5 October 2012
Last updated at 12:34
Indian policemen use batons and a water cannon to disperse Congress party workers who marched to the Bhopal home of Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh state, to protest against alleged corruption.
The Helix nebula, a dying star lying 650 light-years away, in the constellation of Aquarius. This image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows the star's dusty outer layers unravelling into space and glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation being pumped out by the hot stellar core.
Visitors look at a sculpture, entitled Ray, created by Indian artist Subodh Gupta as part of the International Sculpture Project Biennial in Shanghai, China.
Kai Otton, of Australia, competes in the Quicksilver Pro France surfing competition in Hossegor, France.
A flock of pelicans fly over a lake near the northern Israeli town of Afula. Scores of different species of birds pass through the Jordan Valley during their migration to Africa before returning to Europe.
Legendary French singer Johnny Hallyday performs in concert at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, as part of his Canadian tour.
Eighteen Chinese children missing after a landslide buried their primary school have died, officials have confirmed. Rescuers found the body of the last missing child early on Friday, state media reported.
Indonesian soldiers march in a show of force during a ceremony commemorating the 67th anniversary of Indonesian Armed Forces in Jakarta, Indonesia.
A shipyard worker shouts slogans in front of Greek Police headquarters in Athens during a protest in solidarity with colleagues that were arrested while demonstrating inside the Defence Ministry.
Hindu devotees offer prayers as priests perform a ceremonial ritual for the peace of the souls of ancestors at the River Falgu in Gaya, India.