August 7, 2014

    Published August 07, 2014


    Aid workers and doctors transfer Miguel Pajares, a Spanish priest who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia, from a plane to an ambulance as he leaves the Torrejon de Ardoz military airbase, near Madrid, Spain. (Photo provided by the Spanish Defense Ministry)


    Clouds gather over the Suleymaniye Mosque during a storm in Istanbul, Turkey.


    Cambodian former Khmer Rouge survivors, Soum Rithy, left, and Chum Mey, right, embrace each other after the verdicts were announced at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh. The tribunal sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison on war crimes charges for their role in the country's terror period in the 1970s.


    The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) sensor on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite captures natural-color images of two hurricanes Iselle and Julio en route to Hawaii.


    A traditional Chinese Opera actor applies make-up before performing in a special Ghost Month production entitled "Fantasy of Selling Ghosts" at the Guo Guang Opera Company in Taipei, Taiwan.


    Women paint paper replicas of soldier's hats for the Vu Lan Festival at Dong Ho village, outside Hanoi. Vietnam is celebrating the month-long festival of the hungry ghosts, also known as Vu Lan festival, where many Taoists and Buddhists believe that the living are supposed to please the ghosts by offering them food and burning paper effigies of homes, maids, and other daily items for spirits to use in the afterlife.


    Activists shout during clashes with forces from the Kyiv-1 volunteer battalion on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine. Demonstrators confronted city workers attempting to clear the central square, lighting tires on fire in protest against the city government's move.


    Fans line the fourth fairway to watch Tiger Woods during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, Aug. 6, 2014,


    Buddhist monks and volunteers clean the 15-meter-tall great Buddha statue during the annual Ominugui ceremony at Todaiji Temple in Japan's ancient capital Nara.


    A man takes a walk with dogs in Berlin, Germany.