President Barack Obama on stage during the plenary session at the climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. President Obama says that the world's will to address climate change "hangs in the balance" and insists any deal must include transparency among nations.
Credit: AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus
The entrance to the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz Birkenau is seen without the infamous Nazi iron sign declaring "Arbeit Macht Frei" ("Work Sets You Free") on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. The original infamous iron sign over the main entrance to the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz Birkenau was stolen before dawn Friday and the police have launched an intensive search.
Call to Prayer
Shiite Muslims attend Friday prayers in the courtyard of the Kufa Mosque in Kufa, 160 kilometers (100 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Alaa al-Marjani
An Afghan refugee girl carrying a goat is reflected on the lsmall river in a poor neighborhood in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen
An activist stages a demonstration against bullfighting in front of the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez
The Kite Runner
A kite-surfer walks on the beach in Zikim, with the towers of the Ashkelon power station seen in the background, in southern Israel, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov
Iranian demonstrators attend a pro-government rally as they hold a poster of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, after the Friday prayers in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Vahid Salemi
With a Smile
A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, reacts after an area was allowed to him for setting up his tent for the upcoming "Magh Mela" festival in Allahabad, India, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. Thousands of people take holy dips at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati during the month-long fair that begins later this month.