A novice Tibetan monk gestures to the camera as the spiritual leader the Dalai Lama delivers the Jangchup Lamrim teachings at the Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, 135 miles west of Bangalore, India.
A Lebanese woman weeps as she looks toward the coffin of Mohammed Chatah, a senior aide to former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who was assassinated on Dec. 27, 2013, by a car bomb, during his funeral procession at Martyrs' Square in Beirut.
Priests in white robes walk to give communion to people at an outdoor Catholic mass in Madrid, Spain.
Diners take pictures of similar steamed buns that Chinese President Xi Jinping ate at the Qing-Feng steamed buns restaurant in Beijing. Xi showed off the common touch on Dec. 28, 2013, with a surprise visit to a steamed bun restaurant in Beijing where he paid for his food and happily chatted to surprised customers.