Female members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) hold their service pistols that are covered with tape during the sealing of the muzzles of firearms at the National Capital Region Police Office in Taguig, Metro Manila, on December 22. A po
A reveller celebrates as the sun rises during the winter solstice at Stonehenge on Salisbury plain in southern England on December 22. The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, and the longest night of the year. Reuters/Dylan Martinez
Visitors look on as an elephant and calf cross a road inside Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park on December 21. According to park officials, Hwange is home to over 53,000 elephants and as a result of overpopulation, the country is now consideri
Lesaffre Human Care, the human health and nutrition division of the French group Lesaffre, is set to showcase its probiotic yeasts and bacteria marketed under the Lynside Pro and Probisis brands a leading healthcare exhibition in Dubai, UAE.
People from the minority Yazidi sect pass a destroyed military vehicle belonging to Islamic State militant at Mount Sinjar, in the town of Sinjar on December 21. Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side
Zaur Tsurtsumia, 78, depicts Soviet dictator Josef Stalin during a rally marking Stalin's birthday anniversary at his hometown of Gori, west of capital Tbilisi on December 21. Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili
A boy rides his bicycle over the fur of raccoon dogs at a fur market in Chongfu township, Zhejiang province, on December 20. The 100-sq-km Chongfu township, which houses over 100,000 residents in Eastern China's Zhejiang province, is known a
Palestinians, hoping to cross into Egypt, present their passports at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip on December 21. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Sunday allowing Palestinians from Gaza Strip to travel in