In Pictures

Day in pictures: 1 August 2014

A selection of images from around the world, taken over the past 24 hours: 1 August 2014.

Image caption People work in a giant armadillo structure of flowers, during the Flower Festival in Medellin in Colombia.
Image caption An Indian child plays in muddy water during Splash Puddle Day celebrations at The Somaiya School in Mumbai.
Image caption A UK pensioner pictured at the Tower of London where 888,246 ceramic poppies are being planted in memory of World War One victims.
Image caption Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for two monasteries and a church that were demolished during Soviet times to be rebuilt in the Kremlin.
Image caption Paul Coll of New Zealand dives for the ball during his quarter-final squash match at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Image caption A plane arrives at Narita international airport in Tokyo, Japan, while fire engines spray water to greet it on the day the airliner, Spring Japan, started new domestic routes.
Image caption Farmers are likely to be affected by the failure to reach a deal at World Trade Organization talks, where India had demanded concessions on the stockpiling of food.
Image caption German Navy members stand to attention for their swearing-in near the Gorch Fock tall ship at the navy school Muerwik in Flensburg.
Image caption On the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Poland is honouring fighters and victims of the rebellion against Nazis.