Photo of the day – Feb. 27, 2013

Kolkata, India — Indian commuters travel on a local train, part of one of the world’s largest railway networks — with about 14 million passengers daily. Indian Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is presenting the country’s rail budget for next fiscal year in the parliament. BIKAS DAS / AP


Photo of the day – Feb. 26, 2013

Dazhou, China — People take part in the traditional dragon dance in the molten iron. The dragon dance in molten iron, “Wu Huo Long” in Chinese, is a traditional custom to celebrate the Lantern Festival. GETTY IMAGES

Photo of the day – Feb. 25, 2013

Madrid, Spain: Riot police attend an anti-austerity march. Juan Medina/Reuters

Photo of the day – Feb. 24, 2013

“Shan state, Burma: A Buddhist devotee prays after offering alms to a Buddhist monk on a street corner near the town of Mong Pan.” Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

Photo of the day – Feb. 23, 2013

“Athens, Greece — A woman takes refuge from flooding.” PETROS GIANNAKOURIS / AP

Photo of the day – Feb. 22, 2013

“A woman is rescued from floodwaters by a man standing on top of her car during heavy rain in the Chalandri suburb, north of Athens, Greece, on Feb. 22, 2013.” John Kolesidis / Reuters

Photo of the day – Feb. 21, 2013

“A family was rescued from a house after a missile hit Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday.” (Hamid Khatib/Reuters)