9 August 2012
Last updated at 12:55
People search for scrap metal at the bottom of one of the biggest rubbish dumps in Guatemala City.
Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova of Belarus competes in the women's long jump final during the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
Students clash with a riot police vehicle during a demonstration against the government in Santiago. Chilean students have been protesting against what they say is profiteering in the state education system.
Ian Brown, singer of the British band The Stones Roses, performs at the Oya music festival in Oslo, Norway.
The last pieces of about 5,000 blocks are added to complete a reproduction of Jonannes Vermeer's masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring in Tokyo. A total of 380 children participated in a nine-day workshop to create the artwork.
US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at Grand Junction High School in Colorado.
A Sumatran rhino roams at Gunung Leuser National Park in Aceh province, Indonesia. A conservationist said that seven of the world's rarest rhinoceroses were photographed at the national park. It is the first sighting there in 26 years.
Indian police detain members of the All India Kisan Sabha, the peasant front of the Communist Party of India, which works for farmers' rights, as they attempt to enter the chief minister's office during their protest in Hyderabad.
People take part in the grape harvest of muscat blanc at a vineyard in Rivesaltes, southern France.
People walk on a flooded street in Pasig City, Philippines. At least 19 people have died in severe floods in Manila, and nearby areas. More than 80,000 people are being looked after in emergency shelters, with torrential rain leaving low-lying areas underwater.