August 22, 2014

    Published August 22, 2014


    Malaysia Army soldiers carry a casket with one of the bodies from downed flight MH17 on arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. The bodies of 20 victims' of the ill-fated flight that was shot down over eastern Ukraine last month, returned home from Amsterdam.


    A supporter of Imran Khan, the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, with a party flag wrapped around his face stands during what has been dubbed a "freedom march" in Islamabad.


    Trucks move toward a border-control point between Russia and Ukraine in the Russian Rostov-on-Don region, near the Donetsk region, Ukraine. The first trucks of the Russian aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian inspection zone Friday morning.


    A tree laden with pears is seen during a harvest in an orchard in Hannut, near Liege, Belgium. EU fruit and vegetable growers will get financial aid of up to 125 million euros ($167 million) to help them cope with Russia's ban on most Western food imports, which has created a glut of produce in peak harvest time.


    Police officers search for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan.  Heavy rain delayed a search on Friday for more than 50 people believed buried under the debris.


    Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones at Israeli troops following a demonstration against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.


    Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group pray during a rally to denounce fuel price hikes and to demand for the resignation of the government in Sanaa, Yemen.


    An exhibit is displayed at a regional museum of local lore, which was damaged by a recent shelling by Ukrainian forces according to locals, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.


    A visitor passes an image of the Virgin Mary, as thousands of Egyptian Copts celebrate the Feast of Assumption at the Virgin Mary Church in Mostorod, east of Cairo.  The Feast of Assumption marks the Virgin Mary's ascension into heaven.


    A man with tattoo on his head sits inside a booth at the International Hong Kong China Tattoo Convention.  The territory held its second international tattoo convention, hoping to change the perception of tattoos in a city where inked skin is still strongly associated with triads and criminals.


    A pro-independence demonstrator passes by a Coca-Cola poster as he helps to carry a big Ikurrina (Basque flag) to protest in favor of the Basque flag and against the Spanish flag during local festivities in the northern Spanish Basque city of Bilbao.


    Rev. Mpho Tutu (C), CEO of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Foundation and daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, covers her face as she participates with foundation staff in the Ice Bucket Challenge in Cape Town, South Africa.  The Ice Bucket Challenge is an initiative to raise awareness and funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Motor Neuron Disease (MND).


    An eight-week-old leopard cub looks out from a basket as it is unveiled to media and the public at the Tierpark zoo in Berlin, Germany.  The Java-leopard was born in the zoo on June 17 to mother Shinta. The cub has yet to be named.


    A boat cruises the Moselle River near Trier, western Germany.


    Jugs are displayed on sale at a pottery workshop in the southern Lebanese village of Rashaya al-Foukhar.

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