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Pakistani flood survivors evacuate a flooded area. Pakistani officials have issued fresh flood warnings, putting parts of Punjab and Sindh on alert.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arif Ali / AFP/Getty Images

A boy holds an empty bottle while standing near a line of people waiting for a handout of food at a makeshift camp for flood victims.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fayaz Aziz / Reuters

Customers stop at a roadside shop selling a meat dish on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims across the world refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk during Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mustafa Quraishi / Associated Press

Chinese military personnel take part in rescue and cleanup operations amid the rubble of mudslide devastation. Hopes of finding survivors of China's worst mudslide in decades are fading as the death toll topped 700, with more than 1,000 people still missing under an avalanche of rock and sludge.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images

A woman cries over the dead body of her child wrapped in blankets amid the rubble of landslide devastation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images

Plastic statuettes of 16th-century Protestant reformer Martin Luther, which are part of the art installation "Martin Luther — I'm Standing Here" by German artist Ottmar Hoerl, are pictured in the city's main square. The installation of 800 figurines, based on a statue of Luther on the town square and intended to replace it while it is being renovated, has created some controversy, with some Protestant theologians saying the statuettes make a mockery of Luther's achievements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

Russia's Yuliya Efimova, center, Denmark's Rikke Moeller Pedersen, right, and Sweden's Joeline Hostman compete during the women's 100-meter breaststroke final at the European Swimming Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Klamar / AFP/Getty Images

A yet unnamed African elephant calf walks next to its mother, Numbi, in their enclosure in the Schoenbrunn Zoo. The calf was born at the zoo on Friday, with a height of 3 feet and a weight of 247 pounds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heinz-Peter Bader / Reuters

The glasses and personal items of Cardinal John Henry Newman lay on his writing desk in his living quarters, which have been untouched since his death in 1890. The site will be visited by Pope Benedict XVI during his upcoming British tour, and Newman will be beatified by the pope during a mass in Cofton Park on Sept. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

Mohammad Omer stands with his belongings on a road while fleeing from rising floodwaters in his village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Akhtar Soomro / Reuters

An Indian Hindu priest performs evening rituals with traditional oil lamps on the banks of the Ganges River. Allahabad, at the confluence of India's most important rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, is an important Hindu pilgrimage center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

This image captured by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, highlights the Small Magellanic Cloud. Also known as NGC 292, the Small Magellanic Cloud is a small galaxy about 200,000 light-years away. It is named after the Portuguese explorer Fernando de Magellan who observed it on his voyage around the world in 1519.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA / AFP/Getty Images

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1 Comment

  1. August 12, 2010, 12:17 pm

    Cute

    By: Laura Quebbemann

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