Mountaineering club members of Hanyang technical high school in South Korean wear Santa Claus costumes as they reach the summit of Dobong Mountain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPALink
Yemeni anti-government protesters take part in a demonstration after the weekly Friday prayers in Sanaa. The protesters reject an amnesty given to President Ali Abdullah Saleh against prosecution in a deal that eases him out of office.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED HUWAIS / AFPLink
Indian children perform the bharatnatyam, a classical Indian dance, during opening ceremonies for the 45th Senior National Indian-Style Wrestling Championship in Hyderabad. About 400 wrestlers from across the country are participating in the three-day event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kumar A. Mahesh / Associated PressLink
A fire eater's street performance, "Ritual Cyborg," choreographed by Indonesian artist Sabil, is among the events at the Jakarta Biennale 2011 art festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dita Alangkara / Associated PressLink
A jogger cross the path of presidential bodyguards who ride in formation to rehearse for the Republic Day parade on a foggy morning in New Delhi. Though India is known for its hot summers, temperatures fall sharply for a few weeks in December and January.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated PressLink
In this image provided by NASA, the Comet Lovejoy is visible near Earth's horizon. It was photographed by NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, commander of Expedition 30 to the International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / NASALink
Emergency workers look for more victims at the site of a pipeline explosion in Dosquebradas, in the Risaralda Department of Colombia. At least eight people were killed and about 60 were injured by the blast, which apparently was caused by gasoline thieves.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JJ Bonilla / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Soldiers carry the coffin of former Czech President Vaclav Havel in a state funeral at St. Vitus Cathedral. Havel was the leader of the peaceful anti-communist "Velvet Revolution." He died Sunday at age 75.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Pool / Associated PressLink
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