Pakistani Christians gather in Lahore, capital of eastern Punjab province, to mark Christmas.
People look out the window of an evacuation centre after Typhoon Rai struck Surigao City, in the Philippine province of Surigao del Norte.
Mourners attend the funeral of Palestinian Mohammed Issa Abbas, who was shot dead by Israeli forces, at the Al Amari refugee camp in Ramallah.
Migrants settle at the checkpoint logistics centre "Bruzgi" on the Belarus-Poland border near the western Belarusian city of Grodno.
An Afghan man fills oil canisters with water near the improvised dam in Hachka.
Home for the holidays
Travellers queue at Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands, before the Christmas holidays.
United we stand
A pair of camels at Al Dhafra Festival, the biggest gathering of humped beasts in the UAE, which usually draws thousands of the animals.