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ontd_political Photo(s) of the Day: Dec 25, 2009.






South Korean postmen wearing Santa Claus outfits ride motorbikes to deliver Christmas gifts to poor people for their charity campaign in Seoul on December 21, 2009. The donations will last for four days with 40 selected "Santa postmen".

JUNG YEON-JE (AFP/Getty Images)




Shiite Muslim women hold their hands up during the Ashura tradition in the holy city of Karbala,110kms (70 miles) on December 24, 2009. Ashura is a Shiite religious event marked over ten days of mourning, commemorating the death of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein in the seventh century (680 AD) by the armies of the caliph Yazid in the battle of Karbala in central Iraq.

MOHAMMED SAWAF (AFP/Getty Images)




Pakistani Christian children gesture as they walk through an impoverished Christian district of Islamabad on December 24, 2009. Less than three percent of Pakistan's 167 million people who are overwhelmingly Muslim, are Christian and are generally poverty-stricken and marginalised.

BEHROUZ MEHRI (AFP/Getty Images)




A girl sits between youth dressed as Santa Claus outside the Church of the Nativity as Christians gather for Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on December 24, 2009. Thousands of Christian pilgrims descended on Bethlehem to celebrate in Jesus's traditional birthplace what locals said was a Christmas of mixed blessings.

ABBAS MOMANI (AFP/Getty Images)




A man peers from behind a column as he visits the Church of the Nativity ahead of the Christmas Eve mass in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on December 24, 2009.

ABBAS MOMANI (AFP/Getty Images)




Children wear costumes as they partake in a Christmas pageant at the presidential palace on Christmas Eve in Port-au-Prince, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009.

Ramon Espinosa (AP Photo)




A member of the 'Seehunde Berlin' winter and ice swimming club, swims with an umbrella in the frozen Oranke Lake in Berlin, Friday, Dec. 25, 2009. It is an annual event that club members meet for a Christmas swim at the lake.

Markus Schreiber (AP Photo)




A Santa Claus is painted onto the cheek of a young girl during a Christmas party in Dhaka on December 25, 2009.

MUNIR UZ ZAMAN (AFP/Getty Images)


It's Christmas, and it was hard to pick just one. ^_^
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