25 September 2012
Last updated at 12:22
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish people pray before the holiday of Yom Kippur, at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City. Yom Kippur, or Day of Atonement, is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jewish people atone for the sins of the past year.
Ivorian soldiers patrol the town of Noe, near their border with Ghana. Ivory Coast is to reopen its air space with neighbouring Ghana after closing its borders last week following a deadly attack. Several people were killed when gunmen attacked an Ivorian army checkpoint in Noe. Ministers said the gunmen had crossed from Ghana.
More than 1,000 buffalo thunder across prairie land during the 47th annual buffalo round-up in western South Dakota's Custer State Park. Event organisers estimate that more than 14,000 people attended the event.
A French soldier stands in Naghlu base, Afghanistan. France is the fifth largest contributor to Nato's International Security Assistance Force, which is due to pull out the vast majority of its 130,000 troops by the end of 2014.
West Indies' cricketer Chris Gayle performs a dance after dismissing Ireland's Gary Wilson during the ICC World Twenty20 Group B match at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Farmer Harald Wenske punts his boat loaded with pumpkins on a small canal near Lehde in the Spreewald region of southern Germany. The farmer's pumpkin field can only be reached by boat.
Surfers wait for waves as dolphins breach the waves at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Dolphins are a common sight as they venture close to shore in search of small fish.
Workers attend a rally in New Delhi urging the government to provide pensions, medical benefits, and free schooling for their children, among several other demands.
Bulgarian Roma women react as an excavator demolishes their house in a Roma suburb in the town of Maglizh, some 260km (160 miles) east of Sofia. Municipal authorities started demolishing illegally-built shacks and houses in the suburb on Tuesday.
Police officers and members of the public take part in a minute's silence, during a memorial vigil at the scene where PC Nicola Hughes and PC Fiona Bone were shot dead one week ago, in Mottram, Manchester, England.
A waitress carries beer glasses at the Theresienwiese Oktoberfest fairground in Munich, southern Germany. The world's biggest beer festival will run until 7 October.