26 July 2012
Last updated at 16:49
Palestinians break their fast in the compound of the Dome of the Rock - known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as The Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's old city, during the holy month of Ramadan.
A child swims in the Sao Miguel River during the 12th annual Meeting of Traditional Cultures of Chapada dos Veadeiros, in Goias, Brazil.
Stephanie Houghton of Great Britain is congratulated by team mates after scoring from a free kick during the first match of the women's football tournament in the 2012 London Olympic Games, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
A topless protester from the controversial Ukrainian feminist group Femen is blocked by security as she tries to throw herself at the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, in Kiev. The woman, identified as Anna Zhdanova, shouted a phrase from a religious ritual that aims to expel demons, which can roughly be translated as “Kirill, go to Hell.”
People hold a flag during a protest against the Conga gold and silver mining project, in Lima, Peru. Demonstrators say they fear the mine will taint their water. The mine is majority owned by US based Newmont Mining Corp.
US President Barack Obama waves after speaking during the National Urban League convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. President Obama has said he wants common-sense measures to control guns, following last week's cinema shooting that killed 12 people.
Workers clean a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok. The death of a two-year-old girl last week, caused by a strain of the virus, was the first such fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry.
A cleaner vacuums the doorstep of No 10 Downing Street in central London in preparation for the arrival of the Olympic torch, which is nearing the end of its 70-day journey.
A bomb has killed at least seven people in the north-western Pakistani tribal region of Bajaur. Security officials inspect the site of the explosion, which tore through a busy market in the Salarzai area, leaving more than 20 others injured.