Egyptian military soldiers demonstrate their skills during a ceremony at a military base east of Cairo. (Photo released by Egyptian Presidency)
A buoy that was on the edge of the road sits in the harbor after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake caused the land to fall into the sea at the Port Wellington Container terminal in New Zealand.
From the vantage point of the International Space Station, astronauts frequently observe atmospheric and surface phenomena in ways that are impossible to view from the ground. Two such phenomena - gravity waves and sunglint - are illustrated in this photograph of northeastern Lake Superior.
Indian devotees travel in and atop of a crowded train as they head to attend the Dada Ji Dham fair which coincides with the Guru Purnima festival at Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh state, India.