A man herds cattle in a dried-up riverbed in Gulang county, northwest China's Gansu province, Wednesday, July 15, 2009.
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Birthday for Mandela
Children gather to plant a tree in Johannesburg, Thursday, July 19, 2009, in an event organized by the City Parks to celebrate former president Nelson Mandela's birthday. Mandela turns 91 on Saturday.
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Stock Market Scramble
Trader Steven Schnibbe, left, and fellow traders gather at the post that trades CIT on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 16, 2009.
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Security forces patrol the streets of Urumqi, China, Thursday, July 16, 2009. Security in Urumqi remained tight as some roads leading to the Grand Bazaar market remained closed, while clusters of security officers stood guard in corners and platoons of paramilitary police patrolled the streets.
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Under the Umbrella
Kimono-clad women putting up parasols walk on a pedestrian crossing in Tokyo Thursday, July 16, 2009. The temperature in the capital soars to 33 degrees Centigrade (91 degrees Fahrenheit) Thursday, two days after the Japan Meteorological Agency announced an end to the rainy season.
Credit: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi
A boy jumps on the concrete blocks of the memorial for the murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Thursday, July 16, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Maya Hitij
Time for Bed?
White Bengal tiger yawns at the Dusit Zoo in Bangkok on Thursday July 16, 2009.