July 11, 2014

Published July 11, 2014


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A ball of fire is seen following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes kept up deadly raids on Gaza but failed to stop Palestinian militants firing rockets across the border, as the U.S. offered to help negotiate a truce.

2

A Bosnian Muslim woman cries near coffins during a memorial ceremony and funeral in Srebrenica. Thousands of people gathered at the Potocari Memorial Center to remember the 175 victims of Europe's worst massacre since World War II.

3

Muslim schoolgirls pose as they pray for 'World Peace' on 'World Population Day' in Jodhpur, India. World Population Day, which was established by the U.N. Development Program in 1989, is observed annually to raise awareness of global population issues.

4

Indonesian demonstrators, some splashed with red paint, stage a huge pro-Palestinian rally in Jakarta condemning Israel's offensive in Gaza.

5

An Iranian woman makes her way between copies of the Quran, Islam's holy book, prepared for a ceremony during Ramadan at the shrine of Saint Mohammad Helal Ibn Ali in the city of Aran and Bidgol, some 140 miles (225 kilometers) south Tehran.

6

The Royal guards carry a cinerary urn, upper right, which contains the ashes of the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace during a three-day Buddhist ceremony, in Phnom Penh.

7

Argentinian fans play football (soccer) on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, two days before the 2014 FIFA World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.

8

Myanmar (also known as Burma) journalists release imprisoned birds after a prayer session in Yangon in support of four reporters and the chief executive of the Yangon-based "Unity Journal." The journalists were sentenced Thursday to 10 years of hard prison labor for violating national security by writing and publishing stories about a weapons factory.

9

Andrew Talansky of the U.S. crashes as the pack with stage winner Italy's Matteo Trentin, foreground left, sprints towards the finish line during the 7th stage of the Tour de France.

10

Donetsk People's Republic platoon commander Arsen Pavlov, also known as Motorola, and Elena Kolenkina exchange rings during their wedding ceremony in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

11

Jandilla fighting bulls run after revelers during the Running of the Bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain. Revelers from around the world arrive in Pamplona every year to take part in eight days of festivities.

12

A woman rides a ferry on the harbor in New York City.

13

A Bengal tiger named "Pnoy" licks the glass cage as he takes a bath at Malabon Zoo in Malabon city, north of Manila, Philippines.

14

Competitors clear hurdles during a heat of the men's 110m hurdles during the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

15

Malaysian Muslims break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan with the backdrop of a mosque in Shah Alam.

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