A Japanese snow monkey relaxes in a hot spring in the Jigokudani valley in northern Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
The Danube Grace tries to break the ice on the frozen Danube river near the city of Giurgiu, 70 km south of Bucharest, Romania.
Employees lift Japanese carps, called Koi, at a fish farm, with the air temperature at about minus 22 degrees Celsius near the Nazarovo electric power plant, some 200 km west of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. The lake doesn't freeze in winter because of the a power station nearby which keeps water at about 12 degrees Celsius.
A lone tree stands on a snow-covered field near the eastern Bohemian village of Rovne, Czech Republic.
(David W. Cerny/Reuters)
A Belarussian worker, representing the charity organization Ecodom, harvests reeds on a frozen lake near the village of Stakhovtsy.
A riot policeman kicks an anti-austerity protester who fell during clashes in Athens.
James Pyle, of West Palm Beach, tries to push his car after it stalled during heavy afternoon rains in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Candles are lit at a prayer service at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stratford, Ont., for the 11 victims of a deadly traffic accident at nearby Hampstead, Ont..
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
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