An image taken with a slow shutter speed shows Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hitting a return against opponent Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia during their match at the China Open in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Diego Azubel / EPALink
Using their legs, men row a long boat in a traditional competition during the annual Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival at Inle Lake, Myanmar. The lake is the country's second-largest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Soe Zeya Tun / ReutersLink
Men carry the body of a victim who was killed in a car bomb explosion in war-torn Somalia's capital of Mogadishu. More than 50 people were reported to have been killed in the explosion, which took place in front of the Ministry of Education building. Al Qaeda-linked Islamic militia al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Elyas Ahmed / EPALink
A U.S. soldier discards the empty shell of a mortar after successive rounds were fired at Taliban positions in Shalay Valley near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Erik de Castro / ReutersLink
In Libya, a National Transitional Council fighter walks past a plume of black smoke at the front line in Bani Walid, southeast of capital city Tripoli. Leaders of the council say their group is trying to guide Libya into a post-Moammar Kadafi era.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Sahib / AFPLink
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators stage a march dressed as corporate zombies during a protest near Wall Street in New York. The protestors, speaking out against corporate greed and other issues, carried on their occupation of Zuccotti Park, near the New York Stock Exchange, despite mass arrests over the weekend.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emmanuel Dunand / AFPLink
An Indian boy sells effigies of the Hindu demon King Ravana at a roadside stand in Amritsar before the Hindu festival of Dussehra. The festival, which will be held Oct. 6, symbolizes the victory of good over evil in Hindu mythology.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Narinder Nanu / AFPLink
Children displaced by Typhoons Nesat and Nalgae hang out at a school-turned-evacuation center in Calumpit, a town north of Manila. A number of towns are still flooded three days after the last typhoon, on Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Directo / AFPLink
Matti Noor Khan, 35, combs his beard while sitting in front of his home shortly before heading to a fruit market where he works, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
A police officer with a baton charges toward Kashmiri government employees during a protest in Srinagar, India. Government employees are seeking salary increases, among other demands.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated PressLink
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