An Iraqi militia fighter from Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Saraya al-Salam's Peace Brigade, fires a mortar during heavy clashes with Islamic State fighters in Tuz Khurmatu in Salaheddin province about 88 kilometres (55 miles) south of Kirkuk.
A royal supporter places flowers on the gates of Kensington Palace in London as a tribute to Britain's Princess Diana, marking the 17th anniversary of her death.
A Somali government soldier holds his fighting position against suspected militants during an attack at the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound in Mogadishu. Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked the national intelligence site in the capital where suspected militants are held. The assault left 11 people dead, government officials and the rebel group said.
A girl calls for assistance after she is trapped by the water on a flooded Ryparken train station during a heavy rainstorm in Copenhagen, Denmark.