A young man dives into a river near Skopje, Macedonia. The Macedonian government has declared a state of emergency as temperatures reach 41C.
British army soldiers from the Gurkha regiment perform a traditional knife demonstration at Sir John Moore Barracks in Folkestone, England.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to a sailor in fire protection clothing, during a visit to a marine technology school in north-east Germany.
A New York City police officer wears a protective mask at the site of an underground steam-pipe explosion.
Supporters wave Norwegian flags as the Tour de France cycling race passes by during the 11th stage between Marseille and Montpellier.
Indian firefighters sift through the debris of a collapsed building in Mumbai (Bombay).
Police commandos practise manoeuvres ahead of a diplomatic summit in the Philippine capital, Manila.
Migrant workers sort plastic bottles at a disposal site in Beijing. There are about 3,000 such sites in China.
Supporters of the secular Republican People's Party wave flags during a rally in Sakarya, western Turkey ahead of Sunday's general election.
Iraqi police academy graduates march in formation in Najaf, where they took over security responsibilities from the US in 2006.