Top news photos: Students protest, trade unions strike, and more

From Ice Hockey championship at Kargil, raging wildfires in Australia to Weinstein trial on sexual assault charges, here are some of the top news images of the day

4 p.m. | Students seen during a protest march against fee hike, reject NEP, CAA CAB and ABVP at Delhi University, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
3 p.m. | Trade union members shout slogans during a protest rally organised in support of a nationwide strike called by the 10 trade unions over various issues, in Mumbai, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Photo: PTI
1 p.m. | Ice hockey players in action during the Ice Hockey Championship at Kargil. The entire Ladakh region is reeling under severe cold this winter. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
12 p.m. | Firefighters manage a controlled burn near Tomerong, Australia January 8, in an effort to contain a larger fire nearby. Around 2,300 firefighters in New South Wales state were making the most of relatively benign conditions by frantically consolidating containment lines around more than 110 blazes and patrolling for lightning strikes, state Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said. Photo: AP
11 a.m. | Ahead of Pongal festival workers pack bundles of sugarcane at a field located along River Cauvery near Erode in Tamil Nadu, on January 8. Photo: M. Govarthan
Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits the New York Criminal Court after his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. The judge at Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial pressed ahead with the start of jury selection, rejecting a defense request for a “cooling-off period” following the burst of publicity over the filing of new charges against the Hollywood mogul in Los Angeles. Photo: Reuters
Flowers and candles are seen outside the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's former office on the fifth anniversary of the attack and a siege at a Kosher supermarket which killed 17 people in Paris, France. The magazine, which had angered a section of Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, was adopted after the attack as a symbol of free speech and the slogan “Je suis Charlie,” or ”I am Charlie,” spread round the world. Photo: Reuters

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