Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they move towards their positions at the frontline against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Maysaloun neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo on Monday
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A South Korean soldier bows during a fourth anniversary event marking the bombing of Yeongpyeong island by North Korea in 2010.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson joins some of world’s best wheelchair tennis players outside City Hall in London, as they demonstrate their skills ahead of the forthcoming NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in Birmingham
A general view of the sunrise over Hawes, Wensleydale on Monday morning
A child sits among school students at an annual ceremony organised by Yemen’s Education Ministry in Sanaa. About 47 of the highest-scoring graduates from schools nationwide were given medals and cash by the government on Monday.
Julia Lipnitskaia, of Russia, performs during the gala exhibition at the ISU Bompard Trophy figure-skating event in Bordeaux, France.
Retired paramilitary policemen, who raise and lower China’s flag every day in Tiananmen Square, salute during a farewell ceremony in Beijing on Monday.
Strikers, near smoke from a flare, block an entrance at Antwerp port, one of the world’s biggest, on Monday. Trade unions and workers voiced anger over austerity measures announced by Belgium’s new government.
A Palestinian girl walks near the ruins of houses that were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City.
Bailiffs walk past people at a makeshift library set up by pro-democracy protesters blocking a main road at the Mong Kok shopping district in Hong Kong on Monday. An injunction to clear the road has been issued but not yet enforced.