Lebanese and Syrian civilians hold signs and Syria's former independence flag which has been adopted by the rebels forces fighting against Syrian pro-government forces as they take part in a candle lit vigil in front of the offices of the United Nations headquarters in Beirut.
A full moon rises behind the Temple of Apollo in Ancient Corinth.
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Super Cup first leg football match Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
A Colombian peasant takes part in a protest in the village of El Cairo, rural area of Piendamo, Cauca department, Colombia.
A woman looks back while pushing her stroller past a giant mural of Mt. Rushmore by Brazilian streetartist Eduardo Kobra on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles in California.
Palestinian girls play basketball during a training session as part of a sports program launched by the "Palestinian Association for Children's Encouragement of Sports" (PACES) in Gaza City.
Workers disassemble scaffolding in Jakarta which was used for the country's Independence Day celebrations.
A girl tries to stop a wave at the beach near the famous Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California.
A man (L) takes a bath beside a flooded street in Kawit Cavite, south of Manila.
Local residents try to extinguish a wildfire at Fornelo do Monte near Vouzela, central Portugal.
A Waxy Monkey Frog is placed onto a weighing scale during the London Zoo's annual weigh-in in London.
Performers from Starlight Alchemy perform a feat with fire during a media preview of the Singapore Night Festival.
Compelling images from around the world on Thursday