Monk In The Making
A boy participates in a preparation event before his ordaining ceremony as a Samanera, or novice Buddhist monk, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 1, 2007. Although the minimum age to be ordained as a monk is 20-years-old, boys are allowed to be ordained as novices. Novices shave their heads, wear yellow robes, and observe ten basic precepts. Buddhists constitute about 68 percent of Sri Lanka's population.
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Wat A Sight
The sun emerges from behind the towers of the famed Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap province, Cambodia, Thursday, March 1, 2007. The province will host a retreat for the foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of the Southeast Asian Nations starting Friday, March 2.
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A Chinese investor reacts at a private security company Thursday March 1, 2007, in Shanghai, China's commercial hub. Chinese stocks fell back again Thursday, unable to maintain the previous day's rebound amid profit-taking and weak performances in other Asian markets.
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Police arrest a demonstrator Thursday March 1, 2007, near a downtown Copenhagen building as an anti-terror squad started a disputed eviction of squatters. Dozens of onlookers clashed with the hundreds of police officers who took part of the eviction.
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Overturned carriages lie off the tracks after a passenger train was blown off the tracks by strong winds on Thursday, March 1, 2007, on the outskirts of Turpan of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China. The Ministry of Railways reported the train was hit by gusts so strong that 11 of its 19 carriages were knocked off the rails. leaving three dead and more than 30 injured.
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Heather Mills McCartney is hounded by photographers as she leaves the Royal Courts of Justice on Thursday, March 1, 2007, in London. Mills McCartney and her estranged husband, Sir Paul McCartney, are entangled in a very public divorce.
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Tusk, Tusk ...
Japanese customs officers display a total of 2.8 tons of ivory, a record amount seized in the country, which is a top black market destination for elephant tusks, at an Osaka customs warehouse, Thursday, March 1, 2007. Police arrested two men for trying to illegally import the elephant ivory last month.
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Sumo wrestlers serve up "chanko-nabe" during a "Sumo Diet Campaign" event at Musashigawa Sumo Stable Thursday, March 1, 2007 in Osaka, Japan. The Sumo Stable holds open events to allow sumo fans to watch their training sessions, take part in sumo exercise classes and eat "chanko-nabe" or "sumo stew," a favorite dish in the diet of sumo wrestlers.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad looks on during a joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart Omar Al-Beshir after they signed an agreement in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, March 1, 2007. The Iranian and Sudanese presidents, whose regimes are under intense international scrutiny, struck a defiant pose on Thursday in the face of Western pressure and vowed to defeat the "enemies of Islam."
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Got Her Goat
A young girl looks at a goat sticking its head through a fence Thursday, March 1, 2007, at the Central Park Zoo in New York.
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South Korean students twirl Catherine wheels made of wood chips and straw, in celebration of the upcoming first full moon of lunar calendar at a park in Gwangju, south of Seoul, Thursday, March 1, 2007. According to the lunar calendar, Sunday, March 4, is the 15th day of the first month of the year, a day Koreans traditionally eat special treats to mark the first full moon of the lunar year.
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