Ash spews from Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano, some 55 km from Mexico City, as seen from San Damian Texoloc in the Mexican central state of Tlaxcala.
A model presents a creation for Christian Dior during a fashion collection show on the Red Square in Moscow.
Germany's Marcel Kittel reacts as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 197 kms tenth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Gildas-des-Bois and Saint-Malo, northwestern France.
A woman carries her child as the sun sets in the shanty town of Nkaneng next to Lonmin's platinum smelter in Marikana, South Africa
A Palestinian boy blows soap bubbles as he hawks toys on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at a street market in Gaza City
Canadian performer Matias Salmenaho, 26, stands still as axes are juggled past him as the three generation Quebecois circus company, Cirque Alfonse mark their UK debut show entitled " Timber!" at the Southbank Centre in London.
Two Indonesian girls walk prior to prayers on the first night of the holy month of Ramadan at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta
A rebel fighter points his gun towards pro-government forces' positions during clashes in the Salaheddine district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo
Indonesian Muslim women hold prayers on the first night of the holy month of Ramadan at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta.
Afghan girls sit on the ground as they study the Koran, ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in Herat.
Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi walk by a brick defensive wall as thousands gather in his support in front of Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque.
People seen through an ice scupture in the Minus 5 Ice Bar during a preview at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel.
Compelling images from around the world on Wednesday