Indian shop owner, Sonu Sharma, 26, plays with rats at his residence in Ahmedabad on June 16, 2013. Sonu, nicknamed the Ratman, has over 50 rats and at any given time there are at least 10 white mice crawling on him. He adopted four white rats over a year ago, since then they multiplied and he has kept many as pets. AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY
A young woman from Brazil cools off in a fountain on a scorching hot summer day in the city center on June 20, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Central Europe is in the grips of a heat wave in which temperatures in some regions have reached up to 38 degrees celsius.
Upphovsman: Sean Gallup
A man walks in front of the Singapore city skyline on June 20, 2013 in Singapore. The Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) rose to the highest level on record reaching 371 at 1pm. The haze is created by deliberate slash-and-burn forest fires started by companies in neighbouring Sumatra.
Upphovsman: Suhaimi Abdullah
People enjoy hot and sunny weather at a public swimming pool on June 19, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic. As a heat wave hits the central Europe region, the Czech capital of Prague enjoyed a record temperature of 36 degree Celsius.
Upphovsman: Matej Divizna
Larisa Katz, wearing an outfit made from chocolate packaging, poses for a photograph during the second day of Royal Ascot, in Berkshire, west of London, on June 19, 2013. The five-day meeting is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar. Horse racing has been held at the famous Berkshire course since 1711 and tradition is a hallmark of the meeting. Top hats and tails remain compulsory in parts of the course while a daily procession of horse-drawn carriages brings the Queen to the course. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS
Upphovsman: ADRIAN DENNIS
A man with his dog faces Ataturk Cultural Center during a silent protest at Taksim Square, on June 18, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. Erdem Gunduz acquired the nickname 'The Standing Man' following his silent eight hour vigil outside the cultural centre where a giant portrait of the country's founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, hangs. Gunduz has become the new symbol of anti-goverment protests and his actions have sparked similar silent protests around the country.
Upphovsman: Burak Kara
A member of staff prepares an eye patch, worn by John Wayne during the film True Grit, for sale at Christie's South Kensington on June 19, 2013 in London, England. The item is part of an auction entitled 'Pop Culture' featuring memorabilia charting the history of cinema, pop and rock and roll.