A local resident rides a bicycle beside the river bank in Hsintien in New Taipei City as Typhoon Usagi approaches southeast Taiwan.
Visitors stand inside the cupola of the German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) in Berlin.
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain exits the garage on the pit lane during the first practice session of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix.
A coati jumps through burning hoops during a show called the Caravan of Wonders at the National Circus in Kiev.
A Sri Lankan girl walks on the Galle Face beach in Colombo.
People wanting to buy the Apple iPhone 5 walk down a circular stairway into the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York.
Models present creations for fashion house Emporio Armani as part of the spring/summer 2014 ready-to-wear collections during the fashion week in Milan.
A rebel fighter fires at pro-government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
France's Vincent Philippe rides his Suzuki during the first qualifying session of the Le Mans 24-Hour endurance moto race in the Le Mans, western France.
Sri Lankan pedestrians walk at the Galle Face beach in Colombo.
Rebel fighters inspect a stairwell during fighting against Syrian government forces in the Saif al-Dawla district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
A Sri Lankan Tamil fisherman throws his net along the shoreline, off the northern town of Jaffna, 400 kilometres (250 miles) north of the capital Colombo.