A Somali fisherman carries a shark on his shoulders to the market in Mogadishu
Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray in front of a pool filled live fish in the Israeli city of Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv. During this 'Tashlich' ritual sins are cast into the water just before Yom Kippur, the most solemn day in Jewish calendar.
Students wait for the opening move of Indonesian rising chess star, 14-year-old national junior chess champion Masruri Rahman, during simultaneous matches against 200 opponents at a chess exhibition in Jakarta.
Gilder Michael Bowen's face is flecked with 23 1/2 carat gilt as he works in the Round Room at Strawberry Hill house in London, England.
Two planes collide during an air show in Warngau, southern Germany. One pilot was killed in the mid–air collision; the other plane remained airborne and made an emergency landing.
An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man checks an etrog, a lemon-like citrus fruit, for blemishes to determine if it is ritually acceptable, before buying it as one of the four items used on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
One of 25 pilot whales that died after beaching themselves in the sand at Spirits Bay, New Zealand.
Jacobite Highlander re-enactors sit in a bus stop as a woman cycles past in Prestonpans, Scotland. The actors were in town promoting this weekends re–enactment of the 1754 Battle of Prestopans.
Visitors of Oktoberfest celebrate the festival's 200th anniversary in Munich. The original 1810 Oktoberfest was held to celebrate the 12th marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to the Saxon-Hildburghausen Princess Therese.