News in pictures from across the world: August 1

Washington, Aug 1: While publication of 21-year-old nude photos of Melania Trump, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and a former model, has created fresh controversies, Trump has found himself in yet another controversy by making remarks on the father of a late American Muslim soldier. [NY Post publishes nude photographs of Melania Trump]


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But there are other events that are taking place across the globe besides the high-profile American election. We take a look at them:

Peru's independence day

A military unit from Bolivia waits for the start of a military parade to mark the Peru's Independence Day in Lima, Friday, July 29, 2016. Peru declared it's independence from Spain on July 28, 1821. AP/PTI

London bridge opens up

London's Tower Bridge opens its gates to welcome home the 12-strong fleet of the biennial Clipper Round the World yacht race, Saturday, July 30, 2016. AP/PTI

Cycling festival

Competitors set off at the mass start of the annual Brompton World Championship Final, held as part of the Ride London festival of cycling on The Mall in London, Saturday July 30, 2016. AP/PTI

Pope in Poland

Pope Francis, accompanied by youths, passes through the Door of Mercy ahead of a prayer vigil on the occasion of the World Youth Days, in Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, near Krakow, Poland, Saturday, July 30, 2016. AP/PTI

Demonstration in Colgne

Police carry a right-wing demonstrator away in Cologne, Germany Sunday July 31, 2016. Thousands of Turkish supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have gathered in the German city of Cologne for a demonstration against the failed July 15 coup in Turkey. AP/PTI


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