July 29, 2014

    Published July 29, 2014


    Afghan policemen search people near the house of Hashmat Karzai, the cousin of President Hamid Karzai, at the site of a suicide attack in Kandahar. President Karzai's powerful cousin Hashmat, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed in a suicide bomb attack, officials said.


    A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people.


    Canada's Josh Cassidy looks at the scoreboard after competing in Round 1 of the Men's Para-Sport 1500m T54 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.


    Sushil Kumar of India, below, wrestles with Melvin Bibo of Nigeria during a FS 74kg semifinal bout at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.


    Britain's Prince Harry plays with a ball during a visit to the Commonwealth Games Village at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.


    An employee pours water over a doll's head before brushing its hair inside the toy factory owned by Norberto Garcia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 28, 2014.


    On July 26, 2014, from 10:57 a.m. to 11:42 a.m. EDT, the moon crosses between NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the sun, a phenomenon called a lunar transit. A lunar transit happens approximately twice a year, causing a partial solar eclipse that can only be seen from SDO. Images of the eclipse show a crisp lunar horizon, because the moon has no atmosphere that would distort light.


    Muslims offer prayers at the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India.


    A diver performs with sardines as a part of summer vacation events at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea.

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