Published July 26, 2013
North Korean war veterans of the Korean War watch fireworks during the "Arirang" mass games song-and-dance ensemble on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang.
A man looks at the train engine at the site of a crash that killed at least 80 people Wednesday in Santiago de Compostela, northwestern Spain.
People search for their names on lists that indicate where to vote, in Timbuktu. Mali will hold a presidential election on Sunday.
A man prepares balloons for supporters of the Cambodian People Party during an election rally on the last day of campaigning in central Phnom Penh. Cambodia will hold general elections on July 28.
Pope Francis greets people from his popemobile in the Gloria neighborhood on his way to the archbishops's palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tourists cool off in the Goddess of Rome fountain, in Rome. A heat wave with temperatures as high 35 degrees Celsius, 95 Fahrenheit, is crossing Italy from north to south.
A member of the female punk band "Pussy Riot", Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, is escorted before a court hearing to appeal for parole at the Supreme Court of Mordovia in Saransk, Russia.
A Palestinian worshiper prays in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, during the holy month of Ramadan.
Hot air balloons are inflated during the 31st annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in Readington Township. Superstorm Sandy will be on the minds of participants at the event this weekend, which runs from Friday to Sunday and features 100 balloons. A 115-foot-tall flying lighthouse will pay respects to restore the shore efforts.
Paramilitary policemen jump as they practice during a summer drill in Bozhou, Anhui province, China.
Two girls walk past beach huts in the North Bay in Scarborough, northern England. The Grade 11 listed structures on the North Bay were introduced in 1911 and are still used today.
Street artists have a snack as they rest on a bench in the center of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.