A molotov coctail explodes in front of riot police during clashes with demonstrators in Athens.
A model presents a creation by British fashion designer Gareth Pugh during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, in Paris.
Oracle Team USA celebrates defeating Emirates Team New Zealand in the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco.
An Indian college student dressed as a Hindu goddess takes part in protest rally in Mumbai.
Russia's Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft blasts off from the Russian leased Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome.
A Chinese dragon statue stands beside an 18-metre tall inflatable duck during its unveiling at the historic Summer Palace in Beijing.
Um Bushra, an 80-year-old Palestinian woman, repairs clothes on her sewing machine in her home in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City.
A supporter of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and Maldivian presidential candidate former president Mohamed Nasheed, participates in a protest against the court issue outside the Maldivian High Commission in Colombo.
Children hold fireworks during a ceremony marking the 1962 revolution that established a republic in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray during the last day of Sukkot, or the feast of the Tabernacles, at their synagogue in Jerusalem.
The US Capitol dome is seen at sunrise over Washington, DC.
Pakistani survivors clear the debris of destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran.
Compelling images from around the world on Thursday