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Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper (right) walks through the Hall of Honour with the Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, on Parliament Hill, Ottowa, Canada.
Delegates walk past an anti-nuclear campaigner and his dog as they arrive for the second day of the Labour party annual conference in Brighton
People walk by a puddle reflecting a giant election billboard featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s famous diamond-shape hands in Berlin, Germany.
Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats and deputy prime minister, arrives at the conference hall ahead of his keynote speech to delegates at the end of the Liberal Democrat Autumn Party conference in Glasgow
Indian Muslims wear masks with a picture of Narendra Modi, Gujarat state chief minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate, as a part of Modi’s birthday celebration outside a mosque in Mumbai
Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, speaks during a question and answer session at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday. Mr Clegg has denied any suggestions of a rift between him and Vince Cable, the business secretary, over the Liberal Democrats future economic policy.
A young boy holding an Independentist Catalan flag (Senyera) smiles as Catalans gather in a bid to create a 400-kilometre (250-mile) human chain, part of a campaign for independence from Spain during Catalonia National Day, or Diada, in Barcelona
Trade unionists parade during a demonstration on the first day of the Polish National Days of Protest in Warsaw, Poland
A vendor in Quezon city, Manila sells pig masks on Wednesday during an interfaith prayer vigil calling for the abolishment of the Priority Development Assistance Fund, also known as “pork barrel”, a discretionary fund in the Philippines available to members of Congress.
Members of the European Parliament vote during a plenary session in Strasbourg, France.
John Kerry, US secretary of state, right, watches Britain’s foreign minister William Hague leave after a press conference on Syria at the foreign and commonwealth office in London.
An election campaign poster for German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen through a car window in Berlin. Germany goes to the polls for a general election on September 22.
A woman, wearing a scarf bearing portraits of Robert Mugabe, attends Mugabe’s swearing-in ceremony in Harare.
An opposition supporter wearing a mask of President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Police remove members of the Platform for Mortgage Victims group as they try to stop the forced eviction of a family and the demolition of their home in Madrid, Spain. The city administration has been trying to expropriate the house since 2004 in order to build apartments
An angry protester hurls an egg at Ed Miliband, UK Labour leader, as he tours the East Street market in London
A relative holds a photograph of Palestinian prisoner Jamil Nabi Annatsheh, ahead of his release from an Israeli prison, in the West Bank city of Hebron.