3 August 2012
Last updated at 13:13
JD Power walks through corn loaded into his trailer as he helps with the harvest near Athens, Alabama. The yields are down this year due to the extremely dry month of June.
Voters cast their ballots in Knoxville, Tennessee. On the ballot are the US House and Senate primaries as well as a school board election.
The British Union Flag is projected onto the Houses of Parliament in London.
Italy's Valentina Vezzali reacts after defeating Russia's Larisa Korobeynikova in the gold medal match of the women's team foil fencing at the London 2012 Olympics.
Emotional relatives wait in Karachi for the arrival of released Pakistani crew members of a Malaysia owned ship, who were held hostage for 20 months by Somali pirates.
Volunteers prepare food for demonstrators during a protest by anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi, India.
A visitor enjoys stage diving at the Wacken Open Air music festival in Wacken, northern Germany.
Two lifeguards monitor holiday makers from their observation chair on the beach of Lacanau, southwestern France.
A Nepalese child, dressed as a holy man, takes part in a procession for the Gai Jatra cow festival in Kathmandu.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Maria Alyokhina, members of female punk band Pussy Riot, attend their trial in a court. Russian president Vladimir Putin says the trio should not face tough sentencing for their protest against him in Moscow's main cathedral.