December 18, 2013
Published December 18, 2013
Members of Casapound far-right organization wear masks in the colors of the Italian flag before a demonstration organized by "People from pitchfork movement" to protest against economic insecurity and the government in downtown Rome.
About 100 camels carrying boxes of tea walk on a highway during an event re-enacting the ancient tea trade journey from China to Europe in Changsha, Hunan province.
Hundreds of birds swarm around the trees in Mesen, Belgium.
German's Maria Hoefl-Riesch practices during the first training session for the FIS Alpine World Cup Women's Downhill in Val d'Isere, French Alps.
Visitors look at penguins wearing Santa Claus (in red) and Christmas tree (in green) costumes during a promotional event for Christmas at an amusement park in Yongin, south of Seoul, South Korea.
An Indian laborer, wrapped in a blanket, smokes while sitting in his rickshaw on a foggy morning in New Delhi, Dec. 17, 2013.
Singapore's Fong Kay Yian competes during the women's three-meter springboard diving event at the 27th SEA Games in Naypyidaw, Burma.
A lone runner traverses the bike and running path along Lake Michigan at the North Avenue beach as temperatures hover around freezing in Chicago, Dec. 17, 2013.
Trainers wearing Santa Claus costumes perform with a bottle-nose dolphin (R) and a fake killer whale (L) during a show at the Aqua Stadium aquarium in Tokyo, Japan.