A horseman jumps over a bonfire Saturday, January 16, during the annual Las Luminarias festival in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain. In honor of Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of animals, horses are traditionally ridden through bonfires to purify and protect them in the year ahead.
Taxis block a main road in Budapest, Hungary, to protest the online service Uber on Monday, January 18.
A man in Moscow dips into the icy waters of a pond during Epiphany celebrations on Tuesday, January 19. Many believers jump into rivers and ponds to cleanse themselves with water deemed holy for the day.
Director Adam McKay, left, kisses actor Christian Bale after their movie "The Big Short" won the Critics' Choice Award for best comedy on Sunday, January 17. Holding the award is presenter Aziz Ansari.
Confiscated weapons hang from a magnet before being destroyed at a foundry in Santiago, Chile, on Monday, January 18. Nearly 13,000 firearms were destroyed as part of a government arms-control program.
The Dalai Lama points to his swollen right eye as he talks to journalists before boarding a flight in Dharamsala, India, on Tuesday, January 19. The spiritual leader said he was flying to Minnesota for a regular medical checkup.
A dead body lies on a stretcher after airstrikes struck the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, on Saturday, January 16.
A sled dog is covered in ice Sunday, January 17, before the next stage of a race in the French Alps.
A woman puts a sombrero on a Pope Francis figure in Mexico City on Tuesday, January 19. The Pope is visiting Mexico next month.
A boy aims a rocket-propelled grenade during a military show in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday, January 17.
People in Beijing walk past a poster of the Chinese army on Thursday, January 21.
A duck rests with its beak inside its feathers during a cold day in New Delhi on Thursday, January 21.
Police detain a protester in Kolkata, India, on Wednesday, January 20. The protest was in response to the recent suicide of a university student in Hyderabad, India. Demonstrators said the student and four others had been discriminated against by university officials.
A boy wields a stick as his domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, January 19.
A man in Atlanta is reflected in glass at Ebenezer Baptist Church while he walks past a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18. The civil rights icon used to preach at the church.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speak simultaneously at a debate in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday, January 17.
A 10-year-old girl does her homework in Bhaktapur, Nepal, on Wednesday, January 20.
A pedestrian's eyebrows are covered with frost in Harbin, China, on Thursday, January 21. Temperatures dropped to minus-30 degrees Celsius (minus 22 Fahrenheit).
A decommissioned airplane sits in Thailand's Nakhon Pathom Province on Tuesday, January 19.
A woman holds her dog as it is blessed by a priest outside a church in Malaga, Spain, on Sunday, January 17.
A man is seen through the shattered windshield of a car after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, January 20. Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayoub Salangi said six civilians, including four women, had died in the attack, and at least 24 others were wounded. The bomber, who was on a motorcycle, targeted a bus.
A Syrian refugee and her children take shelter in an iron box, protecting themselves from the rain after they arrived on the Greek island of Pasas on Wednesday, January 20.