The school year begins as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
A visitor attends the Salvador Dali in Moscow exhibition at the Pushkin Art Museum in Moscow. (Photo by Misha Japaridze for AP)
A child yawns during a ceremony to mark the start of another school year in Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivostok. (Photo by Yuri Maltsev for Reuters)
Women perform their Eid al-Fitr prayer on Imam Square in the Iranian city of Isfahan. (Photo by Vahid Salemi for AP)
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin rides on a three-wheeled Harley-Davidson with motorcycle enthusiasts during a visit to a bike festival in Novorossiisk, the latest in a series of macho stunts that have punctuated his political career.
A poster of Libya's ousted strongman Muammar Qaddafi sits in a garbage container on a deserted street in Tripoli. (Photo by Patrick Baz for AFP)
Moscow police detain participants in a rally in support of the Russian Constitution's Article 31 on freedom of assembly. (Photo by Alexei Kudenko for RIA Novosti)
Kosovar Muslims protest after Friday Prayers against a government decision to ban religious symbols, including Muslim head scarves in public schools, and demanding a space to build a new mosque in Pristina. (Photo by Armend Nimani for AFP)
Tourists run away as a surging tide breaks through a dam on the Qiangtang River in China's Zhejiang Province. Experiencing the tidal bore is an annual tradition for residents living nearby. (Photo by AFP)