Pictures of the (27 photos)

In this selection of photos you will see images associated with the major events of the past week:
 - UN summit on climate change held in Copenhagen;
 - Preparing for the Christmas and New Year in different countries;
 - Severe frosts and snowfalls ...

Posters with portraits of the aged world leaders came on the eve of the environmental summit in Copenhagen. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The inscription on the poster: "Excuse me. We could have stopped catastrophic climate change ... but we did not do it »

Cars slowed down before the pheasant, which runs along the road near the English city of Coldharbour. Due to the heavy snowfall in most parts of the south-east of England were closed airports and disrupted travel. (Photo by Dan Kitwood / Getty Images)

About a thousand people marched through the streets of Copenhagen on the last day of the UN summit on climate change. These people participated in a demonstration in protest against the arrest of the Danish police three official representatives of the group "for climate justice." (AP Photo / Polfoto, Jens Dige)

The sun shines over the warehouses of boats on the lake Kochelsee schlehdorf near Murnau in southern Germany. This lake, covering an area of ​​about six square kilometers, adjacent to the Bavarian Alps. (AP Photo / Matthias Schrader)

The Indians are immersed in the holy waters of the Ganges in the Indian city of Allahabad. Allahabad is situated at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati river, and is one of the most important centers of Hinduism. (AP Photo / Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Little street vendor stands in the middle of the road hoping to find buyers for their goods - Santa caps. The picture was taken at the traffic junction in Mumbai. (AP Photo / Rafiq Maqbool)

Russian pilgrims light candles inside the Church of the Nativity, which is located on the site of the birth of Jesus Christ. Photo taken on the West Bank in the city of Bethlehem. (AP Photo / Tara Todras-Whitehill)

Afghan refugee boys playing in a poor neighborhood in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP Photo / Muhammed Muheisen)

Fly surfer Peter Mueller in search of the wind in the snowy mountains of the Bernina Pass, near St. Moritz in the Canton of Graubünden, in southeastern Switzerland. (AP Photo / Keystone, Dietmar Stiplovsek)

Grace Sentamu, the daughter of the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, rubber boots and a wedding dress, comes in York Cathedral to marry Timothy Beverstokom. The bride was forced to put shoes on because of the strong snow storm in New York. (AP Photo / John Giles-PA)

Tree decorated with festive lights around the Swiss town of Arosa. (AP Photo / Keystone, Alessandro Della Bella)

TB patients and HIV-infected Santaya Sutsay (Sunthaiya Suthsai) sitting on his bunk in a Buddhist monastery Prabat Nampa in the Thai city of Lopburi. Simple TB is treatable quite easily, the cost of treatment is about $ 10, but to completely destroy bacteria tablets should be taken in specific combinations for six months. If you pause the treatment of tuberculosis begins to fight against medication and mutate into a more complex form of treatment for which there are very few drugs. (AP Photo / David Longstreath)

People are jumping on top of frost in Richmond Park in London. At the end of this week in the British capital have been heavy snowfalls. (Photo: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images)

Philippine baby crying in the hands of a man dressed as Santa Claus, who is a member of the III Expeditionary Division US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan. Now representatives of the military base engaged in the distribution of toys for children from poor families in the slums of Tondo in the Philippine capital Manila. Operation "Goodwill" is regularly held by US forces and their families since 2003. (AP Photo / Aaron Favila)

Elegance luxury yacht length of 37 meters on a trailer driven by one of the streets to the fairgrounds of Dusseldorf city. This 180-ton ship group Drettmann, worth about $ 15 million, is the largest ship, which will be presented at the International Fair of water sports «Boot 2010". (AP Photo / Martin Meissner)

Dede Kosvara smokes at his home on Tuesday in the city of Bandung on the Indonesian island of Java. Dede suffers from a rare genetic defect of the immune system is not capable of suppressing the activity of HPV that causes warts. Because of this body, especially the face and limbs were covered with giant Indonesian horny growths. Learn about this case American doctor Anthony Gaspari took up the treatment of Dede. Led by Gaspari for the nine months of Indonesians removed more than six kilograms of the growths and appointed drug therapy for the prevention of new growths. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images)

An activist in a pig mask during a demonstration in the center of Copenhagen, which was held this week the UN Conference on Climate Change (AP Photo / Anja Niedringhaus)

The child sits on a huge Christmas decorations at the shopping center in Beijing. (AP Photo / Andy Wong)

A baby beluga whale that was born on Monday, floating next to his mother Puyo (Puijo) at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The birth took place in the framework of the project "Zoo-line" where some scientists could see the video delivery over the Internet. (AP Photo / Courtesy Shedd Aquarium, Brenna Hernandez)

Iguazu Falls - one of the world's largest and most famous waterfalls. It is located approximately 24 kilometers from the place where the river empties into the Iguazu and Parana is located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. (AP Photo / Jorge Saenz)

Flocks of migrating flamingos in the pond on the outskirts of the Indian city of Ahmedabad. According to media reports, ornithologists have warned that the number of birds migrating this year could be much smaller because of the random changes in their habitat. (AP Photo / Ajit Solanki)

Afghan refugee children play in a poor neighborhood of the city of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP Photo / Vincent Thian)

Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro at sunset. (AP Photo / Felipe Dana)

A Pakistani trader posters waits for customers in the old city of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP Photo / Vincent Thian)

Moldovan dancer in a bear suit in the village museum in Bucharest. According to the pre-Christian traditions, dancers in colorful costumes or costumes of fur animals went to the rural areas from house to house, singing and dancing, to ward off evil. (AP Photo / Vadim Ghirda)

A man walks near the decorations on the occasion of the upcoming New Year in the center of the Chechen capital, Grozny. On the background is visible mosque named after Akhmad Kadyrov. New Year, which is the biggest holiday of the year in Russia, is also very popular among Chechens. (AP Photo / Musa Sadulayev)

Benedict Nadizh of Switzerland during the qualifying competition for the World Cup of the International Ski Federation (FIS) in the center of Seoul. (AP Photo)


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