Day in Pics: 25th December

Dec 25, 2012, 10:19 AM IST
Muhammad Al-Abbadi Secretary General of the Movement Al Adl Wal Ihssan (Justice and Spirituality), gestures after a press conference, in Rabat Morocco.
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Muhammad Al-Abbadi Secretary General of the Movement Al Adl Wal Ihssan (Justice and Spirituality), gestures after a press conference, in Rabat Morocco.

A displaced Muslim woman carries firewood and her daughter at Sin Thet Maw relief camp in Pauktaw township, Rakhine state, western Myanmar.
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A displaced Muslim woman carries firewood and her daughter at Sin Thet Maw relief camp in Pauktaw township, Rakhine state, western Myanmar.

Firefighters battle a blaze after they were let back in, Monday Dec. 24, 2012, in Webster, N.Y.
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Firefighters battle a blaze after they were let back in, Monday Dec. 24, 2012, in Webster, N.Y.

Temporary structures erected a month ahead of India`s Republic Day celebrations lie on the ground after they were vandalized Sunday by protesters in New Delhi.
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Temporary structures erected a month ahead of India`s Republic Day celebrations lie on the ground after they were vandalized Sunday by protesters in New Delhi.

Pope Benedict XVI holds the pastoral staff as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI holds the pastoral staff as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican.

President Barack Obama waves from the window of his motorcade vehicle as he returns from a workout at Marine Corp Base Hawaii.
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President Barack Obama waves from the window of his motorcade vehicle as he returns from a workout at Marine Corp Base Hawaii.

A dog runs in the spray as riot police use water cannons against demonstrators during a protest against the premiere of a documentary about the late Gen.
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A dog runs in the spray as riot police use water cannons against demonstrators during a protest against the premiere of a documentary about the late Gen.

Bahrain`s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Bahraini PM Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, wait to welcome Gulf Cooperation Council leaders during their arrival to the GCC summit in Sekhir.
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Bahrain`s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Bahraini PM Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, wait to welcome Gulf Cooperation Council leaders during their arrival to the GCC summit in Sekhir.

Neighbors and friends cry as they watch firemen retrieve bodies after a fire hit a row of apartments in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines on Christmas day.
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Neighbors and friends cry as they watch firemen retrieve bodies after a fire hit a row of apartments in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines on Christmas day.

Newly-named leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) Banri Kaieda, center, outgoing party leader and Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, and Kaieda`s rival candidate Sumio Mabuchi shout slogans with the party members at the end of the DPJ presidential election in Tokyo.
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Newly-named leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) Banri Kaieda, center, outgoing party leader and Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, and Kaieda`s rival candidate Sumio Mabuchi shout slogans with the party members at the end of the DPJ presidential election in Tokyo.

Supporters of the jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo raise the picture of him and his wife Liu Xia behind a shouting protester during a protest outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong.
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Supporters of the jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo raise the picture of him and his wife Liu Xia behind a shouting protester during a protest outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong.

A masked Kashmiri shouts slogans near the bodies of two suspected rebels who were killed in a gunbattle with Indian forces late Monday during their funeral in Yamrach some 72 Kilometers (45 miles) south of Srinagar.
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A masked Kashmiri shouts slogans near the bodies of two suspected rebels who were killed in a gunbattle with Indian forces late Monday during their funeral in Yamrach some 72 Kilometers (45 miles) south of Srinagar.

People wear black bands to protest against the brutal gang-rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi.
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People wear black bands to protest against the brutal gang-rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II`s granddaughter Zara Phillips and her husband rugby player Mike Tindall arrive for the British royal family`s traditional Christmas Day church service in Sandringham.
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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II`s granddaughter Zara Phillips and her husband rugby player Mike Tindall arrive for the British royal family`s traditional Christmas Day church service in Sandringham.

Relatives of policeman Subhash Tomar grieve as his body is brought for cremation in New Delhi.
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Relatives of policeman Subhash Tomar grieve as his body is brought for cremation in New Delhi.