CNN Site Map for Section World (Galleries) for December - 2012
- 2012-12-31February: In Yemen, voter turnout was at reportedly 60%, in a presidential election in which there was only one candidate on the ballot, Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi, who naturally won and was sworn in on February 25.
- 2012-12-31Harry Carey Jr., an actor best known for his characters in Western movies, died December 27 at age 91. He had appeared in nearly 100 films during his career.
- 2012-12-31iReporterJamie McCaffrey from Ottawa captured this victorious pull by soldiers from the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment of the Canadian Army Reserves during the annual Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville Ontario, Canada. "While not of Scottish herit
- 2012-12-26Security officers stand guard at the crash site of a plane near Myanmar's Heho Airport on Wednesday, December 26. The plane crashed near the airport Tuesday, December 25, leaving two people dead and injuring 11others.
- 2012-12-25The cold water of Barcelona's Port Vell doesn't deter this swimmer dressed up as St. Nick from joining in the Copa Nadal swimming race, a traditional holiday event in the Spanish seaport, on Tuesday, December 25.
- 2012-12-25A competitor dressed as Santa jumps into the water during the 103rd Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday, December 25.
- 2012-12-24As part of our end of year coverage, CNN.com International asked users to vote for the people who they thought defined 2012. More than 24,000 of you ranked your top 10 newsmakers from a shortlist of 20 chosen by CNN.com International journalists. The scor
- 2012-12-21Angeline Hwang took this picture of model cottages at a Christmas market in the German town of Hanau, the birthplace of the Brothers Grimm. German Christmas markets can have many themes, she said, and pop-up throughout the country during the festive month
- 2012-12-20Every year around a 1000 New Year revellers brave freezing conditions in the River Forth in front of the Forth Rail Bridge during the annual Loony Dook Swim.
Similar sub-zero New Year soaks are found across the chillier corners of the northern hemispher
- 2012-12-19January 1: Fireworks light up the London skyline just after Big Ben struck midnight, kicking off 2012. Photographers worldwide captured deadly conflicts, devastating storms, presidential politics and other memorable moments throughout the year. Click thro
- 2012-12-18A street vendor grills corn as Egyptian soldiers stand guard at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, December 18, in Cairo. Protesters opposed to President Mohamed Morsy's first round of voting in the constitutional referendum gather during continuing
- 2012-12-17Just in time for Halloween, iReporter Adam Sternberg arranged for this Gotham City reunion in Las Vegas. Playing cards with the Joker are (left to right) Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Cat Woman, Robin and BatGirl. "We put a lot of work into making this s
- 2012-12-13U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class John Chen, 23, kisses his new bride Victoria Chan, 25, as they pose for photographers after they were married in a civil ceremony in New York on Wednesday, December 12.
- 2012-12-12The world's culture vultures will this descend on the city of Kochi on the coast of southern India over the course of the next three months to attend the country's first ever international arts festival. The Kochi-Muziris Biennale will display w
- 2012-12-11If meeting Santa is on your Christmas to-do-list then a trip to Rovaniemi in Finland is a must. The village in Lapland, located just north of the Arctic Circle, has become known as the Christmas HQ -- where kids and adults can make gingerbread cookies wit
- 2012-12-10 Ansar Burney, center, Pakistani member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, and members of Akhil Bharatiya Human Rights Organisation gather to celebrate Human Rights Day at the Wagah border between India and Pakistan on Monday, December 10.
- 2012-12-07As the Arctic warms, both glaciers and ice-shelves are launching floating islands into the sea that may threaten shipping, the fishing industry and off-shore oil and gas platforms.
- 2012-12-07Pushpa Basnet was shocked to learn that children in Nepal were living in prisons with their parents. In 2005, she started a children's center that has provided housing, education and medical care to more than 140 children of incarcerated parents. &qu
- 2012-12-07A young Israeli boy looks at a serving of fresh oil-fried and jam-filled doughnuts, known in Hebrew as "sufganiyot", served at one of the local bakeries in Kadima, central Israel, during Hanukkah.
- 2012-12-06A Bangladeshi boy plays soccer with his father in Baltimore. The child was attacked and mutilated in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2010 and was later brought to the U.S., where doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center agreed to operate on him for free.
- 2012-12-06Idi Amin joined the newly independent Ugandan army in 1962, took over the armed forces in 1966 and seized presidential power in a military coup in 1971. During Amin's eight-year rule, an estimated 500,000 people disappeared or were killed. When Tanza
- 2012-12-04Pack ice on the Atlantic Ocean at the aouthern tip of Greenland. Would Erik the Red have been able to penetrate this with his wooden boats?
- 2012-12-04Ice Patrol helicopter flies across southern Greenland. The chopper is operated by the Danish Meteorological Institute.
- 2012-12-03El nuevo centro de transporte está diseñado en forma de gaviota como se ilustra en este modelo de los creadores: Hakan Kiran Architecture.