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The day in pictures - 9 January 2013

Suphan Buri, Thailand

Buddhist monks launch paper lanterns into the sky at a temple during a traditional pilgrimage to pay homage to Lord Buddha and bless Thailand as it enters the new year.

Buddhist monks launch paper lanterns into the sky Credit: Reuters/Sukree Sukplang

Bekaa valley, Lebanon

Syrian refugees play with snow outside their tents during the worse winter storm in two decades.

Syrian children play with snow Credit: Reuters/Afif Diab

Old city, Manila

The Black Nazarene, a life-size wooden statue of Jesus Christ carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines in the 17th century, is carried during an annual procession.

The Black Nazarene is believed to have healing powers Credit: Erik de Castro / Reuters

Princess Ragnhild Coast, Antartica

Photographs have been released of a 9,000-strong colony of emperor penguins that hasbeen discovered in the Antarctica.

A team from Belgium's Princess Elisabeth Antarctica polar research station have become the first people to visit and photograph the colony. Credit: International Polar Foundation/PA Wire

Las Vegas, America

Protection for many popular gadgets have been popular at the Consumer Electronics Show.

A demonstration of celery being sliced on top of a Kindle protected with an Invisible Phone Guard (IPG) at the CES

Tyne and Wear, UK

The sun rises over the lighthouse in South Shields at the mouth of the Tyne estuary, Tyne and Wear.

The sun rises over the lighthouse in South Shields Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Twycross Zoo, UK

A new born western lowland gorilla with its mother Ozala at Twycross Zoo, Atherstone.

The new born western lowland gorilla was born under a primate breeding programme. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire