Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010

The best amazing shots from around the world in the past 24 hours.

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
People look at a street illuminated with Christmas lights in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
A general view of play with the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain range in the background is seen during the 2010 DLF Indian Premier League T20 group stage match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings played at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, India. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
An Egyptian woman shows her ink-stained finger after voting in the Bulak Al Dakrur district of Cairo as Egypt held second-round runoffs in a parliamentary election that the ruling party is poised to win almost unopposed in the face of an opposition boycott. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
History enthusiasts take part in a re-enactment of the Battle of Austerlitz to mark its 205th anniversary near the town of Slavkov, Czech Republic. The Battle of Austerlitz is widely considered to be Napoleon's greatest victory, as he destroyed the troops of the Third Coalition made up of Russian and Austrian forces, giving France a glorious victory and prompting other changes in the European diplomatic area. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
Soldiers from the Thai Royal Guard march in formation during Trooping of the Colours ceremonies, near the royal palace in Bangkok, Thailand. The colourful event is part of birthday celebrations for 83-year old King Bhumibol Adulyadej and has taken place every year since 1953. All three branches of the Thai military are involved in the event which resembles those held in Great Britain and Germany. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid v Valencia at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid won 2-0. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
A dog lies on a shelf in a flooded house in Rio Chico, north central Venezuela. Flooding and landslides unleashed by the rains over the last two weeks have killed at least 32 people and forced more than 5,000 Venezuelans from their homes, Venezuela's Justice Minister Tareck El Aissami said. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
Bull fighter Darrell Diefenbach is flipped by bull Big Iron during the third go-round of National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
A man in his canoe passes along a flooded street in Yotoco, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia. The rains that plague Colombia for several weeks and intensified on Saturday across the country, leave and 174 dead, 225 wounded, 19 missing and 1,503,730 affected in 28 departments out of 32, according to Colombian Red Cross. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 5 Dec 2010
A Siberian husky howls as it waits for the start at a husky race in Kuehtai, Austrian province of Tyrol. Cold weather and heavy snowfalls during the last days caused good conditions for winter sports in the Alps. Image Credit: AP



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