18 June 2013
Last updated at 07:59 ET
The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rain in northern India has risen to 70, media reports say. At least 45 people have died in Uttarakhand state, while flood-related deaths have also been reported in Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
A king vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) perches on a trunk at the Summit Zoo outside Panama City.
The first performance of Grimes on the Beach, a production of Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes, takes place at the Aldeburgh festival.
A pedestrian walks past electronic signs displaying pictures of China's Politburo Standing Committee members, at a subway station in downtown Shanghai.
Tax, trade and transparency are expected to dominate discussions on the second day of a summit of the G8 group of eight of the world's richest nations. On Monday, the US and the European Union launched negotiations on what they said could be the "biggest bilateral trade deal in history".
As many as 200,000 people have marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities, as protests over rising public transport costs and the expense of staging the 2014 World Cup have spread. Here a policeman sprays a protester with pepper spray in Rio de Janeiro.
Investigators look over the scene in Oakland Township, Michigan, where officials are searching for the remains of Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared from a Detroit area restaurant in 1975.
A Turkish protester dubbed the "standing man" has led a vigil on Istanbul's Taksim Square days after the authorities evicted demonstrators. Performance artist Erdem Gunduz stood silently for eight hours facing a portrait of Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern, secular Turkey.
A worker cleans an escalator at a shopping centre in Singapore.
Elizabeth Evans looks at Have you seen me before? by Paola Pivi, a sculpture of a large polar bear covered in fluffy yellow chicken feathers, at the Whitechapel Gallery in east London.