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Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian protester following a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet minister Ziad Abu Ain, who collapsed shortly after a protest in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated Press

Amy Miyamoto and her daughter Katie, 13, place flowers at the corner of Vincent Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach, the morning after an accident that killed three and left 13 injured in Redondo Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Visitors look at an ice sculpture depicting Elvis Presley on display at the new Ice World in Roevershagen, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernd Wuestneck / EPA

Santa Claus looks through a window at Himmelpfort, Germany. He invited 20 children who had sent him especially beautiful wish lists to have a pre-Christmas party. About 293,000 wish lists were sent to the Christmas post office this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernd Settnik / EPA

Lindsey Vonn of the USA in action during the training session for the Women's Downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Val d'Isere, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Langsdon / EPA

Members of a self-protection militia fire their weapons into the air during the funeral of Manuel Mora in the La Ruana Community, Michoacan State, Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

An Indonesian student gives a sign as a giant Indonesian national flag is raised on the National Monument, locally known as Monas, during a flag-raising ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mast Irham / EPA

Thai villagers watch an Indonesian tanker run aground on a beach in southern Thailand. The tanker, carrying 2.7 million gallons of palm oil, ran aground after being hijacked and then recaptured by authorities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

A Thai child wades through floodwater during heavy rain at a Thai-Malaysian border district of Waeng in southern Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Pakistani people lights candles during a candlelight vigil for schoolchildren killed in a terror attack at an army-run school in Lahore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahat Dar / EPA

A rebel fighter fires his weapon on the frontline during the battle against pro-government forces for control of the Handarat region, just north of Aleppo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karam Al-Masri / AFP/Getty Images

Around 200 members of the Jesus House Church and community members help package Christmas hampers as part of the Trussell Trust Foodbank Project in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Three of the newly born cheetah quadruplets rest at their enclosure in Prague's zoo. Scientists say every cheetah cub is critical to saving the species, which is threatened with extinction in the wild.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated Press

A man casts his line while fishing from a wave barrier in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The tsunami unleashed a decade ago by a 9.1-magnitude undersea earthquake off the Sumatran coast was the deadliest natural disaster this century, taking more than 220,000 lives and leaving more than 1.5 million homeless.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dimas Ardian / Bloomberg

Window cleaners dressed as zodiac animals horse and sheep clean the glass exterior of a hotel in Tokyo. During the year end zodiac hand-over event, the outgoing Year of Horse handed a window wiper to successor the Year of Sheep.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Middle East, where Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian protester following a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet minister Ziad Abu Ain, who collapsed shortly after a protest in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya, as they clash with the troops.

Himmelpfort, Germany: Santa Claus looks through a window of a home, where he entertained 20 children who had sent him wish lists to have a pre-Christmas party. About 293,000 wish lists were sent to the Christmas post office this year.

Val d’Isere, France: Lindsey Vonn of the USA trains for the Women’s Downhill race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup.

Narathiwat, Thailand: Thai villagers watch an Indonesia’s tanker run aground carrying 2.7 million gallons of palm oil off southern Thailand after being hijacked and then recaptured by authorities.

Add stops in London, Tokyo, Prague and Jakarta to round out the report.

 

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