South Korean children spin cans of burning charcoal during the Daeboreum festival, which falls on the first full moon of the lunar new year.
In China, the same day is marked as the Lantern Festival. These actors in the former imperial capital of Xian in Shaanxi province are dressed as imperial-era officials.
Children try to get a view of Philippine President Gloria Arroyo during the inauguration of a school in Mandaluyong, Manila.
Russian riot police hold a training exercise in Moscow in preparation for the country's presidential election on 2 March.
US President George W Bush (centre) and Ghana's President John Kufuor (on his right) attend an arrival ceremony for the American guest at Osu Castle, Accra.
The Royal Australian Air Force Roulettes team performs on the second day of the Singapore Airshow.
Li Weifeng of China grabs Suzuki Keita of Japan by the throat after a challenge in the East Asian Football Championships in Chongqing, China. Japan won 1-0.
Two swans brave the frost on the River Wharfe at Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, England.
Part of the sculpture The Awakening is loaded onto a lorry before being moved to its new home on the shores of the Potomac River in Washington DC.