Obama to cut vacation short to deal with fiscal crisis
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the fiscal cliff at the White House in Washington December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Barack Obama waves next to first lady Michelle Obama as they prepare to depart Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, for their holiday trip to Hawaii, December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
People world over welcome Santa Claus and soak into the Yuletide spirit.
Putin visits India for the first time since he started a new Kremlin six-year term in May.
Santa Claus, aka Hector Chacon, rappels down from the Belize bridge to give toys to children living in the area underneath.
Crowds gather for a procession outside the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus.