Flood water is seen after heavy rain in eastern Pakistan’s Lahore, Sept. 4, 2014. At least 40 people were killed and dozens others injured in separate accidents triggered off by torrential rains in Pakistan’s east Punjab province and northeast Kashmir area on Thursday, local media reported.
A general view shows a wooden pedestrian bridge (bottom) connecting the Western Wall compound and the compound, known to Muslims as the “Noble Sanctuary” and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on Sept. 4, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister ordered authorities to dismantle a temporary wooden bridge leading to the Temple Mount (Noble Sanctuary) in Jerusalem, amid pressure from Jordan, the Ha’aretz daily reported Wednesday. The temporary pedestrian bridge connecting the Western Wall compound and Temple Mount (Noble Sanctuary) was built without proper authorization, an Israeli official told the daily. Jordan and other Muslim countries and groups said Israel was breaking the status quo with the construction of the bridge and Jordan even threatened to respond with diplomatic measures, conveying the message to Israeli officials through several channels of communication.
Nepalese people erect a wooden pole “Indradhwoj” at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square to mark the beginning of Indrajatra Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 6, 2014. Nepalese celebrate the Indrajatra festival to worship “Indra”, the King of Gods according to the Hindu myth.
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza shakes hands with Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo, in Maputo, Mozambique, Sept. 5, 2014. Mozambican President Armando Guebuza and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama on Friday formally reached the agreement on a cessation of hostilities which their representatives had signed on Aug. 24, 2014. The Mozambican Parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, will hold an ad hoc meeting next week in order to ratify and enact it into a law.
The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, fly over the Celtic Manor at the NATO Summit 2014 in Newport, Wales, Britain, on . The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit 2014 was held here from Sept. 4 to 5.
A policeman lifts a car from flood water after heavy monsoon rains in eastern Pakistan’s Lahore on Sept. 5, 2014. At least 72 people were killed and over 100 others injured when heavy monsoon rains lashed parts of eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province and northeast Kashmir area over the past two days, local media reported Friday.
An Israeli soldier clashes with a Palestinian youth during a protest in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin near city of Bethlehem on Sept. 5, 2014. On Sunday, Israel announced the appropriation of 1,000 acres of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the occupied West Bank.