A fisherman carries a swordfish on his head on the beach in the southern city of Kismayo, Somalia.
Performers pose as boots and balls to celebrate the start of the 2007 Fifa Women's World Cup soccer tournament at the Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai, China.
Afghan boys play on the remains of a destroyed tank in Panjshir, 100km (62 miles) north of the capital, Kabul.
Security snake: An Egyptian cobra guards a bejewelled sandal on sale in Harrods department store, London.
A beggar approaches cars in Jakarta, Indonesia. The city says it has banned beggars and street hawkers to try to bring order.
Media scrum: New Zealand's All Black prop Greg Somerville holds a news conference in Marseille during the rugby World Cup in France.