Pictures of the Day: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013
Gleb Garanich | Reuters
Poodles and their tamer perform during a show presenting the new program "From Heart to Heart" at the National circus in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Jan. 24, 2013.
Adnan Abidi | Reuters
India's Border Security Force soldiers ride their camels in front of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi on Jan. 24, 2013. The ceremony symbolizes retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. It is held every year on Jan. 29.
Amir Cohen | Reuters
A flock of starlings fly over an agricultural field near the southern Israeli city of Netivot on Jan. 24, 2013.
Christian Hartmann | Reuters
Florence Cassez waves through a bus window at her arrival at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy, near Paris on Jan. 24, 2013. Mexico's top court on Wednesday freed Cassez, who was convicted of kidnapping, ruling that her trial was tainted and ending a seven-year imprisonment that strained ties with France. Cassez was sentenced to 60 years in prison after she was arrested in 2005 at a ranch near Mexico City with her former boyfriend, who led a kidnapping gang called the Zodiacs.
Vivek Prakash | Reuters
A fisherman steers his boat toward the shore near the Bandra-Worli sea link bridge as the sun sets in Mumbai on Jan. 24, 2013.
Mohammed Salem | Reuters
A girl watches Palestinian students demonstrate their skills during a graduation ceremony for a martial arts course organized by Hamas ministry of education in Gaza City on Jan. 24, 2013.
Posted Jan. 24, 2013, at 5:26 p.m.