A cluster of life rafts floats near the cargo ship Sulpicio Express Siete a day after it collided with a passenger ferry off the waters of Talisay city, Cebu province in central Philippines. Divers combed through a sunken ferry to retrieve the bodies of more than 200 people still missing from an overnight collision.
Participants struggle during a greased pole climbing competition held as a part of Independence Day celebration at Jaya Ancol Dream Park in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia is celebrating its 68th independence from the Dutch colonial rule.
Danish scientist Henrik Scharfe (R) poses with his Geminoid-DK robot during its presentation at the National Robotics Olympiad in San Jose, Costa Rica, Aug. 16, 2013. The Geminoid-DK is a tele-operated Android in the geminoid series and is made to appear as an exact copy of its creator, Professor Scharfe.
Spectators arrive in the early morning for the second day of competition in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, in Parker, Colorado, USA.