Visitors look at a blooming Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum), one of the world's largest and rarest tropical flowering plants, at Basel's Botanical Garden, Switzerland. The flower emits strong odor likened to rotting meat, and wilts and dies after two days.
A Ukrainian serviceman gets a haircut at a military camp near the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine.
A Turkish Kurd protester runs away from tear gas fired by riot police near the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province.
U.S. actor George Clooney and British lawyer Amal Alamuddin arrive at the palazzo Ca Farsetti in Venice, for a civil ceremony to officialize their wedding.