A protester wearing a gas mask rests behind a barricade during clashes with riot police near Taksim Square in Istanbul.
A rider drives a scooter with his dog at Besiktas, the area where most of the clashes between police and protesters took place the last days, in Istanbul.
Shiite pilgrims pray at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine at Kazimiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq.
Asian elephants Tai, 43, right, and Rosie, 28, left, sat on the sand at Dog Beach in Del Mar, Calif., as part of an effort to bring awareness to the plight of the Asian Elephant.
Serena Williams of the US celebrates winning against Russia`s Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, in their quarterfinal match at the French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
Shikhar Dhawan reacts as he reaches 100 runs not out as he plays against South Africa during their group stage ICC Champions Trophy cricket match in Cardiff, Wales.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wave prior to the film premiere World War Z in Berlin, Germany.