Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010

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

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
Skiers and snowboarders dressed as Santa head down the slope as part of the 11th annual Santa Sunday at Sunday River in Newry, Maine. Participants get a free lift ticket if they dress as Santa and donate $10 or more to the Bethel Rotary Club's annual toy drive. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
The view from a helicopter of a flooded area in northwestern Shkodra district, 120 kilometres northwest of the Albanian capital, Tirana, along the Drini River delta. Thousands of people and livestock have been evacuated from northwestern Albania after severe floods. Hydroelectric power generated from the river covers the bulk of the nation's energy needs. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
Fireworks light up the stadium after Kuwait won the 20th Gulf Cup final football match against Saudi Arabia in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. Kuwait won the final match 1-0 after scoring a goal in extra time. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
A man cycles along the Paseo las Bovedas in Panama City. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
The Tungurahua volcano erupts in Pelileo, Ecuador. The volcano is billowing ash into the sky and sending super-hot pyroclastic flows surging down its slopes, causing authorities to evacuate nearby villages. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
Members of the group World Wildlife Fund stand around candles that form the shape of the earth to protest the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. According to the UN weather agency, 2010 is almost certain to rank among the three hottest years on record, and the 2001-2010 decade is undoubtedly the warmest period since the beginning of weather records in 1850. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
The trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn, Alabama, are adorned with thousands of rolls of toilet paper following a 56-17 win over South Carolina in the Southeastern Conference Championship NCAA college football game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday. Image Credit: AP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
A duck takes the fly from the waters of Tarcoles River in the province of Puntarenas in Costa Rica, some 90 kilometres south of San Jose. Image Credit: AFP

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
An oak leaf is covered by frost in Humberton, northern England. Image Credit: Reuters

Day In Pictures: 6 Dec 2010
Runners participate in the Las Vegas marathon and half-marathon in Las Vegas. More than 28,000 runners participated in the races. Image Credit: AP



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