Young red deer search for food in their snow-covered enclosure at a park in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday. Christian Charisius/Reuters
A girl learns how to clean teeth at the Science and Technology Museum in Beijing, China, on Tuesday. Ng Han Guan/AP
Visitors walk through a Christmas light display at a Tokyo park in Japan on Tuesday. Itsuo Inouye/AP
An illegal immigrant from Burma (Myanmar) feeds her children at a rubbish dump site near Mae Sot, Thailand, on Tuesday. Despite terrible living conditions and the fear of being sent back to their country, several hundred immigrants from Burma live and earn an average of $1 per day collecting plastic at the dump. The first refugees arrived and set up camps on the Burma-Thailand border in 1984. Now, there are over 140,000 refugees in nine official camps along Thailand's western border, and many more are thought to be in unofficial settlements. Damir Sagolj/Reuters
Devon Kestle (r.), a University of Pennsylvania student, waits for a train to Washington for holiday break at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Pa., on Tuesday. Matt Rourke/AP
Graffiti is seen on a wall next to the Regent's Canal in Camden in London on Tuesday. British media have attributed the new work to an acclaimed British street artist Banksy. Luke MacGregor/Reuters
Mayon volcano in the Philippines spews ash in a mild eruption as viewed from Legazpi city on Tuesday. Almost all of the nearly 50,000 residents living on the slopes of the volcano have moved to emergency shelters. Lava spews and earthquakes on Tuesday could be the start of a major eruption, according to officials. Bullit Marquez/AP
Iraqi policewomen train on weapons at the police academy in Najaf, Iraq, on Tuesday. Alaa al-Marjani/AP
In Srinagar, India, a Kashmiri woman carries dried leaves on her head to burn in firepots in the winter. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Members of the Uganda National Pastors Task Force Against Homosexuality demonstrate in front of the Royal Danish embassy in Kampala, Uganda, on Tuesday. The groups went on Kampala's streets, near embassies, and high commission offices, telling the international community to back off from their criticism of the anti-homosexual bill that is currently in the making in Parliament. The law threatens a death sentence to homosexuals and has attracted critics such as US President Barack Obama. Sweden has also threatened to cut aid to Uganda. Stephen Wandera/AP
A puppy keeps warm next to a smoldering fire in the government-sponsored home of a resettled ethnic Tamil in a camp near Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, on Tuesday. The Tamil civilians from this village were resettled by the government two months ago after they were displaced due to fighting during the 30-year war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Reuters
A painting depicting captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is displayed in a protest tent outside the residence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Israel said Tuesday it was not prepared to agree to all of Hamas' demands in a German-mediated deal to exchange the captive Israeli soldier for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. Ammar Awad/Reuters
Italian soldiers hold shovels as they walk past the gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy, known as the Duomo. Italy sent hundreds of soliders into the streets on Tuesday to help clean up after heavy snowstorms and freezing temperatures. Airports were closed and trains halted as a result of the weather. The Defense Ministry said that some 600 soldiers have begun to shovel snow, while another 200 will be deployed. Antonio Calanni/AP
Ahead of the Christmas holidays, people buy food at a mobile shop near the Belarussian village of Novosyolki, just outside the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, southeast of Minsk, Belarus. Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters
The European Parliament elected Antonio Tajani on Tuesday to replace outgoing president Martin Schulz. Mr. Tajani faces a number of challenges, including the growing influence of anti-establishment and anti-EU political parties.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament elected centrist Italian Antonio Tajani as the body's new president, making him the third center-right leader heading the European Union's top institutions, at a time of growing opposition to the European Union from euroskeptical parties across the continent.