Bagpipers the Red Hot Chilli Pipers launch the Gathering 2009 festival for Scottish clans at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. Events include Highland Games, piping and traditional dancing.
A supporter of Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the reformist candidate in the Iranian presidential election, chants slogans at the Heidarnia stadium in Tehran. The election is on Friday.
A zookeeper feeds milk to a baby pangolin, or scaly anteater, at Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. Passers-by found the animal abandoned on a road on the outskirts of Bangkok.
About 1,000 protesters take to the streets of Tbilisi, Georgia, to mark two months of demonstrations against President Mikhail Saakashvili. They wore masks and carried signs with the slogan "Protect Georgia".
Workers use a crane to put the finishing touches to the 18m (59ft) "Gundam" model that towers over the tree-tops in a Tokyo park. The model is to mark the 30th anniversary of the popular Japanese TV animation series.
Indian Sikh pilgrims board a train in Amritsar to travel to the 403rd Martyrdom Day celebrations of the fifth Guru of Sikhism, Guru Arjun Dev ji, which take place in Lahore, Pakistan.
Queues of trucks form on roads blocked by indians in Yurimaguas, north-eastern Peru. Thousands are demonstrating against laws that open up the Amazon region to foreign mining and energy companies.
Jewish settlers hang laundry out to dry at the outpost of Maoz Esther, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The US is increasing pressure on Israel to end all settlement activity in the West Bank.
A woman and a boy sleep on a street in Phnom Penh. Thirty per cent of Cambodia's population live in poverty and it is one of the world’s 12 "hunger hot spots", according to the International Food Policy Research Institute.
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