12 June 2012
Last updated at 11:15
The High Park Fire in Larimer County, Colorado, has burned nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) and damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures. The fire has not been contained and sheriff's officials described conditions as "concerning".
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez joined thousands of supporters outside the electoral office in Caracas as he registered to run for a third term in October's election. It is his biggest rally since being diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
An Indian boy works at a sari factory in Kathmandu, Nepal, on the International Labour Organisation's World Day Against Child Labour.
Frank Morris and the brothers John and Clarence Anglin escaped from their prison cell in Alcatraz Island's federal prison in San Francisco Bay 50 years ago and are officially presumed to have drowned. Yet US Marshal Michael Dyke, pictured in a prison cell in Alcatraz, believes they may have survived, with rumours stating they would return on the 50th anniversary.
Models present creations from the Triton collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Brazil.
Los Angeles Kings' Jarret Stoll is pursued by photographers as he holds up the Stanley Cup after his team defeated the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey final in Los Angeles.
Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson sprinkles pilgrims with holy water at the open-air mass during the the 50th Eucharistic Congress, which is taking place at the Royal Dublin Society.
Children from a local secondary school take part in a mass clean up at the Echo Beach surfing spot in Bali. The association responsible, Gumi Lestari, is running a pioneering project to get the local community involved in protecting the environment.
Andriy Shevchenko was the hero for co-hosts Ukraine as they came from behind to beat Sweden and go top of Group D at Euro 2012. The 35-year-old scored two headers in the space of six minutes to turn the game in his side's favour after Zlatan Ibrahimovic had given Sweden a second-half lead.