Sixty-two-year-old Olivia Tsangane, a neighbour of Nelson Mandela, poses for a photograph in the late South African president’s ancestral village of Qunu, South Africa. The inspirational world leader died on 5 December aged 95.
Emergency rescuers tend to a trapped victim inside a commuter train in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Monday. The train ploughed into a truck carrying petrol, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 60.
Nomadic shepherds from Rajasthan herd their sheep at a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi on Monday. They still cling on to pastoral nomadic life, trekking long distances in search of pasture for their sheep.
Tibetan exiles are detained by Indian policewomen during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. They were demonstrating against human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government, on the eve of World Human Rights Day
Anti-government protesters fill the main roads from the Government Complex to Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday
Portraits of Bhim Rao Ambedkar, wearing the glasses, are displayed for sale in Mumbai, India, on the anniversary of his death. Ambedkar, an untouchable, or dalit, and a prominent Indian freedom fighter, was the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, which outlawed discrimination based on caste.
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Ukrainian police officers stand in line during protests in Kiev. Ukrainian pro-Europe demonstrators vowed to stay on the streets and continue their blockade of government buildings, despite a police threat to enforce a court order that the protesters disperse.
Young Indian schoolchildren hold candles and portraits of former South African president Nelson Mandela as they pay tribute to him on hearing of his death, at a school in Ahmadabad, India.
A van drives through seawater washed on to the promenade of the north bay in Scarborough, during stormy weather in the UK on Thursday
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As Thailand celebrates the 86th birthday Of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, monks stand before a giant portrait of the revered king near the Grand Palace in Bangkok.