News photos of the day
Date: 2/7/2012 Album ID: 1410556
Photos by Wire Services
News photos of the day, Tuesday, February 7, 2012.
Lampposts are covered in ice in the Adriatic coastal town of Senj, Croatia, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Europeans across the continent have been battling more than a week of extreme weather, with thousands still trapped by snow in remote, mountain villages in the Balkans; hundreds - most of them homeless - dead after temperatures hit as low as minus 33 Fahrenheit (minus 36 Celsius); and authorities now facing the prospect of flooding caused by melting snow. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
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People skate on the frozen Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Volunteers poured onto frozen rivers and lakes in the northern Netherlands on Tuesday to shovel away snow that is one of the major hurdles in the way of a grueling speedskating race called Elfstedentocht, or 11 Cities Tour being held for the first time in 15 years. (AP Photo/Margriet Faber)
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Snow covered land is seen in the town of Alexandria, northern Greece, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.  Europeans across the continent have been battling more than a week of extreme weather, with thousands still trapped by snow in remote mountain villages and some hundreds dead after temperatures hit as low as minus 33 Fahrenheit (minus 36 Celsius); and European authorities now facing the prospect of flooding caused by melting snow. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)
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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds One-year-old Madison Busch during a campaign rally in Loveland, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Children wait to shake hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, at the end of a campaign rally in Loveland, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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An Indian girl stands against a vermilion-covered wall at the Hanuman Mandir, or Monkey God Temple, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Wealthy devotees who often fast on Tuesdays and Saturdays will donate food during their visit to the temple. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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A stuntman displays his skill inside a Well of Death at a fair in Jalandhar, India, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. In the Well of Death, stuntmen on motorbikes and cars drive in circles around the vertical walls of a circular shaped well. (AP Photo/Davinder Luther)
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Nepalese watch a grass fire close to the runway of Nepal's international airport in Katmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. The grass fire has closed Nepal's only international airport and forced flights to divert to India. Police spokesman Raviraj Shrestha said the fire spread close to the runway but away from the terminal building Tuesday evening. No damage or casualties were reported, and it was brought under control within hours. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
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Staff of Karachi fisheries lift a carcass of  whale shark in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012. The 40-feet whale was found dead near Karachi in the Arabian Sea. (AP Photo)
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A squirrel looks for food in a bird feeder on a very cold winter day in  Lazienki park  in Warsaw, Poland on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Some 68 people have died from cold in Poland in the past two weeks, when temperatures dropped even to minus 32 C ( minus 26 F.). (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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