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A Syrian man walks on a street covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces, in the old city of Aleppo, on July 21.

A Syrian man walks on a street covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces, in the old city of Aleppo, on July 21.

(Source: Ahmed Deeb)

Israeli soldiers carry the coffin of Sgt. Max Steinberg during his funeral, at the military cemetery in Jerusalem, on July 23, 2014. Steinberg, a 24-year-old American citizen who grew up in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, was killed while fighting in Gaza.

Israeli soldiers carry the coffin of Sgt. Max Steinberg during his funeral, at the military cemetery in Jerusalem, on July 23, 2014. Steinberg, a 24-year-old American citizen who grew up in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, was killed while fighting in Gaza.

(Source: nbcnews.com)

German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a “flying carpet” platform suspended from a helicopter, over Munich Airport on Wednesday. The concert is the fourth station of the “Orange Piano Tour,” which brings the artist to places around the world.

German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a “flying carpet” platform suspended from a helicopter, over Munich Airport on Wednesday. The concert is the fourth station of the “Orange Piano Tour,” which brings the artist to places around the world.

(Source: nbcnews.com)

Patema Youssef, 22, an Uighur woman, holds a dish of Xinjiang noodles as she poses for a photograph at her home in Shanghai, July 15, 2014. 

Patema Youssef, 22, an Uighur woman, holds a dish of Xinjiang noodles as she poses for a photograph at her home in Shanghai, July 15, 2014. 

(Source: REUTERS)

A Ukrainian soldier looks out from a tank in the Lugansk region on July 25, 2014.

A Ukrainian soldier looks out from a tank in the Lugansk region on July 25, 2014.

(Source: AFP Photo)

Ferry boat drivers wait for customers at a jetty in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 22.

Ferry boat drivers wait for customers at a jetty in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 22.

(Source: Ye Aung Thu)

A group of breakaway riders pedal through a rain storm near the town of Condom in the Pyrenees mountains during the 19th stage of theTour de France cycling race between Maubourguet and Pyrenees , July 25, 2014. 

A group of breakaway riders pedal through a rain storm near the town of Condom in the Pyrenees mountains during the 19th stage of theTour de France cycling race between Maubourguet and Pyrenees , July 25, 2014. 

(Source: REUTERS)

A group of elderly women from a nearby village shelter from the rain after visiting the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Grabovo, Ukraine, July 22. 

A group of elderly women from a nearby village shelter from the rain after visiting the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Grabovo, Ukraine, July 22. 

(Source: Rob Stothard)

Palestinians celebrate in the West Bank city of Ramallah on July 21 after Hamas’s armed wing said it had captured an Israeli soldier during fighting in the Gaza Strip.

Palestinians celebrate in the West Bank city of Ramallah on July 21 after Hamas’s armed wing said it had captured an Israeli soldier during fighting in the Gaza Strip.

(Source: Abbas Momani)

A Russian sailor takes part in a naval parade rehearsal in the far eastern port of Vladivostok July 25, 2014. Russia will mark the Navy Day on July 27.

A Russian sailor takes part in a naval parade rehearsal in the far eastern port of Vladivostok July 25, 2014. Russia will mark the Navy Day on July 27.

(Source: REUTERS)

Patricia Bezzoubenko of Canada performs during her ribbon routine as she competes in the rhythmic Gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 25, 2014.

Patricia Bezzoubenko of Canada performs during her ribbon routine as she competes in the rhythmic Gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 25, 2014.

(Source: REUTERS)

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People’s Liberation Army soldiers demonstrate dancing robots designed by cadets from a PLA engineering school, during an organised media tour at the academy in Beijing on July 22, 2014.

People’s Liberation Army soldiers demonstrate dancing robots designed by cadets from a PLA engineering school, during an organised media tour at the academy in Beijing on July 22, 2014.

(Source: Business Insider)

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighborhood sought refuge during fighting, in Gaza City July 21, 2014.

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighborhood sought refuge during fighting, in Gaza City July 21, 2014.

(Source: reuters.com)