People pass under election flags in an Istanbul street as the country prepares to go to the polls later this month.
A Jordanian wheat farmer separates seeds from hay on the Hauran Plains, a major source of wheat for the Romans in ancient times.
The final of the women's foil team at the European Championships in Ghent, Belgium, sees a duel between two fencers from Hungary and Russia.
Firefighters battle to extinguish a raging construction blaze which has been fanned by strong winds near the north-eastern Bulgarian town of Varna.
Backdropped by the Bavarian mountains, a kite surfer soars above the waves at a lake near the village of Chieming, in southern Germany.
An Iraqi boy stands beside the wreckage of lorries in a Baghdad car park, which Iraqi police say was hit by an air strike on Wednesday evening.
Indian Spirit performers thrill onlookers with their dangerous routine at Duffy's Circus in Eamonn Ceannt Park, Dublin.
The aircraft super-carrier USS Kitty Hawk arrives in Sydney Harbour, Australia, where it will remain until Tuesday.
Barefoot voters from the Andai tribe of hunter-gatherers queue to cast their votes at a remote village polling station during Papua New Guinea's general election.