US President Donald Trump stands with First Lady Melania Trump, his son Barron and the rest of his extended family, after delivering his acceptance speech as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee. Mr Trump accepted his party's renomination from the South Lawn of the White House, during the final event of the Republican National Convention.
Ahmed Nawaz surveys the damage to his store after Hurricane Laura whipped through the US city of Lake Charles in Louisiana. At least six people were killed, as winds of up to 150mph (240km/h) caused major disruption, leaving more than half a million homes without power.
Waves crash against the harbour wall in Porthcawl, Wales, as Storm Francis lashed the UK with heavy rain and gusts of wind of nearly 80mph (129km/h). The storm caused flooding and power outages, and led to widespread travel disruption.
A flag flies in front of a Department of Corrections building, after it was set alight during the second night of unrest in Kenosha, in the US state of Wisconsin. Violent protests followed the police shooting of Jacob Blake, who was shot several times in the back, as he got into a car with his three children inside, on 23 August.
Japan's longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, announces his resignation for health reasons. The 65-year-old, who has suffered for many years from ulcerative colitis, said he did not want his illness to get in the way of decision-making. He apologised to the Japanese people for failing to complete his term in office.