Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi from Afghanistan, a young Lionel Messi fan, plays football in Kabul. Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with Ahmadi, Kabul's football federation said on Feb.1. Pictures of Ahmadi dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey surfaced and went viral.
A young ragged-tooth shark swims at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa.
A health worker carries out fumigation as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the cemetery of Carabayllo on the outskirts of Lima, Peru.
Protesters throw eggs at French police officers at the entrance of the prefecture in Moulins, France. French farmers of the FNSEA (National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions) and the Young farmers union (CDJA) were protesting against the falling prices of their products.
An Emirati man holds a hunting falcon at the al-Marzoon Hunting reserve in the United Arab Emirates.
Syrian refugees wait on the Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul, Turkey.
Cargo ship 'Modern Express' stays in the Atlantic Ocean off France. The distressed ship is being towed away from the French coast after a final salvage attempt on Monday.
Waves crash over a lighthouse at Porthcawl, Wales.
Storm clouds hang over a rainbow as a motorcyclist rides past a field of maize after rains near Malawi's capital Lilongwe. Late rains in Malawi threaten the staple maize crop and have pushed prices to record highs. The experts at United Nations World Food Programme said it is because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern.
A pedestrian smokes a cigarette as she walks on a snow covered pathway in Alta, Norway.