Tari wigmen from Papua New Guinea check their face paint before a performance at Parliament House in Port Moresby to welcome newly elected MPs.
A student takes notes during class at an Islamic boarding school in Darfur in western Sudan.
Children gather drinking water on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Monsoonal floods have devastated the country in recent weeks.
South American female sea lion Chappie performs at Shinagawa Aquarium in Tokyo, Japan.
A student in Thailand's restive province of Yala reads about constitutional changes ahead of this weekend's referendum - which could lead to early elections.
A tourist poses with the 2008 Beijing Olympics mascot Fuwa in Beijing.
South Korean special commandos stage a drill south of Seoul, before an inter-Korean summit due later this month.