30 September 2011
Last updated at 21:44
A model shows off an unusual creation during the National Contest of Young Designers in the Kazakh city of Almaty.
A man in Brasilia looks at a solar halo, a weather phenomenon that creates rainbows around the sun.
Children in the Nicaraguan town of Masaya watch the running of the bulls from their safety of their home, during the festival of the town's patron saint, San Jeronimo.
Greece's economy is in disarray, as is its finance ministry, which is now daubed with anti-bailout graffiti stating: "I won't pay, it won't pass."
US soldiers in Afghanistan fire mortar in Kunar province.
Sri Lanka's civil war ended in 2009, but the reintegration of former Tamil Tiger rebels continues. Here, hundreds of ex-fighters listen as President Mahinda Rajapaksa gives a speech at their rehabilitation ceremony.
Marigolds are everywhere in the Indian city of Calcutta, where Bengali Hindus are preparing to celebrate the flower-heavy Durga Puja festival.
The storm itself may have passed, but many Filipinos are still suffering from Typhoon Nesat, such as these people wading to safer ground in Calumpit township, Bulacan province, north of Manila.
A Samoa supporter gears up to watch his team play South Africa in the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand
Much of Britain has been basking in a heat wave this week, and London in particular was preparing for another unseasonably warm day.