Horse whisperer Martin Tata lies with his five-year-old horse ‘Primavera’ as he performs a demonstration of ‘Indian taming’ at the Polo Club Puesto Viejo ranch in Canuelas, northeast of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sunrise over Llyn Dinas, near Beddgelert in Snowdonia, North Wales Read more
The supermoon rises east of the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with its perigee, its closest approach to the Earth. Last night’s was the third of 2014, a frequency unlikely to happen again until 2034 Read more
A Pro-Russian rebel looks at pieces of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 plane near village of Rozsypne, eastern Ukraine. The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft.” The preliminary report published Tuesday by the Dutch Safety Board stopped short of saying the Boeing 777 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile, but its findings appear to point to that conclusion. Read more
A Moroccan worker carries a bag of red seaweed, known locally ‘red gold’, on the beach in El Jadida, roughly 100km southwest of Casablanca. Harvesting this mineral-rich seaweed is becoming increasingly difficult due to increased fishing and seaweed depletion
A family member of a passenger on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 cries as she gathers with others to pray at Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing. It has been six months since the aircraft, with 239 people in board, disappeared on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Devotees carry an idol of Hindu elephant god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession through the streets before immersing it in the waters of the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
City skyscrapers stand on the waterfront on Palm Jumeirah artificial island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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A grey reef shark is seen riding the incoming tide, to conserve energy, at Blue Corner, off Koror, in the small Pacific island nation of Palau. Palau created the world’s first shark sanctuary in 2009 and the move has been so successful that plans are now underway to completely ban commercial fishing in the island nation’s vast ocean territory by 2018. Read more
The Tungurahua volcano throws ash and stones during an eruption seen from Banos, Ecuador. Read more