Day in Photos

  • A small group of protesters against the new security law are beaten with wooden clubs and arrested by riot police after shouting against the new law, outside the Parliament building in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • In this photo released today Prince Harry shows children a photograph he has taken during a visit to a herd boy night school constructed by Sentebale in Mokhotlong, Lesotho. Prince Harry was visiting Lesotho to see the work of his charity Sentebale, which provides healthcare and education to vulnerable children in Lesotho.
  • In this photo released today Coast Guard members conduct flare training on Plum Island, Massachussetts. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class MyeongHi Clegg)
  • Afghan schoolchildren study at an open-air classroom in the Mohmand Dara district in eastern Nangarhar province.
  • A man, whose surname is He, cuddles the body of his dead wife during a sub-zero evening in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, Dec. 17, 2014. The man sat by the roadside while holding his wife's body for almost two hours till his son came and persuaded him to bring the body home, according to local media. She collapsed in a street and died of heart failure after buying medicine from a pharmacy.
  • Cleaners in protective clothing search for asbestos fibers arround the train station in downtown Roermond, Netherlands. The center of Roermond was closed off and placed under alert following a fire that caused asbestos to drift over the town.
  • Christmas lights are seen during the "Luci d'Artista" (Artist's Lights of Salerno) event in Salerno, southern Italy. The theme for the 2014-2015 event is Northern Lights and Fairy Tales.
  • Winchester Cathedral choristers speed across the ice during an early morning skate on the ice rink outside Winchester Cathedral, southern England.

December 18, 2014

Published December 18, 2014

A look at the best news photos from around the world.

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