August 4, 2014

    Published August 04, 2014


    Local residents ride a boat on a flooded road overflown by the Bago river at a low-lying part in Bago, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Yangon, Myanmar.


    Bangladeshi woman Munni, whose daughters are missing, cries as rescuers search the River Padma after a passenger ferry capsized in the Munshiganj district.


    Legislators from Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party and the opposition Nationalist Action Party brawl at the parliament in Ankara, during a debate on whether parliament should open an inquiry into Islamic militants joining the fighting in Iraq and Syria, using Turkey’s territory.


    Algae is seen near the City of Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio, USA. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day.


    An injured man looks up as he walks past debris after an earthquake hit Ludian county, Yunnan province, China. A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck southwestern China on Aug. 3, 2014, killing at least 398 people in a remote area of Yunnan province, and causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse, Xinhua News Agency reported.


    A tank drives through a water obstacle on the course of the Tank Biathlon world championship in Alabino outside Moscow, Russia.


    A Palestinian man reacts after the body of his mother was removed from the rubble of their house which witnesses said was destroyed in an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.


    Some 600 balloons emblazoned with a poppy and the name of a fallen soldier flutter in the sky during the "Short Step" ceremony, to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I in Folkestone, southern England.


    (L-R) French President Francois Hollande, Belgium's Queen Mathilde and King Philippe attend a ceremony at the Cointe Inter-allied Memorial to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I in Liege, Belgium.


    Kanwarias or devotees of Hindu god Lord Shiva fill their pots with the water from the river Ganga in the northern Indian city of Allahabad.


    A field of sunflowers is seen at the site of the downed Malaysian airliner MH17 near the village of Rozsypne in the Donetsk region, Ukraine.


    Competitors stand on their windsurfing board at the women's RS-X sailing class during the first test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 3, 2014.


    Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue performs during the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, at Hampden Park stadium, in Glasgow, Scotland, Aug. 3, 2014.


    A Malaysian girl is seen in front of a mural at an alley in Shah Alam.

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