"A woman leads her painted buffalo onto a stage during a buffalo bodypainting competition in Jiangcheng county, Yunnan province, China, on May 18, 2014. Artists from eight countries painted on buffaloes to compete for a 100,000 yuan ($16,042) prize reward during the competition on Sunday, according to local media."
'An aerial view shows the site of Friday's landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on May 5, 2014. Afghan officials said they plan to build new houses for hundreds of families made homeless by a landslide that entombed a northeastern village and killed at least 300 people, perhaps as many as 2,700.' Wakil Kohsar
Mundane petrol station in Windhoek, Namibia
"Residents survey the damage in a Valparaiso neighborhood on April 13, 2014." Reuters/Eliseo Fernandez
"The mountains of the Sani Pass in the Drakensberg Mountains, between South Africa and Lesotho, on May 26, 2007." (CC BY SA Mark Peacock)
A man stands near the Letseng diamond mine in eastern Lesotho on July 31, 2011. (Reuters/Matthew Tostevin)
Thousands attend the Royal Wedding celebration of Lesotho’s King Letsie III to his new bride Karabo Motsoeneng in Matsieng, on February 20, 2000. (Reuters)