This week’s gallery includes a migrant and a border control agent at the border between the U.S. and Mexico; people visiting a fog-shrouded medieval castle in Belarus; and New Year’s celebrations in Thailand, Brazil and Hungary.

Walk between mirror installations with a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin and a Christmas tree in the background at the VDNKH (The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Walk between mirror installations with a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin and a Christmas tree in the background at the VDNKH (The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A boy watches his pigeons fly at an informal refugee camp in Zahle city in the eastern Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Monday, Dec. (32 degrees Fahrenheit) Monday early morning. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A boy watches his pigeons fly at an informal refugee camp in Zahle city in the eastern Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Monday, Dec. (32 degrees Fahrenheit) Monday early morning. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A U.S. Border Protection officer stands under the rain as he watches the border fence between San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
A U.S. Border Protection officer stands under the rain as he watches the border fence between San Diego, Calif. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
People walk past the ruins of a medieval castle on a foggy day in the Belarusian town of Novogrudok, 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of the capital Minsk, Sunday, Dec. (35 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
People walk past the ruins of a medieval castle on a foggy day in the Belarusian town of Novogrudok, 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of the capital Minsk, Sunday, Dec. (35 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
From left, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., Sen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
From left, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., Sen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Election officials tape voter registration lists to a wall of the Les Anges primary school in Kinshasa, Congo, as voters start to check their names, Sunday Dec. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Election officials tape voter registration lists to a wall of the Les Anges primary school in Kinshasa, Congo, as voters start to check their names, Sunday Dec. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
A person stands in a boat as he looks at an illuminated railway bridge across the river Yamuna ahead of the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, Monday, Dec. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A person stands in a boat as he looks at an illuminated railway bridge across the river Yamuna ahead of the upcoming Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, Monday, Dec. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Villagers watch as a vehicle carrying the body of local rebel Muzamil Ahmed Dar arrives at his residence in Rahmoo village south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Dec. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Villagers watch as a vehicle carrying the body of local rebel Muzamil Ahmed Dar arrives at his residence in Rahmoo village south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Dec. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Swimmers run into the chilly waters of Lake Balaton during the eighth annual New Year's event in Szigliget, southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Jan. (Gyorgy Varga/MTI via AP)
Swimmers run into the chilly waters of Lake Balaton during the eighth annual New Year’s event in Szigliget, southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Jan. (Gyorgy Varga/MTI via AP)
People pray as they take turns lying inside coffins at the Takien temple in suburban Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, Dec. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
People pray as they take turns lying inside coffins at the Takien temple in suburban Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, Dec. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
A man stands in the water as he watches fireworks over Copacabana Beach during New Year's celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
A man stands in the water as he watches fireworks over Copacabana Beach during New Year’s celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Source: The Associated Press

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