Youths perform a traditional Bhangra dance at the opening ceremony of an athletics carnival in Amritsar, India.
Preparations are made in Germany for the opening of a Wild West-themed pumpkin exhibition.
Pipers from Great Britain, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand perform at an international military brass bands festival in front of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray while performing Tasklikh, a Rosh Hashanah ritual in which sins are cast upon the waters, on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in Netanya, Israel.
Jack Payton, 72, sits in front of his home in High Island, Texas, which was severely damaged by high winds from Hurricane Humberto.
A baby objects to the attentions of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, during his visit to the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway.
Kashmiri nomads descend from the mountains to observe the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on the plains.
Animal rights campaigners urge a public boycott of Manila Zoo in the Philippines, saying animals should not be caged.
A woman holds kralan - a traditional Cambodian rice cake made with sticky rice, coconut milk and red pea seeds, stuffed in bamboo.
A two-year-old boy plays outside a children's hospital in Beijing, China.
A dog enjoys a dose of relaxation therapy in a demonstration of an oxygen capsule for pampered pets in Tokyo, Japan.