on the Indonesian island of Bali take part in a procession on the first
day of campaigning for the country's general election.
Bangladeshi women at work in fields near the village of Saver, on the outskirts of Dhaka.
Two colourful macaws battle over a piece of food in Dusit Zoo in the Thai capital, Bangkok.
Reinstated at last. Pakistan's government agrees to restore sacked top judge Iftikhar Chaudhry (centre) after mass protests.
day of protest turned to celebration at news that Mr Chaudhry would
resume his old job as Supreme Court chief justice later in March.
These lawyers in Lahore offered each other traditional sweets as part of the celebrations.
Residents of Jyotikuchi near Gauhati, in Assam, India, chase a leopard that strayed looking for food. It was later tranquilized.