A native from the Alto Parana region of Paraguay feeds a parrot during a protest in Asuncion against soya growers who indigenous people say spray toxic chemicals over their communities.
A Emirati man watches cheerleaders perform on the beach at Jumeira, on the first day of the Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai.
An ice sculpture of a penguin goes on display in Leicester Square, London, as part of a campaign to encourage shopping in the city’s West End.
Saint Bernard dog Otto received a blessing from Georg Ratzinger, brother of Pope Benedict XVI, during a service at the Old Chapel in Regensburg, southern Germany.
Cosat Chidzemwe, a Zimbabwe artist and stone sculptor, takes time to polish his pieces while selling them in the capital, Harare.
Ethiopian Jewish leaders in Jerusalem attend ceremonies marking Sigd day, which celebrates Ethiopia's connection to Israel and Judaism.
Supporters of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) watch fireworks in the capital Pristina, after their party claimed victory in national elections.
A yacht sailed by Italian team Azzurra takes part in a race off Nice in south-east France.
Women in the Indonesian capital Jakarta model clothes by designer Junie Kwanda during the city's fashion week.
Members of the Indian Farmers Union attend a rally in Delhi against what they say are the government's anti-farming policies.
An Afghan policeman laughs as his colleague tries to stop people at a mobile checkpoint in the capital, Kabul.
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