August 11, 2014

    Published August 11, 2014


    A boy dressed as a holy cow participates in a parade to mark the Gaijatra festival also known as "cow festival," in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindus in Kathmandu celebrate the festival to ask for salvation and peace for their departed loved ones.


    Doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner (L) cleans ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski in a disinfection chamber at the quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases at the Charite hospital in Berlin, Germany.


    Fireworks streak past in front of the supermoon outside the town of Mosta, celebrating the feast of its patron saint, in central Malta, Aug. 10, 2014.


    Would-be immigrants rest at Tarifa's harbor after being rescued off the Spanish Coast. Spain's coastguard rescued more than 200 sub-Saharan African migrants crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on small boats.


    A Palestinian relative of Zakariah al-Aqrah, 21, who was killed during an operation by Israeli troops, speaks to soliders in the West Bank village of Qabalan near Nablus. The Israeli military said it killed Al-Aqrah, a suspected Palestinian militant, after he opened fire on an Israeli force.


    American actor Mickey Rourke wears a T-shirt with an image depicting Russia's President Vladimir Putin at GUM department store in central Moscow, Russia.


    Flower growers known as silleteros carry their flower arrangements during the annual flower parade in Medellin, Colombia, Aug. 10, 2014.


    Bullfighter's banderillero Vicente Cabanes is tossed by a Guardiola Fantoni ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring, in Madrid, Spain, Aug. 10, 2014.


    Chinese artist Zhou Jie takes a nap on an unfinished iron wire bed, one of her sculpture works, after lunch at Beijing Now Art Gallery, China.


    A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels, Belgium. The 102-meter-tall (335-feet-tall) structure and its nine spheres, which was designed for Expo 58, is in the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal, magnified about 165 billion times.


    Indian nursing students participate in a face painting competition with the theme of 'Preserving the Nature' at Vijay Marie College of Nursing in Hyderabad on the occasion of the country's upcoming Independence Day celebrations.


    Umbrellas are suspended to mark the first anniversary of the Comix Home Base, an event space for comic illustrators and animators, and venue for workshops and screenings, at the Comix Home Base arts centre in Hong Kong.

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