gaza children
The son of one of the members of Tayseer Al-Batsh's family, who were killed in an Israeli air strike, mourns during their funeral in Gaza City. The Israeli air strike on the family home of Al-Batsh, Gaza's police chief, killed 18 people.
gaza children killed beach
Mourners carry the bodies of the four Palestinian children from the Bakr family, who were killed on a beach by a shell fired by an Israeli naval gunboat.
israeli soldiers
Israeli soldiers sleep next to armoured personnel carriers near the Israeli-Gaza border.
gaza rockets israel
Rockets fired from Gaza City are launched towards Israel.
Free Syrian Army fighters react after firing a weapon towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the southern part of Maarat Al-Nouman, Idlib.
ukraine kiss
A man who volunteered for the Ukrainian self-defence battalion Azov embraces his girlfriend in Kiev after a ceremony where he took an oath of allegiance to the country.
moscow metro
An injured passenger talks on his mobile phone after being rescued and treated by paramedics.
malaysia airlines MH17 Ukraine
Parts of of the Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur are seen near the town of Shaktarsk.
malaysia airlines MH17 Ukraine
Passengers' belongings are strewn at the site of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.
typhoon tree
Residents look at a fallen tree which damaged four houses after Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda) battered the town of Rosario, Cavite city, south of Manila.
floods china
The ancient town of Fenghuang is partially submerged by floodwater as a river overflows in Hunan province, China.
lightning new york
A bolt of lightning strikes the Empire State Building during a summer thunderstorm in New York.
lightning world trade center
Lightning strikes One World Trade Center in Manhattan during a summer storm.
People crowd onto 42nd Street as they take photos of the 'Manhattanhenge' phenomenon, occurring twice a year, when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan.
The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz. Occurring when a full moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.
People relax in deck chairs on the beach in Brighton on the hottest day of the year so far.
uk weather
A man jumps from the sea wall in Brighton as the temperature soars.
Parkour enthusiast Luke Webb practices a flip along the Thames on the South Bank in London.
bengal tiger cubs
Bengal tigers play in a pool of water at the zoo in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines.
heatwave polar bear
A polar bear snacks on an ice block containing fruit to beat the heat at South Korea's Everland Amusement and Animal Park in Yongin.
pamplona gored
A runner is gored by a bull at Estafeta corner during the eighth running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona.
People feed sparrows in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
A long exposure photo shows the flight paths of seagulls as they fly over the left field bleachers at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
A long exposure photo shows Buddhists holding candles encircling the Wat Asokaram Temple in Samut Prakan, Thailand.
bastille day fireworks
Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower in Paris during the annual Bastille Day celebrations.
virgen del carmen
Men carry the statue of Virgen del Carmen to Puerto de la Cruz dock on the Canary island of Tenerife, Spain.
henna hands
Schoolchildren show their hands decorated with henna during a competition to mark World Population Day in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
Boryeong Mud Festival
Tourists play in the mud during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in South Korea.
A 6.6 metre tall Godzilla statue is illuminated at the Midtown park in Tokyo for the promotion of the recent film.
People look at at the Gulliver sculpture in the Gulliver's World amusement park in Pudagla, on the island of Usedom, Germany.
maize maze
An aerial view of farmer Tom Pearcy's Maze, which features giant likenesses of famous Yorkshiremen Geoffrey Boycott, Jeremy Clarkson and Brian Blessed cut into an 18-acre field of maize.
david beckham slimed
David Beckham and his sons Romeo and Cruz get "slimed" as he accepts the Legend Award during the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports awards in Los Angeles.
shot put
Reese Hoffa competes in the men's shot put final at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California.
Construction workers take pictures as Germany's 2014 World Cup squad proceed in an open-top bus through Berlin.
queen reading station
The Queen sits with construction workers as she opens the refurbished Reading Railway station.