Hawker Yermek Amangieldyev during a festival in Atyrau, Kazakhstan, on October 2.
Photo by Sania Toiken
Two girls from the nearby Jewish settlement of Yits Har hold Israeli flags during a protest against the construction of a mosque in the Palestinian village of Burin in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, several kilometers from the northern city of Nablus, on October 4. The settlers claim they are not being allowed to build a synagogue while the local residents are allowed to construct a mosque.
Photo by Jack Guez for AFP
Russia -- A woman stands in front of a large wave on the beach of the Black sea resort of Sochi, 04Oct2010 - A woman stands in front of a large wave on the beach of the Black sea resort of Sochi on October 4.
Photo by Mikhail Mordasov for AFP
Russian Communist Party supporters march to commemorate those killed in the 1993 clashes in Moscow on October 4, the 17th anniversary of the bloody showdown between President Boris Yeltsin and parliament, which ended in a tank assault on the rebels' headquarters.
Photo by Aleksei Sazonov for AFP
Young members of the Ata-Meken party walk to a commemoration ceremony at the Ata-Beyit memorial cemetery, some 15 kilometers outside Bishkek, on October 6.
Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP
Men remove logs from near the site of 20 burning oil tankers that were carrying supplies to foreign forces in Afghanistan, after they were attacked in the outskirts of Quetta on October 6.
Photo by Reuters
A local resident stands on the street median as he watches fuel tankers burn along the road in Nowshera, in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, on October 7.
Photo by Adrees Latif for Reuters
Russia -- The portrait of slain journalist Anna Politkovskaya is pictured during a commemorative rally marking the foruth anniversary of her death in Moscow, 07Oct2010 - The portrait of Anna Politkovskaya is pictured during a commemorative rally marking the fourth anniversary of her death in Moscow on October 7. The Russian investigative journalist, known for her critical coverage of the war in Chechnya, was found murdered on October 7, 2006, in the hallway of the building where she lived in Moscow.
Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova for AFP
A man walks past an election poster in Bishkek on October 7. Kyrgyzstan holds an election on October 10 that interim leaders hope will help unite the country but opponents fear could trigger more violence and leave the south vulnerable to ethnic extremists and militant Islamists.
Photo by Vladimir Pirogov for Reuters
Members of the Iranian police force take part in exercises called "Eghtedar."
Photo by Mehr
A bottom-dwelling grenadier fish, part of the Census of Marine Life project
Photo by MAR-ECO/Oystein Paulsen-IMR
A general view of Moscow at night is seen from the window of a passenger jet on October 8.