August 20, 2013
Published August 20, 2013
Syrian refugees take a rest as they cross into Iraq at the Peshkhabour border point in Dahuk. Around 30,000 Syrians, the vast majority of them Kurds, have fled the region over a five-day stretch and crossed the border to the self-ruled Kurdish region of northern Iraq.
Dark clouds hang over the Reichstag, the German parliament Bundestag building, in Berlin.
A handout picture released by Kensington Palace shows Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with their newborn baby boy, Prince George of Cambridge, at the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire, in early August, 2013.
A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sana'a Summer Festival in Sana'a, Yemen. The two-week festival aims to stimulate domestic tourism and reassure local and international tourists about Yemen's stability.
This image made available by the European Southern Observatory using radio and visible light frequencies shows the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47. The orange and green, lower right, of the newborn star reveal a large energetic jet moving away from the Earth. To the left, in pink and purple, the visible part of the jet is seen, streaming partly towards the Earth.
Brianna Goodwin, 9, reaches out to touch Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he greets children from a summer camp in Hay River, Northwest Territories, Aug. 19, 2013.
Bo, left, and Sunny, the Obama family dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
A woman listens to music as she sits on a bench during a hot summer day at Madrid's El Retiro park, Spain.
An airline's jet plane approaching Los Angeles International Airport crosses the moon as seen from Palm Park in Whittier, California, USA, Aug. 19, 2013.
Children learn to sail on the Galgenweel lake in Antwerp, Belgium.
Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armored tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo.