The week in pictures, July 27 - August 2

Here's a selection of the most amazing images captured around the world in the past seven days. Enjoy!

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    A flock of European starlings mass in the sky over a field on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, July 30, 2019.
    AP Photo/Sergei Grits
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    Lightning illuminates the sky over Stuttgart, Germany, July 27, 2019. 
    Simon Adomat/dpa via AP
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    Visitors look out onto free-floating ice jammed into the Ilulissat Icefjord during unseasonably warm weather near Ilulissat, Greenland, July 30, 2019. 
    Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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    Matthias Appenzeller in action during the international cliff diving championships, in the Maggia valley in Ponte Brolla, Switzerland, July 27, 2019. 
    Samuel Golay/Keystone via AP
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    Luisa Jaramillo, of Colombia, competes in the women's tricks waterski final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, July 29, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Juan Karita
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    A child plays seesaw installed between the border fence that divides Mexico from the United States in Ciudad de Juarez, Mexico, July 28, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Christian Chavez
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    A member of an honor guard grimaces as he and his comrades prepare for a welcome ceremony for visiting Colombia's President Ivan Duque, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, July 31, 2019.
    AP Photo/Andy Wong
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    Susan Meyers and husband Michael Oshan listen to a hymn during a vigil for victims of a shooting that left three people dead at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, in Gilroy, California, July 29, 2019.
    AP Photo/Noah Berger
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    Colombia's Egan Bernal rides past the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees on his way to winning the Tour de France cycling race in Paris, July 28, 2019.
    AP Photo/Thibault Camus
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    Flavia Saraiva of Brazil competes on the balance beam to win the bronze medal in the women's individual all-around artistic gymnastics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, July 29, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Fernando Vergara
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    Motorists maneuver their vehicles through a flooded street following a heavy downpour that inundated low-lying areas in Manila, Aug. 2, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
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    An Afghan boy carries bread for sale at a market in the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
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    More than 400 hot air balloons depart from the Chambley-Bussieres airbase during an attempt to break the simultaneous air balloon take off world record in Hagéville, France, July 29, 2019.
    Jean- Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images
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    A member of the United States artistic swimming team competes in the free routine final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, July 31, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Moises Castillo
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