An anti-government Iranian female student holds a banner that reads "death to the dictator" during a protest at Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. Pro-reform campus groups have called for students across the country to turn out Monday for massive rallies at universities against Iran's clerical leadership - the first major protest in more than a month.
Combating Climate Change
A delegate walks in front a light installation at the entrance of the Bella centre of the Climate Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. The largest and most important U.N. climate change conference in history opened Monday, with organizers warning diplomats from 192 nations that this could be the best, last chance for a deal to protect the world from calamitous global warming.
An Afghan girl waits to receive medication from U.S. Navy medical personnel that are part of the United States Marines' 2nd MEB, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, at a free clinic in Khan Neshin, in the volatile province of Helmand, southern Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. The clinic provides medication and medical treatment for the local population.
Tourists walk past a banner put up by climate change protesters, who have set up a camp in London's Trafalgar Square, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. The largest and most important U.N. climate change conference in history opened in Copenhagen, Denmark, with organizers warning diplomats from 192 nations that this could be the best, last chance for a deal to protect the world from calamitous global warming.
Mother in Mourning
The mother of Liliya Kalashnikova, a victim of the night club fire, center, cries at her daughter's funeral at a cemetery in the city of Perm, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. Authorities said more than 100 people died when a fire tore through the popular Lame Horse nightclub in Perm late Friday, after fireworks set a suspended plastic ceiling ablaze, filling the crowded club with thick black smoke.
An honor guard soldier stands at the Eternal Flame at the Kremlin wall in Moscow, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009.
A cormoran is starting at the river Rhine near Breisach, Germany, on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009.