President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama poses with his medal and diploma at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Odd Andersen
Israeli soldiers from a paratroopers unit take part in a military exercise in the Golan Heights near the northern town of Katzrin, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. Israel's parliament gave preliminary approval to a bill that would require a referendum to endorse a peace deal relinquishing Israeli control of land in east Jerusalem or the Golan Heights. Syria demands return of the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in 1967.
Credit: AP Photo/Oded Balilty
Up in Smoke
Boys play in smoke rising from an area fumigated by a health worker, unseen, in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. Municipal bodies often take up fumigation as a method of pest control especially to control mosquito related diseases like malaria and dengue.
Credit: AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
A Tibetan devotee spins a giant spinning wheel at the Boddhanath stupa in Boddhanath, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe
Christmas in Moscow
People walk past a huge Christmas tree installed in Red Square, with St. Basil Cathedral, centre, TheKremlin's Spassky Tower, right top, and Lenin's Mausoleum, right, in Moscow, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Misha Japaridze
Supporters of ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra wait to light candles during an anti-government demonstration Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, in Bangkok, Thailand. The protestors, know as "Red Shirts" are calling for more rallies in the coming weeks in a bid to unseat Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
Credit: AP Photo/David Longstreath
Andrew Nelstrop, managing director of St George's Distillery, displays a bottle of English single malt whisky, at the distillery in Roundham near Thetford, England, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009. After three years of maturing, the whisky is the first release of English single malt whisky in around 100 years, and some 2,000 of the decanter-style bottles have already been ordered by collectors.