Men paint faces of artists participating in a Dussehra procession in Allahabad, India. The Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita Devi. Rama killed Ravana to free Sita. The burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil, brings the festivities to a close. It was celebrated on Oct. 17.
The Allahabad High Court in India today announced the Ayodhya verdict, dividing a religious site disputed between Muslims and Hindus.
A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival.
Policemen practice laughter therapy near their camp in Allahabad, India, on Wednesday.
Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival pose in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Saturday.
Cyclone Laila, a powerful storm that hit India on Thursday, has resulted in the deaths of 23 people and caused mudslides and power outages.
The powerful Cyclone Laila hit southeastern India, bringing heavy rains and strong winds
Girls smeared with colored powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colors, in Chennai, India, on March 1. The holiday heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over the country.
A man shovels snow from the roof of the soccer arena in Munich, Germany on Jan. 28.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.