Pictures of the day: December 24, 2018

Published: December 24, 2018
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Palestinians dressed as Santa Claus, hang signs on a mural painting of US President Donald Trump on Israel's controversial separation barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on December 23, 2018. PHOTO: AFP

Palestinians dressed as Santa Claus, hang signs on a mural painting of US President Donald Trump on Israel's controversial separation barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on December 23, 2018. PHOTO: AFP

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In this photo taken on December 23, 2018 Indian brides pose before a mass wedding in Surat, some 270km from Ahmedabad. - 261 women without fathers were married to partners in a mass wedding organized by the charitable PP Savani & Movaliya Groups. The majority were married in Hindu ceremonies, while 3 Christian and 6 Muslims women were included. PHOTO: AFP

In this photo taken on December 23, 2018 Indian brides pose before a mass wedding in Surat, some 270km from Ahmedabad. – 261 women without fathers were married to partners in a mass wedding organized by the charitable PP Savani & Movaliya Groups. The majority were married in Hindu ceremonies, while 3 Christian and 6 Muslims women were included. PHOTO: AFP

An Indonesian woman collects items from a damaged house in Carita, Banten province on December 24, 2018, two days after a tsunami - caused by activity at a volcano known as the "child" of Krakatoa - hit the west coast of Indonesia's Java island. PHOTO: AFP

An Indonesian woman collects items from a damaged house in Carita, Banten province on December 24, 2018, two days after a tsunami – caused by activity at a volcano known as the “child” of Krakatoa – hit the west coast of Indonesia’s Java island. PHOTO: AFP

South Korean volunteers in Santa Claus outfits throw Santa hats during a ceremony before the delivery of Christmas gifts in Seoul on December 24, 2018. - The volunteers will deliver Christmas gifts to 1,200 kids from 800 poor families in Seoul on Christmas eve. PHOTO: AFP

South Korean volunteers in Santa Claus outfits throw Santa hats during a ceremony before the delivery of Christmas gifts in Seoul on December 24, 2018. – The volunteers will deliver Christmas gifts to 1,200 kids from 800 poor families in Seoul on Christmas eve. PHOTO: AFP

Players of River Plate celebrate after winning the Copa Libertadores in Madrid on December 9, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Players of River Plate celebrate after winning the Copa Libertadores in Madrid on December 9, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

 A girl walks along an empty street in San Antonio Secortez, the home village of Jakelin Caal, a 7-year-old girl who handed herself in to U.S. border agents earlier this month and  died after developing a high fever while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in Guatemala December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

A girl walks along an empty street in San Antonio Secortez, the home village of Jakelin Caal, a 7-year-old girl who handed herself in to U.S. border agents earlier this month and died after developing a high fever while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in Guatemala December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

People visit illuminated ice sculptures at the Ice and Snow World park ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

People visit illuminated ice sculptures at the Ice and Snow World park ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of Yamuna river on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India, December 24, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

A man feeds seagulls as he stands on the banks of Yamuna river on a foggy winter morning in New Delhi, India, December 24, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Vertical dancers of Italian performance company Il Posto take part in their production 'Full Wall" on the facade of the Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta, Malta December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

Vertical dancers of Italian performance company Il Posto take part in their production ‘Full Wall” on the facade of the Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta, Malta December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

The rising full moon is seen behind Christmas lights in Valletta, Malta December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

The rising full moon is seen behind Christmas lights in Valletta, Malta December 23, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

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