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Royal farewell Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn marches during the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok

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Riding giants Australian surfer Ross Clarke-Jones braves a big wave at North beach, in Nazare, Portugal

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At ease French president Emmanuel Macron greets Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during his visit to the Elysée Palace in Paris

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Fired up An Indian police recruit performs a stunt during a passing out parade in Manigam

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Out of this world Pope Francis talks to the International Space Station crew during a video hook-up with the Vatican

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On point Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II visits HMS Sutherland in London’s West India Dock to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ship’s commissioning

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War child A nurse treats a Syrian infant suffering severe malnutrition in the rebel-controlled town of Kafr Batna on the outskirts of Damascus

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Line of duty New Orleans police officer Denzel Millon attends the funeral of his 29-year-old partner Marcus McNeil, who was shot during a routine patrol

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Elemental belief An Indian Hindu devotee prays to the Sun god while standing in the Hussain Sagar Lake during the Chhath Puja festival in Hyderabad

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Gunboat diplomacy Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte inspects an AK-74M Kalashnikov rifle donated to him by Russia during a visit on the Russian anti-submarine destroyer Admiral Panteleyev, at port in Manila

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Enthusiastic support A supporter of Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta salutes before Kenya’s controversial repeat presidential election

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