An Army carry team transports the remains of Army 1st Sgt. Peter A. McKenna Jr., of Bristol, Rhode Island, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, on Monday, August 10. The 7th Special Forces Group to which he was assigned said that McKenna died Friday in Kabul, Afghanistan, during an attack on a NATO facility. McKenna was killed about a month after he was honored at the historic Fourth of July parade in his hometown.
Contaminated water continues to flow in Colorado's Animas River on Tuesday, August 11, after employees of the Environmental Protection Agency caused the spill of 3 million gallons of wastewater. The EPA said the spill happened August 5 when one of its teams was using heavy equipment to enter the Gold King Mine, a suspended mine north of Durango. Instead of entering the mine and beginning the process of pumping and treating the contaminated water inside as planned, the team accidentally caused it to flow into the nearby Animas and downstream to other states.
Mahad, who identifies as a transgender woman, is crowned after she was announced as the winner of the Miss Pride beauty contest in Kampala, Uganda, on Friday, August 7. On Saturday, August 8, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community celebrated Gay Pride near the capital city.
Migrants protest near sunbathers on the beach in Calais, France, on Saturday, August 8.
A Herdwick sheep from the Lamb National team jumps a fence during the launch of the International Agility Festival on Thursday, August 13, at Rockingham Castle near Market Harborough, England.
A person slides down a huge water pipe at a park in Brussels on Friday, August 7.
A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, rows a boat near submerged huts on the flooded banks of the Ganges River on Tuesday, August 11. Torrential monsoon rains in the aftermath of Cyclone Komen continue to cause flooding in India, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries, leaving hundreds dead and millions displaced.
Luis Enrique Tuanama, 17, rests while climbing the Cerro de Saraja a mountain of sand in Ica, Peru, on Friday, August 7.
People cool down in a channel in Minsk, Belarus, on Tuesday, August 11.
A woman prepares dough for a strudel at a cafe in central Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday, August 7.
A student and instructor look at a computer as they use a headset to control a robot with her mind at the People's Liberation Army Information Engineering University in Zhengzhou, China, on Friday, August 7. The robots can be controlled through the headset to go different directions, turn their heads and pick up objects, local media reported.
Entertainers perform during the National Day Parade at Padang on Sunday, August 9, in Singapore. Singapore is celebrating its 50th year of independence.
A woman holds her umbrella while walking against strong winds in Taipei as Typhoon Soudelor approaches Taiwan on Friday, August 7. Typhoon Soudelor made landfall Saturday, causing heavy flooding and mudslides. Nearly 200,000 people have been evacuated from the region.
A man fires a weapon as he dances during a traditional celebration near Taif, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, August 8.
Ashamoni, wife of blogger Niloy Chatterjee, cries at her house in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday, August 7. The secular blogger was hacked to death in his apartment, in the fourth deadly attack on bloggers there this year.
Riot police clear the streets in the Oldpark area of Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Sunday, August 9, after a controversial anti-internment rally was stopped by police.
Flamingos are readying to be fitted with identity rings at Spain's Fuente de Piedra natural reserve on Saturday, August 8. Around 600 flamingo chicks were tagged and measured before being placed in the lagoon.
Inigo Munoz Elorza of Spain, left, and Stefan Dobrovolny of Austria take stone samples during a simulated Mars mission on Tyrolean glaciers in Kaunertal, Austria, on Friday, August 7. The glacier resembles the terrain on Mars.
A Syrian refugee leans against bride Fatheya Mohammed, 21, during her wedding ceremony at an informal tented settlement on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, near the Syrian border, on Friday, August 7.
Seven coal-fired units are demolished in Chiping County, China, on Tuesday, August 11. The local government has been cleaning up illegal construction since last October.
A hot air balloon flies over a field near Budapest during the 19th FAI Hot Air Balloon European Championship on Wednesday, August 12.
Firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in Mangualde, Portugal, on August 11.
A Nepalese woman participates in a protest against a proposed new constitution in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday, August 7.