Britain`s Prince Harry and Ivan, touch the pole, as they and their fellow adventurers reach the South Pole, as part of their Walking With The Wounded charity trek.
The national flag draped coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is carried down steps of the Union Buildings at the end of the third and final day of lying in state in Pretoria, South Africa.
People stop to look at the Christmas tree next to St. Peter`s Basilica in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.
Police officers secure the area close to the scene of a small explosion in the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast city centre, Northern Ireland.
A supporters of Bogota`s Mayor Gustavo Petro dressed as a Catholic Bishop with a sign that reads in Spanish: "I try to be almighty," mocks Colombia`s inspector-general Alejandro Ordonez during a rally against his decision to remove the mayor from office in Bogota, Colombia.
Chris Foster hugs his daughter Devan, after they reunited at the Kings Sooper parking lot of Arapahoe High School after a shooting on the campus in Centennial, Colo.
A huge portrait of freedom fighter Sardar Patel is projected on a screen during an event in Ahmadabad. The Gujarat government aims at building the world’s biggest statue of Sardar Patel, also known as the Iron Man of India, of 182 meters (597 feet) as a tribute to him.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gives letter to Governor Ram Naresh Yadav after he was elected Leader of BJP Legislative Party at Raj Bhawan, in Bhopal.
Cricketer Gautam Gambhir and Eric Haskell, MD, Adidas Group in India, interact with media during an event ahead of the Delhi Half Marathon, in New Delhi.
Pandit Birju Maharaj being presented 75 Assamese japis on his 75th birthday during a function in Guwahati.
Former Army Chief General V K Singh with social activist Anna Hazare during fourth day of the latter`s indefinite hunger strike, at his Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar.
Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal with party leaders addresses the media after a meeting with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung in New Delhi.
Sarang helicopters perform an air show at the Combined Gradation Parade (CGP) at the Air Force Academy, Dundigal near Hyderabad.
South Korean girl pop group Rainbow pose for the media during a photo call for DSP Festival concert in Seoul, South Korea.
Activists dressed in Santa Claus costumes from the group Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade demonstrate holding signs on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France.
BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during his swearing-in ceremony in Bhopal.
Myanmar soccer fans with their faces painted in the colours of the Myanmar National flag cheer during the soccer match between Myanmar and Thailand in the 27th SEA Games at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.
Miss Luit 2013 contestants posing for photographs during a press conference in Guwahati.
Chairman & Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Anand Mahindra along with family members paying obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with party leader P Chidambaram addressing a press conference at AICC office in New Delhi.