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Comrades and friends mourn 21-year-old Israeli Staff Sgt. Matan Gotlib, killed the previous day in combat in the Gaza Strip, during his funeral at the military cemetery in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion. A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after Israel said one of its soldiers was missing amid heavy fighting and may have been captured by Hamas fighters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GALI TIBBON / AFP/Getty Images

Australian and Dutch investigators examine a piece of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. The investigators, plus officials with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, traveled from the separatist-held city of Donetsk in 15 cars and a bus to the crash site.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

A veteran walks among red poppies in the moat of the Tower of London. The tower moat is slowly turning red as 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from World War I.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

A"'sunken" house, part of an art installation at the Kunsthalle Rostock museum in Rostock, Germany, sits in a pond on the museum grounds. The installation by Finnish artist Tea Maekkipaeae is part of the exhibition Nature and More.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND WUESTNECK / EPA

Josh Kerr of Calabasas competes during the third round of the men's main event on Day 6 of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Sarah Pavan of Canada warms up prior to the International Volleyball Federation Grand Slam match between Italy and Canada in Klagenfurt, Austria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Kopatsch / Getty Images

The Tiger Squadron flies overhead as part of a public memorial ceremony in Torrance for Louis Zamperini, who died July 2 at 97. Zamperini, known as the "Torrance Tornado," was a World War II and Olympic hero, and his life story inspired the bestselling book and upcoming movie "Unbroken.''

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Wearing a Batman mask, 68-year-old Angie Bravo accepts a donation from a man on Hollywood Boulevard. On a good day Bravo says she makes up to $50.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jae C. Hong / Associated Press

A Balinese man burns a sarcophagus in the shape of buffalo during a Balinese Hindu mass cremation in Ubud, Bali. More than 100 corpses were collectively cremated in the ceremony that takes place every four years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Agung Parameswara / Getty Images

A rescue team searching for missing persons walks down a collapsed street past vehicles that were flung into the air by a series of massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

A street that collapsed after a series of underground explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is seen in an aerial view. The explosions, believed to be caused by leaks from a petrochemical plant, blew up several roads, killing at least 22 people and injuring some 270.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

Pedestrians take pictures of a Humphead wrasse, also know as Napoleon fish, and other species on display at an aquarium in central Tokyo. The exhibit includes about 1,000 fish representing 25 species from the southwestern Japanese islands of Kerama, near Okinawa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Low clouds are illuminated by the lights of the Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

A protester delivers debris collected from an alley at 101st and San Pedro streets to the doorstep of New York Mellon Bank on Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles to protest what a group known as Fix LA calls "toxic" deals between the city and large Wall Street firms. Fix LA wants the city to renegotiate a deal with the bank that it estimates has cost the city up to $65 million.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers right fielder Matt Kemp is congratulated by teammates after hitting a game-winning RBI single against the Braves in the 10 inning at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A man walks past one of several mosques destroyed by Israeli forces in the last 3 1/2 weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Fires spews from the cannon of an Israeli 155 mm artillery piece as it fires into the Gaza Strip from a base in southern Israel. Two weeks after starting its ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel has mobilized 16,000 more reserve troops.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Ten-year-old Marram and her brother Hamsa, 6, wait for the water to be turned on at the school where they and their family are staying in downtown Gaza City. Three and a half weeks into the conflict between Israeli and Hamas forces, water, food and other basics are becoming more and more difficult to procure.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Demonstrators in Barcelona show their hands painted red as they protest the Israeli army's bombings in the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

A Liberian typist works using gloves as a protective measure against the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia. Many Liberians have taken to wearing gloves and washing hands after every interaction in an attempt to curb the spread of the deadly virus. Over 672 people have died of Ebola in West Africa this year making it the world's deadliest outbreak of the virus according to statistics from the United Nations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMED JALLANZO / EPA

A group of women take "selfies" with actor Tom Cruise before Ladies Day at the prestigious Goodwood Races in Chichester, England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A just married couple walks past an art installation showing an unexploded bomb in the center of Lviv, Ukraine, close to Poland's border. Through the installation, the NGO Varta-1 aims to raise residents' awareness about the current conflict in the country, about 745 miles to the east.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURKO DYACHYSHYN / AFP/Getty Images

