Honda's latest version of the Asimo humanoid robot shakes hands during a presentation in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium. Honda introduced an improved version of its Asimo humanoid robot that it says has enhanced intelligence and hand dexterity, and is able to run at a speed of some 9 kilometers per hour (5.6 miles per hour).
Jaintia tribesmen carry a sacred tree during Behdienkhlam festival celebration in Jowai, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Behdienkhlam is a traditional festival of the Jaintias celebrated after sowing, seeking a good harvest and to drive away plague and diseases. Young men symbolically drive away evil spirits by beating the roof of every house with bamboo poles.
AFP photographer Jaafar Ishtayeh looks at his burning car after it was hit by tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers, during a protest by Palestinians against Israeli air strikes in Gaza strip, at Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus.
Fishing boats amid heavy winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda) as it hit the town of Imus, Cavite southwest of Manila, Philippines.