Fireworks light the sky above Saint Basil's Cathedral during the "Spasskaya Tower" international military and music festival on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Aug. 30, 2014.
An Iraqi militia fighter from Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Saraya al-Salam's Peace Brigade, fires a mortar during heavy clashes with Islamic State fighters in Tuz Khurmatu in Salaheddin province about 88 kilometres (55 miles) south of Kirkuk.
A royal supporter places flowers on the gates of Kensington Palace in London as a tribute to Britain's Princess Diana, marking the 17th anniversary of her death.
A Somali government soldier holds his fighting position against suspected militants during an attack at the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound in Mogadishu. Islamist rebels blew up a car bomb and gunmen attacked the national intelligence site in the capital where suspected militants are held. The assault left 11 people dead, government officials and the rebel group said.