Saturday 30 August 2014

Three cheers

Giant panda triplets turn one-month-old at Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province on August 28. According to local media, they are the fourth set of giant panda triplets born with the help of artificial insemination procedures in China, and the birth is seen as a miracle due to


Bec’s backing

Bec Hewitt watches her husband Lleyton Hewitt of Australia play Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the 2014 US Open tennis tournament in New York on August 27. Reuters/Eduardo Munoz  


Destruction trail

Train wagons are seen on the destroyed railway bridge which collapsed during the fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian separatists, over a main road leading to the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, near the village of Novobakhmutivka, north of Donetsk city on August 27.  Reu


Catching the wave

A swimmer catches a wave at "The Wedge" wave break in Newport Beach, California on August 27. Tall waves pounded the Southern California coast on Wednesday from Hurricane Marie in the Pacific Ocean, causing coastal flooding in Seal Beach, California, and forcing lifeguards to conduct


Burning Man

People gather around the art installation Embrace during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. People gather around the art installation Embrace during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music f


Millennium rider

Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain poses on the Millennium Bridge with St Paul's Cathedral seen behind, in London on August 27. The British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone on August 31. Reuters/Toby Melville


Upwardly mobile

A man takes a picture of an Opel Adam car attached to the wall during the Moscow International Automobile Salon in Krasnogorsk outside Moscow on August 27. Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin


Business as usual

Palestinian fishermen pull their net at the beach of Gaza City on August 27. An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war between Israel and the Palestinians held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in his country's newspapers over a campaign in which no clea


Gun fun

Palestinian children hold guns as they celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza City on August 26. Reuters/Suhaib Salem  


Premier’s day out

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd R) rides an all terrain vehicle while observing the Operation Nanook military exercise on Baffin Island, Nunavut on August 26. Harper is on the last day of his annual tour of Northern Canada. Reuters/Chris Wattie  

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