Fans watch as a pack of riders cycles past during the 205.5 km seventh stage of the centenary Tour de France from Montpellier to Albi.
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi shows his blood-stained hand while holding a placard bearing handprints made with the blood of victims who were shot during a gun battle outside the Cairo headquarters of the Republican Guard.
Names of those whose lives were lost are etched in marble at the TWA Flight 800 International Memorial at Smith Point County Park on Fire Island, New York. On July 17, 1996, Flight 800, flying from New York to Paris and Rome, crashed into the ocean 14 miles from the park, killing all 230 passengers and crew.
Nepalese farmers walk past rice paddy fields in Changu Naryan village on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Nepal's rice planting season began with the arrival of the monsoon.