10 September 2012
Last updated at 11:50
Hindu devotees rest under a tree after performing evening rituals on the banks of the River Ganges in Allahabad, India
Actor Pierce Brosnan poses for a photo to promote the movie Love is All You Need at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
Serena Williams, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, to win the women's singles final at the US Open in New York City.
The 2012 Paralympic games ended with a spectacular ceremony in the Olympic Stadium in London. Acrobats and dancers performed to live music from the band Coldplay and other artists, in what was described as a festival of fire.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters, during a campaign rally for his re-election in Charallave.
One World Trade Center stands on the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan as a man takes a picture from a pier in Hoboken, New Jersey. New York will mark the 11th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, later this week.
Algerian supporters use a smoke grenade to celebrate their team's first goal during the African Cup of Nations qualification match against Libya.
A worker cleans his teeth with a neem twig at a wholesale sugar-cane market in Calcutta, India.
Jamey Mossengren, a champion unicyclist from the US, juggles while riding a 12ft (3.5m) unicycle during a street performance at Circular Quay in Sydney Harbour, Australia.
People examine a public bulletin board in Beijing, as China announced its exports had grown less than forecast and imports fallen in August, adding to fears about a sharp slow-down in its economy.