A man smokes through a "Smoking Point" in a restaurant wall in Goslar, Germany. The holes have been made after the introduction of a smoking ban in restaurants in Lower Saxony.
A three-day-old Orang-utan baby holds tight to its mother at a zoo in Zurich, Switzerland.
Photographers in Seoul take pictures of South Korea's President-elect Lee Myung-bak (centre), who has triumphed in Wednesday's polls.
Young couples in Chinese traditional costumes attend a mass wedding ceremony in Nanjing, eastern China.
Police inspect the site of a collision, involving a lorry and a train in Tossiat, France. The lorry driver was killed and some 35 train passengers injured.
A boy carries a praying carpet in Lagos, Nigeria, as Muslims around the world celebrate the festival of Eid-al-Adha - the day of sacrifice.
A photo of idioneurula donegani - a new butterfly discovered in the Andes by a scientist from Britain's Natural History Museum.
A shepherd boy plays with lambs in Allahabad, India.
Sri Lankan entertainers perform a traditional dance during a break at the cricket Test match between Sri Lanka and England in Galle.
Customers share a joke during a lunch in a busy restaurant in the Chinese capital, Beijing.