January 4, 2012

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 3:04 pm (UTC-4)

"Nepal Environmental Clean-up"

Nepalese cheer during an environmental clean-up campaign in Kathmandu. (Reuters)

"India Cold Weather"

An Indian Border Security Force camel contingent participates during a rehearsal for India's Republic Day parade, amidst morning fog in New Delhi. (AP)

"Indonesia Sandal Protest"

An Indonesian activist holds pair of sandals in solidarity with a 15 year-old boy, who is being prosecuted for lifting an old pair of sandals in Central Sulawesi province, at the office of Indonesian Commission for Child Protection in Jakarta. Thousands of Indonesians have dumped flip flops and other old sandals at police stations and prosecutor offices to show support for the boy who could face up to five years in prison - the same sentence given to many terrorists, drug pushers and rapists - if found guilty. (AP)

"Liverpool Minton Tiled Floor"

A worker mops the centerpiece of the Minton tiled floor at St. George's Hall in Liverpool, northern England. Visitors will be able to view the mosaic of over 30,000 tiles which was laid in 1852, from January 7 to 22. (Reuters)

"Serena Williams"

Serena Williams of the United States collapses after twisting her left ankle in her match against Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia. (AP)

"China Harbin Ice Snow Festival"

Visitors view the buildings made from blocks of ice at the Harbin International Ice and Snow festival held in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang province. (AP)

"Britain Zoo Animal Count"

Adrian Walls, Team Leader of Birds, counts penguins at London Zoo in central London. (Reuters)

"Florida Frozen Strawberries"

A layer of protective ice covers a new strawberry blossom in a field in Dover, Florida. Farmers spray a coating of water over their plants to help keep them from freeze damage. (AP)


6 responses to “January 4, 2012”

  1. vania melo says:

    I like a lot your new about his strawberry, this new is wunderful.

  2. Lily says:

    Harbin is in northeastern China’s Hei Longjiang province.

  3. Abedin says:

    amazing photos. stories in pictures.

  4. well for mi is nice the photos, the indians comand camels, flowers and every these tipe of fotoshow from VOA is nice thanks.

  5. Keen says:

    I came from a tropical country so I really appreciate object related with ice and snow. I believe that snow sculptures from China are fantastic and amazing. But the strawberry blossom is just awesome and the best picture in the bunch.

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