A Syrian Kurdish woman and her children gather around a fire in a refugee camp at Suruc, in the Sanliurfa province of Turkey on Tuesday. Turkey has dropped its opposition to allowing Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.
A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a Greek Roma community protest in Athens that blocked a main northern avenue in the city on Tuesday. The Roma are protesting authority plans to demolish their illegal settlement and move them to a remote spot in the countryside
Firefighters battle the King Fire in the community of Fresh Pond in El Dorado County, California
Narendra Shrestha EPA
Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort
Palestinian youths set fire to tyres during clashes with Israeli security forces in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi Joz on Monday following the death of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Sinokrot
Fernando Bizerra Jr/EPA
A blaze engulfs part of a national forest in Brazil, the Floresta Nacional in Brasilia, as the nation’s capital is hit by a drought.
Members of minority Sikh community shout slogans during a protest against the killing of a Sikh trader in Peshawar, Pakistan on Wednesday
A member of People’s Liberation Army coastal defence force jumps through a burning obstacle during a drill to mark the 87th Army Day at a military base in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. Army Day falls on August 1 every year
A couple sit on deckchairs on the beach next to the burnt remains of a section of the pier in Eastbourne, England. The Victorian pier was damaged when fire broke out in an amusement arcade on Wednesday
The El Portal Fire burning near Yosemite National Park, California, USA. On Monday morning the fire had burned over 2,500 acres (1,011 hectares) and was just 5% contained