17 August 2013
Last updated at 15:42
Festival-goers covered in motor oil take part in celebrations to honour Managua's patron saint Santo Domingo de Guzman in Nicaragua.
Motorists queue at the border crossing between Spain and Gibraltar.
Two competitors cover their faces with bees in a bid to be named Bee Beard Champion in Ontario, Canada.
A child sits among idols of Hindu goddess Dashama left by devotees during the 10-day Dashama festival in Ahmedabad, India.
A supporter of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood runs past a burning vehicle during clashes with security forces close to Cairo's Ramses Square.
A man looks over the area where, a year ago, police shot 34 striking miners outside the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa.
Meteors streak past stars in this time lapse photograph taken near the Wyoming city of Cheyenne, in the US, during the annual Perseid meteor shower.
Newly-wed couples kiss during the traditional Qixi Festival, China's version of Valentine's Day and a popular day for marriages.
A finalist competes in the Men's 50km race walk at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Supporters of Japan's nationalist movement mark the anniversary of the country's surrender in World War II.
Two women pose as they drink real ale at the Great British Beer Festival in London.
Footballer Rickie Lambert scores a goal with his first touch during his debut for England, in a friendly match against Scotland on Wednesday, 14 August.