Young Afghan Refugees
Afghan refugees gather on Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at the Khazana refugee camp on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. While some of the refugees have returned home to Afghanistan in the almost five years since the coalition invasion to oust the Taliban, most at the camp have remained living in Pakistan, saying that it is too dangerous to return to Afghanistan. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Kabul Blast Targets Americans
A U.S soldier stands guard at the blast site near the U.S Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, Sept. 8, 2006. A massive suicide car bomb struck a convoy of U.S. military vehicles, killing at least 10 people, including two American soldiers, and wounding 17 others, officials and witnesses said.
Credit: AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq
A water spout looms over sea vessels off Manila Bay in a rare occurrence at sunset Friday Sept. 8, 2006 in Manila, Philippines. The twister stayed for several minutes but never touched down, much to the relief of passing commuters.
Credit: AP Photo/Bullit Marquez
No Rain In Spain
The cracked mud of the dry reservoir bed of Contreras is seen in eastern Spain, Friday, Sept. 8, 2006. The driest winter and spring for more than 60 years has left reservoirs in some regions with less of 20 percent of their normal capacity.
Credit: AP Photo/Fernando Bustamante
Russia Mine Tragedy
Rescuers and miners stand on the premises of the Darasum mine in the Chita region, Siberia, around 3,000 miles east of Moscow, Friday, Sept. 8, 2006. Rescuers recovered the bodies of 12 miners killed when a fire erupted in a 105-year old gold mine, and workers searched for 21 others in the latest disaster to hit Russian mining.
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Another Day, Another Delay
The Space Shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39B moments after NASA officials scrubbed the launch of STS-115 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, Sept. 8, 2006. A faulty fuel tank sensor caused the scrub.
Credit: AP Photo/Pete Cosgrove
Young Chinese performers sing propaganda songs at a Cultural Revolution and Mao-themed restaurant in Beijing, China, Friday Sept. 8, 2006. Despite policies that left millions dead and brought the country near collapse, Mao is widely revered for his founding of communist China. Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of Mao's death on Sept. 9, 1976.
Prepping For The Pope
The Regensburg Cathedral is reflected in the window of a bookshop displaying a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican flags in Regensburg, Germany, Sept. 8, 2006. The Pope will celebrate an outdoor mass outside of Regensburg next week during his visit to Bavaria.
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Waiting For Uncle Dana
Shane Jewett, 14 months, passes the time while he waits for his uncle, Connecticut National Guard Sgt. Dana Jewett, to arrive in Windsor Locks, Conn., Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, after a one-year deployment in Kuwait and Iraq.
Credit: AP Photo/Bob Child
A Romanian Gypsy woman dances by a fire in Costesti, Romania, 115 miles west of Bucharest, Friday, Sept. 8 2006, during the annual celebrations which gathered thousands of Gypsies and Romanians. Romania, a country that hopes to join the European Union in 2007, is home to a large Gypsy community.
Credit: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda