19 September 2012
Last updated at 13:25
German Chancellor Angela Merkel walks to the arrival ceremony of Croatia's Prime Minister, Zoran Milanovic, as the honour guards and flags are reflected in a window at the chancellery in Berlin.
Fishermen paddle their boats to the floating carcass of a great sperm whale near an island off the coast of Zamboanga City, southern Philippines. The dead mammal was initially spotted by the coast-guard.
A woman puts a picture next to an urn containing the remains of a relative who disappeared during the Colombian civil war. Relatives of 17 victims received the remains of their loved ones after they were found in common graves following information given as part of the country's peace process.
A man fishes off the docks at Pass-a-Grille, St Pete Beach, Pinellas County, Florida.
Sgt First Class Lisa Young of the 1048th Army National Guard looks for her family during a send-off. Connecticut National Guard soldiers are headed to Afghanistan to help transport personnel and supplies by air and ground.
Real Madrid's coach, Jose Mourinho, celebrates after Cristiano Ronaldo scores his team's third goal during a UEFA Champions League match against Manchester City at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.
Barbara Streisand performs during A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, a memorial concert at the Juilliard School's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, New York.
North Korean labourers work at a construction site in Pyongyang.
Demonstrators dressed as pigs hold banners outside the EU headquarters in Brussels during a protest calling for radical farming reform.
Indian devotees raise their hands as they pray in front of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh in Ahmedabad. The 10-day Ganesh festival ends with the immersion of idols in water.