Impressive Weekly News in Pictures: Dec 13 – Dec 19

Impressive Weekly News in Pictures: Dec 13 – Dec 19

The middle week of December 2010 witnesses so many momentous events at all corner of the world. The cold and snow weather offers numerous kinds of winter sports; in such condition of minus 32.8 degrees Fahrenheit, people attend swimming at the Yenisei Rive on Dec 12. Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, who is the target for corruption and scandals, won the no-confidence vote. The result causes a violent clash in Rome. Coming to England, Julian Assange is captured showing gestures through prison van when he leaves a London Court. Such outstanding events mark the entire busy week all over the world.



Swimmers from a winter swimmers\’ club attend a short practice at the temperature of minus 32.8 degrees Fahrenheit in the Yenisei Rive of Krasnoyarsk on Dec. 12

The result of Italian no-confidence vote causes riots in Rome. Protesters fight against police officers near the parliament building in Rome on Dec. 14


A Geminid meteor, which happens every December, is flying through the Seven Sisters in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada.


28 asylum seekers were killed and 42 others survived on Dec. 15 after a boat full of refugees drove into rocks in churning waters off Australia\’s Christmas Island.

At least 20 people were killed when supporters and security force of two presidents in Ivory Coast clashed. There is fear that the violence will cause a civil world in the country

An impressive Roman statue which has been buried was uncovered by a massive storm sweeping through Israel. The statue is a white-marble figure of a woman with toga and sandals.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi celebrates when he wins narrowly a no-confidence vote by only three votes, 314 to 311. He is always the object of corruption accusations and various scandals.

In the picture, wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows gestures in prison van through window. After being granted bail at the High Court, he is on the way to leave London court on Dec. 14, 2010.

Policemen are seen everywhere in central Athens, capital of Greece. The violent clashes happen during anti-austerity protest on Wednesday.

Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse in Ohio is crashed by waves from Lake Erie. Most interestingly, the waves are frozen in multiple layers in subzero air temperature.

On December 14, prisoners dress in Santa Claus clothes to celebrate Christmas in Santa Monica female prison in Lima.

A paramilitary police is seen crying at a railway station in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China before going to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for his service.



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