Pattaramon Chanbua, 21, talks on a mobile phone while holding her son Gammy at a hospital in Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. The Australian government is consulting Thai authorities after news emerged that Gammy, a baby with Downs Syndrome was abandoned with Chanbua, his surrogate mother, in Thailand by his Australian parents, according to local media.
A man looks at ceramic poppies forming part of an art installation in the dry moat of the Tower of London in London. The installation of 888,246 ceramic poppies by ceramic artist Paul Cummins entitled `Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Read` will be unveiled on August 5 to mark the centenary of World War I, with the final one being planted on Armistice Day on November 11. Each poppy represents a British military fatality from World War I.
Men inspect dead and wounded Palestinians outside a UN run school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. UNRWA`s Director of Operations in the Gaza Strip said preliminary findings indicated the blast was a result of an Israeli airstrike near the school that been providing shelter for some 3,000 people.