A Kashmiri man reads a newspaper during a shutdown in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Syed Ali Geelani, a separatist leader, had called for a shutdown to protest against the arrests of Kashmiri youths during the Indian general elections in Indian Kashmir.
Titan, a robot created by England’s Cyberstein Robots, walks through Danilovsky market in downtown Moscow, Russia. Read more
Qudrat, who works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.
A man cleans a spare part at a shop in Colombo’s Panchikawatte Road on Wednesday. The area is frequented by the middle class and is known for shops that stock second-hand spare parts for Japanese and European cars.
Iraqis walk past a bicycle shop in the central Sadria area of Baghdad on Tuesday. Read more
A young man works on a handmade fan at a craft shop in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday. The fans are in great demand as temperatures rise to about 49C in parts of the country and meteorologists forecast that the hot and dry conditions will continue Read more