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A South Korean tank fires smoke shells during a joint military drill with U.S. forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / AFP/Getty Images

Children practice during a ballet class at the Croatian National Theater.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATKO BILJAK / Reuters

Transfer cases containing the remains of, from left, Army Pfc. Michael C. Olivieri of Chicago; Pfc. Christopher B. Fishbeck of Victorville, Calif.,; Pfc. Michael B. Cook of Middletown, Ohio; and Emilio J. Campo Jr. of Madelia, Minn., wait inside an Air Force C-5 cargo plane after their arrival in the U.S. The soldiers died in support of Operation New Dawn in Iraq, the Pentagon said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press

Lightning flashes across the sky during a thunderstorm over the central business district.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPA

Lotuses blossom in a pond at the Old Summer Palace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN BRADSHAW / EPA

An employee of a foreign exchange trading company walks past a display showing the rate of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / Reuters

University students hold candles during a rally demanding cuts in tuition fees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TRUTH LEEM / Reuters

A woman looks out at the sea from the beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CATHAL MCNAUGHTON / Reuters

Sheep are sheared at Kilgram Farm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIGEL RODDIS / Reuters

A worker takes a nap as fish are dried at a salted-fish processing facility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irwin Fedriansyah / Associated Press

A Hindu priest along with supporters of yoga guru Baba Ramdev shout slogans before burning an effigy with pictures of government officials. The demonstration targeted the forceful eviction of Ramdev and his followers from a camp erected to protest government coruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated Press

Children wait before a performance to mark World Oceans Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | June 8, 2011

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News feature starts out with a bang near the North Korea-South Korea border, where Seoul government troops are conducting a joint military drill with the U.S.

Elsewhere, transfer cases containing the remains of  four servicemen, killing while supporting Operation New Dawn in Iraq, sit inside a C-5 cargo plane after arriving at Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base.

Mother Nature displays contrasting views in China, with a lightning storm over the skyline of  Beijing and lotuses blooming on a pond at the Old Summer Palace.

Add stops in Jakarta, Croatia, Britain and Taiwan to round out the report.

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