In Pics: What happened across the world on January 10

Bangalore, Jan 10: On Thursday Syrian state media and an opposition watchdog said that a car bomb exploded near a school in a central province, killing several people and wounding dozens. The bomb exploded near a school, at al-Kaffat village in the central Hama province.

Meanwhile in Karachi, a senior police officer was killed in a car bombing. This came as a hard blow to the police department here as the officer was known for arresting dozens of Pakistani Taliban.

Meanwhile in the Australian Open, British No 1 Andy Murray faced Japanese world number 112 Laura Robson.

OneIndia news brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

In Syria

Syrian citizens gather at site where a car bomb exploded near a school, at al-Kaffat village in the central Hama province, Syria.

In New York

New City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito raises her hand as Council members are sworn -n in New York . The 51-member body voted unanimously for Mark-Viverito, who became the first Hispanic person to hold the speaker's job.

In Havana

Cuba's former President Fidel Castro greets Miguel Barnet, president of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba, during the inauguration of the cultural center, Studio Kcho Romerillo, Laboratory for Art, in Havana, Cuba.

In Madrid

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal tries to score during a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Real Madrid and Osasuna at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain .

In Melbourne

Defending champions Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Serbia's Novak Djokovic pose with their trophies prior to the official draw of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne , Australia.

In Karachi

Pakistan's senior police investigator Chaudary Aslam holds a machine gun recovered from militants with other ammunition in Karachi , Pakistan.

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