A visitor walks next to a sand sculpture on elections made by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik at a beach at Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Around 815 million people have registered to vote in the world's biggest election.
Polly Dreezer, aged three, points to graffiti art on a wall near the headquarters of Britain's eavesdropping agency, Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham, western England.
A rescuer climbs into a compartment in search of trapped passengers at the scene of a derailed train at Teghria village near Jagiroad Rail Station in Morigaon district, some 90 kms from Guwahati, in India's northeastern state of Assam.
Jordanian artist Nezam Nimeh, 58, cleans his artwork which is a scale model of the Dome of the Rock in Amman.