A man dressed as Santa Claus poses for photographers with king penguins at the Marineland animal exhibition park in Antibes, southeastern France.
Kerla Blasters FCs Ian Hume (L) and Atletico De Kolkatas Luis Garcia during a pre-match press conference in Mumbai.
A small group of rightwing activists of the Hindu Sena or the Hindu Army burn posters with portraits of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the chief suspect in the Mumbai attack trial, near the residence of Pakistan High commissioner to India in New Delhi.
PM Narendra Modi, receives Bangladesh's President Abdul Hamid before a meeting in New Delhi.
An Emirati man takes a selfie in front of a new Etihad Airways A380.
Britain Prince Harry shows children a photograph he has taken during a visit to a herd boy night school constructed by his charity Sentebale in Mokhotlong, Lesotho.
Ishant Sharma, unsuccessfully appeals for a wicket on the third day of the second cricket test match against Australia in Brisbane, Australia.
People walk near illuminated Christmas decorations at the Wilanow Palace in Warsaw, Poland.
Two lynxes are pictured in a wildlife park in Hanau, Germany. Scientists studying populations of bears, wolves, Eurasian lynx and wolverines found they have flourished on the continent, decades after being driven almost to extinction by hunting and the destruction of their habitat.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, greets members of the Ukrainian Cossacks, an acrobatic display team, backstage at the Horse of the Year show in London.
Jennifer Lopez arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Local residents place candles around portraits of the victims killed in Tuesdays Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a ceremony in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The world's tallest digitally-animated Christmas tree using four digital signs, for the first time, was lit today on One TImes Square, in New York.