Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
A worker installs lights on a snow sculpture prior to the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China. The 27th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival will kick off on January 5, 2011, according to local media. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
An ice fisherman stands at one of his holes while fishing on the surface of Sylvan Lake, Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
A horse drawn cart makes its way towards the centre of the city on a cold morning in Srinagar. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
South Korean Army's K-9 self-propelled tanks fire live rounds during the largest joint air and ground military exercises on the Seungjin Fire Training Field in mountainous Pocheon, 30 kilometres from the Koreas' heavily fortified border. South Korean tanks fired artillery and fighter jets zoomed by to drop bombs in the military's largest air-and-ground firing drills of the year, a show of force a month after a deadly North Korean artillery attack. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
A couple looks at the 'Lock of love' installation which consists of hanging lockets at a viewing platform near N Seoul Tower on Mount South in Seoul, South Korea. Residents believe from olden day stories, that wishes were granted to lovers when they make a wish at a shrine on the mountain. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
Pedestrians walk under dangerous icicles hanging down the roof of a building in downtown St Petersburg, Russia.Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
Two sculptors put the final touches on an ice-sculpture representing a fish in Nantes, western France. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 23: Tommy Sheridan (R), his wife Gail make a statement outside the High Court on December 23 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland. Mr Sheridan has been convicted of perjury after a 12 week trial at the Glasgow high court. Sheridan has been found guilty of lying during his 2006 defamation case against the News of The World over claims that he had visited sex-clubs. Sheridan has been released on bail until sentencing on January 26, 2011 when he is expected to receive a prison sentence. (Image credit: Reuters)

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
(L to R) Merche Colina, Jon Abril, Ikerne Badiola, Niko Moreno and Diego Barrado, spokespersons for Basque nationalist parties Abertzaleen Batasuna, Aralar, Eusko Alkartasuna, Izquierda Abertzale and Alternatiba address a news conference in San Sebastian December 23, 2010, announcing their support for a march in favour of ETA prisoners' rights due for January 8 in Bilbao. More than 700 members of armed pro-Basque independence group ETA are currently incarcerated in prisons throughout Spain and France, according to local media. (Image credit: Reuters)

Day In Pictures: 23 Dec 2010
Police officers stand guard outside the Chilean embassy in Rome, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. A pair of package bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome on Thursday, injuring the two people who opened them, officials said. Police ordered checks at all embassies after a false alarm was also reported at the Ukrainian embassy. (Image Credit: AP)


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