Published July 07, 2014
Buddhist devotees wait in line to get inside the venue of the Dalai Lama's teachings on the fifth day of Kalachakra near Leh, India.
Israeli soldiers ride atop a tank outside the southern Gaza Strip. Israel launched a series of air strikes on Gaza to quell Hamas rocket fire, and the Islamist group's armed wing said seven of its gunmen were killed.
Malnourished children receive treatment at the Leer Hospital, South Sudan. Hundreds of thousands of people were cut off from critical, lifesaving medical care after the Leer Hospital, run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), was ransacked and destroyed in the final days of January and early February.
About 7,000 musicians play brass instruments during the 45th Landesposaunentag (Trombone Day), in Ulm, southern Germany, July 6, 2014.
An estimated 1,000 Tibetan prayer flags flutter in the wind as they form the shape of a giant pagoda at Khadiravana Center, Hua Hin, Thailand's only institution dedicated to the teaching and learning of Tibetan Buddhism and the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas, July 6, 2014. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/VOA reader)
Bell (R) catches a ball next to owner Nao Omura as they ride on a wave during the animal surfing portion of the Mabo Royal Kj Cup surfing contest at Tsujido beach in Fujisawa, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, July 6, 2014.
Models wear creations by Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons for Dior's Fall-Winter 2014-2015 Haute Couture fashion collection, in Paris, France.
A model presents a creation by Bulgarian designers Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov as part of the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 fashion show for fashion house On Aura Tout Vu in Paris, France.
People fish along the bank of the Yellow River as the Sammenxia Dam discharges flood waters downstream in Pinglu, Shanxi province, China, July 6, 2014.
Kristina, a 2 year-old Bulgarian girl wearing a traditional outfit, sits on the grass during a wedding in Pchelina, Bulgaria, July 6, 2014.
A reveler gets gored by a bull during the "Bous a la Mar" festival in the eastern Spanish coastal town of Denia.
A pack of riders cycles passes the Big Ben clock tower and Houses of Parliament during the third 155 km stage of the Tour de France cycling race from Cambridge to London.