Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert in Paris, France.
A telephone for eavesdropping is seen on display at the 'Top Secret' Spy Museum in Oberhausen, Germany.
Hindu devotees stand around a traditional artwork made of colored powder during the annual Rath Yatra festival or chariot procession in Hyderabad, India.
Recruits from the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment (JAKLI) of the Indian Army take part in a passing out parade in Srinagar. The 494 recruits, many of them locals, completed a 49-week training program prior to being absorbed as regular members of the regiment.