Scotland's Eilish McColgan, left, hurdles a water jump in the final of the women's 3000m steeplechase event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP/Getty Images

A grasshopper sits on a window in Frankfurt, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANK RUMPENHORST / EPA

A North Korean woman works at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang textile factory. This is the country's largest textile factory, with 8,500 workers, 80% of them women.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

A Tibetan monk walks past a portrait of revered Tibetan Buddhist monk Shamar Rinpoche during his funeral at the Shar Minub monastery near Katmandu, Nepal. Fearing protests, Nepal had initially refused to let the remains of the 62-year-old monk inside the country but later relented.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

An Indian farmer works in a parched paddy field at Medak district, about 37 miles from Hyderabad. India's rainfall is nearly 35% below average since the start of the monsoon season (June to September). Rice planting is 18% lower than the same period last year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAH SEELAM / AFP/Getty Images

Firefighters, workers and volunteers clear mud and water from the court at Pauley Pavilion after a major water main break sent a geyser of water blasting through Sunset Boulevard and onto the campus of UCLA.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

A man walks by Art Share L.A. which has become a sanctuary for the arts in downtown and maintains a 28,000-square-foot warehouse where it provides 30 subsidized live/work lofts for artists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Ibraheem Abu Edea holds the body of his 1-year-old daughter, Jude, killed after a U.N. school being used as a shelter was hit by Israeli tank shells early Wednesday morning, killing at least 15 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Palestinian children in Gaza City pick up fliers dropped by Israeli forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A Palestinian inspects damage to adjacent houses from a fallen minaret of the Al-Sousi mosque that was destroyed in an Israeli strike, at the Shati refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press

A South Korean student displays a message during a rally against the Israeli military operations in Gaza and the West Bank and wishes for peace near the Israeli Embassy in Seoul.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

Young Indian Hindu devotees of Lord Shiva wade through floodwaters as they return from collecting water from the river Ganges, as they head toward the holy Hindu city of Varanasi during the month of Shravan, in Allahabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP/Getty Images

Young people cool themselves in the pool of the famous "Friendship of nations" fountain in Moscow, where temperatures in the Russian capital reached 88 degrees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP/Getty Images

A woman cleans her damaged building in the Ukrainian city of Debaltceve. Ukrainian troops retook the city in eastern Ukraine as they press on with their offensive to stamp out a pro-Russia rebellion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty Images

A student picks tomatoes inside a glass house of Kwekerij Schenkeveld in De Lier, the Netherlands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN  / EPA

New Lakers head coach Byron Scott takes reporters' questions during a news conference at the team's training facility in El Segundo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

England's Sasha Madyarchyk, right, and South Africa's Marno Plaatjies grapple during Repechage Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Danny Lawson / AFP/Getty Images

UD Almeria's Wellington Silva, left, vies for the ball with Muangthong United's Suriya Singmui during their friendly soccer match at SCG Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

Visitors are silhouetted as they enjoy the scene of the Aceh Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, closed some business activities for few days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPA

Husain Dadabhoy, 3, watches as his father, Sulaiman, joins with 15,000 Muslims at the Anaheim Convention Center to commemorate Eid al-Fitr, the end of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Men gather to pray Tuesday outside the Ameen Mohammed mosque in Gaza City that was completely destroyed by Israeli forces overnight. Debris is scattered all over the courtyard. Five mosques were destroyed in a night of heavy bombing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

An all-night Israeli operation is underway as flares light up the sky in downtown Gaza City in the early hours of Tuesday, with the port on fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Smoke rises from the Tuffah neighbourhood after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED SABER / EPA

Israelis take cover during a rocket attack by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip during the funeral of Israeli Cpl. Meidan Maymon Biton, 20, at the cemetery in the southern Israeli city of Netivot. Meidan was killed the previous day when a mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip hit the Eshkol regional council, which flanks Gaza's southern border with Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIL COHEN MAGEN / AFP

A woman rushes into her house past the body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling of a residential apartment house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. Residents said the shelling came from Ukrainian army positions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / AP

