An Italian soldier with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stands guard as Afghan women walk towards a mine awareness program launched by French soldiers in Gul Dara district of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. France has pledged 1, 000 additional soldiers to join the 50,000 NATO forces, including more training teams to work with Afghan security forces in the war torn country.
Credit: AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq
A Tree Grows In Washington
President Bush and first lady Laura Bush participate in a commemorative tree planting ceremony, Wednesday, April 9, 2008, on the North Lawn of the White House in Washington.
Credit: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
A donkey cart driver rides past vehicles set on fire by a mob near the city court in Karachi, Pakistan, on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Police said a paramedic has been fatally shot and more than a dozen vehicles torched after a clash between rival groups of lawyers in Pakistan's biggest city. A city police official said eight lawyers were injured in the scuffles between rival groups in downtown Karachi.
Credit: AP Photo/Shakil Adil
Streets Of Sadr City
A militiaman holding a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) walks on a street in the Shiite enclave of Sadr City, Baghdad, Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen continued in the capital Wednesday, a day after top U.S. commander Gen. David Petraeus called for a suspension of U.S. troop withdrawals because of renewed fighting.
Australia's Adam Lucas competes in a Men's 100m breaststroke heat during the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Wednesday April 9, 2008.
Credit: AP Photo/Paul Thomas
A child stands next to a member of the Dominican SWAT team in the impoverished Capotillo neighborhood, during a national strike in Santo Domingo, Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Popular organizations called the strike to demand the Caribbean country's government increase salaries and reduce prices.
Credit: AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
The reader board at Portland International Airport shows cancelled American Airlines flights in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 9, 2008. American Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights Wednesday, more than one-third of its schedule, as it spent a second straight day inspecting the wiring on some of its jets the same issue that caused it to scrub hundreds of flights two weeks ago.