Wednesday in Pictures: January 6

See some of the best news pictures of the day.

People walk on a path along a lake mirrored with clouds after sunset in Yangon, Myanmar on Jan. 6.

Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP

A musician puts on a monkey mask as he waits for his group to begin their session for the "Diablada" festival in downtown Pillaro, Ecuador on Jan. 5. Diabladas are held annually in several Andean nations

Dolores Ochoa / AP

Manchester City's Yaya Toure has his free kick blocked by the Everton wall in the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg.

Andrew Yates / Reuters

LaTonya Jones stands over her mother Bettie Jones during her funeral at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill. 

Joshua Lott / Getty Images

The canal Saint Martin is being drained for maintenance in Paris, France. 


A refugee child sleeps in the registration and transit camp, as his family wait to board the train heading for the Serbian border, near Gevgelija, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.


Two men prepare for the traditional Three Kings swim to commemorate Epiphany Day at the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic.

David W Cerny / Reuters

Bulgarians plunge into the icy winter water of a lake in Sofia, to catch a cross during the Epiphany Day celebrations. As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy throughout the year as well as all those who dance in the icy water. 


GALLERY: Bulgarians Dip Into Icy River to Celebrate Epiphany


School children cross along a make-shift pedestrian bridge on a drain covered with garbage at a slum in Karachi, Pakistan.

Shakil Adil / AP

Believers burn dried oak branches, which symbolizes the Yule log, on Orthodox Christmas Eve in front of the St. Sava temple in Belgrade, Serbia, on Jan. 6. Serbian Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas on January 7, according to the Julian calendar. 


GALLERY: Yesterday in Pictures

Marko Djurica / Reuters