A woman sits prayerfully while her head is shaved to mourn the late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk ahead of his funeral, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The body of Sihanouk who died on Oct. 15, 2012 at age 89, is scheduled to be cremated on Feb. 4, 2013.
Former Rabobank and Christina Watches rider, Michael Rasmussen, right, speaks watched by team owner, Christina Hembo, left, at a press conference in Herning, Denmark, Thursday Jan. 31. 2013. In the latest doping scandal to hit the sport of cycling since Lance Armstrong's confession earlier this month, Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted on Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade. Rasmussen said he took everything from testosterone and growth hormones to blood transfusions from 1998-2010 in an effort to boost his performance. The 38-year-old Dane said he would quit the sport immediately and cooperate with anti-doping agencies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti are silhouetted in front of a window at the chancellery as they brief the media prior to a meeting in Berlin, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.
Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect participate in rituals that is believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a 'Naga' or naked holy men, after taking dips at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, early Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that transforms selected holy men to Naga can only be done at the Kumbh festival.
A passenger plane lands as workers dismantle an abandoned aircraft at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Nigerian aviation officials have begun trying to dismantle and remove the hulks of abandoned airplanes from airports around the country. Officials say there are least 65 abandoned planes at the country's airports, with at least 13 at Lagos' international airport.
A Pakistani schoolgirl, who was displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, receives a polio vaccine from a health worker, while other children wait their turn, at their school in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. A roadside bomb killed two Pakistani polio workers on their way to vaccinate children in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border on Thursday, an official said.