Local residents talk in front of an Ukrainian armored personnel carrier (APC) in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk.
Smoke and flames are seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip, stepping up what it said might become a long-term offensive against Islamist Hamas.
A roadside tree falls due to strong winds of Typhoon Neoguri in Naha, on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, in this photo taken by Kyodo.
Electoral workers, escorted by police officers and soldiers, use horses to transport ballot boxes to polling stations in remote areas in Tlogosari, East Java, Indonesia. The world's third-largest democracy prepares to elect a new president on July 9.