January 8, 2012

Posted January 8th, 2012 at 12:41 pm (UTC-4)
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"Taiwan Election"

1A young boy and his family join Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and tens of thousands of supporters in a march to the Presidential Office through the main streets of Taipei. Taiwan will hold its presidential election on January 14, 2012. (AP)

"New Zealand Container Ship"

2The stricken container ship Rena sits on a reef about 14 nautical miles (22 km) from Tauranga, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island after it separated into two. (Reuters)

"Afghanistan Weather"

3An Afghan man protects his child from the cold on a road in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters)

"Singapore Botanic Gardens"
"India Religious Festival"

4Students hold earthen pitchers filled with water as they take a holy bath ahead of the Magh Mela festival during a ceremony in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, India. (Reuters)

"Vatican Pope Baptism"

5Pope Benedict XVI stands inside the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. The pope baptized 16 babies in the splendor of the Sistine Chapel. (AP/L'Osservatore Romano)

"India Kashmir Weather"

6A Kashmiri boy rows a traditional boat on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. Many parts of northern India received snowfall in recent days, closing roads and hindering transport in some parts of the region including the main highway in Jammu and Kashmir. (AP)

"Austria Weather"

7A little dog looks out of the snow in Lofer, Salzburg province, Austria. Heavy snowfall caused traffic problems in many parts of the country and causing a higher risk of avalanches in alpine regions. (AP)

"UAE The World Islands Project"

8A development on one of the islands of The World Islands project in Dubai, UAE, January 7, 2012. The World Islands are located approximately 4 km (2.5 miles) off the coast of Jumeirah. The man-made islands are collectively shaped into the continents of the world, and will consist of 300 small private artificial islands divided into four categories - private homes, estate homes, dream resorts, and community islands, according to the development company Nakheel Properties Group. (Reuters)

" Germany Biathlon World Cup"

9Athletes shoot during the 12.5 km women's mass start competition at the Biathlon World Cup in the eastern German ski resort of Oberhof. (Reuters)

One response to “January 8, 2012”

  1. Lee Ka Man says:

    I thank the dog is very cute and lovely. The snow had cower it with snow, but I want to ask a question. Did the dog cold or not???

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