A member of the Indonesian national police on Wednesday inspects one of 14 preserved bodies of critically endangered Sumatran tigers at a warehouse. The tigers were seized during a house raid.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAY ISMOYO / AFPLink
A damaged taxi is stoppped on a street after the worst rainstorms in six decades devestated the city, leaving the metropolis flooded and tens of thousands of people stranded in surging waters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / AFPLink
An Indian mother of a disabled child suffering the effects of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster cries during a "Special Olympics," a protest against London 2012 sponsor Dow Chemical. The event aims to raise awareness about the legacy of birth defects and pollution from the accident at a factory owned by U.S. chemical company Union Carbide, which was bought by Dow in 1999, organizers said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH SINGH / AFPLink
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accompanied by his wife, Ri Sol Ju, waves Wednesday to the crowd as they inspect the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KCNA via KNSLink
Indonesian students at the Ar Raudhatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school hold prayers during Ramadan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFPLink
A balloon carrying Austrian athlete Felix Baumgartner lifts up Wednesday during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos, a mission to the edge of space and supersonic freefall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG MITTER / AFPLink
A diver in action during a training session ahead of the 2012 Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adam Pretty / Getty ImagesLink
A diver plunges into the pool during a practice session at the Aquatics Center at Olympic Park. Opening ceremonies for the 2012 Games will be held Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa De Olza / Associated PressLink
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