A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man smokes a chillum (pipe) at Pushkar in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan.
May Myat Noe, Myanmar's first international beauty queen, winner of the 2014 Miss Asia Pacific World, sits with her crown that she allegedly ran away with, during a press conference in Yangon. The dethroned beauty queen said she won't return her $100,000 crown until the pageant's organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief.
Paragliders take to the skies on the slopes of Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain, South Africa.
A sculpture of a giant hippopotamus, "HippopoThames", built by artist Florentjin Hofman is towed up the Thames past the Houses of Parliament in central London.