A Palestinian boy, who was wounded in an Israeli strike on a house in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, sits on the floor as he waits to be treated at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital, in Beit Lahiya.
Paramilitary policemen carry an injured woman with a stretcher after an earthquake hit Ludian county of Zhaotong, Yunnan province. The magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck southwestern China, killing at least 175 people and leaving more than 180 missing and 1,400 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Ceramic poppies are placed as part of an art installation in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, entitled "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Read" will be unveiled on Aug. 5 to mark the centenary of World War I.