People take part in the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island in the Brooklyn section of New York.
Tourists view the Iguazu Falls from an observation platform at the Iguazu National Park near the southern Brazilian city of Foz do Iguacu. Forming a border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu Falls, South America's largest falls, attract more than 1 million visitors a year.
People gather around a bonfire and watch the 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match between Germany and Ghana on an outdoor film projector, during the Sonnwendfeuer (Midsummer) Festival at Mt. Kampenwand in Bavarian Alps, Aschau, 100 km (62 miles) south of Munich.
An exhibition race billed as "The 3rd Annual Ostrich Derby" is run at the Meadowlands Race Track in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The ostriches pull small carts occupied by their handlers. Run by Hedrick's Promotions in Nickerson, Kansas, this is the third year the race has been run at the track, in tandem with a camel race.
A woman reacts as she is sprayed with colour powder during a five-kilometre colour run event in Beijing.
Andean women wearing Brazil-themed jerseys play soccer at a market in Lima. As the vendors at a craft market in the district of La Molina in Lima, the women played soccer during an event to promote their shops.
People watch a laser and fireworks show over the Neva River and the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg. The show marks the annual school leavers day
Graduates jump as they pose for photographs in front of the Tiananmen Gate and the giant portrait of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, on the Tiananmen Square in Beijing
A model of the Transformers character Bumblebee is displayed in front of Qianmen Gate in central Beijing. The replica is part of a promotional campaign ahead of the world premiere of the movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" on June 27 around the globe
A participant holds a rainbow flag during an annual gay pride parade in Monterrey.
A participant wears a costume while taking part in the "Miss Gay Nicaragua 2014" pageant in Managua.