A firefighter sprays water at a burning forest near Nea Makri, north of Athens, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Wind-driven fires raged for a fourth day outside the capital, prompting several European countries to send planes and other assistance.
The Last Column Comes Home
Graffiti, written by recovery workers following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, covers a section of a steel beam as it is lifted by crane to the World Trade Center site Monday, Aug. 24, 2009 in New York. Dubbed the "Last Column," it became the final standing steel column removed from ground zero following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The column will become part of the planned National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum.
The moon is seen over the Jamia mosque on the second day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in Jammu, India, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Ramadan is celebrated for a lunar month of fasting from sunrise to sunset.
Independence Day March
Ukrainian soldiers march down Kiev's main street during a military parade on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of Ukraine's independence, in the captial of Kiev, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009.
The filament of an electric bulb glows is seen in a hardware store in Stuttgart, Germany, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Staring on Sept. 1, 2009, the EU bans common electric bulbs with a capacity of 100-watt and all matted electric bulbs.