Protesters carrying placards that read “Stop the Chinese Massacre against Uighurs”.
German chancellor Angela Merkel gives a press conference on July 18 in Berlin.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon, left, speaks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki during a meeting in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 24.
Supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan wave flags as they gather during a protest rally against the government, in Islamabad, on August 16.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (left) and Cuba’s President Raul Castro embrace at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, on July 11.
Meeting of the so called EU 5+1 talks with Iran at the UN headquarters in Vienna, on July 3.
Smoke and fire rise from an Israeli missle strike in Rafah, Tuesday. The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. (AP)
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue (center) carries a wreath of flowers during a ceremony at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan on August 9 to mark the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing.
Iraqi security forces hold up a flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant they captured during an operation to regain control of Dallah Abbas north of Baqouba, the capital of Iraq’s Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP)