A child visits 'Moroz city,' Frost city, at the Sokolniki city park in Moscow. The city, made of ice, consists of streets, a bank, a theatre, a prison, a registry office, a hotel and other sights.
Living Goddess Kumari attends the Changu Narayan festival in Kathmandu. The Kumari, a young pre-pubescent girl who is a manifestation of a Goddess, is worshiped by both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. The Kumari emerges from her temple about 12 times a year for religious occasions.
Men ride a motorcycle and sidecar along a road near Reinosa, northern Spain on Friday. Spain's weather authorities have put out alerts of cold temperatures and snowstorms for several regions in the country.
A ray swims in an aquarium in Oberhausen, western Germany while a child touches the glass pane. Schoolchildren help in counting the residents of the different aquariums during the annual stocktaking.
Afghan refugees are reflected in a small river while a man crosses it in a poor neighborhood in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Thursday.
A southern Sudanese man with his face covered in mud attends a rally in Juba. Sudan is heading for an acrimonious split but while southern leaders want political independence from the north, economic realities may keep them uncomfortably dependent on their former foes. Most analysts expect the south -- which produces almost 75 percent of Sudan's 500,000 barrels per day of oil -- to secede after January.
A visitor tries on a pair of battery-powered Wiper Glasses during the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair in Hong Kong. The toy is expected to sell at a retail price of around $12.99. The fair features about 1,900 exhibitors from 41 countries and regions, organisers said.