The West End bridge is reflected in the water of the Ohio river in Pittsburgh, US.
An Indian man flies a kite in Mumbai during the harvest festival Makar Sankranti.
Icicles on a bicycle in the eastern German city of Leipzig as the country continues to experience low temperatures.
A street vendor tries to catch a fish from a bowl to sell it in Damascus, Syria.
A caretaker of the Rameswari temple in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu pours holy water over a devotee during the Pongal harvest festival celebrated by Tamils across the world.
A West Highland white terrier being groomed at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre. The findings of a UK inquiry on whether the way pedigree dogs are bred damages their health was made public on Thursday.
A demonstrator in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, holds a poster of a giant ear. The protest, called Bulgaria is Not Big Brother, is against government plans to access private e-mails and calls.
Pigeons descend from a rooftop in Belgrade, capital of Serbia.
In Ukraine, activists from the Femen women's organisation try to gain access to the Central Electoral Commission as part of their demonstration to demand a fair presidential election on 17 January.
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