A protestor watches Turkish riot policemen during clashes with on Taksim square in Istanbul on July 8, 2013.
Barn Owl chicks (chouette-effraie) are pictured at the zoo of the French eastern city of Amneville, on July 8, 2013.
Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Thirimanne dives for his ground during the fifth match of the Tri-Nation series between Sri Lanka and West Indies at the Queen's Park Oval stadium in Port of Spain on July 8, 2013. Sri Lanka resume batting in the 45-overs-a-side game.
Pope Francis, holding with a cross made from the wood of rickety fishing boats used by migrants on July 8, 2013.
US musician Christian Scott performs on the stage of the Nice Jazz Festival on July 8, 2013 in Nice, southeastern France.
Opposition fighters carry one of their comrades, who died on the front-line, as they were leading an attack on positions held by the government forces in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of Aleppo on July 8, 2013.
Boys play with a kite in Varginha, part of the Manguinhos shantytown complex, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 8, 2013.
A protestor runs as police used water cannon during clashes on Istiklal avenue, in Istanbul on July 8, 2013.
Women and children sit in the Panzi Hospital as Valerie Trierweiler, the partner of French President Francois Hollande, visits the facility in Bukavu, on July 8, 2013. Trierweiler also visited a hospital for victims of sexual violence.
US President Barack Obama arrives at the White House on July 7, 2013 after spending the weekend at the Camp David presidential retreat.
A young well-wisher holds a candle outside the MediClinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being hospitalized in Pretoria on July 8, 2013.
A woman holds a child in her arms as she walks in front of flooded houses following torrential rains in Monrovia on July 8, 2013.
Compelling images from around the world on Tuesday