Image highlights from around the world

ONCE WE WERE ONE: Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev before a meeting of heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) outside Moscow, Russia, Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin/Sputnik/Reuters/UNI
ONCE WE WERE ONE: Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev before a meeting of heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) outside Moscow, Russia, Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin/Sputnik/Reuters/UNI
CHOREOGRAPHED: Students form a '2018' to welcome the new year in their school in Agartala, UNI
CHOREOGRAPHED: Students form a ‘2018’ to welcome the new year in their school in Agartala, UNI
SOCCER SANTAS: Fans in fancy dress at the John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, Britain to attend an English Premier League match, Reuters/UNI
SOCCER SANTAS: Fans in fancy dress at the John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, Britain to attend an English Premier League match, Reuters/UNI
VESSEL AHOY! A woman takes a selfie in front of stranded cargo ship Ocean Crown during windy weather in Klaipeda, Lithuania, Reuters/UNI
VESSEL AHOY! A woman takes a selfie in front of stranded cargo ship Ocean Crown during windy weather in Klaipeda, Lithuania, Reuters/UNI
BON VOYAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, VP Singh Badnore, at Chandigarh airport on way to Shimla, UNI
BON VOYAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, VP Singh Badnore, at Chandigarh airport on way to Shimla, UNI
OF COMFORT WOMEN: Oh Tai-Kyu, head of a special task force for investigating the 2015 South Korea-Japan agreement on South Korea's "comfort women" issue, speaks during a briefing on his investigation at the foreign ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Reuters/UNI
OF COMFORT WOMEN: Oh Tai-Kyu, head of a special task force for investigating the 2015 South Korea-Japan agreement on South Korea’s “comfort women” issue, speaks during a briefing on his investigation at the foreign ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Reuters/UNI
TRIED AND TESTED: Reuters reporter Wa Lone's wife Pan Ei Mon (2nd-R) tries to hold his hand as he arrives in court in Yangon, Myanmar, Reuters/UNI
TRIED AND TESTED: Reuters reporter Wa Lone’s wife Pan Ei Mon (2nd-R) tries to hold his hand as he arrives in court in Yangon, Myanmar, Reuters/UNI
FIRST COUPLE: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli with wife actress Anushka Sharma poses for photographers during their wedding reception in Mumbai, UNI
FIRST COUPLE: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli with wife actress Anushka Sharma poses for photographers during their wedding reception in Mumbai, UNI
FIRE FOR WATER: Farmers burn tyres during a north Karnataka bandh called by them demanding immediate implementation of the long-pending Kalasa-Banduri-Mahadayi drinking water project, in Belagavi, UNI
FIRE FOR WATER: Farmers burn tyres during a north Karnataka bandh called by them demanding immediate implementation of the long-pending Kalasa-Banduri-Mahadayi drinking water project, in Belagavi, UNI
GIVE ME OIL: President Ram Nath Kovind lights the ceremonial lamp to inaugurate the Centenary Annual Conference of Indian Economic Association in Guntur, UNI
GIVE ME OIL: President Ram Nath Kovind lights the ceremonial lamp to inaugurate the Centenary Annual Conference of Indian Economic Association in Guntur, UNI