In Pictures

Day in pictures: 11 August 2014

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

Image caption In Rio de Janeiro, the night sky is illuminated by what appears to be a much bigger and brighter Moon. The "supermoon" occurs when the Moon reaches its closest point to Earth, known as a perigee full Moon.
Image caption World number one golfer Rory McIlroy won the US PGA Championship in near darkness at Valhalla to become the first UK player to win back-to-back majors.
Image caption Students of Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School take part in a rehearsal for of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games.
Image caption People stand at the entrance of a makeshift bomb shelter in Donetsk, Ukraine. Over the weekend, Ukraine's military pounded the main pro-Russian rebel stronghold of Donetsk with artillery fire, damaging buildings, but few casualties are reported. Ukraine is mulling the possibility of allowing a humanitarian mission into the area, as residents struggle without power or reliable sources of food. Rebels sparked the four-month battle when they overran large swathes of the east and declared independence from Ukraine.
Image caption A doctor and nurse demonstrate the decontamination procedure as part of Ebola treatment at the specialised quarantine unit at Station 59, Berlin in Germany. A panel of medical ethics experts from the World Health Organization is meeting in Geneva to discuss the possible use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus. The latest figures put the death toll at nearly 1,000 people.
Image caption A mural by French artist Seth decorates a wall in the village of Erriadh, on the Tunisian island of Djerba, as part of the artistic project Djerbahood. Artists from 34 different nationalities were invited by France-based Tunisian artist Mehdi Ben Cheikh to take part in an initiative to turn Erriadh into an "open-sky museum".
Image caption A shop assistant walks past cases containing T-shirts printed with images of Russia's President Vladimir Putin, at GUM department store in central Moscow.
Image caption Wyatt van Handel makes a diving grab during the Pig Rassle event at The 44th Annual St Patrick Catholic Church Round-up in Stephensville, Wisconsin.
Image caption Santi Cazorla (left) and Nacho Monreal of Arsenal take a photograph of themselves following their 3-0 victory over Manchester City in the FA Community Shield at Wembley.
Image caption Actress Shailene Woodley accepts an award for her role in the film Divergent at the Teen Choice Awards 2014 in Los Angeles, California.