Dog, let’s row on Mississippi

Ryan Sizemore paddles down Highway 61 with his dog, Rico, as he hauls sandbags to his home to hold back rising floodwater from the Mississippi River on 31 May 2019 in Barnhart, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images  

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Izmar, Turkey: Hail soldiers in the making

Izmir, Turkey: Cadets from Yeni Foca gendarmerie commando counter-terrorism operations school swear an oath after training. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images  

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Rome: All hail biking Pope Francis

Rome, Italy: Pope Francis signs a Harley-Davidson motorbike belonging to the Christian motorcycle group Jesus Biker during the weekly general audience at the Vatican. Photograph: Yara Nardi/Reuters  

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Iraq: Little faithful: Religion knows no age

Najaf, Iraq: Shia Muslim worshippers gather for the ritual prayer of Laylat al-Qadr, which marks the night in Ramadan during which the Qur’an was first revealed to the prophet Muhammad, at the Imam Ali shrine in the central Iraqi holy city of Najaf. Photograph: Haidar Hamdani/AFP/Getty Images  

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Speedster goes home in style

Vienna, Austria: The helmet of Niki Lauda is displayed on his coffin during a memorial service at St Stephen’s Cathedral. Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA  

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Venice, Italy: Painting sucked in canal

Venice, Italy: An alleged work by British street artist Banksy depicting a migrant child wearing a lifejacket holding a pink flare, is painted on the outer wall of a house overlooking the canal Rio de Ca Foscari. Photograph: Marco Sabadin/AFP/Getty Images  

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Marawi City, Philippines: Ruins of war

Marawi City, Philippines: A soldier walks on the rooftop of the war-torn Grand Mosque. Two years ago, pro-Islamic State militants took over the city in a bid to carve out their own ‘wilayah’, or province, forcing nearly 100,000 people to flee. Regaining control was the Philippine military’s toughest and longest conflict since the second world war. Photograph: Eloisa Lopez/Reuters

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Hague: Prime Minister’s official ride

Hague, Netherlands: Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, leaves on his bicycle after voting in the European elections. Photograph: Phil Nijhuis/AP  

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