A pedicab is seen in Central Park in New York on December 14. Another round of wintry weather battered the US Midwest and East Coast on Saturday as a massive storm spanning more than 1,000 miles dumped heavy snow, snarling air traffic and making roads treacherous. Reuters/Eric Thayer
Henry, a cockatoo, perches in the kitchen as food is prepared for the birds and other animals living in the Foster Parrots program at the New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary in Hope Valley, Rhode Island. Filled with nearly 500 screaming, squawking cockatoos, macaws, parrots and a variety of s
Pupils hold candles during a ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of the Nanjing massacre at the Nanjing Massacre Museum in Nanjing, Jiangsu province on December 13. The Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanjing, was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troop
Free Syrian Army fighters play with snow in Raqqa, eastern Syria. A powerful winter storm sweeping the eastern Mediterranean this week is causing mayhem across the region and inflicting extra hardships on Syrians. The storm, named Alexa, is expected to last until Saturday, bringing more snow, r
A man dressed as a bear walks near a barricade set up by pro-European integration protesters in central Kiev, on December 12. Ukrainian protesters stood their ground after a sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favouring ties
Peri Cochin, organiser of the raffle "One Picasso for 100 Euros", stands in front of the goauche 'L'Homme au Gibus, 1914' (Man with Opera Hat) by painter Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) at Sotheby's auction house in Paris, on December 12.
The gouache is valued at on
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, wear 3D glasses before a screening of "David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive 3D" at the Natural History Museum in London on December 11. Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett