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A woman carries a child as she walks past a boy selling yogurt along a street in Aleppo’s Bab al-Hadeed district on Wdnesday
Labourers carry boxes at a Kolkata market on Friday. India’s inflation dropped to a new multi-year low in October, helped by slower annual rises in food and fuel prices.
A Bangladeshi child works at an aluminium pot factory in Dhaka on Tuesday. More than 6.3 m children under the age of 14 are working in Bangladesh, according to a Unicef report
A labourer carries banana stems during a harvest in Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India. About 833m people out of India’s 1.2bn population depend on agriculture for their livelihoods and the sector provides 14% of the nation’s GDP
A woman walks her dogs by police temporarily blocking protesters from entering one of the main roads into the capital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Opposition labour unions are demanding more jobs, better salaries and tax cuts with protests and a 36-hour strike
An Afghan labourer poses at an aluminium workshop in Herat. About 100 people work in the Herat aluminium factory, which produces 70-100 tons of aluminium each month, mostly for domestic use
A man talks on his mobile phone outside a construction site in central Beijing.
An angry protester hurls an egg at Ed Miliband, UK Labour leader, as he tours the East Street market in London
Labourers work to erect a temporary structure for an event in Ahmadabad, India, on Thursday.
An Afghan boy searches for recyclable garbage at the city’s landfill in Herat, Afghanistan.
Afghan girls working at a brick manufacturer with buckets of stones on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.
Construction workers labour on the roof of a building in the Fort Bonifacio district of Manila, the Philippines. The Philippines beat Indonesia to win an investment grade from Standard & Poor’s last week as President Benigno Aquino outshines Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in improving government finances and spurring growth.
Nigel Frarage, Ukip leader, arrives in Westminster on Friday after a successful night in local council elections. Mr Farage was delighted with what he saw as a remarkable result for the UK Independence Party, which he said put them in with a chance of securing a seat at Westminster.