Day in pictures: 4 August 2014

A selection of images from around the world, taken over the past 24 hours.

Members of the Rifles Living Society In Folkestone, southern England, members of the Rifles Living Society, wearing uniforms similar to those worn by soldiers in World War One, prepare to take part in a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war.
Local residents ride a boat on a flooded road by the Bago river Residents ride a boat on a road flooded by the Bago river to the north-east of Yangon, Burma, also known as Myanmar. Flooding is common during the monsoon season, which typically starts in late May and ends in mid-October.
Fireworks light up the sky during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland Fireworks light up the sky during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
Rescue workers in Longtoushan town, Yunnan province, China Nearly 400 people died and more than 1,800 were injured when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck China's south-west province of Yunnan on Sunday. Here rescue workers can be seen in Longtoushan town.
A woman cooks over a campfire due to gas cuts in her building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Popasna A woman cooks over a campfire due to gas cuts in her building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Popasna, recently reclaimed by Ukrainian forces from pro-Russian militants.
A worker unloads palm oil fruits from a lorry inside a palm oil factory in Salak Tinggi, outside Kuala Lumpur A worker unloads a lorry at a palm oil factory in Salak Tinggi, outside Kuala Lumpur.
Indy 200 motor race Tony Kanaan and Marco Andretti collide on the first lap of the Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Themanager of the Agriculture Business Unit Alfred Tham gives a tour of Panasonic's first indoor vegetable farm at their factory in Singapore A unit of Japan's Panasonic Corporation is selling fresh produce grown in what it says is the first licensed indoor vegetable farm in Singapore to a chain of Japanese restaurants in the country.
Windsurfers in Rio Windsurfers approach the starting point during the first day of Aquence Rio, the International Sailing Regatta and the first test event for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games hosted in Brazil.
A Palestinian man walks amidst the rubble in the Shejaia neighbourhood, Gaza A Palestinian man walks in rubble in the Shejaia neighbourhood, Gaza. Health officials in Gaza say 1,800 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed and more than 9,000 injured since the conflict began nearly four weeks ago.
An Israeli soldier prepares to pray as he sits in a concrete pipe used as a bomb shelter near the border with the Gaza Strip An Israeli soldier prepares to pray as he sits in a concrete pipe used as a bomb shelter near the border with the Gaza Strip. Sixty-six Israelis have died, all but two of them soldiers.

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