tidal bore
People run away as waves caused by a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China...Reuters
tidal bore
...People fall to the ground after being knocked over by waves caused by the tidal boreReuters
US floods
A man walks down a flooded road in Islip, New York, after more than a foot of rain hit parts of Long Island, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hourReuters
Lightning strikes during a summer storm in Monterrey, MexicoReuters
mount etna
Lava flows from Mount Etna on the southern Italian island of Sicily. Etna is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is in an almost constant state of activityAFP
derailed train
Police and rescue workers help after a passenger train derailed into a ravine near Tiefencastel in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland after a mudslide on the tracksReuters
derailed train
A security guard checks a coach of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) for injured passengers after it derailed at the train station in Pasay city, metro Manila, PhilippinesReuters
ukraine bus
An armed pro-Russian separatist points at a bus riddled with bullet holes at a checkpoint on the outskirts of DonetskReuters
ferguson mike brown
A protester throws back a smoke bomb at police in Ferguson, Missouri. Police fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse protesters on the fourth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old teenager Michael Brown by a police officerReuters
non lethal
A US Marine instructs members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police in the use of Non-Lethal Weapons at the Philippine Marine Corps' headquarters in Taguig city, metro ManilaReuters
gaza rubble
Two boys walk past destroyed homes in the northern Gaza strip a few miles away from the border with IsraelAFP
gaza rubble
A Palestinian man rests inside a makeshift shelter next to the remains of his house, which witnesses said was destroyed in the Israeli offensive, in Khan YounisReuters
gaza protest
Volunteers sit in wooden boxes on Parliament Square in London, to represent living conditions in Gaza. Some 150 men, women and children crammed themselves into boxes in a bid to illustrate the conditions faced by the people of Gaza trapped by the blockade, in an event organised by OxfamReuters
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A girl from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in FishkhabourReuters
mo farah
Mo Farah of Britain celebrates winning the men's 10,000 metres final in front of compatriot Andy Vernon and Ali Kaya of Turkey during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in ZurichReuters
love locks paris
City employees position stickers urging tourists to stop clipping padlocks, or love locks, onto the railings of the Pont de l'Archeveche in ParisAFP
fruit ninja
Expert swordsman Isao Machii takes on Fruit Ninja in real life at The Grove in Los Angeles to promote Toaster StrudelGetty