US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, bows to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen after receiving Taiwan’s highest civilian honor on Wednesday, August 3. Tsai thanked Pelosi for visiting and praised her long commitment to democracy and human rights.
South African swimmer Pieter Coetze competes in the 100-meter backstroke during the Commonwealth Games in Smethwick, England, on Friday, July 29. He would go on to win gold a day later.
Dancers from Black Grace, New Zealand’s leading contemporary dance group, rehearse before a premiere at the Joyce Theater in New York on Tuesday, August 2.
Flamingos move around a pen near the Fuente de Piedra lake during a tagging and control operation in Spain on Saturday, July 30.
An artist from La Clique performs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Wednesday, August 3.
Cyclists Matt Walls, top, and Derek Gee go over the barrier and into the crowd during a crash at the Commonwealth Games in London on Sunday, July 31.
A woman in Rio de Janeiro participates in the Black Women’s March against racism, violence and social inequality on Sunday, July 31.
A young fan watches cyclist Maaike Boogaard after the seventh stage of the Women’s Tour de France on Saturday, July 30.
Storm clouds gather over a canola field near Cremona, Alberta, on Friday, July 29.
A young Green Bay Packers fan watches as running back AJ Dillon tries to ride her bicycle to training camp on Monday, August 1. It is a tradition at Packers camp for children to lend their bikes to players.
Firefighters stand on the rooftop of a house on Sunday, July 31, after a small aircraft crashed onto it in Höfen, Austria. Two people were injured.
Scottish gymnast Eilidh Gorrell competes on the balance beam during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, on Saturday, July 30.
Namibia’s Ananias Shikongo runs with his guide during a 100-meter race at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, August 3.
Supporters of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bring down an inflatable doll of Chavez after commemorating what would have been his 68th birthday Thursday, July 28, in Caracas.
India’s Saurav Ghosal plays a shot against England’s James Willstrop during a squash match at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, August 3. Ghosal defeated Willstrop to win the bronze medal.
A common tern carries a fish in Lido Beach, New York, on Sunday, July 31.
Danil, a press officer in the Ukrainian army who lost his leg fighting on the front lines against Russia, rides on a horse in Lviv, Ukraine, on Sunday, July 31. Horses are helping wounded soldiers in Ukraine with their post-traumatic stress and physical rehabilitation.
A South Korean aerobatics team performs over Egyptian pyramids during an air show on Wednesday, August 3.