Photos of the week: 1/15 - 1/22

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Photos of the week for 1/22
See Gallery
Photos of the week: 1/15 - 1/22
TOPSHOT - A sledding dog is covered in ice after spending the night in the open air with his musher at the polar base of Val-Cenis, as they ready for the next stage of the 12th edition of 'La Grande Odyssee' sledding race across the Alps on January 17, 2016 in Val Cenis Lanslevillard. / AFP / JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK (Photo credit should read JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indian worker paints the hand of a huge clay model of a tribal woman on the Indian state of Karnataka's tableau for Republic Day parade, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Security has been tightened around the Indian capital as well as across the country ahead of Republic Day celebrations, held each year on Jan. 26 (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Pedestrians are reflected in a window as they walk on Main Street outside the Ray-Free Senior Center in Raymond, N.H., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, before the arrival of Republican presidential candidate, businesswoman Carly Fiorina for a town hall-style campaign stop. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. On the eve of Saint Anthony's Day, dozens ride their horses through the narrow cobblestone streets of the small village of San Bartolome during the "Luminarias," a tradition that dates back 500 years and is meant to purify the animals with the smoke of the bonfires and protect them for the year to come. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Gorilla Sindy feeds her newborn baby at the Artis Zoo in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Friday Jan. 22, 2016. The baby was born Thursday after an eight-and-half month pregnancy, Sindy's fifth pregnancy, the first two babies died, her other two sons are still in the capital's zoo. The baby has no name yet as the gender is not yet determined. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Municipal workers disassemble Christmas decorations in front of Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, an Afghan man squats after his arrival from Turkey to the shores of the Greek island of Chios, on an dinghy crammed with refugees and migrants. Even during the winter, overloaded dinghies continue to arrive in droves on Greeceâs eastern Aegean islands bordering Turkey, halting only when the sea is too rough. The crossing is brief but perilous, and hundreds have died. Six bodies were recovered off the coast of nearby Samos island earlier this month. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Delaney Anne tries to make a selfie with Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a campaign stop, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Tilton, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
An Afghan driver is seen through the shattered windshield of a car at the site of a suicide attack near the Russian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. A suicide car bomb attack close to the Russian embassy in the capital, Kabul, has killed many people and wounded more than a dozen, an Afghan official said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Citizens take 'selfies' on the seafront at the Corniche, or waterfront promenade, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Temperatures in Beirut took a dip reaching 10 degrees Celsius (50 degrees Fahrenheit) at night. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Russian Orthodox believer bathes in icy water on the Epiphany in the village of Sulost', near Rostov, northeast from Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year's celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
In this Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 photo, the burned hulk of The Address Downtown is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Skyscraper fires like the blaze that struck the 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai on New Yearâs Eve, swiftly turning it into a towering inferno, are not that rare. The New Year's Eve tower fire in Dubai has raised new issues about the safety of exterior sidings put on high-rise buildings in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Doris Gray sits with a program during the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church where King preached, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A migrant child looks out of a window of a passenger train in Presevo, close to the Serbian border with Macedonia, 300 kilometers southeast of Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Bracing cold temperatures and snow storms hundreds of migrants continue to arrive daily into Serbia in order to register and continue their journey further north towards Western Europe. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
TOPSHOT - The Silberhorn mountain casts its shadow during a foggy day on January 16, 2016 above the resort of Wengen, Swiss Alps. / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
Youth take part in a snow battle in Kiev on January 17, 2016. / AFP / YURIY KIRNICHNY (Photo credit should read YURIY KIRNICHNY/AFP/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 18: (CHINA OUT) Workers help to clean near Beijing News Plaza as the hot water pipes burst here on January 18, 2016 in Beijing, China. The pipes burst at nearly 9:00 pm, dispersing heavy steam clouds over the area. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
Japanese wild monkeys known as 'snow monkeys' bathe in a hot spring at the Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park in Yamanouchi town, Nagano prefecture, Japan on January 18, 2016. The park attracts more foreign tourists every year and the number of visitors has increased about 20 percent compared to the same period of the last year. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JANUARY 17: People ride on the new Avenida Niemeyer bicycle lane which hugs the Atlantic coastline on the day it was inaugurated on January 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio has the most extensive system of urban bike lanes in Latin America and is attempting to finish construction on other lanes linking more parts of the city to the area where the Olympic Park is located. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games begin in August. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Snow covers the landscape near Braunschweig, central Germany, on January 18, 2016. / AFP / dpa / Julian Stratenschulte / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)
Tracey Shelton, left, Paige Willey, center, and Warren Willey, right, of Crisfield, Md., wait to reschedule a flight at Miami International Airport, as their flight to Baltimore was canceled, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Miami. Airlines have canceled more than 2,700 flights Friday to, from or within the U.S., as a blizzard swings up the East Coast, according to flight tracking service FlightAware. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland serves to Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Warm dressed people take photos on a bridge over the river Thames in London, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Temperatures in London dropped below zero, the lowest this winter yet. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
A man chats with other investors near an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Chinese shares were buoyed but the rest of Asian stock markets were largely flat Tuesday after China's quarterly economic growth met expectations, calming some of the investor jitters in the region. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a town hall at Village Inn restaurant Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A boy aims an RPG at a weapons exhibition during a military show in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

This week in the United States, headlines were dominated by the coming of Winter Storm Jonas, as well as the ongoing campaigning by the 2016 presidential candidates. Elsewhere, we saw the birth of an endangered gorilla at an Amsterdam zoo, the beginning of the Australian Open, and the celebration of the Epiphany by Orthodox Christians.

Click through the slideshow above for photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photos from the next seven days.

More on
Gorilla gives birth to baby at Amsterdam's Artis zoo
Spanish town celebrates bizarre, turnip-throwing festival
Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters
Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners