Sunday 30 August 2015

The World in Pictures

Published 24/08/2014 | 23:39

A woman supporter of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, a former international cricketer, wraps a party flag on her face while cheering with others during what has been dubbed a "freedom march" in Islamabad
A woman supporter of the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party Imran Khan, a former international cricketer, wraps a party flag on her face while cheering with others during what has been dubbed a "freedom march" in Islamabad
A villager uses a boat to cross the flooded areas of Morigaon district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. The latest heavy rains have caused landslides and floods in many parts of India and Nepal
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko listens to the national anthem during Independence Day celebrations, in the Black Sea port of Odessa
Women wear headbands with the flags of Yemen during a demonstration by pro-government protesters in Sanaa
History enthusiasts ride vintage World War Two vehicles during a parade as part of activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the French capital in WWII, in Paris
Serena Williams signs autographs after practicing ahead of the of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament
Taiwan's Chang Wei-Lin competes during the men's 10,000m race walk at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province
Wine bottles are scattered over the floor of Cult 24 Wine Bar in downtown Napa, California. A 6.0 earthquake rocked wine county north of San Francisco early Sunday, injuring dozens of people, damaging historical buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages
Tourists sit in a gondola in Venice. The 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival will start on August 27
Mourners grieve near the coffin of a Kurdish Peshmerga soldier who was killed during clashes with militants from the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
A man removes part of a fallen chimney from the roof of a house after an earthquake in Napa, California
Police escort a Royal Armed Forces (RAF) ambulance carrying a British man infected with the Ebola virus after he was flown home on a C17 plane from Sierra Leone, at Northolt air base outside London
Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90

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