A young monk holds a traditional parasol as he waits for the arrival of Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Pemayangtse monastery in Pelling in India's Himalayan state of Sikkim. The Dalai Lama is in Sikkim, which borders China, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins his three-day visit to New Delhi.
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Colombian actress Sofia Vergara reacts after being nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, as actors Woody Harrelson (l.) and Gerard Butler look on during the nomination announcements for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.
A Turkish MAG-1 bulk carrier is seen half sunk on the shore of the Black Sea near Sukhumi, the capital of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, on Monday. The ship had been blown to shore by a storm.
A TP Mazembe soccer supporter mugs for the camera during the club World Cup semifinal soccer match against Brazil's SC Internacional do Porto Alegre at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Etibar Elchiyev poses with 50 metal spoons magnetized to his body during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for 'Most spoons on a human body,' in Tbilisi, Georgia.
South Korean postmen dressed as Santa Claus leave the post office headquarters on motorbikes to deliver Christmas gifts to poor people for their charity campaign in Seoul, South Korea. The campaign involves about 50 postmen.
Polar bear cub Lomonosov plays with his mother, Uslada, in Leningrad Zoo in St Petersburg, Russia. One-year-old Lomonosov, born in St Petersburg, will be sent to Yakutsk zoo next week.