Images from around the world, showing the current and interesting events of the week that went by. (Pics- AFP)
UNITED STATES: The cast of Modern Family at the 64th annual Prime Time Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre at LA Live in Los Angeles, California. The show won the Emmy for Outstanting Comedy Series.
CHINA: People walk beneath lanterns on a street ahead of the Mid Autumn Festival in Beijing. Traditionally recognised as a symbol of good luck, red lanterns are hung during the Festival which falls on the 15th day of the lunar new year, which is to be September 30, 2012.
AUSTRIA : A commercial airplane takes off from Vienna Schwechat international airport as it flies in front of the moon, in Vienna.
THAILAND: Birds sit in their cages during a bird-singing contest in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat. Hundreds of bird owners from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore take part in the contest.
SWITZERLAND: A combination of two pictures shows Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" in Paris' Louvre Museum (L) and a picture released by the Mona Lisa Foundation of what is believed to be an earlier version of da Vinci's masterpiece. The foundation said it would present "the stunning portrait of Lisa del Giocondo," along with results from 35 years of research indicating that "it was executed by Leonardo a decade earlier than its famous sister in the Louvre."
NEPAL: World's shortest man, Nepalese Chandra Bahadur Dangi (L), 72, poses while shaking hands with Indian Jyoti Amge (R), 19, the world's shortest woman, upon her arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.