Kite-surfers ride the waves as the wind carries their kites during the Kitesurf World Cup on the North Sea off St. Peter-Ording, northern Germany, on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Heribert Proepper
People's Liberation Army soldiers stand in formation during a ceremony held ahead of a military exercise in Beijing, July 28, 2009. China took foreign journalists on a tour of the People's Liberation Army division north of the capital Tuesday, calling it a sign the world's largest army is improving its openness and transparency. The visit comes ahead of Aug. 1, which marks the 82nd anniversary of the army's founding.
Credit: AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel
Making a Splash
Michael Phelps swims in a men's 200m butterfly heat at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Rome, Tuesday, July 28, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
Clouds Roll In
Monsoon clouds gather in the sky as commuters ride past in Jammu, India, Tuesday, July 28, 2009. The monsoon season in India begins in June and ends in September.
Credit: AP Photo/Channi Anand
Flowers for Sale
A young flower seller looks for buyers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, July 28, 2009. Heavy monsoon rains have battered Bangladesh's capital, flooding streets and homes, stranding thousands and forcing businesses and schools to close.
Credit: AP Photo/Pavel Rahman
A new baby Asian elephant is seen during a photocall at England's Whipsnade Zoo, Tuesday, July 28, 2009. The six-day old newborn weighed in at 126 kilograms (278 pounds) and has yet to be named by the zoo.
Credit: AP Photo/Matt Dunham
Sunrise in Germany
The sun rises over the peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains near Koenigstein, Germany, Tuesday, July 28, 2009.