A Kenyan police officer mans the entrance of a building in the vicinity of the beseiged Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi from where a column of smoke rises following a loud explosion.
A member of the Mexican rescue team "Topos" (Moles) holds a kitten as others search for victims of a landslide in La Pintada, Guerrero state.
Oracle Team USA crosses the finish line to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand in America's Cup race 16, in San Francisco. Oracle Team USA defeated Emirates Team New Zealand for the fifth America's Cup race in a row.
A resident wades through chest-deep floodwaters along a street while his neighbours paddle an improvised life raft in Manila, after torrential rains pounded Luzon island worsened by Typhoon Usagi.
A man runs away from a huge wave pushed up by Typhoon Usagi on a wharf in Shantou, south China's Guangdong province.
A Palestinian stone thrower stands behind a makeshift barricade as he lobs stones towards Israeli soldiers during clashes in the southern West bank city of Hebron, as tensions run high following the death of an Israeli soldier who was shot by a suspected Palestinian gunman.
Pakistani Christians hold a burning tyre as they stage a protest in Lahore, against the suicide bombing of a church in Peshawar.
An Indonesian kite enthusiast launches a giant insect-shaped kite in Surabaya city park in eastern Java island during a kite flying competition.
Santana, a tiger cat cub, sits in his box at the zoo of Mulhouse, eastern France.
A woman wearing a mask representing Ethem Sarisuluk, a protester who was killed during protests last June in Ankara about an Istanbul park, takes part in a protest outside a courthouse in Ankara, during the trial against a police officer accused of killing Sarisuluk.
Models present creations for fashion house Giorgio Armani as part of the spring/summer 2014 ready-to-wear collections during the fashion week in Milan.
A grevy zebra looks on in its pen at the zoo of Mulhouse, eastern France.
Compelling images from around the world on Tuesday