August 7, 2013
Published August 07, 2013
A Congolese girl, displaced by recent fighting in North Kivu, holds a doll at the child friendly space (CFS) within Mugunga III camp for the internally displaced people near Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Reporters photograph goats as they are released from a trailer at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. More than 100 goats will be taking over the cemetery to help clean up brush in an area away from the graves. The goats will graze 24 hours a day for six days to eliminate vines, poison ivy and weeds, while also "fertilizing the ground."
Flames and black smoke billow from the burning Jomo Kenyatta international airport, Nairobi, Kenya. A massive fire shut down Nairobi's international airport with flights diverted to regional cities as firefighters battled to put out the blaze in east Africa's biggest transport hub.
A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft approaches the rear of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft before refueling during a training mission over the Midwest. The B-2's unique design enables it to travel into enemy territory to deploy ordnance without being detected by radar. (DoD photo by Airman 1st Class John Linzmeier, U.S. Air Force/Released on Aug.7, 2013)
Damaged residential houses of the Indian army are seen after a landslide caused by heavy rains in Tihra Lines near the northern hill town of Dharamsala.
People try to stop pigs from running away next to a van which overturned while carrying 12 pigs on a highway in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China. One of the pigs died from the heat after the accident as temperature in Fuzhou reached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), according to local media.
Dry sunflowers are pictured on a field near Grossengersdorf in Lower Austria province.
An anti-government protester wearing a mask painted in the colors of the Thai national flag looks on as riot police officers stand guard outside the parliament in Bangkok. Thailand's parliament was due to debate a political amnesty bill as anti-government protesters marched to try to get it scrapped, saying it could let ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra return from exile without having to serve a jail sentence.
A Pakistani beautician applies a traditional henna design to the hand of a customer ahead of the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Fitr, in Karachi.
A girl plays a piano in the park in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. A group of young enthusiasts bought an old Soviet-made piano, adjusted it, painted white and placed in a park for free use by all visitors.
'Black Jesters' from the London Dungeon pose for pictures with a set of what the attraction describes as the world's biggest playing cards, during a photocall in London. The cards, which are 2.1m-tall and 1.5m-wide, will feature in the attraction's 'Jestival Season'.
A horse and rider perform during a "sneak peek" performance of Cavalia's show "Odysseo" in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA, Aug. 6, 2013. The show, which features 63 horses and 47 human artists, acrobats, riders and performers, opens its Boston-area performance on Aug. 7, 2013
People enjoy a foam party in a disco, in the Tuscany region sea resort of Castiglione della Pescaiadella Pescaia, Italy.