January 16, 2013

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 3:40 pm (UTC-4)
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Hong Kong Politics

1Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, also known as ‘Long Hair,’ is blocked by security officials as he tries to approach Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying inside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. (Reuters)

US Gun Control

2Gun shop customers shop for weapons at the Bullet Hole gun shop in Sarasota, Florida, as they listen to live streaming video of an announcement about gun control by U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama proposed a new assault weapons ban and mandatory background checks for all gun buyers. (Reuters)

Pakistan Unrest

3Supporters of moderate preacher Tahir-ul Qadri rest on the third day of a protest rally in Islamabad, Pakistan. Protesters call on the government to quit after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the prime minister. (AFP)

Romania Railway Workers

4Two train drivers shake hands from their train windows after stopping at Gara de Nord railway station during a two-hour protest by railway workers over delayed salary payments in Bucharest, Romania. (Reuters)

Western Cold Snap

5Ice covers an orange at an orange grove in Redlands, California, USA, January 15, 2013. (AP)

Afghanistan Blast

6An Afghan truck driver is seen through the broken windshield of his vehicle at the site of a suicide attack near the Afghan intelligence agency headquarters in Kabul. (AFP)

Indonesia Dead Fish

7A fisherman looks at mass of dead fish floating near the Jatiluhur dam, following torrential rains around the area in West Java, Indonesia. (AP)

Britain Helicopter Crash

8A helicopter crashes when it hit a crane at a building site in central London during morning rush hour and plunged to the ground, killing two people and engulfing several cars in flames. (AFP/Victor Jimenez)

Colombia Poison Frog

9An endangered poison frog (Oophaga histrionica) at the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin, Colombia. (Reuters)

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