A young Egyptian street vendor sells national flags and masks of deposed president Mohamed Morsi outside Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo.
A youth jumps into the Bosphorus from Galata bridge in Istanbul as the city swelters under a heat wave.
US swimmer Missy Franklin competes in the final of the women's 4x100-metre medley relay swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
Jamaica's sprinter Usain Bolt attends a party in central Moscow ahead of the world athletics championships which will take place in Moscow on August 10-18.
In a picture taken with an underwater camera Britain's Hannah Miley (L) and China's Ye Shiwen compete in the heats of the women's 400-metre individual medley swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
Butterflies search for food on a buddleia flower in Godewaersvelde, northern France.
France's Camille Lacourt competes in the final of the men's 50-metre backstroke swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
Scottish Methil Pipe band performs in the streets of Lorient, western France, during the Grande Parade at the Interceltic Festival.
Russia's Vladimir Morozov competes in the final of the men's 4x100-metre medley relay swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.
A general view of the under-construction Shanghai Tower (C) and the 492m Shanghai World Financial Center (R), the 421m Jin Mao Tower (L) in Shanghai.
A women waters her vegetables in Mbare, Zimbabwe.
Residents in 'yukata,' or summer kimonos, throw water to the ground at the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo. Hundreds of Yukata-clad people participated in the annual summer event to cool off amid high summer temperatures.
Compelling images from around the world on Monday