Monday, 11 December 2017, 06:31:51 pm

A shortlist of three pairs of official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascots are unveiled at Kakezuka elementary school, on December 7, 2017.

A Palestinian protestor throws back a tear gas cannister towards Israeli forces during clashes at the main entrance of the West Bank town of Bethlehem following a demonstration against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Palestinian moves a tire during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah

Snowy scene: Binney park covered in snow in Riverside, Connecticut the morning after the season's first snow storm left about 4.5 inches of powder

Emotional Nobel prize: Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairperson of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, hands over the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to Beatrice Fihn (R), leader of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and Hiroshima nuclear bombing survivor Setsuko Thurlow (C)

They see you when you're sleeping: Participants wearing masks featuring the character of "Krampus", a half-goat, half-demon figure punishing misbehaving children during the Christmas season, parade through the streets of Munich, southern Germany

Under the weather Families take to the hills with sledges near Edale in Derbyshire, northern England as heavy snow fell across the country

Paraplegic dogs in wheelchairs from Milagros Perrunos dog shelter play at Pescadores beach in Chorrillos, Lima