The People’s Liberation Army’s Air Force Air Demonstration Team, China’s best-known aerobatic team, performs at Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia, on Thursday
A father and son on a makeshift boat made from styrofoam paddle through a garbage filled river as they collect plastic bottles that they can sell in junkshops in Manila on Thursday
Police officers are seen on the pavement outside parliament in Tunis. Gunmen attacked Tunisia’s national museum near its parliament on Wednesday, killing at least seven tourists and taking others hostage inside the building
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel’s election after exit polls showed he had erased his center-left rivals’ lead with a hard rightward shift in which he abandoned a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state
Wheelchair-bound Palestinian student teacher Ahmed al-Sawaferi, 25, who said that he lost his both legs and his left arm in an Israeli air strike in 2008, gives a class at an elementary school in Gaza City on Wednesday. Al-Sawaferi, a father for two children, is due to hold a B.A in Islamic studies after finishing his last university semester in June this year
A Palestinian protester returns a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest against what Palestinians say is land confiscation by Israel for Jewish settlements, near the West Bank town of Abu Dis near Jerusalem on Tuesday
Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Alster river in Hamburg, northern Germany. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city centre
The ‘Frecce Tricolori’ Italian Air Force acrobatic squad flies over Rome on Tuesday to mark the 154th anniversary of the Italian Unification in 1861
Ultra orthodox Jewish rabbi Gershon Edelstein prepares to vote in Bnei Brak, Israel, in an unexpectedly close general election
Boys play as cows graze through garbage at the Deonar landfill site in Mumbai, India. Mumbai is running out of space for its waste, and Deonar, Asia’s oldest and largest dumpsite, is bursting
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People bring flowers to the eternal flame on the memorial of the heroic defense of Sevastopol (1941-1942) as Crimeans celebrate the first anniversary of the referendum on Monday in Sevastopol, Crimea . Today marks the first anniversary of the referendum which resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia
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Members of the public visit art project ‘The Temple’ in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. David Best’s installation hosts space for contemplation and remembrance, and people are encouraged to leave mementos, messages and photographs inside until Saturday, when ‘Temple’ and its contents will be ceremonially torched at dusk.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson plants flowers at the Royal Botanical Gardens where he joined Kew apprentices, diploma students, and Kew horticulturist Carlos Magdalena to plant young Victoria Amazonica Waterlilies, a colourful hybrid of waterlilies and lotus plants, in the Princess of Wales Conservatory
A man stands between two trolleys loaded with bags containing his clothes and personal belongings outside the entrance of Fiumicino airport in Rome
People perform morning exercises on a polluted day in Jiaozuo, Henan province, China on Monday.
A health worker gives polio vaccine drops to a child on the second day of a national campaign in Afghanistan on Monday. Nearly nine million children in the country are being immunised during the three-day programme.
Supporters of Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the son of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, dance as they demonstrate to demand for a presidential election to be held and for him to run for presidency in Sanaa on Friday
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A Royal Air Force Chinook flies over London during a Service of Commemoration for troops who were stationed in Afghanistan on Friday in London, England
A woman cries as she walks past destroyed houses in the town of Debaltseve, north-east from Donetsk on Friday