Week in Photos (January 3- January 9)

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Italian firemen check the Italian-owned Norman Atlantic ferry moored at the pier of Brindisi on January 3, 2015. AFP/Filippo Monteforte
Italian firemen check the Italian-owned Norman Atlantic ferry moored at the pier of Brindisi on January 3, 2015. AFP/Filippo Monteforte
Visitors walk in an ice maze at the China Ice and Snow World on January 4, 2015 on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 16th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province. AFP/Fred Dufour
Visitors walk in an ice maze at the China Ice and Snow World on January 4, 2015 on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 16th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province. AFP/Fred Dufour
Jakub Janda of Czech Republic soars through the air as he comptees during the third stage of the Four Hills competition (Vierschanzentournee) of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Innsbruck on January 4, 2015. AFP/Joe Klamar
Jakub Janda of Czech Republic soars through the air as he comptees during the third stage of the Four Hills competition (Vierschanzentournee) of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Innsbruck on January 4, 2015. AFP/Joe Klamar
A swimmer races to retrieve a wooden cross from the sea during a ceremony of the blessing of the waters marking the orthodox Epiphany Day in a southern suburb of Athens on January 6, 2015. AFP/Aris Messinis
A swimmer races to retrieve a wooden cross from the sea during a ceremony of the blessing of the waters marking the orthodox Epiphany Day in a southern suburb of Athens on January 6, 2015. AFP/Aris Messinis
Participants race with their sledge during the traditional horn sledge race in a valley near the Bavarian village of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on January 6, 2015. AFP/Christof Stache
Participants race with their sledge during the traditional horn sledge race in a valley near the Bavarian village of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on January 6, 2015. AFP/Christof Stache
People attend a ceremonial burning of dried oak branches, the Yule log symbol for the Orthodox Christmas Eve in front of a church in Smederevo, 60 kilometres east of Belgrade, on January 6, 2015. AFP/Andrej Isakovic
People attend a ceremonial burning of dried oak branches, the Yule log symbol for the Orthodox Christmas Eve in front of a church in Smederevo, 60 kilometres east of Belgrade, on January 6, 2015. AFP/Andrej Isakovic
In a picture taken through large mirror panels shows people gathering on the old Harbour of Marseille on January 8, 2015 after observing a minute of silence for the victims of an attack by armed gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7 which left at least 12 dead and many others injured. AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat
In a picture taken through large mirror panels shows people gathering on the old Harbour of Marseille on January 8, 2015 after observing a minute of silence for the victims of an attack by armed gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7 which left at least 12 dead and many others injured. AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat
A Sri Lankan homeless man sleeps in a street in Colombo on January 8, 2015. AFP/Ishara S. Kodikara
A Sri Lankan homeless man sleeps in a street in Colombo on January 8, 2015. AFP/Ishara S. Kodikara
A woman holds a cellphone reading 'Je Suis Charlie' (I am Charlie) in support of the victims of the terrorist attack at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, on January 8, 2015 in front of the French embassy in Mexico City. AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt
A woman holds a cellphone reading 'Je Suis Charlie' (I am Charlie) in support of the victims of the terrorist attack at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, on January 8, 2015 in front of the French embassy in Mexico City. AFP/Ronaldo Schemidt
People gather in front of the Pont du Gard decorated with lights during the 'Nuit des Lucioles', an event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Roman aqueduct registration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on January 8, 2015 in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, southern France. AFP/Sylvain Thomas
People gather in front of the Pont du Gard decorated with lights during the 'Nuit des Lucioles', an event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Roman aqueduct registration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on January 8, 2015 in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, southern France. AFP/Sylvain Thomas
A child stands outside a tent on January 9, 2015 at a Syrian refugee camp covered with snow in Marj al-Khawkh, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese town of Marjayoun. AFP/Ali Dia
A child stands outside a tent on January 9, 2015 at a Syrian refugee camp covered with snow in Marj al-Khawkh, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese town of Marjayoun. AFP/Ali Dia
Mini's driver Kazakhstan's Aidyn Rakhimbayev and co-driver Russia's Anton Nikolaev compete during the Stage 5 of the Dakar 2015 between Copiapo and Antofogasta, Chile, on January 8, 2015. AFP/ Franck Fife
Mini's driver Kazakhstan's Aidyn Rakhimbayev and co-driver Russia's Anton Nikolaev compete during the Stage 5 of the Dakar 2015 between Copiapo and Antofogasta, Chile, on January 8, 2015. AFP/ Franck Fife
A car covered in snow in Bhamdoun, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Bou Haidar
A car covered in snow in Bhamdoun, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Bou Haidar
Storm "Zina" as seen from Ain al-Mreisseh Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi
Storm "Zina" as seen from Ain al-Mreisseh Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi

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