A jungle shaman in the Peruvian capital Lima puts a bad luck spell on a doll representing Brazil's football player Kaka, ahead of Peru's World Cup 2010 qualifier with Brazil later this month.
Palestinian children play with toy guns in the West Bank city of Nablus.
An Iraqi worker burns clothes in a Najaf cemetery, where 80 unidentified bodies of people killed in acts of violence in the Shia holy city were buried on Friday.
Afghan horsemen in Kabul play a game of their ancient national sport of Buzkashi, which involves two teams competing to throw a goat into a scoring circle.
A snowplough clears a street in Vienna, where the season's first major snowstorm dumped heavy falls on parts of the Austrian city.
A Hungarian competitor glides gracefully during the ladies' event at the Grand Prix figure skating series in Paris.
Temperatures were much higher on the streets of Karachi, where protesters burned an effigy of Pakistan's troubled President General Pervez Musharraf.
A rare newborn woolly monkey, weighing just 14oz (400g), at a primate sanctuary in Dorset, England. He is being hand reared after he was unable to suckle from his mother.
Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun during the festival of Chhath on the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi.