July 31, 2014

    Published July 31, 2014


    Members of the House of Representatives begin to head for the door on Capitol Hill in Washington as Congress leaves for a five-week summer recess.


    Codepink activists, dressed to symbolize those wounded and killed in Gaza, rally outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC.


    Children play on a carnival ride during Eid al-Fitr Holiday in Kabul, Afghanistan.


    Indian villagers watch rescue operations at the site of a massive landslide in Malin village in Pune district of western Maharashtra state.


    A couple sit on the promeade and look at the burnt remains of a section of Eastbourne pier, southern England.


    A close up of newspaper front pages focusing on the Ebola outbreak, including a newspaper (l) reading 'Burn all bodies' in the city of Monrovia, Liberia.


    Noa (kneeling), the girlfriend of Israeli soldier Guy Algranati, mourns during his funeral in Tel Aviv. Algranati was killed on Wednesday by a booby trap detonated as he and 2 other soldiers uncovered a tunnel shaft.


    A Palestinian, who fled his family's house following the Israeli offensive, sleeps as he takes refuge inside a classroom at a United Nations-run school in Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip.


    Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women's freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Brittanee Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.


    Australia's Olivia Vivian performs at the women's All-Around Artistic Gymnastics at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 30, 2014. (Picture taken with multiple exposure function)


    A burger set is on display at a McDonald's restaurant in Hong Kong. Many consumers in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong say they plan to scale back their visits to McDonald's, at least for now, but noted that the low prices make it hard to give up.


    A woman is placing freshly-bought apples in her bag at a market in Warsaw, Poland. Russia said it was banning most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland. Many believe that the ban was imposed as retaliation for Poland’s support for the EU sanctions against Russia over the armed conflict in Ukraine.

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