Day in pictures - 30th January 2013

Damascus, Syria

Fighting in the capital

Free Syrian Army fighters fires a rocket propelled grenade in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus Credit: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Taipei, Taiwan

Opening of the world's first official Barbie cafe

A chef puts the finishing touches to a cake for the opening of a Barbie-themed cafe in Taiwan Credit: Reuters

Allahabad, India

Hindu worshippers attend the Dikasha ritual on the banks of the river Ganges

Sadhus attend the Dikasha ritual during the ongoing Kumbh Mela festival Credit: REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Dundalk, Ireland

Colleagues mourn a detective shot dead during a robbery

The state funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe takes place in Dundalk today Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Chester, England

The latest arrival

A baby meerkat emerges from its burrow at Chester Zoo for the first time Credit: Chester Zoo/PA Wire

Bilbao, Spain

Basque residents demonstrate against government cuts to social services

Members of the Berri-Otxoak pressure group perform a Via Crucis (Way Of The Cross) in Bilbao Credit: REUTERS/Vincent West

St. Moritz, Switzerland

Defying gravity

Germany's bobsled team train at the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships 2013 in Switzerland Credit: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

London, England

One's got a ticket to ride

The Duchess of Cornwall and The Prince of Wales travel on London Underground to mark its 150the anniversary Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire