24 June 2013
Last updated at 08:16 ET
A North Korean soldier is seen near the town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong. Last week China's foreign ministry stated that North Korea had expressed a willingness to restart long-stalled nuclear talks with international partners.
The New York Yankees pitch against Desmond Jennings of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.
Giant panda Hai Zi gave birth to the world's first twin pandas this year in Wolong National Nature Reserve in China.
Sri Lanka's trade deficit widened as imports showed a positive growth amid continued decline in exports.
The tennis courts at Wimbledon are being prepared ahead of this year's championship in which 10 Britons, three men and seven women, are competing.
The community of Bowness was flooded by the Bow River, in Calgary, Alberta. Power cuts in the Canadian oil capital could last for weeks or even months, as record-breaking flood waters moved downstream to threaten smaller communities.
A barefoot man runs over hot coals during rituals to mark the night of San Juan in San Pedro Manrique, Spain.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, was taken to hospital in Pretoria earlier this month for the third time this year, with a lung infection, and according to President Jacob Zuma remains in a critical condition.
Models display creations as part of Emporio Armani Menswear Spring-Summer 2014 collection, during the fashion week in Milan.
Visibility in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, remained poor on Monday as officials ordered schools to close. Indonesian land-clearance fires have triggered the country's worst pollution levels in years.
Nik Wallenda has completed a tightrope walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon. It took the acrobat 23 minutes to cross the gorge at a height of 1,500ft (457.2m).
Mark Cavendish celebrates winning the 2013 National Men's Road Race Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.