Nepalese devotees offering oil lamps on the bank of Bagmati river on the occasion of Bala Chaturdashi festival celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal, on December 5, 2018. It is believe that dropped seeds in remembrance of beloved ones on the occasion of Bala Chaturdashi rituals, can secure a better place in heaven for their decreased relatives. (Photo: VCG)
Aerial photo taken on Dec. 4, 2018 shows farmers drying chilly at Huanglin Village of Liangjiadian Township in Yutian County of Tangshan City, north China's Hebei Province. (Photo: Xinhua)
Syrian refugees check the damage following a fire that ripped through their refugee camp in the village of Yammouneh in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley on December 3, 2018. (Photos: VCG)
ISS Expedition 58/59 member, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques before boarding the space craft for launch to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The launch of Expedition 58/59 aboard the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) took place on December 3, 2018.
This handout photograph obtained December 3, 2018 courtesy of the Office of George H.W. Bush, shows the yellow Labrador retriever Sully, the late former US president's faithful service dog, lying in front of Bush's casket in Houston, Texas.
Crew members of Chinese Cosco Shipping Rose container ship wave Chinese and Panamanianflagsbefore China's President Xi Jinping and Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela's arrival at the Cocoli locks in the expanded Panama Canal on December 3, 2018. Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Panama after attending the G20 Summit in Argentina.
Heavy snowfall created a stunning view at Jiayu Pass, a famed part of the Great Wall in the southwest of Jiayuguan City, Northwest China's Gansu Province, on December 5. Jiayu Pass is a world cultural heritage site and recognized as one of “the most magnificent passes in the world.” While standing on a two-story turret, people can enjoy a panoramic view of the vast, snow blanketed world beyond the Great Wall.
Mesmerising aerial shots of boats in a river look like real water color paintings in Bogra, Bangladesh, on December 7,2018. Workers transporting goods can be seen travelling down the river, with one passing over grassy waters. The fascinating colors and patterns are created thanks to the current and algae in the water.
To celebrate the upcoming Christmas season, divers at Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium dressed up like Santa and its loyal companion reindeer to surprise visitors. The show, called “Santa Dive,” will last until Christmas Day on December 25. (Photo: CGTN) (Compiled by Yan Yiqiao)