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Hulya Aydin, mother of Turkish police officer Sahin Polat Aydin who was killed in an attack, mourns over her son’s coffin during his funeral in Ankara. Turkish warplanes carried out a new wave of air strikes against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country in retaliation for a day of bloody attacks that left six members of the security forces dead.
A boy takes part in celebrations of the Santo Domingo de Guzman festival in Managua, Nicaragua
Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protest along West Florrisant Street in Ferguson, Missouri. Mare than 100 people were arrested today during protests in Ferguson and the St. Louis area.
A Pakistani farmer dries his corn on the outskirts of Lahore
An Afghan policeman stands guard as smoke and flames rise from the site of a huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport, in Kabul. A huge blast struck near the entrance of Kabul’s international airport on Monday during the peak lunchtime period, officials said, warning that heavy casualties were expected. “The explosion occurred at the first check point of Kabul airport,” said deputy Kabul police chief Sayed Gul Agha Rouhani.
Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, march along West Florrisant Street in Ferguson, Missouri. There are reports that two people were shot when gun fire broke out during protests later in the evening.
England’s Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of Australia’s Mitchell Johnson during day two of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge
People use umbrellas as they walk in strong wind and heavy rain near West Lake as Typhoon “Soudelor” approaches in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Typhoon “Soudelor” will land on southeastern China‘s coastal areas this weekend, according to meteorological departments.
A female activist lies down on the road near the police barricade during their sleeping protest demanding Women Rights in the upcoming constitution in Kathmandu, Nepal
Hot air balloons rise into the morning sky from the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta main arena at the Ashton Court estate onFriday in Bristol, England. The early morning flight of over 100 balloons was the first mass ascent of the four-day Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which started on Thursday. Now in its 37th year, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual hot air balloon event in the city that is seen by many balloonists as the home of modern ballooning.
Cosplayers pose for a photo during the Gamescom fair in Cologne, Germany. The Gamescom convention, Europe’s largest video games trade fair
England’s Stuart Broad celebrates the wicket of Australia‘s Adam Voges during day one of the Fourth Investec Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
Migrants sleep outside a train station in Budapest, Hungary. While Hungary is an avenue rather than a destination for the migrants, the central European country is increasingly weary and polarised as the influx grows
Labourers use a crane to lift the hand of a giant bronze statue of former King Rama I at Ratchapakdi Park in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, Thailand. The park is being constructed by the Thai army to honour past Thai monarchs and is situated on an army compound near the Klai Kangwon Palace. The project is estimated to cost about 700 million baht ($20,073,991), according to local media.
Students toss hats as they practice at an acrobatic school in Sanwang village, Anhui province, China. Over 100 students, mostly young children are currently studying at the school. Most of them came from rural area of Henan, Shandong, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces. Starting at 4 a.m. every morning, students practice an average of 10 hours
Katie Ledecky from U.S. swims during the women’s 1500m freestyle heats at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia