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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 / AFP

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 / AFP

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 / AFP

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 KNS

Indonesian students at the Ar Raudhatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school hold prayers during Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

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 / AFP

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 Images

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 Press

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