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Our world in photos: December 23

December 23, 2021 Michaela Keil
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GREECE — Booster shot: Georgia Bisti-Bavella, 97, smiled as she received a booster Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19, in Athens, on Wednesday. Public health authorities in Greece stepped up a campaign to deliver booster shots to seniors and people with mobility difficulties at home — with one agency outside Athens hiring taxis to take healthcare workers to where the vaccinations are needed.
Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP


CYPRUS — Full moon: A woman stood on the beach and watched the full moon as it rose over the Mediterranean sea in the southern city of Larnaca, on Saturday.
Photo: Petros Karadjias/AP


BELARUS — Border: Migrants settled at a logistics center at the checkpoint logistics center “Bruzgi” at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, on Wednesday.
Photo: Pavel Golovkin/AP


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ALBANIA — Reenactment: Catholic locals dressed as Joseph and Virgin Mary gathered around a baby, five-month-old Amarildo Vjerdha who played the role of Jesus Christ, in the reenactment of his birth, in Hajmel, on Wednesday. Hundreds of residents from three villages dominated by Catholic communities convened in Hajmen commune, 65 miles north of the capital Tirana, to raise the small village where Christ was born 2,000 years ago.
Photo: Franc Zhurda/AP


INDIA — Decor: A woman fed her child on the side of a road as she waited for customers to buy decorative items for Christmas from her mobile shop, in Mumbai, on Thursday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


FRANCE — Missed the shot: Marseille’s Matteo Guendouzi reacted after missing a shot on goal during a French League One soccer match between Marseille and Reims at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on Wednesday.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


RUSSIA — News conference: Russian President Vladimir Putin gestured while speaking during his annual news conference in Moscow, on Thursday.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

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