28 October 2013
Last updated at 10:06 ET
Members of the Ngok Dinka ethnic group wait to vote in a unilateral referendum on whether the oil-rich disputed Abyei region should be part of South Sudan or Sudan. Juba supports the referendum, but Khartoum is opposed.
A stormy sea at Porthcawl harbour in south Wales. An associated weather system has caused widespread disruption in several countries in north-western Europe.
Winds picked up well before the storm hit the UK, travelling east towards Scandinavia. This boy played in the foam washed ashore at Brighton in England.
Meanwhile, New Yorkers mark a year since the passage of Superstorm Sandy, which caused extensive damage to the Rockaways beach area of Queens.
In the Colombian city of Medellin, contestants in a competition during an annual car festival descend a hill in a homemade Chiva, a brightly-painted, open-sided bus.
A moment of intimacy for two protesters in Romania's capital, Bucharest, as thousands of people march against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and shale gas exploration.
A plume of smoke rises from the wreckage of a vehicle that crashed into a crowd and caught fire in in Tiananmen Square in central Beijing. The Chinese authorities say five people were killed and more than 30 injured. There has been no explanation about the cause of the crash.
In Hong Kong, smoke from burning incense drifts in the air as a woman prays at the Taoist temple of Wong Tai Sin.