A firefighter extinguishes a burning car early this morning during the New Year’s eve celebration in Lille, France
Norway’s Tom Hilde crashes during the final of the first event of the 60th four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, December 30, 2011.
A soldier carries ammunition on a naval ship during Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran.
NATO troops from the United States-led International Security Assistance Force celebrate New Year’s Eve in Kabul.
Devotees gather around a Living Goddess Kumari (C) as she observes the bathing rituals of Lord Seto Machindranath in Kathmandu.
An Occupy protester lies next to a police car outside US Republican presidential candidate and Representative Michele Bachmann’s office in Urbandale, Iowa.
A giant light installation of the flag of Switzerland, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain, next to the Eiger (L) and Moench (C) mountains, in the Bernese Oberland.
Marco Fois of Italy dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome.
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves her party flag as she watches a charity music show, organized by National League for Democracy party, at Myanmar Convention Center in Yangon.
A man is hit by a bull during a traditional “Corraleja” or bullfight on New Year’s Eve in Turbaco, Bolivar.
A man holding an umbrella watches large waves on the Marina beach as a cargo ship passes after Cyclone Thane hit Tamil Nadu.
Timothy Ward kisses his sister Arym at the St. Leo Catholic Church in Detroit. St Leo Catholic Church, located in one of the most abandoned pockets of the nation’s most depressed city, is operating on life support.