IN PICS: News of the world Aug 9

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Chinese American fans cheer at the Wang Fu Jing shopping street in Beijing. The quality of the air continues to be a major issue in the lead up to the games. Ten thousand athletes have gathered in China for the Olympic games along with hundreds of thousands of fans and 30,000 journalists. China says that there are 100,000 security forces in place to secure that the games are safe. (Getty Images)
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Pedestrians and cyclists ride along 4th Avenue during the first of three NYC's Summer Streets in New York City. Seven miles of city streets along Lafayette Street, 4th Avenue, Park Avenue and 72nd Street between the Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park were made vehicle free from the hours of 7am to 1pm. (Getty Images)
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A Chinese policeman walks out from the historic Drum Tower where an American tourist was killed and another seriously injured in Beijing, China. The American, a relative of a US Olympic Volleyball coach, is believed to have been killed by 47-year-old Tang Yongming in a stabbing attack who later took his own life by jumping off the Drum Tower. This incident raises fears about the security at the Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
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A Russian soldier injured in fighting with Georgian troops gets medical assistance in the town Dzhava, South Ossetia. Russian warplanes staged bombing raids across Georgia as a conflict over control of South Ossetia widened beyond the breakaway region and Moscow appeared to rebuff a call for truce by Tbilisi. (Getty Images)
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A motorcycle enthusiast rides his custom-made bike in the camping fields at the Bulldog Bash in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England. The police has spent 1.4 million pounds on security at the motorbike festival, organised annually by the Hell's Angels, following the murder of Hell's Angel Gerry Tobin at last year's event. (Getty Images)
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US President George W Bush speaks on the situation in Georgia during a press conference at a hotel in Beijing. Bush, who is in the Chinese capital for the Olympic Games, called for an 'immediate' end to South Ossetia violence and Russian bombardment. (Getty Images)
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Rescue teams check the wreckage of a train near Studenka northwest of Prague. The express train, travelling at about 135 kilometres (85 miles) an hour, hit debris of a collapsed road bridge killing at least six people and injuring 31. The train had been travelling from the Polish city of Krakow to Prague. (Getty Images)