Hiroshima landslide, Gaza truce talks collapse, Missouri protests, Michael Phelps in Austrailia, Giant rubber duck in California| August 20
The day in photos around the world.
Day 6 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off with upstart Belgium defeating Algeria 2-1. In the afternoon Brazil and Mexico battled to a nil, nil finish. Russia and Korea Republic tied 1-1 in the evening.
Sunrise at Belmont, Berlin air show, Sophia Loren at Cannes, River Jordan baptism and more in today’s daily brief.
Astronauts return from ISS, White lion cubs abandoned, Mine disaster in Turkey, California fires and more in today’s daily brief.
A filled-to-the brim metalware shop in Najaf seems to defy physics. Celebrations in Vladivostok commemorate the defeat of Nazis, and on the other end of Eurasia, people hitch a ride on an armored vehicle. Friday’s photo brief comprises these scenes, along with 17 other images.