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Fishermen haul a fishing net from the sea at the opening of the fishing season in Istanbul. The seasonal fishing ban ends on the first day of September.
A Naga sadhu, or naked Hindu holy man, smokes hashish inside his tent during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher festival, at Trimbakeshwar, India.
Members of the Egyptian Ultras Nahdawi youth group take part in a protest against the removal of former President, Mohamed Morsi, by the Egyptian military, in the Nahiyya neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt.
Visitors view a giant light installation inside the China pavilion at the Expo 2015 exhibition in Milan, Italy.
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An Indian Parsi girl prays near relief figures of knights at a fire temple on the Parsi New Year ‘Navroze’ in Mumbai. Parsis, followers of Zoroastrianism, a small religious community which exists largely in Mumbai, were exiled from Iran in the 7th century AD during religious persecution by the Muslims. The Indian followers of Zoroastrianism are called Parsis because the religion arrived in India from Persia.
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Indonesian men in teams of 4 try to climb to the top of a greased pole called a panjat pinang in order to get to the prizes tied to the top in Jakarta, Indonesia. Cities and villages across Indonesia celebrated the country’s 70th anniversary of Independence with traditional games, and music, and flag raising ceremonies
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An explosion goes off as Chinese actors playing Japanese soldiers are filmed in a battle scene during filming of the series “The Last Noble,” set during the second Sino-Japanese War.
The one month old elephant Anjuli plays with her sister Shila on World Elephant Day at the Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, Germany.
A boy takes a meal break at a fruit stall in the central market in Kazan, Russia.
A student blows bubbles on the first day of the university introduction days for students in the Wilhelminapark in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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A group of people take selfies with Pope Francis during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
A person slides down a water slide at a theme park on a hot summer day in Brussels, Belgium.
Fishing boats are secured in a port in Yilan County, Taiwan, as Typhoon Soudelor approaches.
Visitors walk between the slabs at the holocaust memorial in Berlin, Germany.
A labourer works on a giant bronze statue of former King Taksin at Ratchapakdi Park in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand. The park is being constructed by the Thai army to honor past Thai monarchs and is situated on an army compound near the Klai Kangwon Palace.
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Muslim worshipers, guarded by Israeli police, pray on the streets of the Wadi al-Joz neighborhood in east Jerusalem, following restrictions by Israeli police to only allow men above 50-year-old to access the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Samuel Garcia, 12, has his hair cut by a friend at the doorstep of his home in Havana. Cuba
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Hot air balloons fly over the Chambley Airbase, northeastern France, during the international hot air balloons meeting “Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons” in Hageville.
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A watch and clock vendor sits in his shop in Seoul, South Korea.
The full moon rises over the illuminated Kazan Kremlin and Qol Sharif mosque in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, located in Russia’s Volga River area.