Astronaut Mike Hopkins, Expedition 38 Flight Engineer, is shown in this NASA handout photo released Friday, as he participates in the second of two spacewalks which took place on Dec. 24, 2013.
The sun sets over a field of reeds near Briesen, eastern Germany.
A Toronto Hydro worker tries to restore power, behind frozen tree branches, in the Scarborough suburb after an ice storm in Ontario, Canada. Over 30,000 residents have been left without power since the storm hit on Dec. 22, local media reported.
A protester from a right-wing, conservative and anti-Japanese civic group chants slogans denouncing Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine as he holds a placard that has been set alight, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.