Israeli Air Force cadets toss their caps during their graduation ceremony at Hatzerim air base in southern Israel.
An Afghan refugee holds a child as she stands near her home on the outskirts of Herat.
An anti-government protester is detained by riot police during a clash at a sports stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. Rock-throwing demonstrators trying to halt preparations for elections fought police in the capital, escalating their campaign to topple the country's beleaguered government.
People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, USA, which becomes a great photo opportunity for visitors, Dec. 25, 2013.