Skip to main content

1 of 12

Indian women hold each other as they cross the River Heran after collecting drinking water near Sajanpura village in Chhota Udepur district of Gujarat state, India. Dozens of women from the Sajanpura village cross the river every day to collect drinking water from the other side since the water in their village is saline and muddy.

Ajit Solanki/AP

2 of 12

Martin Mrazek enjoys an artificial wave built on Elbe river's channel in Brandys nad Labem, Czech Republic. The recently opened wave serves as the only surf spot in the landlocked Czech Republic.

Petr David Josek/AP

3 of 12

An Indian Muslim man pedals his bicycle past idols of Hindu god Ganesha displayed on a footpath for sale ahead of ëGanesh Chaturthií festival in Bangalore, India, . The festival celebrates the birthday of the elephant headed god.

Aijaz Rahi/AP

4 of 12

People enjoy an artwork entitled "Spectra" by Japanese visual artist Ryoji Ikeda during "Lights Out", as part of commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One (WWI), in London. Lights across Britain were being switched off for an hour on Monday night in a tribute to the dead of World War One, inspired by the prophetic observation of Britain's foreign minister on the eve of war 100 years ago. Spectra's illuminations will light up the London skyline for seven nights.

DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 12

Palestinians sit next to their destroyed house after returning to the Shejaia neighbourhood, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes during the Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City.

MOHAMMED SALEM/REUTERS

6 of 12

A NATO soldier opens fire in an apparent warning shot in the vicinity of journalists near the main gate of Camp Qargha, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. Earlier in the day, a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on foreign troops at the military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding others, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, authorities said.

Massoud Hossaini/AP

7 of 12

Volunteers lower a corpse, which is prepared with safe burial practices to ensure it does not pose a health risk to others and stop the chain of person-to-person transmission of Ebola, into a grave in Kailahun. Hundreds of troops were deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia on Monday to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak reached 887 and three new cases were reported in Nigeria.

HANDOUT/REUTERS

8 of 12

Lebanese Army soldiers and relatives of Alawite soldier Ali Khaddaaro carry his coffin during his funeral in Talhmera village, Akkar. A 24-hour ceasefire was agreed on Tuesday to halt fighting between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants who seized the border town of Arsal at the weekend, in the most serious spillover into Lebanon from Syria's three-year-old civil war.

STRINGER/REUTERS

9 of 12

Britain's Duke of Cambridge Prince William, center, his wife Kate the Duchess of Cambridge and his brother Prince Harry visit a ceramic poppy art installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' for its official unveiling in the dry moat of the Tower of London in London. Their visit to the work in progress installation, which currently consists of approximately 120,000 ceramic poppies and will finish with 888,246 poppies, was held Tuesday to mark the centenary of World War I. The final ceramic poppy will be placed on Armistice Day on November 11, with each poppy representing a British and Commonwealth military fatality from World War I.

Matt Dunham/AP

10 of 12

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge plants a ceramic poppy watched Prince William and Richard Dannatt (R) at the Tower of London's '"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" poppy installation to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One (WW1), in London.

LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS

11 of 12

Muhyettin Aksak, a lawmaker from the ruling AK Party, punches Nationalist Movement Party's Sinan Ogan (C) during a debate at the parliament in Ankara. Three member of parliament were injured during a debate in the Turkish parliament turned into an all-out fist fight.

STRINGER/TURKEY/REUTERS

12 of 12

Phil Mickelson signs autographs after a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday.

David J. Phillip/AP

Report an error
Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Thank you!

You are now subscribed to the newsletter at

You can unsubscribe from this newsletter or Globe promotions at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by emailing us at privacy@globeandmail.com.