A young worker carries wood cuts in Peshawar, Pakistan. Fire wood is a big source of domestic fuel in rural Pakistan where during winters, domestic consumers face acute shortage of natural gas.
A vendor waits for customers in a market in Hefei, east China’s Anhui province on Thursday
A trader arranges charcoal inside sacks along a street near the main Baraka market in Mogadishu
A watermelon vendor takes a nap while waiting for customers during a hot day in Beijing
Qudrat, who works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.
A balloon-seller cycles along and a women takes a stroll on a wet Beijing street on Friday. More than two-thirds of the city’s annual rainfall falls in June to August, breaking the city’s otherwise dry and arid climate