A pro-European protester crosses himself during a religious service on Independence Square in Kyiv. Ukraine's opposition sat down for talks with President Yanukovych on Friday for the first time since mass protests broke out three weeks ago.
Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock in the compound, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, are seen following a snowstorm of rare intensity that blanketed the Jerusalem area and parts of the occupied West Bank.
People wait in line to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela on the third and final day of the former South African president lying in state at the Union Buildings in downtown Pretoria.
A Bangladeshi man cries after his vehicle was set on fire by Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami activists during violent protests in Dhaka that followed the execution of their JI party leader Abdul Quader Mollah Thursday.