July 8, 2013
Published July 08, 2013
Firefighters spray water on a double-decker tourism bus which caught fire in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower in the Pudong financial district of Shanghai, China. Passengers were seen walking away from the bus which burst into flames during rush hour at one of the busiest intersections in the city.
Police use colored water to disperse Kashmiri government employees during a protest in Srinagar, India. Police detained dozens of government employees during the protest demanding regularization of contractual jobs and a hike in salary.
Supporters of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Morsi sit in front of barbed wire fencing that blocks the access to the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo.
People gather along the side of the highway as the procession for the 19 fallen firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew makes its way to Prescott in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, July 7, 2013. 19 of the 20-member crew died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona on June 30.
A firefighter stands close to the remains of a train wreckage in Lac-Megantic, Canada. A driverless, runaway fuel train that exploded in a deadly ball of flames in the center of a small Quebec town started rumbling down an empty track just minutes after a fire crew had extinguished a blaze in one of its parked locomotives, an eyewitness said.
A reflection of St. Basil's Cathedral is seen as a security guard opens a gate near a mirrored pavilion being built on Red Square in Moscow.
A woman looks at the Amorphophallus Titanum, also known as the Titan Arum or Corpse flower, because of it's smell, one of the world's largest flowers, at the National Botanic Garden in Meise near Brussels, Belgium. The rare phallus-like flower that springs from the plant only survives about 72 hours.
Barn Owl chicks (chouette-effraie) are pictured at the zoo of the French eastern city of Amneville.