U.S. President Barack Obama, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak and Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev laugh before the gala dinner at the 25th ASEAN Summit in Myanmar International Convention Centre in Naypyitaw.
Sunderbans Forest Reserve is the largest contiguous mangrove forest on Earth but is increasingly under threat. Bangladesh is densely populated with about 1,000 people per square km. Growing numbers of people are encroaching the forest to make a living, and land-grabbing and habitat loss are also contributing factors.
Coloured chicks are seen for sale at a roadside stall in the Indian town of Amritsar. Stall-owner Ashok earns approximately 200 INR (just over £2) per day selling chicks.Picture: NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images
An Indian Kashmiri man struggles as he tries to cross floodwaters with the help of a rope during floods in Srinagar on September 9, 2014. Bewildered families, nursing children and clutching meagre belongings, packed into makeshift relief centres after fleeing floods in India and Pakistan that have now claimed more than 400 lives. The army was airlifting boats to the worst-hit areas of Indian Kashmir, where whole villages have been submerged and hundreds of thousands are stranded in the region’s worst flooding for half a century. AFP PHOTO/ PUNIT PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)