Britain's Prince of Wales visits Toll Bar, in South Yorkshire, which has been badly damaged by floods.
Palestinian civil servants queue for their salaries at a Gaza City bank, after Israel releases millions of dollars in withheld tax revenues.
Yuriko Koike, a former television newsreader, is sworn in as Japan's first female defence minister.
Bruno, a 38-year-old orang-utan, enjoys his new enclosure at a Munich zoo.
German commuters wait under an empty departures board in Wiesbaden on the third day of a national rail strike.
An Indian woman cooks inside her flooded home in Kolkata, West Bengal, after heavy monsoon rains.
An Iraqi man photographs a boy alongside shoes that belonged to the victims of Tuesday's car bomb in Baghdad.