The hands of Jyoti Amge,19, from Nagpur, India, are seen as she arrives on the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York,USA. Standing 24.7 inches tall, Amge has held the Guinness World Records title for the "Shortest Living Woman" since her 18th birthday on Dec. 16, 2011.
Afghans watch their national football team as they celebrate victory in the South Asian Football Federation Championship, at the Kabul stadium.
Residents put out fire that gutted several homes while government troopers continue their assault at Muslim rebels in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines.
A yellow ribbon is seen in front of the U.S. interests office in Havana as part of a campaign for the freedom of the Cuban 5. Cuba has waged a long campaign to win the release of the so-called "Cuban Five," who were arrested in 1998 on charges of spying on U.S. military installations in south Florida.