24 Hours in Pictures - Jan 3 2013

Our top images from the past 24 hours.

  • Snowflakes collect on a car window during a winter nor'easter snow storm in Waltham Thomas White Reuters

  • People carry a wounded woman on a stretcher at the site of an explosion in Beirut's southern suburb Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Security officer waits for U.S. Secretary of State Kerry to arrive at Ben Gurion Airport Karishma Singh Reuters

  • Indian soldiers march as they rehearse for the Republic Day parade amid fog on a cold winter morning in New Delhi Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A Palestinian man covers his face to avoid inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes after the funeral of Ali, near Nablus Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A school boy walks past a street mural depicting a school bus and students in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A man carrying a bag adorned with a British Union Jack flag steps into bus departing from Sofia's central bus station to London Karishma Singh Reuters

  • Youths walk towards burning houses in Bossangoa Thomas White Reuters

  • Couples kiss during a contest on New Year's Eve in Xi'an Thomas White Reuters

  • A boy rides on a tricycle along a damaged street in the besieged area of Homs Thomas White Reuters

  • A girl carries a figurine of La Santa Muerte as a man pours an alcoholic beverage over it in Mexico City Thomas White Reuters

  • U.S. President Barack Obama walks onto the 18th green during a round of golf at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua Thomas White Reuters

  • The fingers of Rahul Maji, who lives and works with family at brick factory, is pictured as he works in Kathmandu Thomas White Reuters

  • Rolf Schumacher, father of seven-times former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, leaves the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble Thomas White Reuters

  • Russian cossacks look at portraits of people suspected of involvement in terrorist acts, released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in central Volgograd Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • A pedestrian walks through a winter nor'easter snow storm in Lawrence Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • The Field Deployable Hydrolysis System used to destroy and neutralize chemical weapons sits inside the MV Cape Ray in Virginia Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • New York City Police officers salute during the swearing in ceremony for William F. Bratton in New York Thomas White Reuters

  • Pallbearers carry the coffin during the funeral honors of Russian police senior sergeant Dmitry Makovkin who was killed by a suicide bomb blast in the city main railway station in Volgograd Thomas White Reuters

  • Worker who had been taking part in a protest is escorted by Cambodian soldiers after clashes broke out, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh Thomas White Reuters

  • Israeli soldier rests after completing 45 km march in Jordan Valley Thomas White Reuters

  • A man gestures as he holds a wounded girl at the site of the explosion in Beirut's southern suburbs Thomas White Reuters