Added 20th August 2019 08:40 AM
On Monday, Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir stood in a defendant's cage during the opening of his corruption trial in Khartoum. The former leader has admitted to receiving $90m (about sh333b) in cash from Saudi monarchs, an investigator told a Khartoum court.
Two days earlier, Sudanese men and women celebrated outside the Friendship Hall in the capital Khartoum where generals and protest leaders signed a historic transitional constitution meant to pave the way for civilian rule in Sudan.
Meanwhile, this huge cloud of smoke billowed above buildings during a reported air strike by pro-regime forces near the town of Hish in Syria's Idlib province on Monday.
Still in Syria, a convoy of Turkish military vehicles passed through Maaret al-Numan in the country's northern province of Idlib, reportedly heading toward the town of Khan Sheikhun in the southern countryside of the province.
In Yemen, this child looked on while lying at the edge of an open shelter at a make-shift camp for displaced Yemenis who fled fighting between the Huthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government, in the Abs district of the northwestern Hajjah province.
Meanwhile, members of an international religious movement called the White Brotherhood performed a ritual dance on the top of the Rila Mountain, near Babreka lake on Monday. - Hundreds of pilgrims converge high in Bulgaria's Rila mountains on August 19-21 to mark their "spiritual" new year with a collective meditative dance known as "paneurhythmy".
On Sunday, this man was seen through a broken window of a wedding hall after a deadly bomb blast in the Afghan capital Kabul. More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in the explosion targeting a wedding, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months.
It was a different mood two days earlier miles away in Indonesia as these villagers played football in traditional attire as they celebrated the country's 74th Independence Day in Blang Pidie of Aceh province.
In Zimbabwe, this police officer was on patrol near Tredgold Magistrates courts on Monday in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Troops and police were out in force in the nation's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in the capital Harare.
In one of Turkey's largest cities, Diyarbakir, these demonstrators were hit by water cannon during clashes with riot police on Monday during a protest against the replacement of Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities, in Diyarbakir. The government removed the three mayors from office over alleged links to Kurdish militants, the interior ministry said.
It was a similar mood the day before in Indonesia as protesters took to the street to face off with local police in Manokwari, Papua, the country's easternmost province. Riots broke out in the area, with a local parliament building torched as thousands protested allegations that police tear-gassed and arrested students who supported the restive region's independence.
On Sunday, demonstrators held a giant flag of Pakistan-administered Kashmir during an anti-Indian protest in Karachi. Tensions have soared since India earlier this month stripped the part of Kashmir that it controls of its autonomy, sparking calls from Pakistan for the international community to intervene on the decades-old issue.
The same day, protestors took part in a rally of Moms against gun violence and calling for Federal Background Checks in New York City.
Elsewhere, in Washington DC, this protestor (right) had a chat with a man during a protest in support of the ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, at Lafayette Square near the White House in Washington, DC. Under a deal signed with Britain, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to keep its unique freedoms when it was handed back in 1997. But many Hong Kongers feel those freedoms are being chipped away.
It was a scene of devastation in Bangladesh on Sunday, as you can see from this general view of a slum in Dhaka, after a fire broke out late on Saturday in the Mirpur neighbourhood. At least 10,000 people are homeless after the massive fire swept through the crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties.
More fire as French firefighters battled to douse a blaze that broke out overnight at the covered market of Levallois-Perret in northwest of France's capital Paris. (Photo credit: Brigade de Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris)
The fire theme continued on Sunday as flames rose from a forest fire raging in Montana Alta on the island of Gran Canaria. Authorities on the Spanish island evacuated residents as the forest fire broke out just days after another blaze raged in the same area.
No, it's not what you think. Not a car on fire. This auto enthusiast performed drift stunts during a special motoring event in the Lebanese capital Beirut outside the Mohammad al-Amin mosque in the downtown district's Martyr's Square on Sunday.
Thousands of miles away, in India, flood-affected residents of a low lying area on the banks of the Ganges river had to move their belongings to drier ground at Sangam, as the water level of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers rose rapidly during monsoon rains in the region, in Allahabad.
And finally, also in India, officials and ground staff inspected an electric train track in New Delhi on Monday.
A lot is happening beyond the borders of Uganda. Take a look at what's going on in other parts of the globe through our selection of top pictures by AFP.
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