A purification festival in Bali, the tallest stand-alone communications tower in the world and more.
Balinese Hindu devotees hoist Pratima, symbol of god, above their heads during a purification festival called "Melasti" in Sanur's Beach, on the Indonesian island of Bali.
Tokyo Sky Tree, which is under construction, tops the 600-metre mark in Tokyo, the tallest stand-alone communications tower in the world.
Guides and their camels rest near the pyramids in Giza outside of Cairo. Sites around the great pyramid, a Wonder of the Ancient World, the Sphinx and the cemetery at Sakkara have been nearly empty of tourists since a revolt started a month ago that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
The space shuttle Discovery is seen with Earth in the background as the shuttle approaches the International Space Station for docking.
An aerial view shows people removing mud after a soil liquefaction caused from last week's earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland competes during the women's 10km cross country individual classic event at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo, Norway.
A model walks the runway during DSquared2 fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2011 in Milan, Italy.
Director and performer Bartabas trains 12-year-old Le Tintoret on stage at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England.
Best supporting actress nominee Hailee Steinfeld, for her role in "True Grit," poses for photographers at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, CA.
A visitor experiences a massage seat at the Renault showcase during the first media day of the 81st Geneva International Motor Show at the Palexpo in Geneva.
Gentoo penguins begin the breeding season at Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland.
A man punches another man dressed up as "Punch Me Panda" inside of the subway system in New York.