The day in pictures - 24th January 2013

Gaza

Palestinian students demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony for a martial arts course.

The course was organized by the Hamas Ministry of Education in Gaza
The course was organized by the Hamas Ministry of Education in Gaza Credit: Reuters

Kennington, south London

The Prince of Wales meets up with youngsters who benefit from Prince's Trust activities.

The Prince stopped off at Surrey County Cricket Club at the Oval, Kennington
The Prince stopped off at Surrey County Cricket Club at the Oval, Kennington Credit: PA Wire

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Ghana fans cheer their team during their African Nations Cup Group B soccer match against Mali.

The match took place at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth
The match took place at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Credit: Reuters

Northumberland

A red squirrel in Kielder Forest seen after fresh snowfall.

More snow has been forecast for Friday before it starts warming up at the weekend
More snow has been forecast for Friday before it starts warming up at the weekend Credit: PA Wire

New Delhi, India

A man wears a costume depicting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he sits inside a bus during an awareness campaign to stop violence against women.

 The campaign was launched by non-profit organization Avaaz
The campaign was launched by non-profit organization Avaaz Credit: Reuters

Washington DC

A pathway at the White House is cleared of fresh snow which fell overnight.

Wintry weather has been affecting areas of America's east coast
Wintry weather has been affecting areas of America's east coast Credit: Reuters

Tokyo, Japan

Like a piece of modern art, a fancy floor in a building in Tokyo.

Artistic floor in Tokyo, Japan
Artistic floor in Tokyo, Japan Credit: Reuters

Hyde Park, central London

Victoria Pendleton launches the Royal Ascot The Colour and the Glory campaign.

Double Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton
Double Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton Credit: PA Wire