13 June 2012
Last updated at 13:02
Artist Will Orozco walks past a row of painted pinatas depicting the candidates in the forthcoming presidential election in Mexico.
Kushti (mud wrestling) is a traditional sport in India but many young athletes are now training to wrestle on mats to gain access to top international competitions.
Torchbearer Joseph Forrester, accompanied by children from Madras Primary School, carries the Olympic flame on the West Sands Beach at St Andrews in Scotland.
A series of deadly blasts struck a number of Iraqi cities, including Kirkuk (pictured) killing and injuring scoes of people.
Ceramic statues of Mao Zedong, founder of the People's Republic of China, are displayed for sale at a street antique shop in Shanghai.
Organist Christopher Keady sits at the circular pipe organ in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel, a 16-sided building that seats 650 under stained glass windows depicting the book of Genesis, on the campus of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
A child waits for the arrival of cast members at the world premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man in Tokyo, Japan.
Amelia Bishop, 102, waits inside her home for the arrival of Britain's Prince Edward and his wife Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex, before their visit to the Moorish Castle area of Gibraltar.
People gather around a beached humpback whale that died at low tide in White Rock, British Columbia. Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans marine mammal co-ordinator Paul Cottrell said the severely emaciated young whale was first spotted as water receded from the sandy, tidal flats early on Tuesday.
Polish football fans cheer and shout in the Warsaw Fanzone during their teams Euro 2012 match against Russia, which ended 1-1.