A boy touches the concrete plates of the east side of the former Berlin Wall at the wall memorial at Bernauer Street in Berlin, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, prior to the 48th anniversary remembrance of the construction of the wall. The memorial was constructed on Bernauer Street, using original parts of the Berlin Wall, in memory of the barrier which separated east and west Berlin and fell in 1989.
Honoring the Fallen
Palestinian Hamas police officers attend a ceremony honoring officers killed during the Israeli offensive on Gaza, in the destroyed police headquarters in Gaza City, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009.
This image shows a extensive mountain area of mudslide in Kaohsiung county following Typhoon Morakot, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, in Kaohsiung County, Southern Taiwan. Some 14,000 villagers have been rescued since the typhoon dumped more than 80 inches (2 meters) of rain this past weekend, the island's disaster relief center said. The storm unleashed the worst floods the island has seen in 50 years.
Swine Flu Safety
A player balances a ball on his head, as he along with teammates wear masks as a preventive measure against swine flu on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Thursday, Aug. 13. 2009. Authorities ordered the closure of all schools and movie theaters in Mumbai on Wednesday, as the number of swine flu fatalities in the country rose to 15, officials and news reports said.
A lone fisherman waits for a bite while fishing from his boat in the deep fog on La Due Reservoir in Auburn, Ohio, on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009.
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A monkey gets his picture taken at a zoo in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009.
Abi, an Asian Lion, licks a 10-week-old cub at the London Zoo, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009. Two cubs have been born to Abi, the first cubs born in ten years at the zoo. There are less than 300 Asian lions left in the wild.