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
Damaged cars are buried in rubble after a parking lot collapsed into the supporting structure of a construction site in Chengdu, in southwest China‘s Sichuan province on Wednesday
A woman rides her bike near the famous Druzhba narodov (“Friendship of nations”) fountain at the VDNKh, a public park and exhibition space in Moscow, on Wednesday. The temperatures in the Russian capital reached 29 degrees
A couple in Japanese traditional clothing pose for their wedding photos in a Tokyo park on Tuesday
A child plays on a swing beneath a poster of a policeman in Busan, South Korea
Two men stand under Chinese lanterns on Valentine’s Day at the Happy Valley amusement park in Beijing. The park held a kissing competition where about 100 couples competed by kissing in various poses and an iPhone 5S was presented to the winning couple
A man sits on a wooden chair in Hamburg on Monday, surrounded by grey geese.
Indian children play next to an elephant statue at Ambedkar Park, dedicated to dalits or India’s low-castes, which was opened to the public Wednesday, in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India The park was built during the rule of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government and includes statues of elephants, the political symbol of the BSP, as well as statues of dalit leaders. It was opened despite an investigation by the current government into millions it says were misappropriated during the building of the park.
A hot air balloon crew member works ahead of take-off during a festival during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, at the Eshkol National Park in the Negev, southern Israel. Seven balloons, operated by international crews, took part in the flyover on Tuesday.
A man makes the most of the hot weather as he relaxes in St James’s Park, central London.