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A Greek Orthodox priest holds up a cross during Christmas services at a Greek Orthodox church in Gaza City. Christmas falls on Jan. 7 for Orthodox Christians in Eastern Orthodox churches that use the Julian calendar instead of the 16th century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants and commonly used in secular life around the world.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI ALI / EPA

Worshipers light candles in a church to mark the Orthodox Christmas in Kiev, Ukraine. Christmas falls on Jan. 7 for Orthodox Christians in the Holy Land, Ukraine and other Orthodox churches that use the old Julian calendar instead of the 16th century Gregorian calendar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

A participant runs during a traditional Christmas Half Marathon in Omsk, Russia. The temperatures in Omsk dropped to minus-22 Fahrenheit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXEY MALGAVKO / AFP / Getty IMages

A man walks in a pagoda ice structure in a park on the sidelines of 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, China. The annual festival attracts tourists from China and overseas who brave below-zero temperatures to see giant ice and snow sculptures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPA

A young man walks through snow during a winter storm in Philadelphia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / AP

Customers wearing only underwear queue outside a Desigual store on the first day of sales in Barcelona, Spain. The company offered free clothing to customers who visited their stores donning only underwear.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEP LAGO / AFP / Getty Images

An honor guard adjusts his hat as he waits for the arrival of South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik at Madrid's Moncloa Palace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUSANA VERA / Reuters

Rally participants show support for the upcoming independence referendum in the southern Sudanese city of Juba. South Sudan, one of the world's poorest countries, is preparing for Sunday's referendum following a historic 2005 peace treaty that brought to an end decades of civil war between the Arab north and predominantly Christian and animist south.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Spencer Platt / Getty Images

A police officer fires a tear gas shell at protesters demanding a separate Telangana state carved out of the southern Andhra Pradesh state during a demonstration in Hyderabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A Palestinian man covers his head with a plastic bag to protect himself from tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers during a weekly protest against the controversial Israeli barrier, in the West Bank village of Bilin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN / Reuters

A youth set fires in the streets of the Belcourt district of Algiers during a protest over the rising cost of living.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A replica of the Black Nazarene is carried during a procession along a main street in Quiapo, Philippines. The Black Nazarene is a life-sized, dark-colored, wooden sculpture of Jesus that traveled all the way from Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO RANOCO / Reuters

Japan's highest mountain, Mt. Fuji, looms in the background between skyscrapers in Tokyo's Shinjuku area during the sunset.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFP / Getty Images

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It’s Christmas again, at least for those observing the Julian calendar,  and our Pictures in the News feature takes us to observances in the Ukraine and Gaza City. In Russia, there was a frigid reminder about how cold it is after a half-marathon participant is frosted over in minus-22-degree weather.

In the obscure category, customers wearing only underwear queue outside a store in Spain to get free clothes; an honor guard appears to be headless while adjusting his hat at Madrid’s Moncloa Palace; and the Black Nazarene, a life-sized, dark-colored, wooden sculpture of Jesus, arrives in the Philippines after  traveling  from Mexico. Add stops in China, Sudan, India and Japan and you have our report. Enjoy.

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