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Workers prepare the launch of the Russian diesel-electric attack submarine Stary Oskol at Admiralty shipyard, St Petersburg
Some of 130 soldiers from the 46th Infantry Group go through final preparations at the Glen of Imaal ahead of deployment to the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force in the Golan Heights region of Syria. The UNDOF mission was established to supervise the implementation of an Area of Separation and two equal zones of limited forces and armaments in the Golan Heights region
A hiker makes his way through the vineyards near Fellbach, southern Germany on Wednesday
A man lays in a puddle of squashed tomatoes, during the annual “tomatina” tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” battle that has become a major tourist attraction. Read more
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican today.
Six thousand fans of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the Turkish Republics founder, gather to form a giant Ataturk portrait at Ataturk’s mausoleum during the week of Turkish Victory Day, in Ankara, on Tuesday
Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev stands nearby, in Minsk
Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale steps on a chair with his new football shoes, during the presentation of the Real Madrid’s new UEFA Champions League kit at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain
Sich special volunteer battalion members stand on Tuesday during an oath-taking and farewell ceremony in Kiev. The battalion is leaving the Ukrainian capital to take part in anti-terrorists operation (ATO) in the east of the country