A trader gestures on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the start of the trading day in New York, New York, USA,on Monday. Global markets have been reacting to the economic situation in China and the Dow Jones Industrial average followed that trend losing 1,000 points in early trading before recovering
An Afghan trader waits for customers early in the morning at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.
Members of minority Sikh community shout slogans during a protest against the killing of a Sikh trader in Peshawar, Pakistan on Wednesday
Ashoor Mohammad, 60, waits for customers on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.