A girl runs through a park decorated for the celebrations of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The festival begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.
The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad is seen at sunset. The moment was built to represent the culture and civilization of the country, and depicts the story of the Pakistan Movement, dedicated to those who sacrificed themselves for future generations.
A worker prepares roses for export before Valentine's Day at Elite Flowers in Facatativa, Columbia. The troubled global economy has many growers worried about this year's crop.
77-year-old Gao Yinyu does his morning exercise before swimming in the Songhua river. Gao says he does his exercises everyday irrespective of the weather.
International Space Station, orbiting earth from space
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted this picture of Salamanca Park and Barranquilla Industrial District Port, Colombia, from the International Space Station, where he is spending six months.
A family feeds pigeons in the snow in a park in Alamty, Kazahkstan.
Alain Robert, aka 'Spiderman' stands on top of a school in the old quarters of Havana. Robert is famours for scaling buildings all over the world without safety equipment.