A U.S. Marine eats a scorpion as he participates in a jungle survival program in Thailand.
A Kyrgyz hunter flies a golden eagle during a hunting festival in the village of Cholpon-Ata.
The mother of a newborn casts her ballot for president at a maternity hospital in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.
An elderly supporter of candidate Viktor Yanukovych celebrates the election results during a rally in Kyiv.
A Viktor Yanukovych supporter kisses his portrait during a rally in Kyiv.
Iranian security forces deployed as part of celebrations marking the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. - Opposition leaders are reported to have come under attack and their supporters clashed with police during the rallies.
Female students in Tehran wave national flags during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad visits a laser technology exhibition in Tehran.
The frozen Afghan capital, Kabul, as seen from a mountain overlooking the city.
A man carries flour distributed by the World Food Program on a snow-covered path in Kabul.
Afghan soldiers search for bodies after avalanches killed at least 165 people near the Salang Pass in Parwan Province.
A man carries a poster as official campaigning begins for Iraq's March 7 general election.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton departs a New York hospital after visiting her ailing husband. - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton had an emergency operation to clear a blocked coronary artery.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela marks the 20th anniversary of his release from prison.