whale shark car
A fisherman transports a dead whale shark that was caught in fishermen's net, in Yangzhi county, Fujian province, China
beautiful rainbow
A rainbow spans over a valley between the Hohes Goell and Schneibstein mountains near the Carl-von-Stahl-Haus Alpine Club hut in the Berchtesgaden, Bavaria
Woodstock festival poland
A woman showers in a mud pit near the main stage at the Woodstock Festival in Kostrzyn-upon-Odra, close to the Polish-German border
commonwealth games kylie dancers
Kylie Minogue performs during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow
commonwealth games genevieve LaCaze
Australian steeplechase runner Genevieve Lacaze invades the stage during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony
mongolia wrestlers
Young wrestlers gather during a traditional fair in Xilingol League, in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
kissing contest
People compete in a kissing contest during the Qixi Festival (known as Chinese Valentine's Day) in Kunming, Yunnan province
amputee push ups
Corporal Temur Dadiani, 22, a double amputee military serviceman from Georgia, attempts to set a planche push-ups world record, at the Ministry of Defence in Tbilisi. Dadiani was injured after stepping on a improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Helmand province in 2011. Planche push-ups are performed using only the hands.
viking festival spain
A man dressed as a Viking drinks local red wine during an annual Viking festival of Catoira in north-western Spain. The festival re-enacts past Viking raids in the area and is celebrated annually on the first Sunday of August
tower of london
Volunteers continue to assemble an installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' by artist Paul Cummins, made up of 888,246 ceramic poppies in the moat of the Tower of London, to commemorate the First World War
gaza rubble
A Palestinian man salvages items from the ruins of buildings destroyed by what police said were Israeli air strikes and shelling in Khuzaa, east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip
gaza boy rubble
Palestinians try to evacuate a wounded boy from under the rubble of a house that was destroyed in an Israeli air strike that killed at least nine members from the al-Ghol family, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip
gaza boy rubble
Palestinians carry a wounded a boy who was rescued from under the rubble of a house in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip
israeli soldier
Israeli soldiers stand next to the grave of their comrade Lieutenant Hadar Goldin during his funeral in Kfar Saba, near Tel Aviv
ukraine shelling
Ukrainian servicemen take cover after firing a cannon during a military operation against pro-Russian separatists near Pervomaisk, Luhansk region
syria dead body rubble
Children react beside a dead body under rubble at a site hit by what activists said were two airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Douma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
landslide funeral pyre
Volunteers prepare a funeral pyre for the mass cremation of landslide victims in Malin, Pune district in the western Indian state of Maharashtra
Somalia firing squad
Three members of the militant group Al Shabaab, found guilty by a Somali military court of killing civilians and masterminding a recent attack on the Presidential Palace, stand tied to poles shortly before they were executed by a firing squad in Mogadishu