Sparks fly behind Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving for Scuderia Ferrari during the final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Germany in Hockenheim, Germany, on July 30.
People take photos with their phones at the iconic Galata Tower, illuminated in the colors of the Turkish flag, in Istanbul.
Dozens of staff at Turkey's highest court have been suspended from their jobs as part of the crackdown in the wake of a failed military coup, authorities said.
Men run along the famous Copacabana Beach at sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 30.
The summer Olympics in Rio, which begin Aug. 5, will be the first Games hosted in South America.
Police cars block access to the site where a hot air balloon crashed early Saturday, near Lockhart, Texas. There were 16 people aboard when the balloon caught fire and crashed. There don't appear to be any survivors, authorities said.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds baby cousins Evelyn Kate Keane, 6 months, and Kellen Campbell, 3 months, following his speech at the Gallogly Events Center at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, on July 29.
The Week in Pictures: July 22 - 29