A Sri Lankan health worker sprays a neighbourhood with a fog used to ward off mosquitoes in Biyagama on the outskirts of Colombo. Mosquito-related dengue cases have risen sharply in and around the capital.
Indian school students form the national flag during an event to mark Republic Day in Chennai
Firefighters try to stop the fire A series of fast-spreading fires, mostly in Chile's central region, is being fanned by strong winds, high temperatures and a prolonged drought.
Colombian Farc rebels on 'final march' 1 February 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Share Two months after a peace deal in Colombia, Farc rebels gather for final demobilisation. A Farc rebel pours juice for a local girl as she arrives at a transition zone in Cauca province in Colombia on 31 January 2017