Israeli President Shimon Peres shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as Pope Francis watches after a prayer meeting at the Vatican. The Pope’s visit to the Middle East was historic as he called for the recognition of the state of Palestine.
French artist Paulo Grangeon throws one of his papier-mache pandas displayed at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong airport. The installation arrived in the city on Monday, the 9th of June, 2014, launching the month-long 1600 Pandas World Tour in Hong Kong: Creativity meets Conservation organized by a local art organizer.
A man pushes a trolley past a damaged building on the tarmac of Jinnah International Airport, a day after attack by Taliban militants, in Karachi. Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed into Pakistan's busiest airport on Sunday night, triggering an all-night battle in which at least 27 people were killed.
Farmers work in paddy fields at Bandipora, north of Srinagar, Kashmir, in India. Sowing operations in rice, pulses and cotton have already started in many growing areas of Northwest and Southern India, taking advantage of pre-monsoon showers.
An anti-government demonstrator dressed as Batman yells slogans accompanied by passengers on a bus, during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. The placard reads "We want to be the champions in healthcare, education and not just in football."
Performers are thrown into the air during the 2014 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo.
Singers Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
People watch fireworks explode above the Yenisei River in the town of Divnogorsk near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. The firework display was performed to mark Russia Day, the national holiday of the Russian Federation, also the Day of the Town.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth rides down The Mall as she returns to Buckingham Palace in the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony to celebrate her official birthday in central London.
Ivory Coast's Didier Zokora heads the ball during their 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match against Japan at the Pernambuco arena in Recife.