Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
An eight-year-old sea lion called Leo writes the word "Rabbit" in Chinese characters as part of a New Year's attraction at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama in Kanagawa prefecture, suburban Tokyo. February 2011 will mark the start of the Year of the Rabbit according to the lunar calendar a 12-year cycle followed by China and other parts of Asia.Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
A Pakistani man and a boy collect wood to be used for heating on a cold and foggy morning in Islamabad, Pakistan. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
South Korean Army's new recruits participate in their military camp in Nonsan, south of Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's president vowed not to let North Korea "covet even an inch of our territory." But he also opened the door to possible peace talks, saying North Korean disarmament could lead to South Korean economic aid.Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
Greenpeace activists with eyeball-shaped helmets line up outside the Hungarian Foreign Ministry in Budapest, Hungary. The activists said Hungary, which took the rotating presidency of the European Union on January 1, should tackle issues such as CO2 emissions, genetically modified crops, pollution and renewable energy. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
People sit around a bonfire to keep warm in Allahabad, India. Many parts of northern India continue to be affected by severe cold weather conditions. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
An activist of AnimaNaturalis of Mexico demonstrates inside a cage to protest against the buy and sale of pets, urging people to adopt animals, at Alameda Central Park in Mexico City. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
Spain's Rafael Nadal (left) and Roger Federer of Switzerland warm up at the West Bay during an exhibition match to promote the city of Doha, one day before the Qatar Open in Doha. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
People watch from the Santa Rosa river as France's driver Stephane Peterhansel steers his BMW with co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret during the stage 1 Victoria-Cordoba of the Dakar 2011 Rally from Argentina to Chile. Spain's Carlos Sainz got his title defence off to a strong start by winning the first stage of the cars section at the Dakar Rally between Victoria and Cordoba on Sunday.Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
A snake crosses the Capricorn Highway which is under floodwaters 6km south of Rockhampton, Australia. Military aircraft flew supplies to an Australian town slowly disappearing beneath floodwaters on Monday, as record flooding in the country's northeast continues to cut coal exports and devastate wheat production. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 3 Jan 2011
Two Afghan refugee girls wash clothes in a creek on the outskirts of Islamabad. (AP Photo / Muhammed Muheisen)



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