14 August 2012
Last updated at 12:21
People sit on Jamaica Beach, Texas, as clean-up crews are expected to start work on Galveston's West End beaches to remove hundreds of thousands of dead fish that washed ashore early on Sunday.
The Brazilian Tourist Board project an image of Christ the Redeemer statue on the River Thames as publicity for the city of Rio de Janeiro as they prepare to welcome the world for the Olympic Games in 2016.
A man carries a mattress on his back after being evicted from Jacobo Arbenz settlement by military police officers in Guatemala City. Hundreds of families, who had illegally occupied vacant lands were evicted.
Cole Nelson, nine months, held by his mother Deborah Nelson, touches President Barack Obama's face during a visit to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. The president is on a three-day campaign bus tour through Iowa.
The Cap San Diego, an old banana freight ship, is illuminated in blue light during the biennial Hamburg Blue Port installation in Germany.
A man looks into a car submerged in floodwater caused by heavy rains in Neyagawa, western Japan.
A riot in a deprived area of Amiens, France, has left 16 police officers injured, a primary school severely damaged by fire and a sports centre destroyed. Clashes involving about 100 youths and up to 150 police officers erupted in the northern French city late on Monday.
The wreckage of two Ugandan helicopters that went missing on Sunday has been found in a remote area of Kenya. The fate of those on board - believed to be 14 people - is unknown.
Musicians Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart of The Kills perform at The Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles, California.