A young wounded Syrian girl waits for treatment at the Unified Medical Office for Douma, a make-shift medical centre in the rebel-held town of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, following reported heavy shelling and air strikes by government forces on the town killing nearly a dozen and injuring many children according the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras greets Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann during their meeting at Maximos Mansion in Athens
Members of Germany’s team compete during the rhythmic gymnastics team qualification at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis looks at his mobile phone while sitting on the floor during a speech of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to his parliamentary group at the parliament building in Athen. Greece’s government denied a German newspaper report on a euro zone plan that involves Athens imposing capital controls this weekend if it fails to reach a deal with creditors this week, a government official told Reuters on Monday
A migrant asleep outside Milan railway station. The European Commission is proposing that member states share asylum seekers across countries – a demand made by Italy.
South Korean workers wearing protective gear fumigate a theatre at the Sejong Culture Center in Seoul. South Korea fatalities from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome continue to rise.
An Indonesian woman looks on from a village in Karo district, North Sumatra province, as the Mount Sinabung volcano erupts. More than 1,200 Indonesian villagers were on Monday evacuated from their homes.
A Syrian woman fleeing the war walks with her children after crossing into Turkey at the Akcakale border crossing, in Sanliurfa province. Turkey said it was taking measures to limit the flow of Syrian refugees onto its territory after an influx of thousands more over the last days due to fighting between Kurds and jihadists. Under an “open-door” policy, Turkey has taken in 1.8 million Syrian refugees since the conflict in Syria erupted in 2011
Women look at an art installation of dresses, named “Thinking of You” by Kosovo-born, London-based artist Alketa Mrripa-Xhafa, in Pristina, Kosovo. Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in the art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence. While there are no precise figures of the number of women and girls raped or subjected to sexual violence during Kosovo’s 1998-99 war, non-governmental organizations say it may run to the thousands.
Usain Bolt poses for a portrait in New York. Sprint supremo Bolt says he is taking his time building up to August’s Beijing world championships and is looking forward to an explosive showdown there against American Justin Gatlin
Activists hold a protest in front of the Chinese Consular Office in Manila as the country commemorates the 117th anniversary of the Philippines’ declaration of independence from Spain. The protesters shouted slogans against China’s reclamation and construction activities on islands and reefs in the Spratly Group of the South China Sea that are also claimed by the Philippines
Members of Palestinian national security forces loyal to Hamas demonstrate their skills during a military graduation ceremony in the northern Gaza Strip
Brazil’s Judivan, left, and Diego Poyet of Uruguay compete for a header during their U20 soccer World Cup match in New Plymouth, New Zealand
An injured police officer lies on the ground during clashes with violent demonstrators which erupted at the end of a march of students and teachers protesting against what they call inadequate education reforms, in Santiago on the eve of the start of the 2015 Copa America continental football tournament here in Chile. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago to condemn President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms
A South Korean man wearing a mask as a precaution against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus walks by a Spiderman poster advertising a musical for children in Seoul, South Korea Wednesday
A businessman stands behind a frosted glass window of a high-rise office in central Tokyo
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U.S. Army veteran Wesley Barrientos, who lost his legs in 2007 while serving in Iraq, listens to the national anthem before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Los Angeles.
A man rides a horse cart, as smoke from a fuel depot fire billows in the background, in Vasylkiv, Kiev region, Ukraine. Emergency services are battling to prevent the spread of a deadly fuel depot fire outside Kiev, the head of the emergency services said on Tuesday, and three firemen were reported missing after the blaze triggered a powerful explosion
Defendants on trial for the deaths in a riot following a football match in Port Said in February 2012, are seen behind bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of 11 men for their part in the country’s worst-ever football-related violence.
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Indonesia’s Agus Prayogo (R) in action during the mens 5000m final at the SEA Games in Singapore