Elephants feast on a buffet of fruits and vegetables as part of the annual King’s Cup elephant polo tournament in Samut Prakan province, Thailand. The tournament, which is held annually to promote elephant projects and conservation, takes place from August 28 to 31.
A Palestinian man walks past a fire lit by a homeowner in an effort to keep mosquitoes away from shattered homes in Shejaiya, Gaza. Shejaiya was one of the hardest-hit neighbourhoods after fighting between Hamas militants and Israel.
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican today.
A man sells household goods to supporters of populist cleric Tahir ul-Qadri, leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), in front of the Parliament house building, during the Revolution March in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Pakistani child, Harris Khan, 4, wearing a military uniform and holding a toy gun, poses for a picture while he and other Pakistanis celebrate the 68th Independence Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Pope Francis attends a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea
A girl and her goat head home down an empty main road full of children playing. The police blocked the road, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, with shipping containers
Apartment buildings destroyed by Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip.
An injured man reacts at a damaged site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs thrown by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Qadi Askar district of Aleppo. Syria.
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Soldiers in a vintage jeep cross Pegasus bridge (also known as the Bénouville bridge) in Normandy, France, on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings