July 27, 2014

    Published July 27, 2014


    Devotees with their mouths pierced with tridents participate in a ritual to worship the Hindu goddess Durga during Aadi festival celebrations in the southern Indian city of Chennai.


    Dailin Duras Cabigayan, 27, smiles as she cradles her newly born baby girl, Chonalyn, as government health officials present her with a cake and clothing as the 100 millionth baby born into the Philippines' population during a short ceremony inside the Jose Fabella hospital in Manila.


    Tug boats tow the Costa Concordia ship as they arrive outside Genoa's port, in northern Italy, where the ship will be broken up for scrap.


    A civil defense member is stuck under debris at a site hit by what activists said were two barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo.


    A Taiwanese man burns "ghost money" during the first day of Ghost Month in Taipei. The seventh lunar month marks the traditional Chinese Ghost Month where the gates of the underworld are opened and spirits of the deceased are set free to roam the world of the living.


    A North Korean student choir sings as part of the celebrations for the anniversary of the Korean War armistice agreement, in Pyongyang.


    Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California, USA, July 26, 2014.


    Wooden sailing boats take part in an exhibition regatta on Lake Leman near La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland, July 26, 2014.


    A young Alphorn blower carries his Alphorn before performing an ensemble piece on the last day of the International Alphorn Festival on Lac de Tracouet near the village of Nendaz, Switzerland.


    Spanish rider Dani Torres performs a jump during the Burn Freestyle Malaga motocross show at the Malagueta bullring in Malaga, southern Spain.


    Participants take part in "The Sumo Run" in Battersea Park, London.


    People walk around inside a partially inflated hot air balloon at the 32nd annual OuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Readington, New Jersey, USA.


    Marie-Julie Malboeuf of Canada lifts during the women's 58kg weightlifting competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 26, 2014.


    People look on from an overcrowded passenger boat navigating through the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


    Issa Abdulla Hemed Mohamed of Kenya swims in the men's 100m Butterfly heats during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.