13 November 2012
Last updated at 12:21
Eclipse-watchers gather at Palm Cove beach in north Queensland, ahead of the first solar eclipse in Australia for a decade.
A boy chases pelicans away to prevent them from eating the left-over fish at a market in Chorrillos beach in Lima, Peru.
Balloons fly over Buddhist temples in Bagan, Burma.
Abdul Rashid and his seven-year-old daughter, Ishrat Rashid, collect saffron flowers from their field in Pampore, south of Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir. The bulbs of the Crocus sativus flower are sown on more than 3,000 hectares (11.5 sq miles) of well drained, clay-loam land in May and June, and the flower is harvested in November.
Claudia Cordero mourns for her son Jorge Giancarlo Morales who, according to local media, was killed during a landslide at a ravine on the outskirts of La Vervena cemetery in Guatemala City.
Sam Bracanov has been bailed by a New Zealand court for allegedly planning to attack the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. The 76-year-old "known anti-royalist" was ordered to stay at least 500 metres (550 yards) away from the royal couple as part of his bail conditions. Charles and Camilla are in New Zealand on a seven-day Diamond Jubilee tour.
Actor Robert Pattinson meets fans at the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Rowan Williams, addresses the lord mayor's banquet at Guildhall in London. He spoke of the urban regeneration, environmentalism and celebration of people both gifted and vulnerable that the Olympics brought to the capital.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt meets Monica Kneebone on the Marjory Warren ward at King's College Hospital in London. The ward is part of the health and ageing unit, which assesses, treats and rehabilitates the elderly.
Spectators watch a demonstration on the first day of the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in the southern city of Zhuhai.