Models pose backdropped by a painting at the opening of an exhibition in Bucharest, Romania.
Ajinkya Rahane raises his bat and looks heavenwards after scoring a century against South Africa, on the second day of the fourth test match between the two countries, in New Delhi.
First lady Michelle Obama with Miss Piggy, left, read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas for children on stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket stands ready shortly before a launch attempt was scrubbed due to poor weather conditions on launch complex 41at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
A man walks in front of the illuminated Christmas tree set up for the Christmas season at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
A F/A-18 Hornet lands aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, during a visit by Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, at an undisclosed position in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily.
Members of several Afghan families try to warm up next to a bonfire outside a processing center in Moria village on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos.
People wade through flood waters in rain-hit Chennai.