In Pics: What happened across the world on Aug 11

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Bangalore, Aug 11: Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas on Aug 10 accepted a new 72-hour Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in yet another attempt to resume efforts to end the deadly month-long fighting that has killed over 2,000 people in the Gaza Strip.

After tense talks that both sides had threatened to abandon, the surprise truce announcement came late today.

Meanwhile, US Secretary John Kerry met Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her residence on Sunday.

While, France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Switzerland's Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 to win the Men's Rogers Cup Singles final in Toronto.

OneIndia brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Israel continues airstrikes in Gaza

Firefighters try to extinguish fire after a cleaning materials factory was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City.

Israeli troops attack mosque in Gaza

Palestinian boys look at the rubble of al-Qassam mosque, hit by an Israeli airstrike as they stand in the bedroom of their destroyed family house in Nusseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Tahir-ul-Qadri flashes victory sign

Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, flashes the victory sign to his supporters, in Lahore, Pakistan.

John Kerry meets Suu Kyi

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pours water on the Buddha statue during his visit to the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon Myanmar. Kerry also met opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during his visit to Yangon.

Erdogan wins Turkey's first direct presidential election

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan flanked by Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev and his wife Emine Erdogan acknowledge supporters after Erdogan's election victory, in Ankara, Turkey.

Phelps settles for second place

Michael Phelps swims the backstroke in the men's 200-meter individual medley final at the U.S. nationals of swimming in Irvine, California.

Victorious smile for the shutterbugs

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland poses with Venus Williams of the United States after winning the final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal.

Tsonga beats Federer

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lifts the trophy after beating Switzerland's Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 to win the Men's Rogers Cup Singles final in Toronto.

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