31 July 2013
Last updated at 08:06 ET
Indian soldiers help a man board a helicopter after rescuing him from a flooded river in Jhansi, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
A goldmine worker uses a metal detector in Al-Ibedia, Sudan.
Chinese tourists walk past a huge thermometer near the Flaming Mountain in Turpan. The 12m (40ft) thermometer shows the surface temperature of the area reached 78C on Tuesday.
Hundreds of people, including navy personnel, environment officials and villagers continue to clean oil from a leaking pipeline from beaches in Koh Samet in Thailand.
Australian hair designer David Mallet at work in Paris.
Zimbabweans line up to vote in front of a temporary polling station in Harare during fiercely contested presidential and parliamentary elections, which have already been hit by fraud allegations.
A racegoer struggles with wet and windy conditions during day one of Glorious Goodwood in Chichester.
Kashmiri Muslim women pray to observe the anniversary of the death of Hazrat Ali, the Prophet Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law.
Deputies look at weapons at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's annual Gun Melt in Rancho Cucamonga, California. More than 5,000 guns confiscated or collected through a buyback programme are being turned into steel rods for construction.
Diana Tomilina, of Ukraine, dives in the women's 20m event at the Fina World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.