A herd of sheep pass beneath the Eiffel Tower in Paris, during a protest by French farmers over falling incomes amid the global economic slowdown.
A visitor runs by a painting of US President-elect Barack Obama dressed as Uncle Sam by Russian artist Farid Bogdalov at a gallery in Moscow.
Sikhs celebrate the 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first of 10 Sikh gurus, at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India.
A mother cares for her cholera-stricken child in Congo, where around 1,000 cases have been reported since October.
Cristi and Lydia star in a new Animal Planet TV series to raise awareness of orphaned baby bears that are exploited as tourist attractions and pets in Romania.
Kuwaiti investors cheer as trading on the stock market is suspended until Monday, following a court order to protect investors from mounting losses.
The funeral takes place of one of the 20 Russian sailors who died on the nuclear submarine Nerpa after the fire extinguishing system was set off.
Mahouts, or elephant keepers, bathe an elephant in river waters near Patna, eastern India.
A South Korean soldier in the demilitarised zone between North and South, after North Korea says it will close the land border.
Performers from a Santa school gather in London's Leicester Square.