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.