Aug. 29, 2014. Ukrainian forces launch missiles from their camp to disperse pro-Russian militants from their positions, in the Donetsk region. NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen urged Russia on August 29 to halt its “illegal” military actions in Ukraine, accusing it of a “dangerous” attempt to destabilise its western neighbour. OLEKSANDR RATUSHNIAK—AFP/GETTY IMAGES
A temple stands amid the waters of the overflowing river Tawi during heavy rains in Jammu, Kashmir Valley, on September 6, 2014
"An aerial view of a damaged bridge across the River Tawi at Mandal village on the outskirts of Jammu, India, on September 8, 2014." (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
An aerial view shows buildings partially submerged in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, on September 10, 2014. Dar Yasin.
Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the celebrations to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami in Mumbai on August 18, 2014. Janmashtami, which marks the birthday of Hindu god Krishna, was celebrated across the country. (Reuters/Shailesh Andrade
A fisherman transports a dead whale shark after it was caught in a net in Yangzhi county, Fujian province, China, on August 1, 2014. According to local media, the whale shark is five meters long and weighs over 2 tons. (Reuters/Stringer)
"A woman leads her painted buffalo onto a stage during a buffalo bodypainting competition in Jiangcheng county, Yunnan province, China, on May 18, 2014. Artists from eight countries painted on buffaloes to compete for a 100,000 yuan ($16,042) prize reward during the competition on Sunday, according to local media."
'An aerial view shows the site of Friday's landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on May 5, 2014. Afghan officials said they plan to build new houses for hundreds of families made homeless by a landslide that entombed a northeastern village and killed at least 300 people, perhaps as many as 2,700.' Wakil Kohsar
Mundane petrol station in Windhoek, Namibia