This week in pictures (December, 2018)

 

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US President Donald Trump speaks with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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Competitors taking part in a chilli pepper eating contest in a hot spring filled with chilli peppers in the Mingyue Qiangu Scenic Area in Wentang Town, Yichun City, in China’s central Jiangxi Province. The winner needed 1 minute to eat 20 peppers.

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Cosmonauts of Roscosmos Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev go for a spacewalk.

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Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, 26, holds her crown after winning the Miss World 2018 title in Sanya, Hainan Island, China.

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Activists burn portraits of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a rally to commemorate the 70th International Human Rights Day near the Presidential Palace in Manila.

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Migrants from Honduras, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, walk next to a border fence as they prepare to cross it illegally, in Tijuana, Mexico, December 12, 2018.

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A cat jumps to catch a fish while a man fishes in the Bosphorus in the Karakoy district in Istanbul.

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Police clashing with River Plate fans in Buenos Aires, Argentina. River Plate fans are celebrating the Copa Libertadores title.

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Participants dancing during the 3rd International Kremlin Cadet Ball, dedicated to Heroes of the Fatherland Day, the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Suvorov military and Nakhimov naval schools, as well as the 300th anniversary of ballroom culture in Russia, held in the Gostiny Dvor.