Seagulls fly over the beach and catch bits of food at Timmendorfer Strand, Germany, on the Baltic Sea, on Tuesday, December 27.
A worker takes a picture of a giant rooster sculpture, resembling US President-elect Donald Trump, on display to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Year of the Rooster in north China's Shanxi province on Thursday, December 29.
Revelers dressed in mock military garb take part in an "Enfarinats" battle in the southeastern Spanish town of Ibi on Wednesday, December 28. During this 200-year-old traditional festival, participants known as "Els Enfarinats" dress in military clothes and stage a mock battle using flour, eggs and firecrackers.
Pakistani women mourn the death of a family member in Toba Tek Singh, Pakistan, on Wednesday, December 28. Local police said that dozens of people were killed and many transported to hospitals after they consumed contaminated alcohol during the Christmas holidays.
Representatives of different religions and officials light a Menorah candle during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah in Istanbul on Saturday, December 24.
A chimpanzee reads a magazine at a wild zoo on Tuesday, December 27, in Chongqing, China.