In Pictures

Day in pictures: 29 July 2014

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

Image copyright Mahmud Hamsa/AFP
Image caption A Palestinian man gestures towards the burning fuel tanks of the only local power plant supplying electricity to Gaza after it was hit during an Israeli air strike
Image copyright Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Image caption Nepalese Muslim women attend special prayers during Eid al-Fitr at the Kashmiri Masjid in Kathmandu, Nepal
Image copyright Marcos Brindicci/Reuters
Image caption An employee pours water over a doll's head at a toy factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Businesses are scaling back ahead of a possible second default this Thursday
Image copyright Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP
Image caption A chef at the grilled eel restaurant Unatetsu in Tokyo, a day ahead of the national eel eating festival. Eel restaurants do their record business of the year during the day
Image copyright Clive Rose/Getty
Image caption Andy Turner of England sits on the track after failing to finish the Mens' 110 metre hurdles at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Image copyright Muhammed Muheisen/AFP
Image caption Syrian refugees are reflected on the glass of a clothes shop as they walk home through the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan
Image copyright Toru Hanai/Reuters
Image caption French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reviews honour guards at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan
Image copyright Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters
Image caption A man walks into a damanged block of flats in central Donetsk after heavy shelling by Ukraine forces