ENTERTAINMENT-US-BELLY DANCER OF THE UNIVERSE COMPETITION

ENTERTAINMENT-US-BELLY DANCER OF THE UNIVERSE COMPETITION
Belly Dancer Kristina Mnoyan of Russia (R) competes in the Taxsim category of the 2017 "Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition" in Long Beach, California, on February 19, 2017. The annual competition sees dancers from all over the world competing for prizes in six different categories. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

FRANCE-ARMY-DEFENCE-ANIMALS

FRANCE-ARMY-DEFENCE-ANIMALS
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY PHILIPPE BERNES-LASSERRE A soldier trains a royal eagle during a military exercise at the Mont-de-Marsan airbase, southwestern France, on February 10, 2017. As malicious or poorly controlled drones are becoming more and more a security threat, the French army explores all options for defence. They train royal eagles fo...

Cristiano Ronaldo smiles

Cristiano Ronaldo smiles
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo smiles during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Real Madrid won 2-0. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

South Korea ISU Four Continents Figure Skating

South Korea ISU Four Continents Figure Skating
Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada perform in the ice dance short dance program at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Russia Valentine’s Day

Russia Valentine’s Day
Couples share a tender moment during a flash mob event to mark Valentine's Day on the skating rink in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Malaysia North Korea

Malaysia North Korea
FILE - This combination of file photos shows Kim Jong Nam, left, exiled half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, in Narita, Japan, on May 4, 2001, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on May 9, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim Jong Nam, 46, was targeted Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, an...

AFGHANISTAN-VALENTINES-FESTIVAL

AFGHANISTAN-VALENTINES-FESTIVAL
An Afghan woman carries roses as she leaves a flower shop on Valentine's Day in Kabul on February 14, 2017. In conservative Afghanistan, many Afghans are unaware of or don't mark Valentine's Day, but younger generations in urban areas are celebrating the day despite restrictions. / AFP PHOTO / SHAH MARAI

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day
A man carries bouquets of Valentine's Day roses bought from a flower market in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Valentine's Day is not a tradition in China but is becoming increasingly popular as Chinese adopt Western customs, encouraged by retailers who see them as a way of boosting sales. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)