A participant at the Wave Gothic Meeting, an annual festival in the German city of Leipzig, poses for the camera.
A Scottish wildcat kitten - one of Britain's rarest mammals - shelters under his mother, Flora.
Performers are suspended in mid-air to form a human net at an arts festival opening in Singapore.
A Jordanian military plane flies over Beirut on its way to the Lebanese capital's airport.
Supporters of Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych in Kiev protest against President Viktor Yushchenko's dismissal of the country's top prosecutor.
Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip wait to cross to Egypt through the reopened Rafah border crossing.
A German ICE 3 high speed train leaves the station in Frankfurt am Main for its maiden trip to Paris. The journey will cut travel time by almost three hours.
A billboard in southern China's Guangxi region encourages families to have just one child. Tensions remain high after a three-month campaign to enforce the policy .
A girl drinks water from a plastic bag in a Jakarta slum. Nearly 50% of Indonesia's population still lives on less than two dollars per day.
A Bangladeshi sex worker holds Aids ribbons at the start of an anti-Aids campaign in Dhaka. An estimated 13,000 people are infected with HIV in Bangladesh.