A sulphur-contaminated stream runs through Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, 12 years after two volcanoes erupted simultaneously, leaving only an apocalyptic wasteland.
Protesters calling for Tibet to be free from China demonstrate outside Downing Street in London where the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is meeting with UK PM Tony Blair.
In Tibet itself, a trader waits for customers besides glacial waters that constitute a valuable resource for China as it faces increasing water shortage problems.
Tongan Princess Pilolevu follows the hearse of her father, King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, who died on Sunday, before it is flown from New Zealand to Tonga.
Animal rights group Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) launches a new anti-captivity advertising campaign in the Philippines.
An artisan works on Vishwakarma idols ahead of the festival celebrating the Hindu god of architecture and engineering - a time for workers and craftsmen to increase productivity.