CITE DU VATICAN, Vatican City : Pope Francis matle blown by the wind covers his face as he leads the weekly general audience at St Peter’s square on August 27, 2014 in Vatican City. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO
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CITE DU VATICAN, Vatican City : Pope Francis matle blown by the wind covers his face as he leads the weekly general audience at St Peter’s square on August 27, 2014 in Vatican City. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO

Shejaiya : An elderly resident of Gaza City’s Shejaiya neighbourhood, which was one of the hardest hit by the fighting between Hamas militants and Israel, walks in a street lined by destroyed homes early on August 27, 2014. The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT

Shejaiya : An elderly resident of Gaza City’s Shejaiya neighbourhood, which was one of the hardest hit by the fighting between Hamas militants and Israel, walks in a street lined by destroyed homes early on August 27, 2014. The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT

RAFAH : Relatives mourn during the funeral of two brothers 16-year-old Omar and 12-year-old Mohammed Breem, who were killed by an Israeli airstrike yesterday ahead of long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on August 27, 2014. The skies over Gaza remained calm as a long-term ceasefire took hold, ending the deadliest violence in a decade with Israel and Hamas both claiming ‘victory’ in the 50-day war. AFP PHOTO/SAID KHATIB

RAFAH : Relatives mourn during the funeral of two brothers 16-year-old Omar and 12-year-old Mohammed Breem, who were killed by an Israeli airstrike yesterday ahead of long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on August 27, 2014. The skies over Gaza remained calm as a long-term ceasefire took hold, ending the deadliest violence in a decade with Israel and Hamas both claiming ‘victory’ in the 50-day war. AFP PHOTO/SAID KHATIB

FRANCE, Nantes : A mechanical horse-dragon made of wood and steel is presented to the public in Nantes, western France on August 26, 2014. This horse-dragon, created by the French artist Francois Delaroziere of “Les machines de l’île” (The Machines of the Isle), is the hero of the show “Long Ma” which will be presented in Beijing on October 17, 2014 as part of the fiftieth anniversary of the relationship between France and China. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD

FRANCE, Nantes : A mechanical horse-dragon made of wood and steel is presented to the public in Nantes, western France on August 26, 2014. This horse-dragon, created by the French artist Francois Delaroziere of “Les machines de l’île” (The Machines of the Isle), is the hero of the show “Long Ma” which will be presented in Beijing on October 17, 2014 as part of the fiftieth anniversary of the relationship between France and China. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD

LIBERIA, Monrovia : A picture taken on August 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. The United Nations vowed on August 23 to play a “strong role” in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control. Liberia has been particularly hard hit by the epidemic that has swept relentlessly across the region since March, accounting for almost half of the 1,427 deaths. AFP PHOTO / ZOOM DOSSO

LIBERIA, Monrovia : A picture taken on August 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. The United Nations vowed on August 23 to play a “strong role” in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control. Liberia has been particularly hard hit by the epidemic that has swept relentlessly across the region since March, accounting for almost half of the 1,427 deaths. AFP PHOTO / ZOOM DOSSO

HEBRON : Palestinian children demonstrate near an Israeli check point in the centre of the West Bank city of Hebron after they couldn’t pass the checkpoint to get to school as it was closed off by Israeli security forces on August 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADER

HEBRON : Palestinian children demonstrate near an Israeli check point in the centre of the West Bank city of Hebron after they couldn’t pass the checkpoint to get to school as it was closed off by Israeli security forces on August 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADER

VENEZUELA, San Cristobal : A riot policeman is set on fire by a molotov cocktail thrown by a small group of anti-government protesters during clashes in San Cristobal, Venezuela on August 25, 2014. The demonstrators protested against the control of the fingerprints to buy food, the raise in the public transportation costs, the lack of safety, the shortage of goods and the closure of the border with Colombia, among other things. AFP PHOTO/GEORGE CASTELLANOS

VENEZUELA, San Cristobal : A riot policeman is set on fire by a molotov cocktail thrown by a small group of anti-government protesters during clashes in San Cristobal, Venezuela on August 25, 2014. The demonstrators protested against the control of the fingerprints to buy food, the raise in the public transportation costs, the lack of safety, the shortage of goods and the closure of the border with Colombia, among other things. AFP PHOTO/GEORGE CASTELLANOS

UNITED KINGDOM, London : Performers in costumes take part in the parade as it rains during the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 25, 2014. Heavy rain continued throughout the day, dampening many feathered costumes and performers. A million revellers were expected to join Europe’s biggest street party the Notting Hill Carnival from Sunday, filling the city with reggae, steel bands and dancing. The Notting Hill Carnival honours London’s Afro-Caribbean culture in an area which was home to thousands of immigrants to Britain from the Caribbean in the 1950s onwards. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal

UNITED KINGDOM, London : Performers in costumes take part in the parade as it rains during the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 25, 2014. Heavy rain continued throughout the day, dampening many feathered costumes and performers. A million revellers were expected to join Europe’s biggest street party the Notting Hill Carnival from Sunday, filling the city with reggae, steel bands and dancing. The Notting Hill Carnival honours London’s Afro-Caribbean culture in an area which was home to thousands of immigrants to Britain from the Caribbean in the 1950s onwards. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal

UNITED STATES, Napa : Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California’s governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. The US Geological Service said that the quake was the most powerful to hit the San Francisco Bay area since the 1989 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON
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UNITED STATES, Napa : Nicholas George looks under a buckled highway just outside of Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California’s governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. The US Geological Service said that the quake was the most powerful to hit the San Francisco Bay area since the 1989 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON

BEIT LAHIA : A Palestinian man walks with a child past the rubble of a mosque that was partially damaged by an Israeli airstrike on August 25, 2014 in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. Egyptian mediators have proposed a new ceasefire in Gaza that would open the blockaded enclave’s crossings and allow in aid and reconstruction materials, a senior Palestinian official said. Two AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT

BEIT LAHIA : A Palestinian man walks with a child past the rubble of a mosque that was partially damaged by an Israeli airstrike on August 25, 2014 in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. Egyptian mediators have proposed a new ceasefire in Gaza that would open the blockaded enclave’s crossings and allow in aid and reconstruction materials, a senior Palestinian official said. Two AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT