24 August 2012
Last updated at 13:00
Indian labourers load coal onto trucks at a depot on the outskirts of Jammu, India.
People watch as Meirav, a loggerhead sea turtle weighing over 8kgs, is released back into the Mediterranean Sea at a beach near the southern city of Ashkelon, Israel.
Fishermen launch their small wooden boat in Barahona, Dominican Republic. Haiti and the Dominican Republic are braced for a battering as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Hispaniola, the island shared by the two countries.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scores against FC Barcelona during a Spanish Supercup, first leg match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
Argentinian riot police clashed with demonstrators during a protest against a pension system reform in Cordoba, Argentina. Twenty-two people were injured in the clashes.
A Norwegian court has found that mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is sane and sentenced him to 21 years in jail. Breivik smiled as the judgement was read out.
A ceremonial cauldron has been lit in London's Trafalgar Square to launch the Paralympic torch relay. Claire Lomas, who was paralysed in a horse riding accident, lit the cauldron from the English national flame kindled on Scafell Pike.
A junior female boxer takes a rest after a sparring session during the All-Russian Women's Junior Boxing Tournament "Olimpiyskiye Nadezhdy (Olympic Hopefuls)" at a countryside sport campus in Tula region, Russia.
A bid to find the remains of England's King Richard III is starting more than 500 years after his death on a Leicestershire battlefield. A University of Leicester archaeological team is digging in a Leicester car park where they think he may have been buried.