German Greens' top candidate for the upcoming general elections Juergen Trittin is hidden behind a shrub as he speaks during a party convention in Bingen, western Germany.
Afghan national army soldiers walk on Nadir Khan hill in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rescuers carry a paralyzed elderly person from his damaged house in Qingren township in seriously damaged Lushan county after a shallow earthquake at magnitude 7.0 hit the city of Ya'an, in southwest China's Sichuan province.
Workers and residents stand on a mountain of garbage at a landfill during a rescue operation in San Isidro, Rizal province, east of Manila, Philippines. Police said four workers were reportedly missing after a garbage landfill slid along a mountainside.