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Women grieve for two of their relatives killed on Friday in north Gaza. Heavy shelling and rocket attacks caused numerous deaths in Gaza on Friday as Israeli ground troops entered the territory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A family loads beds to move to a safer location on Friday after the Israeli government encouraged evacuations at the edges of Gaza territory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Israeli infantry soldiers on Friday arrive at a gathering point at an unspecified location next to the Israel border with the Gaza Strip, following the Israeli army's incursion into the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPA

Near the town of Shaktarsk, in separatist-held east Ukraine, a man on Thursday walks amid the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed while carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY / AFP/Getty Images

Near the village of Rozsypne in eastern Ukraine on Friday, off-duty coal miners participate in a search of the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond grasps his cane as he prepares to read to children on Mandela Day in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

At the British Open on Friday, Martin Kaymer of Germany hits his tee shot on the fourth hole during the second round.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stuart Franklin / Getty Images

Policemen block a street in a suburb of Athens on Friday after the discovery of an apartment used by terrorist Nikos Maziotis as a hideout. Maziotis was arrested on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YANNIS KOLESIDIS / EPA

In Manila on Friday, a teenager passes a house damaged in strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

At the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in Shanghai, China's He Chong dives during the semifinal of the men's 3-meter springboard competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

A festival-goer is washed in mud on Friday in Boryeong, South Korea, during an event that promotes the use of mineral-rich mud for skin care.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP/Getty Images

In Los Angeles on Thursday, fans of Argentine boxer Marcos "El Chino" Maidana cheer as he and Floyd "Money" Mayweather announce their championship rematch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

An investigation is underway in Panorama City, where two bodies were found after police responded to reports of shots fired early Thursday morning. LAPD officers discovered the bodies in a 7-Eleven parking lot in the 8200 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A Stockton police officer investigates a vehicle involved in a bank robbery on Wednesday. Three women were taken hostage by the robbers and two were thrown from the getaway vehicle. Police shot out the tires of the fleeing vehicle, fatally wounding two suspects.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Sanders / The Record

Afghans cheer security forces after killing militants following an attack at the Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. At least five Taliban attackers were killed but no civilian or police casualties were reported yet, Ministry of Interior spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAWAD JALALI / EPA

Participants of the 'Teddy Parade' throw up stuffed toys during a flash mob at the Dvortsovaya Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPA

Sailboats in Utting on Ammersee in Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KNEFFEL / DPA

Passersby look at an illuminated Godzilla replica during a press preview of the event "Midtown meets Godzilla" at in Midtown Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPA

Indigenous Badjao childen play in front of their stilt houses damaged by Typhoon Rammasun in Batangas City, Philippines. At least 20 people have been killed as the typhoon battered the northeastern Philippines, disaster relief officials and police say.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

A pilgrim bathes at a waterfall in Saut d 'Eau, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during an annual pilgrimage. Haitian Christian and voodoo believers flock to honor Our Lady of Mount Carmel, revered in the Haitian voodoo culture as the goddess of love.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the southern border with the Gaza Strip following Israeli airstrikes in the Palestinian coastal enclave before a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFP

Palestinian women during the funeral of four boys, all from the Bakr family, killed during Israeli shelling in Gaza City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas. Supporters of Jose Antonio Vargas, who was detained and eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Ray Jose, 23, of Rockville, Md., center, leads a chant across the street from the Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, immediately after Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was released from custody.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Two teens try to force each other into the water while log birling on Lower St. Regis Lake at the Adirondack Woodsmen's School at Paul Smith's College in N.Y.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Groll / Associated Press

Tiger Woods plays off the bunker at the chipping green on the third day of official practice at the British Open Golf Championship at Hoylake, near Liverpool. The Open starts Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

A sculpture depicting a giant dead parrot, measuring 49 feet, is unveiled to promote what is being billed as the final Monty Python live stage show, which will be broadcast near Tower Bridge, London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Parry / Associated Press

Riders take the start during the 11th stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Besancon and Oyonnax, eastern France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP/Getty Images

Switzerland's Geraldine Fasnacht jumps from the top of the Brevent mountain to fly in a wingsuit over the French ski resort of Chamonix.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian employees of Gaza City's al-Deira hotel carry a wounded person after an Israeli military strike nearby on the beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS COEX / AFP/Getty Images

A wounded Palestinian child cries while receiving medical care at a hospital in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip after an Israeli military strike. Israel urged 100,000 Gazans to flee their homes on Wednesday, but the warning was largely ignored despite an intensification of the military's nine-day campaign after Hamas snubbed a cease-fire effort.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty Images

Rescue workers and local residents remove debris of an apartment building after an airstrike in the eastern Ukrainian town of Snizhne. At least 11 people were killed early in the morning Tuesday in the Russian border town of Snizhne when their apartment block crumbled after being hit by a missile. The rebels blamed the attack on Ukraine's air force - a claim denied by Ukrainian sources.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZURAB DZHAVAKHADZE / AFP

