13 August 2012
Last updated at 12:42
A Free Syrian Army fighter helps a woman to run across a street during clashes in Aleppo. The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said the US and Turkey are working together on detailed plans to support the Syrian opposition.
People affected by flooding queue to get food relief distributed by the Red Cross in Valenzuela, near Manila. At least 60 people are now known to have died in the torrential rain and floods that hit the northern Philippines this week.
Police officers attend the scene at Wushan Square in Hangzhou, China, a popular tourist attraction, after an archway collapsed. Two people were killed and three others were injured when the ornate structure toppled down on Sunday morning.
Passengers queue to board a ship in Tanjung Priok harbour, Jakarta. Many Muslims are expected to leave the capital for their hometowns to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
The London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular musical closing ceremony and the official handover to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro. The three-hour show featured some of the biggest names of British pop including the Spice Girls, George Michael and The Who.
US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R) has named fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate in November's election. Mr Ryan, 42, is a Wisconsin congressman and chairman of the House of Representatives budget committee.
Firefighters are battling a forest fire on La Gomera in Spain's Canary Islands which forced the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people by ferry overnight.
Winter wheat is loaded from a combine harvester on to a trailer in Hanover-Wuelferode, central Germany. As weather conditions are good, farmers across the country hurry to bring in their crops.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the 94th PGA Championship at the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
Police in the Indian capital Delhi have stopped prominent anti-corruption campaigner Baba Ramdev from marching to parliament to stage a protest. Baba Ramdev and his supporters have been detained for allegedly "violating prohibitory laws".