An activist of Bharatiya Janata Party Youth wing is soaked by a police water cannon during a demonstration in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Oct.10, 2006. Demonstrators protested on behalf of the pending mercy petition of Mohammad Afzal, a Kashmiri man who was sentenced to death for involvement in a deadly attack on the national parliament five years ago. Afzal is scheduled to be hanged on Oct. 20, 2006.
A policeman drives a police bus damaged after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Oct 10, 2006. A bomb placed on a bicycle and detonated by remote control exploded next to the bus, wounding 11 people, police said.
India Sweats New Outbreak
Asha, 1, suffering from symptoms of chikungunya, lies in her mother's arms at a hospital in Cherthala, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. A second deadly mosquito-borne virus was discovered in New Delhi, already dealing with an outbreak of dengue fever. Seven cases of chikungunya, a rare mosquito-borne fever, have been diagnosed in the capital in the past two or three days, an official said.
A blindfolded suspect arrested during raid operations in the restive city of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, kneels in front of weapons seized in the raids Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. Iraqi forces arrested thirty suspects during the raid operations, a military source said.
Sights On School Safety
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings gestures while addressing a conference on school safety, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006 in Chevy Chase, Md.
A worker picks raw cotton in the city of Korla in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. Cotton is the most important agricultural production in the region.
Slain Journalist Mourned
People pass by the coffin of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya during the leave-taking ceremony before her burial in Moscow, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. Mourners gathered under grey skies in Moscow to bury Politkovskaya, describing the murdered investigative journalist as one of the last of her kind -- and challenging the Kremlin to guarantee freedom of the press.
Rocky Times For Allies
A North Korean soldier throws a rock at a photographer passing by in a boat on the waterfront in the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. China, North Korea's main source of food and fuel aid, said the North's nuclear test would negatively affect ties between the countries, further evidence of Beijing's anger at its once-close ally for staging the test blast.
An Israeli border police officer stands guard on top of a building during a parade for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, or Feast of the Tabernacles, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. Some 5,000 Evangelical Christians are in Israel as part of an annual pilgrimage during the Feast of the Tabernacles to support the Jewish State.
Alain Roby, senior executive pastry chef of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, checks his 20-foot, 8-inch Guinness World Record-setting chocolate skyscraper on display in New York's FAO Schwarz toy store, as part of Food TV's "Guinness World Record Breakers Week," Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. Roby also holds a Guinness record for the tallest sugar sculpture.
House Speaker Dennis Hastert addresses the media Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, in Aurora, Ill. Hastert said he'll dismiss anyone on his staff found to have covered up concerns about ex-Rep. Mark Foley's contacts with former pages.