German runner Thomas Dold wins New York's annual Empire State Building Run-Up after climbing 1,576 steps.
Children in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, watch a protest against alleged killings of civilians by security forces.
Young farmers dress up to deliver a petition to the UK government in London over milk prices.
Drugs are destroyed in southern Afghanistan. The country supplies Europe with most of its opium.
An Iraqi man allegedly abused by US troops speaks at a war crimes seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, against the backdrop of a famous Abu Ghraib prison abuse image.
An Indonesian man negotiates a flooded mosque in Jakarta using an inner tube.
A Japanese boy enjoys an ice slide at a snow sculpture park in Sapporo.
A Philippine marine makes a mobile phone call at a designated reception point on the southern island of Jolo.
A picture of Shanghai resident Xiao Pang (Little Fatty) is superimposed on a film poster as part of the Chinese art of Egao - meaning wild and to poke fun.