French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the “Fetes de Bayonne”, in Bayonne, southwestern France. Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival
A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference in Berlin, Germany
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Faithfuls greet Pope Francis as he arrives at the in Czestochowa, Poland
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A protester stands with his mouth gagged with the American flag at a rally of support for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and protest against Hillary Clinton’s nomination during the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Afghan children run behind a cart transporting bricks on the outskirts of Jalalabad
US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party’s nomination
Nuns of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate take part in a procession petitioning for peace marking the Christianisation of the country, which was known as Kievan Rus’, by its grand prince, Vladimir I (Vladimir the Great) in 988AD, in Kiev, Ukraine.
A construction worker moves a traffic cone in front of artwork by Odeith and is part of the 2016 Upfest in Bristol, England. The annual event, which this year helped celebrate 45 years of the Mr Men and Little Miss book series, started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe.
Workers check on the flag placement on the stage as they prepares for the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia
A framed picture of kittens lies amidst rubble at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria on Wednesday
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in downtown area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir
Thick smoke spreads over a burning Styrofoam site while firefighters attempt to put it out in Wittenberge, Germany. According to initial information, no one was injured in the factory from Austrian insulation company Austrotherm
Buddhist monks walk at Wat Ong Teu temple in Vientiane, Laos
Artist Jonathan Owen unveils a modern interpretation of the female nude, housed in Edinburgh’s Burns Monument which is open to the public for the first time in 180 years for the Edinburgh Art Festival 2016
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Palestinians check a damaged building after the Israeli army carried out an operation hunting down a wanted Palestinian man, in the village of Soref, near Hebron in the West Bank
Delegates react as Democratic Nominee for United States President Hillary Clinton appears live via satellite at the conclusion of the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Young women from France are among the dozens of thousands of young people from around the globe walking during thunderstorms to the site of a Catholic Mass in the Blonia green in Krakow, Poland
An aerial view shows people strolling through a crop circle on a field near Mammendorf, southern Germany
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Painted horse sculptures are seen in the stables at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China.