A soldier uses her mobile phone next to a sentry box on the banks of the Yalu River, near the town of Sinuiju, North Korea, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong
Pupils take “selfies” with Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, as she arrives at Robert-Jungk Europe high school as part of the Europe-Project day, in Berlin.
Actor Jude Law arrives to give evidence at the Old Bailey courthouse in London on Monday. Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and seven other defendants are on trial with charges related to phone-hacking, illegal payments to officials for stories and hindering police investigations.
A delivery courier uses his mobile phone as he lies in a tricycle on a road in Beijing on Monday. Chinese manufacturing grew at its strongest pace in 18 months in October.