1 August 2012
Last updated at 22:26
The wild boars of Samut Prakan province in Thailand have been over breeding, causing concern in nearby communities which has led officials to move them to forests located in Petchaboon.
The UN's refugee agency has warned that thousands of people are still trapped in Syria's economic hub, Aleppo, as the army offensive against rebel strongholds continues.
There was more triumph and tears for those competing in the London 2012 Olympics - here Maryna Shkermankova of Belarus celebrates a lift in the Women's 69kg Weightlifting.
Multiple bolts of lightning streak to the ground as a severe thunderstorm moves through eastern Henderson County, Kentucky, the US. The same storm system ripped through Southwestern Indiana, injuring at least four people and causing extensive damage
Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo use 250,000 books to create a maze at The Southbank Centre in London.
India's power supply has been fully restored after a two-day blackout hit much of the country, officials say. More than 600 million people were affected by the power cut after three electricity grids collapsed, one for a second consecutive day.
Lebanese army cadets throw their hats in the air as they celebrate their graduation on Army Day at a military school base in Fayadiyeh, east of Beirut.
A student of the Tattali Free school gives a sewing demonstration in Kaduna, Nigeria. Mothers and their children receive free training and education at the school; while the mothers learn to weave and sew, the children learn to read and write.