The sun emits a mid-level solar flare which erupted on the left side of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.
In this aerial photo made available by the Turkish Military, some 6,000 people form a large portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey at his mausoleum in Ankara, Turkey.
Members of the Canadian Joint Incident Response Unit reppel from a Griffon helicopter on to a ship while taking part in a scenario during the Operation Nanook military exercise on Baffin Island, Nunavut.
A trader shelters from the sun under an umbrella as he waits for customers at Lisbon's Ladra flea market.
An Ukrainian serviceman is seen next to a sight for a gun near the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk .
Palestinian children hold guns as they celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza City.
A Pakistani health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistanís beleaguered battle to eradicate polio is threatening a global, multi-billion dollar campaign to wipe out the disease worldwide.
Young members of a local Kyokushin Karate federation perform during an exercise session at a summer training camp in Taiga district on a bank of the Yenisei River near the town of Divnogorsk, outside Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.
A woman with a basket used to carry grass walks toward a field at Khokana in Lalitpur.
A girls walks up a flight of stairs painted with a summery mural in downtown Ottawa .
(Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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