Wednesday in Pictures: January 27
See the best 10 photos of the day.
A woman wearing a costume of the Virgin Mary is helped into her position to welcome heads of state to the IV Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, in Quito, Ecuador, on Jan. 27, 2016. The Dominican Republic will take over the rotating presidency of the CELAC from Ecuador, during the summit.
Children attend a memorial mass for Kenyan soldiers at the Moi Barracks in Eldoret, Kenya on Jan. 27, 2016. The soldiers were killed in an attack in El Adde, Somalia on January 15. Al Shabaab claimed its fighters killed more than 100 Kenyan soldiers when they overran the base in El Adde, also known as Ceel Cadde, near the Kenyan border, on Jan 15.
Pakistani girls read the Quran, Islam's holy book, at a local madrassa or seminary in Karachi, Pakistan on Jan. 27, 2016.
A man enters the Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp through the gate with the phrase 'Arbeit macht frei' (work sets you free) at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Oranienburg, Germany on Jan. 27, 2016. The International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp on Jan. 27, 1945.
An Indian student shouts slogans demanding the resignation of the Indian education minister as she is detained by police during a protest against the death of student Rohith Vemula in New Delhi, India on Jan. 27, 2016. The students were protesting the death of Vemula, who, along with 4 others, was barred from using some facilities at the university in the southern tech-hub of Hyderabad. The protesters accused Hyderabad University's vice chancellor along with two federal ministers of unfairly demanding punishment for the five lower-caste students after they clashed last year with a group of students supporting the governing Hindu nationalist party.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi approach to shake hands after attending a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, on Jan. 27, 2016. Kerry is on the final leg in his latest round-the-world diplomatic mission.
Indonesian Navy personnel assist someone disembarking from the KRI Teluk Banten naval ship after it transported more than 700 members of the Gafatar sect from West Kalimantan province to Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta on Jan. 27, 2016. Indonesian security forces on Wednesday evacuated hundreds of members of the group authorities have called a deviant religious organisation to the capital, Jakarta, after sectarian violence drove them from their homes in West Kalimantan province.
An image of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen on a car parked in front of damaged buildings in the town of Rabiya, after pro-government forces recaptured the rebel-held town in coastal Latakia province, Syria on Jan. 27, 2016. Syrian pro-government forces recaptured a key rebel-held town in coastal Latakia province on Sunday, building on battlefield advances in the area ahead of planned peace talks this week in Geneva between Damascus and Syria's opposition. Picture taken during a media tour organised by the government.
People reach out to receive free produce handed out by farmers in protest over the government's proposal to overhaul the country's ailing pension system in Athens, Greece, on Jan. 27, 2016.
A migrant child walks through a registration camp in Erding, Germany, on Jan. 27, 2016.