August 21, 2013
From Heavy Rain, Floods Batter Philippines, one of 24 photos. A boy carries his dog through floodwaters brought by the monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines, on August 20, 2013. Heavy rains continue to batter the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, causing government offices, schools and some businesses to suspend work, and sending residents to flee their homes. (Reuters/Romeo Ranoco)

From Heavy Rain, Floods Batter Philippines, one of 24 photos. A boy carries his dog through floodwaters brought by the monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines, on August 20, 2013. Heavy rains continue to batter the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, causing government offices, schools and some businesses to suspend work, and sending residents to flee their homes. (Reuters/Romeo Ranoco)

June 20, 2013
From Singapore Haze, one of 18 photos. A woman wears a mask as the Singapore Central Business District is covered with haze Thursday evening, June 20, 2013. Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)

From Singapore Haze, one of 18 photos. A woman wears a mask as the Singapore Central Business District is covered with haze Thursday evening, June 20, 2013. Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)

February 11, 2013
From Chinese Lunar New Year 2013, one of 29 photos. A man watches as fireworks light up the skyline of Shanghai in celebration of Chinese New Year in Shanghai, on February 10, 2013. The Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)

From Chinese Lunar New Year 2013, one of 29 photos. A man watches as fireworks light up the skyline of Shanghai in celebration of Chinese New Year in Shanghai, on February 10, 2013. The Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)

January 2, 2013
From A Look Inside North Korea, one of 38 photos. This picture taken on December 15, 2012 shows North Korean girls dancing during a performance at a nursery school in the North Korean border town of Siniuju, across from China’s northeastern city of Dandong. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

From A Look Inside North Korea, one of 38 photos. This picture taken on December 15, 2012 shows North Korean girls dancing during a performance at a nursery school in the North Korean border town of Siniuju, across from China’s northeastern city of Dandong. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

February 21, 2012
From Myanmar’s War on Opium, one of 31 photos. Policemen and villagers use sticks and grass cutters to destroy a poppy field above the village of Tar-Pu, in the mountains of Shan State, on January 27, 2012. Myanmar has dramatically escalated its poppy eradication efforts since September 2011, threatening the livelihoods of impoverished farmers. (Reuters/Damir Sagolj)

From Myanmar’s War on Opium, one of 31 photos. Policemen and villagers use sticks and grass cutters to destroy a poppy field above the village of Tar-Pu, in the mountains of Shan State, on January 27, 2012. Myanmar has dramatically escalated its poppy eradication efforts since September 2011, threatening the livelihoods of impoverished farmers. (Reuters/Damir Sagolj)