January 30, 2013
Free Syrian Army fighters run for cover as a tank shell explodes on a wall during heavy fighting in the Ain Tarma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.
An employee walks through the Maserati's new manufacturing factory in Turin, Italy.
People cross a flooded area after heavy rain in Tabuk, 1500 km (932 miles) from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In this photo released by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute, South Korea's rocket lifts off from its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung. South Korea says it has successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time.
School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi assemble to mark his death anniversary in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
NASA astronaut Kevin Ford, Expedition 34 commander, watches a water bubble float freely between him and the camera, showing his image refracted, in the Unity node of the International Space Station.
Blood stains are seen on snow at the site of a plane crash outside Almaty, January 29, 2013. The passenger plane crashed in thick fog near Kazakhstan's commercial capital Almaty and broke into pieces when it hit the ground, killing all 21 people on board.
A photographer takes a photo as Germany's team pilot Francesco Friedrich (front), Gino Gerhardi, Axel Christ and Thorsten Margis speed down the Horse Shoe Corner during the fourth training run of the four-man competition at the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships 2013, in the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Riot police firing tear gas chase Bahraini anti-government protesters throwing petrol bombs in Manama, Bahrain.
A bright yellow butterfly is seen on a flower at the campus of Vinh Trang pagoda in My Tho, the capital city of Tien Giang province, Vietnam. (Photo by Hillary Tran/Vietnam/VOA reader)
An Ivory Coast supporter reacts before the African Nations Cup (AFCON 2013) Group D soccer match against Algeria in Rustenburg, South Africa.