A fighter of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine ??? General Command (PFLP-GC), allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, stands in the rubble of a building in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus.
A rope of three climbers walk at 3400m near the Dent du Geant (Giant's tooth), in the Mont Blanc massif, in France and Italy.
Oracle Team USA skipper James Spithill (L) chases Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker (C) during the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.
Protestors wait for policemen behind their barricade at Kadikoy in Istanbul.
Bahraini protestors run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Abdul Jalil in the village of Daih, west of Manama.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men pray along the Ayarkon River in the city of Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv during the ritual of "Tashlich."
A tourist looks at a rainbow in Prague.
Protestors wait for riot policemen at Kadikoy in Istanbul.
Members of the Philippine national police special forces take cover as they move forward to enemy positions among burning houses during a fire fight with Muslim rebels, as a stand-off entered its fourth day in Zamboanga City on the southern island of Mindanao.
Cubans dancing and dressing in yellow participate in a campaign for the freedom of the Cuban 5, in Havana.
A sheet hangs across an alley way to shield fighters from sniper fire as a fighter of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine ??? General Command (PFLP-GC), allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, walks past destroyed buildings in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus.
A spider is seen in its web in Godewaersvelde, northern France.
Compelling images from around the world on Friday