Syrian refugees take a rest as they cross into Iraq at the Peshkhabour border point in Dahuk. Around 30,000 Syrians, the vast majority of them Kurds, have fled the region over a five-day stretch and crossed the border to the self-ruled Kurdish region of northern Iraq.
Dark clouds hang over the Reichstag, the German parliament Bundestag building, in Berlin.
A handout picture released by Kensington Palace shows Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with their newborn baby boy, Prince George of Cambridge, at the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire, in early August, 2013.
A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sana'a Summer Festival in Sana'a, Yemen. The two-week festival aims to stimulate domestic tourism and reassure local and international tourists about Yemen's stability.