International POW: 28 July – 3 August

Painters understand nature and love it, and teach us to see. And then, there are painters who make nothing but good things, who cannot make anything bad, and if that isn’t enough, what is? – Vincent van Gogh.

The full moon rises over the illuminated Kazan Kremlin and the Qol Sharif mosque in Tatarstan, near the Volga River, Russia. (Denis Tyrin / AP)

The full moon rises over the illuminated Kazan Kremlin and the Qol Sharif mosque in Tatarstan, near the Volga River, Russia. (Denis Tyrin / AP)

A nurse holds a malnourished child at a hospital. The war in Yemen has killed more than 3,500 people. UN children’s agency Unicef says the death toll includes 365 children, in Sanaa, Yemen. (Khaled Abdullah / Reuters)

A nurse holds a malnourished child at a hospital. The war in Yemen has killed more than 3,500 people. UN children’s agency Unicef says the death toll includes 365 children, in Sanaa, Yemen. (Khaled Abdullah / Reuters)

Nuns and believers take part in a ceremony marking the 1,000th anniversary of the death of Vladimir the Great, in Kiev, Ukraine. (Roman Pilipey / EPA)

Nuns and believers take part in a ceremony marking the 1,000th anniversary of the death of Vladimir the Great, in Kiev, Ukraine. (Roman Pilipey / EPA)

An activist celebrates after the country’s supreme court upheld the death sentence for Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the Bangladesh Nationalist party leader. He had appealed against the sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP / Getty Images)

An activist celebrates after the country’s supreme court upheld the death sentence for Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the Bangladesh Nationalist party leader. He had appealed against the sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP / Getty Images)

David Cameron takes a selfie as he is shown around a street market by actress and singer Maudy Ayunda (centre). He ate banana fritters with stall holder Ibu Djuna (right) on his second day in Indonesia as part of a four-day visit to south-east Asia. (Stefan Rousseau / PA)

David Cameron takes a selfie as he is shown around a street market by actress and singer Maudy Ayunda (centre). He ate banana fritters with stall holder Ibu Djuna (right) on his second day in Indonesia as part of a four-day visit to south-east Asia. (Stefan Rousseau / PA)

A protester with his face hidden, waits in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish riot police, in Istanbul's Gazi district. (AFP / Getty Images)

A protester with his face hidden, waits in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish riot police, in Istanbul’s Gazi district. (AFP / Getty Images)

A protest over school closures. Pupils and parents around Port Elizabeth took to the streets to demonstrate over the closure of 33 schools due to a shortage of teachers and lack of infrastructure in the schools in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Gallo / Rex Shutterstock)

A protest over school closures. Pupils and parents around Port Elizabeth took to the streets to demonstrate over the closure of 33 schools due to a shortage of teachers and lack of infrastructure in the schools in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Gallo / Rex Shutterstock)

Protesters from Animal Rights Coalition and Minnesota Animal Liberation gather outside the dental practice run by Walter Palmer in Minnesota, United States, who has been accused of illegally killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. (Glen Stubbe / AP)

Protesters from Animal Rights Coalition and Minnesota Animal Liberation gather outside the dental practice run by Walter Palmer in Minnesota, United States, who has been accused of illegally killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. (Glen Stubbe / AP)

Vegetation covers houses in Houtouwan, a largely abandoned fishing village on the island of Shengshan, east of Shanghai, China. (Damir Sagolj / Reuters)

Vegetation covers houses in Houtouwan, a largely abandoned fishing village on the island of Shengshan, east of Shanghai, China. (Damir Sagolj / Reuters)

The moon rises over Glastonbury Tor as people gather in anticipation of Friday’s blue moon, in Glastonbury, UK. (Ben Birchall / PA)

The moon rises over Glastonbury Tor as people gather in anticipation of Friday’s blue moon, in Glastonbury, UK. (Ben Birchall / PA)

A resident of Morgan Valley Road, near Lower Lake in California, United States, prepares to evacuate as wildfires approach a house. (Kent Porter / AP)

A resident of Morgan Valley Road, near Lower Lake in California, United States, prepares to evacuate as wildfires approach a house. (Kent Porter / AP)

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a boat, centre, visits a monastery which is sheltering many of the region’s flood victims in Bago, Burma. (Khin Maung Win / AP)

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a boat, centre, visits a monastery which is sheltering many of the region’s flood victims in Bago, Burma. (Khin Maung Win / AP)

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