August 26, 2013

    Published August 26, 2013


    A woman walks by a pawn shop in central Athens, Greece.


    A member of the panda team at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo performs the first neonatal exam on a panda cub, Washington, D.C., Aug. 25, 2013. The cub, born Friday, appeared to be in excellent health.


    An Israeli man shows his children how to adjust a gas mask at a distribution center at a shopping mall in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. Thousands of Israelis lined up for masks at centers or phoned in orders fearing a deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria may wind up ensnaring their own nation in conflict.


    A Palestinian boy rests among suitcases as he waits to cross into Egypt at Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. Egypt reopened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip on Saturday after four days of closure.


    From left, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick, of 'N Sync, at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Aug. 25, 2013.


    Men sit on the roof of a house which is submerged in the floodwaters of the River Ganges after heavy monsoon rains in Salori, India.


    Members of the Maasai Warrior team leave the pitch after a friendly match against the Charity VIII team during opening ceremony activities of the 'Last Man Stands' World Championships at Lords Nursery ground in London, Aug. 25, 2013.


    Police officers and rescue workers stand next to the overturned carriages of a derailed train in Huimanguillo, in the Mexican state of Tabasco, Aug. 25, 2013.


    A journalists monitors a blog providing details of the trial of former politician Bo Xilai outside the Jinan Intermediate People's Court in Jinan in eastern China's Shandong province.


    A worker pastes up an election poster showing Rainer Bruederle, the top candidate of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) in the upcoming German general elections, in Berlin.


    A Palestinian tunnel worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel dug beneath the Gaza-Egypt border in the southern Gaza Strip. Egyptian security forces have cracked down on the tunnels since July.


    Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army's guard of honor hold flags in front of Beijing's Tiananmen Square during the official welcoming ceremony for Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic outside the Great Hall of the People.


    A child wearing a wig looks at the stage after finishing the Colour Run at Centennial Park in Sydney, Australia, Aug. 25, 2013.

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