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February 7, 2013
Images of Daily Life from January 2013

A look at daily life around the world in January 2013 as seen by the photographers of the Associated Press and its member newspapers.

(32 images)

Nepalese children walk home from school at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. AP / Niranjan Shrestha
Afghan boys play cricket, as the sun sets on the outskirts of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. AP / Rahmat Gul
An Afghan woman cleans raisins at a raisin factory in Mazar-i-Sharif north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. According to the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan (EPAA), Afghanistan exports thousand tons of raisins outside the country. AP / Mustafa Najafizada
A Pakistani child, who was displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, looks out through a hole of a makeshift curtain at the entrance of her family's home, in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
Indian laborers return in a truck after unloading vegetables at a wholesale vegetable market in Allahabad, India , Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. AP / Rajesh Kumar Singh
Two schoolgirls walk through a market in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. AP / Altaf Qadri
Indian laborers sleep as they ride in the back of a truck carrying boxes of alcohol to be sold in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. AP / Kevin Frayer
A potter takes a break to smoke a cigarette at Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Bhaktapur, also known as city of devotees, is an ancient city and part of the Katmandu valley, which holds the status of a World Heritage Site. AP / Niranjan Shrestha
Nepalese women attend a literacy class for women in Basundhara, Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Around 105 women from age group of 16 to 60 years old have been attending this class which is being conducted free for the past one year. Most of the women are housewives who don't know how to read and write thereby facing problems in their daily life. AP / Niranjan Shrestha
Buddhist novice monks eat ice while lining up to collect alms during an annual pagoda festival in Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. AP / Khin Maung Win
An elderly woman smokes during an annual pagoda festival in Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan, on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. AP / Khin Maung Win
A man crosses a road during a very hazy day near Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. AP / Ng Han Guan
A Chinese girl plays hide and seek with her friends, unseen, at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. AP / Ng Han Guan
A security guard takes photos for a group of girls in front of sculptures displayed outside a hip retail district in Beijing on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. AP / Ng Han Guan
A bride is helped to adjust her traditional wedding costume as she prepares for photos with her groom, unseen, just after their marriage at Meiji Shinto shrine in Tokyo, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. AP / Itsuo Inouye
An amateur pop group performs at Tokyo's Harajuku shopping district Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. AP / Itsuo Inouye
Umbrellas are displayed in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. This display symbolizes Seoul public officials' intention to be an umbrella for Seoul citizens. AP / Ahn Young-joon
A North Korean boy tries out inline skating at an outdoor skate park along the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea on Jan. 24, 2013. AP / Kim Kwang Hyon
Miguel, 51, drinks a red wine as he relaxes outside a bar, Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. AP / Alvaro Barrientos
A man sits with his dog in a bench in a public park in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013. AP / Emilio Morenatti
A couple sit by the Tagus river bank at sunset in Lisbon, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. AP / Francisco Seco
A woman walks through a ravine in Toronto's east end on Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013 as the city issues an extreme weather warning after temperatures drop into the single digits. The Canadian Press / Chris Young
Sunset colors the heavy fog that has been hanging over the Southern Willamette Valley for more than a week near Eugene, Ore., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. The Register-Guard / Kevin Clark
Frost covers tree branches above an inversion cloud at sunrise in Willard Canyon in Box Elder County, Utah on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Standard-Examiner / Robert Johnson
A woman walks across the Peirce Island bridge at dusk in Portsmouth, N.H., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Temperatures in New Hampshire hovered close to single digits, with windchill temperatures going below zero for most of the day. AP / Charles Krupa
Ice crystals form on a leaf along South Forest Avenue in Palatine, Ill. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Daily Herald / Mark Welsh
A pair of gulls stand on a thin sheet of ice Monday Jan. 28, 2013, on the Mississippi River near Alton, Ill., as fog shrouds the river in the distance making an eerie scene. The Telegraph / John Badman
Children ride on the back of an elephant named Karen during the Kids Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in Secaucus, N.J. AP / Julio Cortez
Curator Stephen Stiegler looks at artwork in the graffiti art show "All By Myself" featuring the artist "Brakes" at Daddy's Garage art gallery that runs through February, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. AP / David Duprey
An ice climber scales a frozen waterfall in the Plotterkill Nature Preserve on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Rotterdam, N.Y. AP / Mary Esch
Two burrowing owls peer from their underground nest entrance, watching whatever is near their home, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in a Cooper City, Fla. park. Officials say there is a shrinking population of 3,000 owls. Expanding home and business construction has destroyed much of what was their homes. In some places, officials are trying to draw the owls to man-made holes in protected areas. AP / J Pat Carter
Birds roost on the rifle portion of a Benjamin Milam statute at dusk, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. Milam was leading figure in the Texas Revolution. AP / Eric Gay

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