Sunday 2 August 2015

The World In Pictures

Published 12/08/2014 | 22:03

People gather near a makeshift memorial for Robin Williams in front of Carolines on Broadway comedy in New York City. Williams died after hanging himself at his home in Tiburon, California. Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
People gather near a makeshift memorial for Robin Williams in front of Carolines on Broadway comedy in New York City. Williams died after hanging himself at his home in Tiburon, California. Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Navigator Stephen Slater stands with a replica BE-2 biplane of the Royal Flying Corp in Headcorn, England. To commemorate 100 years since the first aerial deployment to war in August 1914, the BE-2 biplane from No 2 Squadron, will take part in a Service of Remembrance on August 13. Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
David Storl of Germany competes in the Men's Shot Put final during day one of the European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund in Zurich, Switzerland. Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images
James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas and Simon Bird pose at the Queensland Premier of The Inbetweeners 2 at Event Cinemas, Robina in Gold Coast, Australia. Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images
A makeshift memorial for Robin Williams is set up in front of a home in Boulder, Colorado. The exterior of the house was used in the opening credits for "Mork & Mindy," the comedy based in Boulder that catapulted Williams' career. Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images
Dark clouds loom as the game is called off after another rain shower during Royal London One-Day Cup match between Hampshire and Worcestershire Rapids at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England. Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images
Athletes leave the blocks at the start of the the Men's Decathlon 100 metres during day one of the European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund in Zurich, Switzerland. Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sign a Force Posture Agreement during the AUSMIN talks at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia. Photo by Dan Himbrechts - Pool/Getty Images
African migrant gestures inside a Red Cross vehicle after being rescued by a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Tarifa. Spain's coast guard said it picked up 710 sub-Saharan Africans who were crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in 12 small boats, part of a surge of migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe's southern shores. Photo by Sergio Camacho/Getty Images
A Sydney shoppper walks past David Jones Market Street Department Store in Sydney, Australia. Chief Executive, Paul Zahra has resigned from the retailer now owned by Woolworths South Africa who reportedly spent $2.2 billion for the takeover. Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images
A Tenggerese worshipper stands at Mount Bromo's 'Sea of Sand' during the Yadnya Kasada Festival in Indonesia. The origin of the festival lies in the 15th century when a princess started the principality of Tengger with her husband. The legend says the Gods granted them 24 children but on the provision that the 25th must be tossed into the volcano in sacrifice. The tradition of throwing sacrifices into the caldera to appease the mountain Gods continues today. Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
Marin County Sheriff Lt. Keith Boyd speaks during a press conference following the autopsy of actor and comedian Robin Williams in San Rafael, California. Williams was found dead in his Marin County home on Monday of an apparent suicide. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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