Community activist Najee Ali, center left, talks with Jasmyne Cannick, center right, outside the home of Compton school board member Skyy Fisher following Fisher's arrest. Cannick is a spokeswoman for Fisher, while Ali wants him to resign. Fisher was arrested in San Diego County on charges of oral copulation of a unconscious victim. The demonstrators are demanding Fisher's resignation from the Compton school board while Cannick thinks the issue should be taken up by the Compton school board and not outside the Fisher home.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

People walk through crop circles created in a cornfield near Raisting, southern Germany. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the pattern some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people have visited the field. It is unclear who created the pattern.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / DPA

A Pakistani man sells balloons as he waits for customers during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Karachi, Pakistan. Muslims all over the world are celebrating the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAHZAIB AKBER / EPA

A Beefeater guard walks among red poppies in the moat at the Tower of London. The Tower of London moat is slowly turning red as some 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from World War I. The year 2014 sees the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Great War, which according to official statistics cost more than 37 million military and civilian casualties between 1914 and 1918.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

Common seals are reintroduced to the wild on the beach of the island of Juist, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARMEN JASPERSEN / DPA

A woman returns to her destroyed home in Beit Hanoun area of Gaza City to recover what she can.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A woman in the Beit Hanoun area of Gaza takes items from a store left open when the bombing began.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A girl poses for a photograph as she attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer with her father in Sanaa, Yemen. The three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

People heading for home for Eid al-Fitr climb aboard a train at the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR ABDULLAH / EPA

Two Perseid meteors, center and lower left, streak across the sky above a forest on the outskirts of Madrid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andres Kudacki / Associated Press

An elderly man lights a candle before a prayer service at St. Volodymir cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMAN PILIPEY / EPA

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, center, is congratulated as he crosses the finish line on the Champs-Elysees in Paris to wrap up his victory in the Tour de France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP/Getty Images

Brazil's Barbara Seixas dives for the ball in the Asics World Series of Volleyball in Long Beach, Calif., on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

An Indian child plays as his parents work in a paddy field at Nagaon, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANUWAR HAZARIKA / AFP/Getty Images

Libyan firefighters douse a blaze at an oil tank started by clashes around the airport in Tripoli, Libya.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED ELBOSIFI / AFP/Getty Images

Police officers protect themselves with shields during a protest in Quezon City, Philippines.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

Haitians participate in the first day of the Carnival of Flowers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP/Getty Images

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Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the eyes of the world have been focused on the Middle East, where a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after Israel said one of its soldiers was missing and may have been captured. More photos

Monrovia, Liberia: A typist uses gloves at work as a protective measure to avoid the deadly Ebola virus. More than 672 people have died of Ebola in West Africa this year, making it the world’s deadliest outbreak of the virus, according to statistics from the United Nations.

Hrabove, Ukraine: Australian and Dutch investigators examine a piece of wreckage from the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More photos

London: A veteran walks among some of the 888,246 ceramic poppies that are planted in the moat of the Tower of London in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from World War I.

Raisting, Germany: People walk through crop circles in a cornfield. According to media reports, a balloonist had discovered the circle some days ago. Since then, hundreds of people have come to the field. However, it is unclear who created the pattern.

Dhaka, Bangladesh: People heading home for the Eid al-Fitr holiday overload the roof of a train at the Airport Railway Station.

Madrid: The sky lights up above a forest on the city’s outskirts light up during the annual Perseid meteor shower.

Westwood: Firefighters and volunteers clear mud and water from the court at Pauley Pavilion after a major water main break sent a geyser blasting high above Sunset Boulevard and water streaming onto the campus of UCLA. More photos

Huntington Beach: Josh Kerr of Carlsbad competes in the U.S. Open of Surfing.

Torrance: The Tiger Squadron flies overhead during a public memorial for Louis Zamperini, who died July 2 at age 97. Zamperini was a World War II and Olympic hero whose life story inspired the bestselling book and upcoming movie “Unbroken.”

Add stops in Moscow, Seoul, Bali, Scotland, India, North Korea and the Philippines to round out the report.

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