Muslim piligrims wait for performing morning prayer in Mecca's Grand Mosque as hundreds of thousands of Muslims have poured into the holy city of Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage, Oct. 13, 2013.
Indian sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture about Cyclone Phailin that hit Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
Schoolgirls wave Vietnamese and Chinese flags before a welcoming ceremony for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi. Li is in Hanoi on a three-day visit to Vietnam from October 13 to 15, photo taken Oct. 13, 2013.
Goats are painted to attract customers while being displayed for sale by a Pakistani merchant for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.