Russia's Anastasia Davydova and Svetlana Romashina dive on their way to win the gold medal for the duet technical synchronized swimming event at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Rome, Tuesday, July 21, 2009.
Like a Prayer
Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of the prophet Mohammad during special prayers at the Islamic festival of Shab-e-Meraj at the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Shab-e-Meraj is celebrated as the anniversary of Mohammad's ascent to heaven.
Bolt of Speed
Jamaica's Usain Bolt, triple Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in the 100m and 200m sprint races, poses for photographs under Wellington Arch in London, Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Bolt is due to race in an athletics grand prix at London's Crystal Palace on July 24.
An Afghan soldier watches the street from a window ledge following suicide attacks in Gardez, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Militants attacked several government centers in an eastern Afghan city Tuesday in a complex attack that has become a signature of major Taliban assaults. Police shot and killed two militant suicide bombers hiding under women's burqas, officials said.
Visitors view the Milky Way at a campsite in Tatsugo town, on Japan's southern island of Amami Oshima, early Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Millions of people across Asia will witness the longest total solar eclipse that will happen this century, as vast swaths of India and China, the entire city of Shanghai and southern Japanese islands are plunged into darkness Wednesday for about five minutes.
Condensation trails crisscross the blue sky as two workers clean the facade of the delivery center for the German carmaker BMW in Munich during the warm summer weather on Tuesday, July 21, 2009.