A museum guard displays a burnt ancient manuscript at the Ahmed Baba Institute, or Ahmed Baba Center for Documentation and Research, in Timbuktu, Mali. The majority of Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts appear to be safe and undamaged, experts said, rejecting some media reports of their widespread destruction.
The famous landmark fish market in the harbor of Hamburg, Germany, is seen flooded.
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi poses for the media after receiving the Gwangju Prize for Human Rights 2004 during an awarding ceremony in Gwangju, south of Seoul, South Korea.
Destroyed buildings are seen on a deserted street in Homs, Syria, January 30, 2013.