An armadillo called Norman, Germany's World Cup oracle, approaches the soccer ball representing Germany as he makes his prediction for the team's opening World Cup match against Portugal on June 16, at the zoo in the western city of Muenster.
Smoke rises from a house deliberately set on fire, days after part of the ground it was resting on collapsed into Lake Whitney, Texas. Building crews set fire to the luxury lake house left dangling about 75 feet (23 meters) on a decaying cliff that has been giving way underneath the structure.
Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi," right, talks to farmers as he makes a brief stop during a campaign rally in Banyumas, Central Java. Indonesia will hold its presidential poll on July 9.
Iraqi men who volunteered to join the fight against a major offensive by jihadists in northern Iraq stand on army trucks as they leave a recruiting center in the capital Baghdad. Iraqi forces clashed with militants advancing on the city of Baquba, just 60 kilometers (40 miles) north of Baghdad.