Men dressed in traditional clothes try to pull their opponents over the table during the Alps Finger Wrestling championships in Mittenwald, southern Germany. Competitors battled for the title in this traditional rural sport where the winner has to pull his opponent over a marked line on the table.
Melted siding on a home is seen near the scene of a train derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. A driverless freight train carrying tankers of petroleum products derailed at high speed and exploded into a giant fireball in the middle of the small Canadian town of Lac-Megantic on July 6, destroying dozens of buildings and leaving an unknown number of people feared missing.
Pope Francis leads a mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
A member of the Free Syrian Army pretends to fall out of a window as he jokes around with a colleague in Deir al-Zor, Syria.