The president of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto paid tribute to journalist Jacobo Zabludovsky, for his 70 years of experience. Zabludovsky has been awarded by Spain, France, Colombia and Mexico for his work.
SpaceX, the private spaceflight company, successfully launches an SES-8 communications satellite atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on December 3, 2013.
Anti government protesters clashed with police for a second day in Bangkok. Police fired tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets whilst protesters attempted to breach their lines.
About 1,000 supporters of Greece's Golden Dawn party gathered outside parliament to protest against the pre-trial imprisonment of their leader, Nikolaos Mihaloliakos. Leftist groups reportedly held a counter rally.
Soldiers from the Royal Fusiliers regiment with historic ties to Balham staged a homecoming parade through the town centre. The 1st Battalion took the salute from the many flag waving and cheering well-wishers who lined the route through the town.
Rome glowed red with a call to end violence against women projected on the capitol building as part of an event in observance of the International Day to stop violence against women.
Following news that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine had postponed the issue of association with the European Union, thousands of people came out to protest on the streets of Kiev.
Almost four hundred people from Falange and other fascist groups gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Primo de Rivera in the Spanish Civil War. Participants marched to Moncloa Square and the Valle de los Caidos monument.
Hundreds of members of the Bahraini opposition staged a rally in Bilad Alqadeem calling for democracy. Some held up images of relatives or friends while others waved Bahraini national flags.
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones told an audience in a speech on “Wales, Scotland and the UK” at Edinburgh University he believes that a lasting devolution settlement within a strong United Kingdom is a better route than “separatism” for Scotland.