Children cool off from the hot weather in a fountain at People’s Square in Shanghai on Wednesday. The National Meteorological Centre maintained a high temperature alert as a record-setting summer heatwave will continue to bake most parts of south China in the next three days.
Children play with soap bubbles made by a busker on the South Bank, on a hot day in central London
Two North Korean schoolchildren bow and pay their respects to late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, whose bodies lie embalmed in the mausoleum, the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, on Thursday, in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Youngsters hold candles as they pay tribute to children who died from food poisoning in India‘s Saran district of Bihar state, at a government school in Amritsar on Thursday. Thousands of youngsters were refusing free meals in poverty-stricken eastern India after 22 children died from eating lunch apparently contaminated with insecticide, officials said Read more
Children in camouflage clothing attend a physical training session at a kindergarten in Taichung, central Taiwan. All kindergartens in the country provide physical training sessions that combine marine-style drills and gymnastics for pre-school and school-aged youngsters. The training helps children grow well in both mind and body, according to the principal.
Phaphama Nxumalo (left), 12, and Natasha Mbatha, 9, members of the Alexandra Trampoline Club, on Wednesday practise in an alleyway between apartment blocks in Johannesburg, South Africa. A township with a wide spectrum of housing types, including shacks and contemporary homes, Alexandra is situated next to the wealthy suburb of Sandton, laying bare post-apartheid South Africa’s vast gulf between wealth and poverty. Read more
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Two girls walk with their mother as she turns to look at smoke billowing from three shells dropped on the town of Al-Bara in the northwestern province of Idlib.
Children play at dusk on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India, on Thursday Read more
A father rides his children to school in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Nepalese children climb a tree while they play near the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday. Read more