Christmas celebrations across the world
Li Lele, a tourist from Xiamen, Fujian province, beams with joy after receiving a gift from Santa Claus on the Christmas Eve in Sanlitun, Beijing, on Dec 24, 2015. ZOU HONG/CHINA DAILY
Iraqi children perform during a mass on Christmas Eve at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Baghdad, Dec 24, 2015.
A firefighter, wearing a beard and a Santa Claus hat, gestures during the annual gift-giving event organised by firefighters in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Dec 24, 2015. The firefighters from Ciudad Juarez collect donated toys throughout the year for Christmas and hand them out to poor children on Christmas Eve.
The Empire State Building is pictured though a lighted tree as it is lit in traditional Christmas colors during unseasonably warm weather on Christmas Eve in the Manhattan borough of New York, Dec 24, 2015.
Four year old Syrian girl Nabile wears a Father Christmas hat and beard as she receives a gift by a volunteer dressed as Father Christmas during a Christmas gathering, organized by local relief organization "Die Johanniter", with presents for the children at the former US army barracks used as a refugee camp in Hanau, Germany, Dec 24, 2015.