A Muslim woman devotee offers prayers on the first day of Ramadan at the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005.
Surfers pay tribute to the Bali bomb victims of Oct. 1, 2005, as they hold hands while sitting on their boards at sunset next to the Jimbaran fish cafes on Jimbaran beach, Oct. 8, 2005, in Bali, Indonesia.
An Iraqi food distribution agent counts new constitution copies in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sunday, Oct. 9 2005. Copies of the draft constitution are sent to Iraqis together with their food rations.
Bishops read newspapers as they attend a three-week meeting of the world's bishops at the Vatican on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005. More than 250 bishops, cardinals, heads of religious orders and others from 118 countries will take part in the Synod of Bishops.
Pakistani people walks past a crack in the middle of the road in Balakot, one of the worst hit villages in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, on Oct. 9, 2005, a day after a massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake rocked the country.
Holder of the Guinness Book of Records' record for the stretchiest skin, Garry Stretch, performs before the judges at the auditions for the Circus of Horrors at Fairfield Halls on Oct. 7, 2005, in London, England.
North Korean troops perform during the 'Arirang' festival at the 150,000-capacity May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, Oct. 6, 2005. On Oct. 10, 2005, North Korea celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of its Workers' Party with a vow to stick to its policy of "songun," or military first, saying the policy of giving priority to reinforcing military power is essential to build a self-reliant country.
The brother of an Iraqi policeman, killed in an exchange of fire with suspected insurgents together with two other colleagues, collapses outside a morgue in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, after identifying the body.
Grand champion Yokozuna Asashoryu of Japan prepares himself for competition during the Grand Sumo Championship on Oct. 9, 2005 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev.
"Oracle Challenger," piloted by Sean D. Tucker, flies above the Blue Angel "Fat Albert" C-130 plane, piloted by an all Marine crew headed by Maj. Kenneth Asbridge, over downtown San Francisco during the annual "Fleet Week Air Show" on Oct. 6, 2005 in San Francisco, Calif.
Pakistani military personnel search the remains of an apartment building that collapsed during an earthquake that killed and injured hundreds of people on Oct. 8, 2005 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The earthquake destroyed entire villages in the far north of the country, and killed tens of thousands of people.
Supporters of presidential candidate George Weah from the Congress for Democratic Change 'CDC' party seen during a rally in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005. An international soccer star, two former warlords and a Harvard-educated woman are among 22 candidates in Tuesday's election, vying to head a country that was once counted among West Africa's most prosperous countries and now has 80 percent unemployment.
The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate in the locker room after winning Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the San Diego Padres 7-4, to advance to the National League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, in San Diego, Calif.
People are pulled over rails to cross the destroyed international bridge on the Mexico-Guatemala border at Ciudad Hidalgo in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico, Oct. 9, 2005. Raging flood waters cut off large areas of Central America and southern Mexico after Hurricane Stan swept through the region.
Mohammed Afasl, 8, who was wounded in the earthquake, looks on as people talk, in Uri, about 110 kilometers (69 miles) north of Srinagar, India, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005. A powerful earthquake jolted South Asia, killing an estimated 35,000 people and bringing down thousands of buildings and houses.
Police chase a supporter of Azerbaijani's largest opposition alliance, Azadlig, during its unauthorized protest in Baku on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005. Riot police forcibly dispersed opposition protesters trying to mount a rally in Azerbaijan's capital Sunday in defiance of a ban. Tensions have mounted ahead of parliamentary elections next month.
Paddy Brennan and Breaking Breeze lead the field away from an early fence before landing The Western Daily Press Racegoers Club Handicap Steeple Chase Race run at Wincanton Racecourse on Oct. 6, 2005 in Wincanton, England.
A woman who identified herself only as Maria weeps near the Coatan river, that overflowed due to heavy rains caused by Hurricane Stan in Tapachula, Mexico on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2005. Stan roared through the city destroying bridges, houses and leaving many homeless.
Steve Berenberg of Sherman, Conn., carries Carla Talmadge as he races over a 278-yard obstacle course in the rain during the 2005 North American Wife Carrying Championship, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at the Sunday River ski resort in Newry, Maine. Nineteen couples competed, with the winner getting the wife's weight in beer, five times her weight in cash and the chance to compete at the World Championship in Finland.
A line of circus elephants are led down Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005. The nine African elephants were led from a train to the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston in preparation for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus which will perform at the Garden Oct. 7 - 16, 2005.