American Christian Taylor is seen in silhouette during triple jump qualifying at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Daegu Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRBY LEE / US PRESSWIRELink
Libyans celebrate with their new flag at Martyrs' Square in Tripoli.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCISCO LEONG / AFP/GETTY IMAGESLink
A bungee jumper free falls against the backdrop of downtown Auckland. New Zealand is gearing up for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Sept. 9 to Oct. 23, in Auckland.
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A photograph of Salvador Dali is projected onto a wall at an exhibition of the Spanish artist's work at Moscow's Pushkin Museum. The exhibition is part of a cultural exchange between Russia and Spain this year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI KARPUKHIN / REUTERSLink
National colors are proudly worn by Argentine fans during a friendly soccer match between Argentina and Venezuela in Kolkata, India. The Argentine team will also travel to Bangladesh to play Venezuela and Nigeria in matches designed to boost the popularity of soccer on the subcontinent.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPALink
The red-carpet show at the 68th Venice Film Festival gets an added dash of that color as model Natasha Poly arrives for the screening of "W.E.," directed by Madonna. The film, about Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee for whom England's King Edward VIII abdicated the throne, is presented out of competition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP / GETTY IMAGESLink
Seized bricks of cocaine are thrown into a fire. A recent operation in Villa Hayes netted 422 kg. of the drug.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NORBERTO DUARTE / AFP / GETTY IMAGESLink
Fans of England's soccer team, dressed as crusaders, pose with their beers as England faces Bulgaria in a Euro 2012 qualifying match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP / GETTY IMAGESLink
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