Pictures of the Day: Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Posted Jan. 06, 2013, at 10:30 p.m.
A flock of pigeons explode off the rooftop of the Kirsten Block building on Central Street in downtown Bangor on Saturday.
Carter F. McCall
A flock of pigeons explode off the rooftop of the Kirsten Block building on Central Street in downtown Bangor on Saturday. Buy Photo
Motorcyclists compete during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco, January 6, 2013.
Jacky Naegelen | Reuters
Motorcyclists compete during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco, January 6, 2013.
A man dressed as Hindu goddess Kali, the goddess of power, performs with a burning camphor tablet on his tongue during a religious procession ahead of the &quotKumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 6, 2013. During the festival, hundreds of thousands of Hindus take part in a religious gathering at the banks of the river Ganges. The festival is held every 12 years in different Indian cities.
Jitendra Prakash | Reuters
A man dressed as Hindu goddess Kali, the goddess of power, performs with a burning camphor tablet on his tongue during a religious procession ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 6, 2013. During the festival, hundreds of thousands of Hindus take part in a religious gathering at the banks of the river Ganges. The festival is held every 12 years in different Indian cities.
A burnt out car blocks Dee Street in east Belfast January 6, 2013. Pro-British militant groups are instigating and exploiting the riots that have rocked the Northern Irish capital Belfast in the past month, a police officers' representative said on Sunday. The violence, which stems from Loyalist protests over the removal of the British flag over Belfast City Hall, is among the worst in the province since a 1998 peace accord ended three decades of sectarian conflict.
Cathal McNaughton | Reuters
A burnt out car blocks Dee Street in east Belfast January 6, 2013. Pro-British militant groups are instigating and exploiting the riots that have rocked the Northern Irish capital Belfast in the past month, a police officers' representative said on Sunday. The violence, which stems from Loyalist protests over the removal of the British flag over Belfast City Hall, is among the worst in the province since a 1998 peace accord ended three decades of sectarian conflict.
Burning Yule logs and fireworks are seen in front of a church during the eve of the Orthodox Christmas, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica January 6, 2013. Orthodox Christians mark Christmas according to the Julian calendar on January 7.
Dado Ruvic | Reuters
Burning Yule logs and fireworks are seen in front of a church during the eve of the Orthodox Christmas, in the central Bosnian town of Zenica January 6, 2013. Orthodox Christians mark Christmas according to the Julian calendar on January 7.
A man smokes a cigarette as he chews qat, a mild stimulant, at a market place in the Old Sanaa city January 6, 2013. Qat dominates life in Yemen, where most men spend half the day chewing it, even at work, and experts say it is ravaging Yemen's frail economy and sucking up precious water.
Khaled Abdullah | Reuters
A man smokes a cigarette as he chews qat, a mild stimulant, at a market place in the Old Sanaa city January 6, 2013. Qat dominates life in Yemen, where most men spend half the day chewing it, even at work, and experts say it is ravaging Yemen's frail economy and sucking up precious water.
A Free Syrian Army fighter is reflected in a puddle of water as he stands near a damaged building in Aleppo January 6, 2013.
Muzaffar Salman | Reuters
A Free Syrian Army fighter is reflected in a puddle of water as he stands near a damaged building in Aleppo January 6, 2013.

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