A white stork known as Kurtchen Rotschnabel flies over its nest in Bad Freienwalde, Germany (Pic: EPA)
A lone spectator awaits the start of the men's biathlon at the Winter Olympics in Sochi (Pic: EPA)
A child stands near the body of a sperm whale that beached on the coast of Denmark
Thai soldiers stand guard during a protest over rice payments
Performer Zhang Yashu from a Chinese ballet company performs during a photo shoot in front of Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge
An Indonesian volunteer removes volcanic ash from a Buddha stupa at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia (Pic: EPA)
Visitors trek on a snow-covered mountain on Ulleung Island, South Korea (Pic: EPA)
Houses in Blackett Close are inundated with flood water in Staines-Upon-Thames, England
Elephant Trompita enjoys a piece of birthday cake made of vegetables and fruit during her 53rd birthday celebration at the Aurora zoo in Guatemala city
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