Skaters, reflected on a screen, take advantage of the giant ice rink set up under the famous glass roof of the Grand Palais, in Paris Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. The Grand Palais skating rink is the largest temporary ice rink ever created in France. It will remain open until Jan. 6, 2013.
Two horses graze in a snow-covered field after a brief snowfall on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Traffic on the 300 kilometers (188 miles) long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended due to heavy snowfall according to news reports.
A night view of the banks of "Sangam," the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, which is illuminated for the upcoming one-month-long Mahakumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation on the banks of Sangam during the Mahakumbh festival in January 2013, which falls every 12th year.
Protesters play with a ball in front of a tank securing the area around the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Opposing sides in Egypt's political crisis were staging rival rallies on Friday, the final day before voting starts on a contentious draft constitution that has plunged the country into turmoil and deeply divided the nation.
A portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung glows from a spot light as dusk descends upon Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.
Danny Queck of Germany jumps during the training and qualification day at the Ski jumping FIS World Cup in Engelberg, Switzerland on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.