1. In the rubble of Gaza City — Two men, right, stand in the rubble of destroyed buildings in the Shuja’iyya neighborhood of east Gaza City duringa 12-hour ceasefire on July 26.
    Photo: Oliver Weiken/EPA

  2. Light show and fireworks — Lights pierce smoke from fireworks after the opening of the Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

  3. Dive — People dive into the Mediterranean Sea on a hot summer’s day in Nice, southern France.
    Photo: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

  4. Upside down — Felipe Massa flipped his Williams F1 car in a crash at the first corner of the German Grand Prix after colliding with Kevin Magnussen’s McLaren (not pictured). Massa walked away unharmed from the incident, while Magnussen recovered to finish in ninth place at Hockenheim.
    Photo: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

  5. In the bubble — Belinda Hocking of Australia competes in the Women’s 100m Backstroke Heat 2 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

  6. Motion blur — Scuderia Ferrari’s Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen leaves the pits during the first practice session at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest before the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.

  7. Night prayer — Moroccan Muslims arrive at the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca to perform the Lailat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny) prayer, which falls on the 27th day of the holy month of Ramadan.

  8. Flooded! — Buses are stranded in a flooded street in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China. Typhoon Matmo hit Taiwan on Wednesday, then headed into China, downgraded from typhoon to tropical storm.
    Picture: Reuters

  9. Horse-wash — Darren Weir trained galloper (stable nickname Star) enjoys a wash down after a training session at Ballarat Turf Club in Ballarat, Australia
    Picture: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

  10. Flying-carpet pianist — German pianist Stefan Aaron hovers above the Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich with his piano on an aluminum flying carpet suspended beneath a helicopter
    Picture: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images
    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEOo711FoEA