11 July 2012
Last updated at 11:45
Children dive into the River Ganges in Varanasi, India. Varanasi, also known as Kashi and Benaras, is Hinduism's holiest city.
A house with its foundation washed away hangs over a rain-swollen creek at Nyhammar in Dalarna, central Sweden. People in areas hit by flooding are bracing themselves for further downpours and thunder-storms as a low-pressure system moves across the region.
Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney queue to hear him speak at Central High School, in Grand Junction, Colorado.
A player scores a penalty against Uganda at the Juba Stadium during the South Sudan national football team's first official Fifa match.
A fisherman holding a net shouts slogans against the government during a protest against a fisheries law proposed by the government in Congress, in Valparaiso city, about 121km (75 miles) north-west of Santiago, Chile.
A woman looks over her shoulders as she fixes a curtain rail at her squat in the ransacked Bab al-Aziziya compound of former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli.
A firefighter works to put out a controlled blaze during a wildfire training exercise in Moorpark, California.
Coal miners take part in the final day of their "Marcha Negra" (Black March) in Madrid. More than 100 workers started a march on 22 June from Asturias, Leon and Aragon to Madrid to protest against the government's proposal to decrease funding for coal production.
People light a spherical structure at World Heritage site Stonehenge in Salisbury, southern England.
Giant panda Shin Shin's new cub is helped to drink milk, inside an incubator at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo.
An Indian boxer from the Bhiwani Boxing Club, dubbed the "Little Cuba", rests during an early morning desert training session in Bhiwani, a district of Haryana state, about 120km west of New Delhi.