Otonaroid, a female robot, speaks at a National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan press event in Tokyo. The life-like robot is a creation from Japanese android expert Hiroshi Ishiguro.
Uruguay's Diego Godin, second right, scores with a header against Italy in the World Cup match at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil.
Lebanese civil defense firefighters put out a fire at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shi'ite neighborhood of Shayyah, a suburb of Beirut.
Members of Iraqi volunteer force put on new boots in the Shi'ite city of Karbala, near Baghdad. Iraqi forces and volunteers are deployed in and around Baghdad to bolster its defense against Sunni Muslim forces.