Men shout slogans in front of burning cars on Thursday, near the Burkina Faso’s Parliament in Ouagadougou, as they protest against plans to change the constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule.
Indonesian maritime and fisheries minister Susi Pudjiastuti, centre, adjusts her sunglasses as she prepares for a photo session after the inauguration ceremony for the newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia
Forces of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad burn a flag of al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in Zor al-Mahruqa village, after they said they had regained control of the area and its surrounding hills in the Hama countryside
A Nepalese Hindu devotee stands with burning oil lamps on his shoulders as part of a ritual to celebrate the tenth and final day of Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, in Kathmandu
A jockey spurs the buffalos as they race during Barapan Kebo or buffalo races as part of the Moyo festival in Sumbawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The traditional Buffalo races, known as Barapan Kebo, are held by Samawa tribes in muddy rice fields to celebrate and provide entertainment ahead of the annual planting season. Jockeys secure themselves on a wooden structure attached to the buffalo, and maneuver across the mud in a race to the finish line. The jockeys weild long sticks, in a similar style to jousting, and direct them towards targets called ‘Saka’.
Shi’ite Houthi rebels bury comrades, who were killed in recent fighting against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen.
Ed Miliband invites Labour members of the No campaign in the Scottish referendum on stage for a photocall at the Labour party conference in Manchester today.
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A spider is seen in its dew covered web in Hohen Meissner, Germany.
Fijian U.N. peacekeepers released by al-Qaeda-linked group Nusra Front in Syria on Thursday, gesture from inside a vehicle as they arrive in Israeli-held territory on the Golan heights. The peacekeepers were taken hostage two weeks ago when several Islamist militant groups including Nusra attacked in the volatile frontier between Syria and Israel.
Captured Ukrainian border guard sits in a garage at the Novoazovsk border crossing point, in eastern Ukraine on Friday.