Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Bosnian Orthodox Serbs light candles to honor deceased relatives.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELVIS BARUKCIC / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Tbilisi, Georgia — A ceremony marks the Orthodox Christmas.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakh Aivazov / Associated PressLink
Brunnen, Switzerland — A child is entertained at a carnival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIGI TISCHLER / EPALink
Madrid, Spain — National health workers protest austerity measures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul White / Associated PressLink
Duisburg, Germany — A giraffe eyes an unfamiliar species at the zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Vatican City — Pope Benedict XVI delivers his annual state of the world address.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pool / Getty ImagesLink
Accra, Ghana — Supporters cheer the inauguration of President John Dramani Mahama, who won a closely fought election in December.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gabriela Barnuevo / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Gaza City — A Palestinian boy finds an inventive way to battle the weather.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated PressLink
Harbin, China — Visitors walk among large ice sculptures at the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPALink
Istanbul, Turkey — Heavy snow fell on the city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Allahabad, India — An Indian woman warms herself around a bonfire at Sangam. More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia — The Plosky Tolbachnik volcano erupts for the first time since 1976.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Petrov / Associated PressLink
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