An Iraqi woman sifts through a Baghdad rubbish dump looking for metal and plastic objects to sell for recycling.
Afghan women in Kabul queue for food provided by the World Food Programme following recent flooding that has destroyed several hundred homes.
Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, is fumigated to kill mosquitoes that carry dengue fever. An outbreak of the disease has killed 41 people this year.
French climber Alain Robert, known as Spiderman, scales the Slovak Radio Building in Bratislava without the benefit of ropes or a safety harness.
A white-handed gibbon amuses South Korean children at an amusement park in Yongbin, South Korea.
An idyllic looking sunset over Dili, East Timor's capital.