A frontier soldier from the People's Liberation Army jumps through a ring of fire as part of training in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China.
A group of Nepalese Buddhist boys are seen before they attend Bratabandha, a coming-of-age ceremony, in Kathmandu.
A wave-like cloud looms over Sydney's Manly Beach, Australia, during an afternoon storm front. The storm, which generated little rain, was blown out to sea.
A petitioner is pushed to the ground by a paramilitary policeman after she ran into a cordoned off area near a national flag pole on Tiananmen Square and threw up flyers to protest her case of injustice, during a national flag raising ceremony early in the morning before the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at the nearby Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.