Police try to stop a rally as protesters try to surround and block access to the High Commission of Pakistan in Dhaka December 18, 2013. Police used batons as hundreds of protesters try to surround and block access to the high commission, in protest of a resolution adopted by the National Assembly of Pakistan. The statement by the National Assembly of Pakistan expressed concern over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah on December 12, 2013, the first war crimes execution in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has summoned Pakistan's High Commissioner in Dhaka for a meeting to discuss the resolution, local media reported. (REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)
Elections in Madagascar, protests in Cairo, fog in India and Christmas scenes from all over the world are just some of the photos of the day for December 18, 2013.