Afghan laborers work at a charcoal shop in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise among all other necessities for Afghans
A Palestinian worker carries hays amongst piled wood during the process of making charcoal for sale, in the West Bank village of Yabad near Jenin
A trader arranges charcoal inside sacks along a street near the main Baraka market in Mogadishu
Qudrat, who works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.
Yang Chuanye, a farmer, paints a charcoal portrait of Xi Jinping, president of China, in Jishan County, Shanxi province. Mr Yang, 62, has been practicing charcoal painting since the age of 20. Mr Yang specialises in painting portraits of former and present Chinese leaders