In Pictures: Christmas gets under way around the world after year of trials

A Palestinian vendor sells balloons in Manger Square, adjacent to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where events have been scaled down because of the pandemic (Nasser Nasser/AP)
A Palestinian vendor sells balloons in Manger Square, adjacent to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where events have been scaled down because of the pandemic (Nasser Nasser/AP)