Syrians inspect debris after a bomb hit a building during clashes between rebel fighters and Syrian government forces in the northern city of Raqqa, the only provincial capital in rebel hands.
A multiple exposure picture shows a Perseids meteor shower in the sky, near the municipality of La Hiruela, on the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt (L) wins the 100 metres final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
Kite surfers perform at Mazotos' Kahuna beach during the first Cyprus Kite-surfing championship.
Afghan addicts smoke heroin in the city of Jalalabad.
A Hindu man plays with a snake on the occasion of the Nag Panchami festival, outside the Nagvasuki temple in Allahabad.
A Palestinian woman and tourists enjoy the Tel Aviv beach a day after the Eid-al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Canada's Damian Warner competes in the men's decathlon pole vault event at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare competes during the women's long jump final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
Elderly Indian wrestler, Ram Gopal performs during a bout of traditional wrestling organized at the historical Loknath Vyayamsala (Fitness Center) on the occasion of Nag Panchami, in Allahabad.
An aircraft prepares to land at the International Ngurah Rai Airport on Indonesia's popular tourist island of Bali.
Palestinians from the West Bank enjoy the Tel Aviv beach, a day after the Eid-al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Compelling images from around the world on Monday