Actors perform a play about suffering of civilians in WW II, early morning, at the time the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union 70 years ago outside St.Petersburg, Russia.
Tensions between China and Vietnam have risen in recent weeks, with Vietnam expressing alarm at what it says are increasingly aggressive actions by China in disputed waters.
Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival laugh together in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The festival is thought to be the world's largest festival for the so-called 'dark culture,' attracting people with outlandish make-up and costumes.
A US-China military rivalry may be behind China's recent aggressiveness in the South China Sea. On Sunday, Vietnam claims China cut the underwater cables of one of its survey ships.
Children of migrant workers dance outside containers used as classrooms during an after-school program initiated by Compassion for Migrant Children in Beijing.
Palestinian farmers harvest wheat during harvest season, on a farm near the West Bank city of Jenin.
Hamas Mohammed looks on as she prays with female anti-government protestors during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday.
Burma(Myanmar) earthquake caused buildings to sway hundreds of miles away. The economic impact of the Burma(Myanmar) earthquake is limited as Golden Triangle opium production has declined.
Burma (Myanmar) earthquake: Homes and at least one bridge were damaged in several villages along Myanmar's borders with Thailand and Laos, according to residents who spoke to an aid agency.