A defendant named Shazia K. covers her face with a veil shortly before her sentencing Tuesday, December 1, in Darmstadt, Germany. A court ruled that she and her husband, Asadullah, had killed their daughter Lareeb for having a relationship out of wedlock. They were both sentenced to life in prison.
These shoes, photographed on Wednesday, December 2, were discovered at the site of a former concentration camp in Sztutowo, Poland.
A vine snake feeds on a skink inside a national park in Kerala, India, on Saturday, November 28.
Russian President Vladimir Putin puts a replica of an imperial crown on comedian Gennady Khazanov, art director of Moscow's Variety Theater, during a Kremlin meeting marking Khazanov's 70th birthday on Tuesday, December 1.
At a refugee camp in Irbil, Iraq, friends and family members mourn over the coffins of seven people who drowned while trying to cross the Aegean Sea to reach Europe. The deceased had lived in Irbil after fleeing from ISIS militants last year.
People play volleyball at the Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, December 1.
People in Guilin, China, do yoga to mark World AIDS Day on Sunday, November 29.
A musician carries a contrabass on his way to work in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, November 30.
People protesting election results attempt to free a detained activist in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Sunday, November 29. The country's Provisional Electoral Council confirmed that the presidential election would go to a runoff on December 27.
During the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, soldiers patrol an area in Birgu, Malta, on Saturday, November 28.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs a supporter's chest during a campaign rally in Manassas, Virginia, on Wednesday, December 2.
A patient receives free cataract surgery at a health center in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, December 3. The surgery is conducted by Jakarta's police as part of their community services.
First lady Michelle Obama is pulled by family dogs Sunny and Bo as she welcomes the arrival of the White House Christmas Tree on Friday, November 27.
A visitor walks past Gabriel Dawe's "Plexus A1," a large weaving meant to depict rays of light, at the Renwick Gallery in Washington on Monday, November 30. It is a visual representation of the full spectrum of natural light, a harnessing of a prismatic view of sunshine that has been confined within the four walls of a gallery space.
A donkey pokes his head out of the back of a police vehicle in Norman, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, December 1. Officer Kyle Canaan, seen here, responded to the call of a donkey on the loose, and he transported it to a nearby home.
Youth Congress activists are hit by a water cannon as they try to cross a police barricade in New Delhi on Monday, November 30. Hundreds of people were protesting what they said was rising intolerance in the country.
A man holds a ring of fire as his dog jumps through it during a street show in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Sunday, November 29.
A Catholic priest hears a nun's confession in Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday, November 27. People were gathering in the city to hear an address by Pope Francis.
A child appears to blow a kiss to a group of photographers Thursday, December 3, after she and other migrants arrived by boat to the Greek island of Lesbos.
A polar beat shakes the water off his coat at a zoo in Hannover, Germany, on Thursday, December 3.
Members of the Indian Navy band perform a fire act Wednesday, December 2, during rehearsals for Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India.
A police officer looks at a car that fell into a pit after it crashed through a brick wall Monday, November 30, in Xianyang, China. Police said the accident occurred because of heavy fog. No one was injured.
Nereida Sanchez Paz wipes away tears Friday, November 27, as she stands with others outside Ecuador's embassy in Cuba to express frustration at a new rule that requires Cubans have a visa to visit the South American country. The lack of a visa requirement for Cubans made Ecuador a favored destination for those seeking to leave the island and make the overland route to the United States.
A Shiite Muslim smokes after flagellating himself with a sword as part of the
Arbaeen ritual in Muharraq, Bahrain, on Thursday, December 3.
Vehicles are surrounded by sheep being herded to a meadow near Bad Kotzting, Germany, on Tuesday, December 1.
Wolfgang Kimmig-Liebe, who has been dressing up as Santa Claus for years, is searched by a police officer before entering St. Peter's Square in the Vatican on Wednesday, December 2.
A Palestinian man inspects a house that was demolished by the Israeli army in the West Bank city of Nablus on Thursday, December 3. The house belonged to Raeb Ahmed Muhammad Alivi, who the Israeli military says led a Hamas cell that killed U.S. citizen Eitam Henkin and his wife, Naama, in October.