A polar bear named Anori plays in the outdoor enclosure pool at the Wuppertal Zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, on Thursday, February 5.
An Afghan refugee, clad in a burqa, waits to be repatriated Monday, February 2, at a U.N. office on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan.
Frikkie Rossouw prepares a rhino's carcass for an autopsy Wednesday, February 4, in South Africa's Kruger National Park. It is suspected that the rhino was shot for its horn. At least 41 rhinos this year have been killed at the park for their horn.
A Ukrainian serviceman with the Aydar volunteer battalion prepares to throw a tire over the gates of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry during a demonstration in Kiev on Monday, February 2. According to local media, Aydar volunteers were protesting against the disbandment of their battalion.
Competitive eater Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti competes in the 23rd annual Wing Bowl, which was held in Philadelphia on Friday, January 30. Bertoletti downed 444 chicken wings in 30 minutes, narrowly edging out his nearest competitor and shattering the record of 363 wings.
Members of the New York Fire Department battle a six-alarm fire at a storage facility on the waterfront of the East River on Saturday, January 31.
An injured man receives medical assistance at a field hospital in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, February 2, following what activists said was an airstrike carried out by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The United Nations estimates nearly 200,000 people have been killed in Syria since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war.
A man has his eye tattooed black Friday, January 30, at the International Tattoo Festival in Caracas, Venezuela.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, visits the Wonsan Shoes Factory in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's state-run news agency on Saturday, January 31.
People hold a rally against racism while snow falls Friday, January 30, in Nuremberg, Germany.
Staten Island Chuck is seen in his viewing unit, a box with clear plastic sides and fake turf, during a Groundhog Day event at New York's Staten Island Zoo on Monday, February 2. Despite the shadows cast by the strong halogen lights pointing at the groundhog, Staten Island Chuck had a favorable prediction. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that spring is coming early.
Young children from poor townships in Johannesburg take part in a special training program at the Joburg Ballet on Monday, February 2.
An artificially triggered avalanche thunders down a mountainside in Anzere, Switzerland, on Tuesday, February 3. It was part of a scientific test for the Swiss Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research.
French President Francois Hollande pays his respects Tuesday, February 3, near the flag-draped coffins of nine French Air Force members who died in an accident last month in Albacete, Spain.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, wears safety glasses during his visit to the headquarters of One Nucleus, a life science company in Cambridge, England, on Monday, February 2.
Two immigrants try to jump over a border fence in Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on the north of Africa, on Tuesday, February 3.
People in Venice, Italy, walk on a flooded St. Mark's Square on Sunday, February 1.
Supporters of India's National Congress Party wait to enter a campaign rally in New Delhi on Wednesday, February 4.
A pug named Charlie wears a coat and cashmere sweater Friday, January 30, during the Snow Polo World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Models wear creations by designer Ariam Beige during a fashion show in Seville, Spain, on Thursday, February 5.
Starlings fly together before sunset in Rahat, Israel, on Monday, February 2.
A Chinelo dancer stands in Xochimilco, a borough of Mexico City, as a woman walks past with a dressed-up doll representing baby Jesus on Monday, February 2. This took place during an anniversary celebration marking the 40th day after Jesus' birth.
A man gestures to his daughter as she and her mother, not pictured, leave a railway station in Shenzhen, China, on Monday, February 2.