A British security official escorts a survivor from the wreckage of a British embassy vehicle after a suicide attack in Kabul on Thursday. A suicide bomber struck the vehicle in Afghanistan’s capital on Thursday, killing at least three people and wounding many bystanders
An Israeli police officer gestures as he holds a weapon near the scene of an attack at a Jerusalem synagogue. Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people on Tuesday before being shot dead by police
An Afghan National Army soldier who survived a road side bomb explosion walks past the site of the blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. At least four Afghan soldiers have been killed in the attack.
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
A Nato helicopter flies over Kabul airport, Afghanistan, during an attack on the terminal by militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades
An Israeli man inspects the damage to a house following a rocket attack by militants from the Gaza Strip on the southern Israeli town of Sderot on Thursday. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza and militants hit back with 15 rockets, further hiking tensions after a day of violence triggered by the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager
Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher. Security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers during a five-hour siege in which at least 29 people died, officials said on Monday.
Pro-Russia militants fire at Ukrainian border guards defending the Federal Border Headquarters in Lugansk, eastern Ukraine, on Monday
Police bomb-disposal experts gather evidence at the site of an explosion in the centre of Athens, on Thursday
A policeman yawns as he sits with his colleagues outside a court where the case of the gang-rape of a photojournalist was heard in Mumbai. Four men were found guilty on Thursday of the gang-rape of a photojournalist last year in Mumbai, an attack that sparked street protests in the city and raised fresh questions about attitudes to women in the world’s largest democracy. The four men convicted of gang-rape are due to be sentenced on Friday, prosecution lawyer Ujjwal Nikam told reporters outside the Mumbai court where the case was heard.