Performers dressed as Pikachu, a character from the Pokemon franchise, ride an elevator during the "Pikachu Outbreak" event in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday, August 7. Hundreds of Pikachus are appearing at city landmarks to attract visitors in the Minato Mirai area.
The young brother of Zarah, a pregnant 14-year-old who died after she was set on fire in her husband's home, attends her funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, August 10. Zarah was allegedly tortured and killed by her husband's family as revenge for a marriage deal that fell through.
A zoo worker feeds newborn white lions at a private zoo in the Ukrainian village of Demydiv on Thursday, August 11.
Revelers party in a swimming pool during the Circuit Festival's Water Park Day, a gay event in Vilassar de Mar, Spain, on Tuesday, August 9.
People watch Olympic archery at the Sambadrome venue, which is in a residential area of Rio de Janeiro, on Monday, August 8.
Christian Frebel leads a herd of sheep Saturday, August 6, during the Shepherds Championships of Thuringia in Hohenfelden, Germany.
A resident of Karachi, Pakistan, wades through a flooded area caused by heavy monsoon rains on Saturday, August 6.
Alexander the friendly robot interacts with children in London on Wednesday, August 10.
A member of a Syrian opposition group clashes with regime soldiers in Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, August 6.
An actress performs Chinese opera during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Friday, August 5.
Supporters of Zambian President Edgar Lungu attend a campaign rally in Lusaka, Zambia, on Wednesday, August 10.
A hot-air balloon is prepared Friday, August 5, ahead of a four-day balloon festival in Bristol, England. The city is seen by many as the home of modern ballooning.
An Indian paramilitary soldier falls down as he tries to kick back an exploded tear gas shell thrown back by Kashmiri Muslim protesters on Monday, August 8.