Photos of the Day for Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

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Common accepts the best song award for the song “Glory” from “Selma” at the 20th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. | John Shearer / AP

A look at some of the top stories and moments for the day from around the world.


Pope Francis sits with children of the Anak-Tnk Foundation, founded in 1998 by a Jesuit priest, which helps homeless children and those living in the slums, in Manila’s Intramuros district after celebrating Mass at the nearby Manila Cathedral, in Manila, Philippines, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Some 300 children at a Manila center for street kids got the surprise of their lives on Friday when Pope Francis showed up at their door. | AP pool


Belgian federal magistrates Eric Van Der Sypt, left, and Thierry Werts address the media on the anti terror raids in several Belgian cities, at the Belgian Federal Prosecutor’s office in Brussels, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Thirteen people were detained in Belgium and two arrested in France in an anti-terror sweep following a firefight in which two suspected terrorists were killed in the eastern city of Verviers on Thursday. | Vanden Wijngaert / AP


A man stands on a breakwater facing to the Mediterranean sea in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. | Emilio Morenatti / AP


France’s President Francois Hollande, left, welcomes U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday Jan. 16, 2015. Kerry arrived on Friday in the French capital for American solidarity with the French people after last week’s deadly terrorist attacks. | Jacques Brinon / AP


French Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI) policemen officers prepare near the post office where an armed man is holed up with two hostages, on January 16, 2015 in Colombes, outside Paris, though there is no known link with last week’s jihadist attacks. Police cordoned off the area in Colombes, a city northwest of Paris, and a helicopter was flying overhead. | Kenzo Tribouillard / Getty Images


A man (bottom), who had taken two hostages in a post office, is arrected by French Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI) police officers on January 16, 2015 in Colombes, outside Paris. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images


Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, left, shows Pope Francis how to give the popular hand sign for “I love you” at the Mall of Asia arena in Manila, Philippines, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Pope Francis is on a five-day apostolic visit in this predominantly Catholic nation in Asia. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)


Filipino Catholics take photos, using their cellphones and tablets, of Pope Francis aboard his Popemobile as his motorcade passes by on the way to another “Meeting With Families” at the Mall of Asia Arena Friday, Jan.16, 2015 in Manila, Philippines. Pope Francis is here on a five-day apostolic visit in this predominantly Catholic nation in Asia. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)


A young boy holds a Pope Francis doll outside the presidential Malacanang Palace in Manila on January 16, 2015 during a welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images


Priests take pictures of Pope Francis (far L) as he arrives to lead a mass in Manila on January 16, 2015. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images


Runners in The Higos Insurance Services Somerton Handicap Hurdle Race make their way down the back straight at Wincanton racecourse on January 15, 2015 in Wincanton, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)


Australia’s Danielle Scott competes during the Women’s Aerials Finals during FIS Freestyle and Snowboarding World Ski Championships 2015 in Kreischberg, Austria on January 15, 2015. JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images


An Afghan shopkeeper boils milk as he waits for customers at dawn in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on January 16, 2015. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images


Palestinian Muslim demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the printing of satirical sketches of the Prophet Mohammed by French magazine Charlie Hebdo and also against Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas, on January 16, 2015 at the Al Aqsa mosque compound the old city of Jerusalem following Friday noon prayer. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images

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