Prime Minister David Cameron is the first prime minister to visit the Shetland Islands in 34 years, following the visit of Margaret Thatcher in 1980. He rode on the fishing boat ‘Radiant Star’ in the Scalloway area of the islands.
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A Palestinian man in clothes stained with the blood of his father, who medics said was killed by Israeli shelling, mourns as he disembarks an ambulance transporting the body to a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip Read more
Wounded Israeli soldiers are brought to a helicopter near Kafar Aza, Israel. As operation ‘Protective Edge’ enters its 16th day, 29 Israeli soldiers and more than 600 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza Read more
Afghan firefighters try to extinguish a burning Nato oil tanker following an attack by alleged militants in Sarharood district of Nangarhar, Afghanistan Read more
Residents inspect a giant green sea turtle which got tangled in a fishing net off a village in Lingayen, Pangasinan province in the Philippines. The fishermen who found the sea turtle immediately informed local authorities and the turtle was released the back to the sea. Read more
Players of Malawi practice netball one day before the opening of the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday.
The girlfriend of Israeli soldier Tal Yifrah mourns as she lies atop his grave during his funeral in Rishon Lezion near Tel Aviv Read more
Pedestrians shield themselves from the rain with umbrellas as they cross a street in Taipei. Typhoon Matmo approaches eastern Taiwan. Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan on Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides. Read more
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Palestinian children inspect a destroyed mosque following an overnight Israeli military strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.