Soldiers hold flowers as relatives and friends attend an allegiance ceremony of the Ukrainian army battalion Azov before they depart to eastern Ukraine in Kiev, Ukraine. The government in Kiev does not recognize the declared independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and pro-Russian militants refuse to cooperate with the pro-European leadership in Kiev. Ukraine insisted that there would be no cease-fire or negotiations before the pro-Russian separatists in the country's east give up their arms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMAN PILIPEY / EPA

A group of young women break their fast on top of an old fortress overlooking the historic core of Sarajevo. Now that Ramadan falls during the summer months, many young Sarajevo Muslims like to break their fast with friends on top of the fortress, replacing traditional meals with simple slices of pizza.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A Filipino rescuer carries a child as they flee the strong winds and rain brought by typhoon Rammasun in the Tondo slum area, in Manila, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

A Filipino boy tries to sweep out floating debris from his flooded home as Typhoon Rammasun batters suburban Quezon City, north of Manila. Typhoon Rammasun knocked out power in many areas but it spared the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely-populated northern provinces from being directly battered Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

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 MINISTRY

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 Press

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 / AFP

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 / EPA

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: ANSA

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 Press

Children jump into the water one by one during the opening ceremony of the FINA Diving World Cup in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP

Heavy rain makes for a soggy ride for a woman on a bicycle in Philadelphia on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Slocum / Associated Press

Thousands gather in Newport Beach on Sunday to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died July 6 while trying to rescue a struggling swimmer.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan R. Krauss / For The Times

Police in riot gear run past a crowd of about 2,500 Israel supporters rallying at the Wilshire Boulevard Federal Building on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Friends and family of Joseph Sanchez, 18, of Long Beach react to the discovery Sunday of a body along the shore in Rancho Palos Verdes. Authorities later confirmed it was the body of Sanchez, who had reportedly been cliff jumping Wednesday when the high surf swept him into a cave.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Troops march down the Champs-Elysees avenue during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alain Jocard / AFP/Getty Images

Tom Watson of the United States tees off during a practice round prior to the start of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stuart Franklin / Getty Images

Water is expelled from the caissons hooked on the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship during an operation to refloat the boat off the Giglio Island. More than two years after it crashed and 32 people died, the plan is to raise and tow away the vessel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincenzo Pinto / AFP/Getty Images

A Donetsk People's Republic fighter waves goodbye to his family departing as refugees to Russia in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Monday. Five busloads of people from the towns of Slavyansk, Karlovka, Maryinka and Donetsk left here Monday morning for the Rostov region in Russia to ask for refugee status there.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

Individually manufactured arm prostheses are on display at the Stamos+Braun Prothesenwerk GmbH company in Dresden, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Hiekel / AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian resident grasps a mattress amid rubble following a reported overnight airstrike by government forces in the al-Firdous neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Baraa Al-Halabi / AFP/Getty Images

Argentine fans clash with the police after celebrations for the performance of the national team in the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 final at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Garcia / AFP/Getty Images

Women walk in front of a row of paper lanterns with the names of shrine devotees during the festival of "Mitama" or departed souls, at Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo. The annual summer festival is held to solace the souls of the war dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shizuo Kambayashi / Associated Press

A mother walks with her child in the Xingtian Temple in Taipei, Taiwan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

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International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire with rockets and mortar rounds and residents hunkered down in their homes. More photos. In the Ukraine, President Obama said that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner, killing 298 people aboard, was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. More photos

Cape Town, South Africa: Nobel Peace laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu grasps his cane as he prepares to read to children on Mandela Day.

Manila, Philippines: A teenager walks past a damaged house after strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Rammasun. More photos

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: A group of young women are seen breaking their fast on top of an old fortress overlooking the historic core of Sarajevo. Now that Ramadan falls during the summer months, many young Sarajevo Muslims like to break their fast with friends on top of the fortress, replacing traditional meals with simple slices of pizza.

Moscow: Rescuers crowd a subway tunnel after a deadly derailment near the Park Pobedy station left several cars wedged into a twisted pile. At least 20 people were killed and more than 150 injured in the derailment during the morning rush hour.

McAllen, Texas, where immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. border. Supporters of journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who was eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside. More photos

Stockton: A Stockton police officer investigates the scene after a vehicle involved in a bank robbery was stopped on Wednesday. Three women were taken hostage by the robbers and two were thrown from the getaway vehicle. Police shot out the tires of the fleeing vehicle and fatally wounded two suspects.

Newport Beach: Thousands gather to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died July 6 while trying to rescue a struggling swimmer.

Westwood: Police in riot gear run past a crowd of about 2,500 Israel supporters rallying at the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard on Sunday.

Add stops in Greece, Italy, England, Germany, Taiwan and South Korea to round out the report.

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