August 14, 2014

    Published August 14, 2014


    A competitor throws the weight in the Ballater Highland Games, in Monaltrie Park, Ballater, Scotland.


    This picture taken with an underwater camera shows the German team competing in the synchronised swimming duet free preliminary event at the 32nd LEN European Swimming Championships in Berlin.


    Some 150 men, women and children cram into boxes at Parliament Square in London, in a bid to illustrate the conditions faced by the people of Gaza trapped by the blockade, duing a protest organized by Oxfam.


    A South Korean security guard peers out of a glass door during Pope Francis and South Korean President Park Geun-hye's meeting at the presidential house in Seoul.


    A giant flower carpet is seen at Brussels' Grand Place, Belgium. This year's theme for the flower carpet is Turkey and around 750,000 begonias were used to create the 1,800 square meter flower carpet design, according to the event organizers.


    A general view of the crowded beach in the city of Durres, August 13, 2014. Albania has been gripped by hot weather, with temperatures reaching 38°C (100°F).


    A protester throws back a smoke bomb while clashing with police in Ferguson, Missouri, USA, Aug. 13, 2014. Police in Ferguson fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse protesters, on the fourth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting last weekend of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, 18, by a police officer after what police said was a struggle with a gun in a police car.


    The RAF Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows perform at the Eastbourne airshow, 'Airbourne' off the coast at Eastbourne, southern England.


    Visitors run away as waves caused by a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, Aug. 13, 2014.


    In this photo released Aug. 14, fireworks explode in front of the supermoon outside the town of Mosta, celebrating the feast of its patron saint, in central Malta, Aug. 10, 2014.

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