Villagers walk home carrying water collected from the Kuakhai River on a foggy morning in Bhubaneswar, India, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
A Pro-European Union activist plays with the ball in front of barricades at the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. President Vladimir Putin says Russia's $15-billion bailout for Ukraine is driven by a desire to help a partner in a desperate situation and isn't linked to its talks with the European Union.The Kremlin's move comes as Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych faces massive street protests over his decision to spike a pact with the EU in favor of closer ties with Russia.
A baby of critically endangered Sumatran tiger feeds meat in the Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. The cub that was born on July 28, 2013 is called Hany by his keepers.
A Santa Claus waves locked in an enclosure in Prague's Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Many Czechs consider the red suited Santa an unwelcome species that threatens the infant Jesus, who is traditionally believed to bring presents on Christmas Eve. In a mockery protest, a group of activists planned to symbolically transport Santa Claus from its cage in Zoo back to the United States.
Kate Barry's mother, actress and singer Jane Birkin, right, comforts her daughter Lou Doillon, left, and her child after a memorial ceremony at Saint Roch Church in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. British-born photographer Kate Barry, daughter of the actress and singer Jane Birkin, has died at age 46, after falling from the window of her fourth-floor Paris flat on Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013.
In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, people walk amid debris of a building after a blast in Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. In northern Syria, government war planes have bombed rebel-held districts of Aleppo for the fifth straight day, leveling apartment buildings, flooding hospitals with casualties in attacks that have so far killed nearly 200 people, activists said.