A displaced mother from the Shejaiya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip

10543068_10152621294377125_1215920452261439662_nA displaced mother from the Shejaiya neighborhood in the Gaza Strip cuddles her baby daughter at the UN school where she and others have taken refuge after fleeing heavy fighting in their area, on July 21, 2014. The UN Security Council called for an “immediate ceasefire” as Israel pressed on with a blistering assault on Gaza taking the Palestinian death toll above 500.

A giant inflatable toad is seen floating on a lake at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing

A giant inflatable toad is seen floating on a lake at the Yuyuantan Park in BeijingA giant inflatable toad is seen floating on a lake at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, July 19, 2014. The “golden toad”, which represents wealth and good fortune in traditional Chinese culture, is 22 metres (72.2 feet) tall and was displayed in the park from Saturday, local media reported.

Flowers and mementos placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Flowers and mementos placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are pictured near the settlement of Rozspyne in the Donetsk region

Flowers and mementos placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are pictured near the settlement of Rozspyne in the Donetsk region July 19, 2014. Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of the Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers