8 November 2013
Last updated at 16:35
A three-month-old Sumatran tiger cub named Bandar shows his displeasure after being dunked in the tiger exhibit moat for a swimming test at the National Zoo in Washington. All cubs born at the zoo must take a test before being allowed to roam in the exhibit. Bandar passed his test.
Horse riders celebrate the 38th anniversary of the Green March, when Morocco's King Hassan ordered 350,000 civilian volunteers to cross into Spanish Sahara.
A man watches the Soyuz spacecraft, silhouetted against the sunrise, during transportation to its launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. The rocket contains a torch promoting the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
About 30,000 people watched six bonfire societies with flaming torches and burning crosses parade through Lewes' narrow streets in East Sussex. The event commemorates the Gunpowder Plot and 17 protestant martyrs who were burned at the stake in the town in the 16th Century. Organisers say it has "deep historical significance".
A police officer stands guard while runners make their way through the borough of Manhattan during the New York City Marathon.
A protester throws a stone at a barricade held by French riot police during a demonstration to maintain jobs in Quimper, western France.
Spectators help push a 1900 De Dion Bouton car after it broke down during the 60-mile (100km) London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, which featured more than 400 pre-1905 vehicles.
Seagulls hover overhead as racegoers make their way home through the rubbish left behind after attending Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse, Australia.
The US space agency, Nasa, said the greatest total eclipse occurred over the Atlantic Ocean. One of the best views was in northern Kenya, where tour companies organised trips to view a total blackout.
Military scouts demonstrate their skill during a performance to mark the anniversary of the Armenian Armed Forces reconnaissance troops' formation.
A woman holds a lantern during Diwali celebrations at Bhaktivedanta Manor in Watford. Diwali is a celebration of light over darkness and is a major Hindu festival also marked by Sikhs and Jains.
Thousands of Russian soldiers and military cadets marched across Red Square dressed in Red Army uniforms from World War Two to mark the anniversary of a parade in 1941 when soldiers headed directly to the front to defend Moscow from the Nazi forces.