaat-e-Islami hold party flags as they march during a rally to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Lahore, Pakistan.
Tens of thousands of people have paid their respects for former King Norodom Sihanouk, who died in October of 2012.