22 August 2012
Last updated at 11:42
US President Barack Obama walks over to greet supporters as he arrives at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio.
Farmers rake hay near the Swiss village of Flueelen, 75km (47 miles) south of Zurich. The tradition of "wild haying" dates back 200 years in central Switzerland. It is practised from mid-July until mid-September on steep hillsides difficult to reach with animals.
Men investigate the scene of a Berlin city train derailment. Five people were injured as the train left the tracks between the stations of Tegel and Schulzendorf.
Indian policemen are reflected in a puddle of rainwater as they stand guard at the Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, in the northern Indian state of Haryana. India's largest car maker reopened its Manesar factory under a heavy police presence after a month-long lock-out following clashes between staff and the management.
Riot police fired tear gas to disperse peasants who had set up barricades and burned tyres at a main avenue during a protest calling for a ban on farmers in northern Honduras being armed to be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
A resident throws water onto a fire at a squatter colony in Pas City, Manila. The fire destroyed about 200 shanty houses, according to local media.
Prince Henrik of Denmark conducts during a summer concert in the park at the Chateau de Cayx in Luzech, France.
Homeless young people sleep on top of an abandoned car in Karachi, Pakistan.
Thai "Red Shirt" supporters shout slogans as they gather outside the Criminal Court in Bangkok. The court is to rule on whether to revoke bail for 19 leaders of the protest movement charged with terrorism in connection with civil unrest in 2010.
Military officers carry of the coffin of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at Bole International International Airport in Addis Ababa. Mr Meles, 57, had died suddenly from an infection while being treated in hospital there, the authorities said.