Polar bear cub Lomonosov plays with his mother, Uslada, in Leningrad Zoo in St Petersburg, Russia. One-year-old Lomonosov, born in St Petersburg, will be sent to Yakutsk zoo next week.
People wait in a bus line to pay their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela in Pretoria. Thousands of people lined up to say goodbye to Mandela, whose body lay in state in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa's first black president.
Aztec dancer Ehecatonatihu greets a friend while carrying a statue of Mexico's patron saint, the Virgin of Guadalupe, to an Aztec altar outside the Basilica of Guadalupe during the religious icon's feast day in Mexico City.
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A fan of Brazil's Corinthians reacts during the Club World Cup semi-final soccer match against Egypt's Al-Ahly in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
An Indian dhobi washes clothes with his feet in the Brahmaputra River in Gauhati, India. Dhobis are traditional laundry workers who wash clothes by hand and dry them in the sun, an occupation which has been in existence for generations with a current earning of 65- 81 US cents per cloth.
United States Marine Cpl. Benjamin Zellmann from Virginia holds a puppy taken in by the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion during a briefing before a mission in Khan Neshin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Friday.
New Zealand SPCA dog Porter, a 10-month-old Beardie Cross, drives a modified Mini Countryman on a race track in Auckland, New Zealand. The SPCA said they trained three dogs to drive cars for a series of events to publicize the adoption of animals looked after by the shelter, claiming 'You can teach an SPCA dog new tricks.'