18 July 2013
Last updated at 13:10
Divers practise during a training session ahead of the Fina World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
The parliament in Greece has narrowly approved a public sector reform bill that will see thousands of people lose their jobs. Here Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras (left) and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (centre) are congratulated by lawmakers after the vote in parliament.
Carlos Alberto Gomes De Sa (right), of Portugal, walks with his pacesetter on his way to winning the Badwater Ultramarathon. The 135-mile (217km) foot race, which bills itself as the world's toughest, goes from Death Valley to Mount Whitney, California, in temperatures that can reach 55C.
Afghan men break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan, at the Hazrat Ali shrine in Mazar-i-Sharif.
Snails crawl on the face of a woman during a demonstration of a new beauty treatment at Clinical-Salon Ci:z.Labo in central Tokyo. According to a beautician at the salon, the snail slime is believed to make the skin supple as well as remove dry and scaly patches.
Students at the Denver Primary School in Johannesburg, South Africa, sing happy birthday and pray for former South African President Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday.
Fans of Paraguay's Olimpia celebrate a goal by Alejandro Silva against Brazil's Atletico Mineiro during their Copa Libertadores first-leg final soccer match in Asuncion.
Members of Marylebone Cricket Club wait to enter Lord's cricket ground in London ahead of the second Ashes test match.
A Syrian refugee holds her child as they doze off in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. The exodus of Syrian refugees has accelerated dramatically, with more than one million, half of whom are children, arriving in the first five months of 2013 alone.