Rescue workers crowd a dim subway tunnel in Moscow after a derailment near the Park Pobedy station during the morning rush hour left several train cars crumpled, killing at least 20 people and injuring at least 150.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUSSIAN EMERGENCY MINISTRYLink
Emergency workers sift through the rubble of an apartment building in Snizhne in eastern Ukraine that collapsed after an airstrike that killed at least nine people. Government officials denied the strike was carried out by Ukraine's air force. Eastern Ukraine is home to a pro-Russian separatist movement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated PressLink
Smoke trails from rockets fired toward Israel drift above Gaza City in the Gaza Strip as the air battle between Palestinian militants and Israeli forces continued Tuesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFPLink
Palestinian men look at buildings destroyed by Israeli airstrikes, including a Hamas police station that was under construction, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip,
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER WEIKEN / EPALink
The Costa Concordia cruise liner, which ran aground and tipped over in January 2012, rides upright on the second day of the refloating operation off the Italian coast. Refloating the ill-fated ship is expected to take six or seven days, then it will be towed to the port of Genoa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANSALink
Members of the German national soccer team wave to fans during a victory parade Tuesday in Berlin. The Germans defeated Argentina, 1-0, on Sunday to win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Sohn / Associated PressLink
Children jump into the water one by one during the opening ceremony of the FINA Diving World Cup in Shanghai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFPLink
Heavy rain makes for a soggy ride for a woman on a bicycle in Philadelphia on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / Associated PressLink
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