Pictures of the Day: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012
Rodrigo Abd | AP
In this Nov. 10, 2012 photo, a leafless tree stands in the Presbitero Matias Maestro cemetery as a man walks by during a nighttime guided tour in Lima, Peru. Visitors to the 54-acre cemetery just 20 blocks from Lima's presidential palace, one of Latin America's oldest, are treated to tales about the people buried here in a three-hour, nighttime guided tour run by its owner, Beneficiencia de Lima.
Aaron Favila | AP
Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on board a mock tank as they commemorate International Human Rights Day near the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. The group called the Aquino administration as alleged human rights violators.
Paul Sancya | AP
President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Yves Logghe | AP
EU heads of state attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Monday Dec. 10, 2012. The Nobel Peace Prize Committee awarded the prize to the European Union for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, despite being in the midst of its biggest crisis since the bloc was created in the 1950s. From left to right, first row: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Romania's President Traian Basescu, second row: Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Belgium's Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti, Finland's Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Kerstin Joensson | AP
A snow blower clears snow from a street in Lofer in the Austrian province of Salzburg, on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. The weather forecast predicts continuing snowfall for the next days.
Manu Brabo | AP
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position close to a military base, near Azaz, Syria, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. The gains by rebel forces came as the European Union denounced the Syrian conflict, which activists say has killed more than 40,000 people.
Hassan Ammar | AP
Egyptian boys sit in front of graffiti and Arabic that reads, "regime your afraid of a paint brush and a pen," in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt,, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. The Egyptian military on Monday assumed joint responsibility with the police for security and protecting state institutions until the results of a Dec. 15 constitutional referendum are announced.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012, at 9:47 p.m.