In Pictures

Day in pictures: 28 August 2014

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

India's Central Reserve Police Force recruits perform a stunt during the passing out parade near Srinagar in Indian-administer Kashmir
India's Central Reserve Police Force recruits perform a stunt during the passing-out parade near Srinagar in Indian-administer Kashmir.
An employee wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end at Ximendin fashion district in Taipei, Taiwan
A shop assistant wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end in Taipei, Taiwan.
Palestinian youths sit on the beach in Gaza City during sunset after a truce was agreed between Israel and Hamas
Some Palestinians were able to enjoy sunset on the beach in Gaza, after a truce agreed between Israel and Hamas took hold.
A cow is silhouetted against flames during a forest fire in Cadiz province, Spain
Forest fires have been raging in several parts of Spain, including Cadiz province in the south.
A helmet lies on the site of a bomb attack in Thailand's Pattani province, in which one teacher was killed and two others wounded
A helmet lies on the site of a bomb attack in Thailand's Pattani province, in which one teacher was killed and two others wounded.
Iraqi special forces take part in a military exercise in the southern city of Karbala, Iraq
Iraqi special forces take part in a military exercise at the police academy in the southern city of Karbala.