Shoppers walk across shadows cast on the floor of a mall in Beijing, China. The country’s leaders face new pressure to stimulate a slowing economy after growth fell to its lowest level since 1991, depressed by weak trade and efforts to cool a credit boom.
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Municipal policemen on their motorcycles join a protest by local government workers in Athens against the public sector reforms and layoffs the Greek government has promised its international lenders. The eurozone must decide on Monday how to keep Greece on a lifeline but is divided over whether to delay aid payments to the country to force through unpopular measures ranging from sacking public workers to selling state assets. Read more
Labourers work to erect a temporary structure for an event in Ahmadabad, India, on Thursday. Read more
Kashmiri men fish from the weed-covered Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday.
Activists of the PAH mortgage victims platform occupy a branch of BBVA bank in Sabadell, near Barcelona, to demand the renegotiation of the mortgages of 232 families, on Friday. Read more
On day two of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, leaders take a walk on Tuesday in the area around the two connected lakes in Northern Ireland. From left to right, Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, Angela Merkel, German chancellor, Vladimir Putin, Russian president, David Cameron, British prime minister, Barack Obama, US president, Francois Hollande, French president, Stephen Harper, Canadian prime minister, and Enrico Letta, Italian prime minister. The leaders are meeting for talks that include the global economy and tax avoidance
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Morning sunlight illuminates a part of the community along the creek in P. Casal district in Manila, Philippines. Read more
A worker is seen between shop signboards as he works to change an advertisement board outside a shopping mall in Beijing on Thursday. Read more
Marialena, a 42 year-old homeless AIDS sufferer and former drug addict who is on a methadone rehabilitation programme, sleeps under a bridge in central Athens. Read more
Palestinian teenager Jundeya in the car repair garage where he is an apprentice in Gaza City on Thursday. Jundeya left school to work in the garage so that he could support his family’s income. Apprentice mechanics earn around $100 per month, garage owners say. Read more