Week in Photos (August 2 - August 8)

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Jennifer Abel of Canada competes to win the gold medal in the Women's 1m Springboard final diving competition at the Royal Commonwealth Pool during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 1, 2014. (Photo: Andy Buchanan-AFP)
Jennifer Abel of Canada competes to win the gold medal in the Women's 1m Springboard final diving competition at the Royal Commonwealth Pool during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 1, 2014. (Photo: Andy Buchanan-AFP)
A participant dances during the Gay Pride Parade on August 2, 2014, in Stockholm. (Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand-AFP)
A participant dances during the Gay Pride Parade on August 2, 2014, in Stockholm. (Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand-AFP)
Athletes compete in the final of the women's 5000m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on August 2, 2014. (Photo: Ben Stansall-AFP)
Athletes compete in the final of the women's 5000m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on August 2, 2014. (Photo: Ben Stansall-AFP)
An Indian child plays in a flooded street during heavy rain in New Delhi on August 2, 2014. (Photo: Sajjad Hussain-AFP)
An Indian child plays in a flooded street during heavy rain in New Delhi on August 2, 2014. (Photo: Sajjad Hussain-AFP)
An Israeli soldier kisses his Merkava tank along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip after he pulled out from the Gaza Strip on August 3, 2014. (Photo: Gil Cohen-Magen-AFP)
An Israeli soldier kisses his Merkava tank along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip after he pulled out from the Gaza Strip on August 3, 2014. (Photo: Gil Cohen-Magen-AFP)
This picture taken on August 1, 2014 shows a dead whale shark being carried on a tractor in a seafood wholesale market in Xiangzhi township in Quanzhou, east China's Fujian province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
This picture taken on August 1, 2014 shows a dead whale shark being carried on a tractor in a seafood wholesale market in Xiangzhi township in Quanzhou, east China's Fujian province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
An injured earthquake survivor holds his tears in Ludian county in Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan province on August 4, 2014. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
An injured earthquake survivor holds his tears in Ludian county in Zhaotong, southwest China's Yunnan province on August 4, 2014. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
A tame rabbit searches for food in the ruins of a collapsed house at Longtoushan, in China's southwest Yunnan province on August 5, 2014. (Photo: Greg Baker-AFP)
A tame rabbit searches for food in the ruins of a collapsed house at Longtoushan, in China's southwest Yunnan province on August 5, 2014. (Photo: Greg Baker-AFP)
A Palestinian boy writes on a shrapnel riddled backboard at the heavily damaged Sobhi Abu Karsh school in Gaza City's al-Shejaea neighborhood on August 5, 2014, as a 72-hour humanitarian truce went into effect in the Gaza Strip after a month of fighting between Hamas and Israeli forces. (Photo: Mohammed Abed-AFP)
A Palestinian boy writes on a shrapnel riddled backboard at the heavily damaged Sobhi Abu Karsh school in Gaza City's al-Shejaea neighborhood on August 5, 2014, as a 72-hour humanitarian truce went into effect in the Gaza Strip after a month of fighting between Hamas and Israeli forces. (Photo: Mohammed Abed-AFP)
An Afghan woman buys silk yarn for weaving from a shop in Herat on August 6, 2014. (Photo: Aref Karimi-AFP)
An Afghan woman buys silk yarn for weaving from a shop in Herat on August 6, 2014. (Photo: Aref Karimi-AFP)
This picture taken on August 5, 2014 shows college students cooling themselves off inside an inflatable pool at their dormitory during summer in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
This picture taken on August 5, 2014 shows college students cooling themselves off inside an inflatable pool at their dormitory during summer in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
A Palestinian child sits on a mattress on the rubble of a house which was destroyed in an Israeli air strike on Abasan, east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis and close to the border with Israel on August 7, 2014. (Photo: Said Khatib-AFP)
A Palestinian child sits on a mattress on the rubble of a house which was destroyed in an Israeli air strike on Abasan, east of the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis and close to the border with Israel on August 7, 2014. (Photo: Said Khatib-AFP)
Crowds wait for famous singer/song-writer Ziad Rahbani to take the stage in Beirut. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
Crowds wait for famous singer/song-writer Ziad Rahbani to take the stage in Beirut. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
A Lebanese army tank in the area around Ersal during this week's past offensive against Islamist militants. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
A Lebanese army tank in the area around Ersal during this week's past offensive against Islamist militants. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
A French boat lands in Beirut's waters. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
A French boat lands in Beirut's waters. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

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