A Filipino boy plays inside a large metal tube that will be used to repair an old bridge in suburban Malabon, north of Manila, Philippines.
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A man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria.
Children play in the street outside a temple in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu on Wednesday
Children playing with bubbles are silhouetted against the setting sun in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Children play in the pool in front of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Young scavengers fight for a piece of plastic they have found while working between tons of rubbish in the Anlong Pi landfill in Siem Reap, Cambodia on the International Day against Child Labour. Dozens of children work every day on the site, which is situated a few kilometres away from the Angkor temples, visited by more than 3m tourists every year
Iraqi children search through garbage for recyclable items on Wednesday at a waste dump on the outskirts of the shrine city of Najaf, in central Iraq
Palestinian children at a summer camp organized by Hamas on Tuesday. Thousands of elementary school students in the Gaza Strip take part in recreational activities and political demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails