An inquisitive meerkat rests his paw on a clipboard during the annual inventory at London Zoo, in London, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. All the zoo's keepers take part in the annual task which includes a head count of more than 600 different species living at the zoo.
Credit: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
Time To Fly
A British Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter, seen through window of another helicopter, takes off carrying supplies for the forward operating base at Kajaki, from the Bastion camp, in southern Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. Kajaki base was set up in Dec. 2006 to provide security and to pursue the Kajaki Dam project.
Credit: AP Photo/Manish Swarup
Iraqi firefighters try to extinguish a burning oil pipeline near Kirkuk, Iraq, 180 miles north of Baghdad, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. Suspected Sunni insurgents attacked and set a large oil pipeline on fire in northern Iraq, interrupting the flow from the Kirkuk oil fields.
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Snow A No-Show
A snow fence stands in a snowless field Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 near Fuessen, southern Germany. Forecasters are predicting unusually mild conditions for this time of the year to continue, making skiing and other winter sports in the region next to impossible.
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Go With The Flow
A Belarus worker checks a manometer at the Gomel oil-pump station, part of the Druzhba pipeline in Bobovichi, southeast of Minsk, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. Belarus has resumed the transit of Russian oil to Western Europe though a vital pipeline that was the focus of a bitter dispute with Russia.
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Medal Of Honor
President Bush bows his head as he listens to a citation being read as he takes part in a Medal of Honor Ceremony, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Credit: AP Photo/Ron Edmonds
A man walks across a puddle as St. Stephen's Tower, commonly known as Big Ben, is reflected on the pavement on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 in London. Storms rocked London Thursday as Britain braced for larger storms over the next few days. (Editor's Note: Image has been rotated)
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Crash Makes A Splash
Members of the Piqua Fire and Police Departments remove a victim from a crash scene in Piqua, Ohio, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007. A motorist drove his vehicle through a railing on a pedestrian bike path near the Piqua Water Treatment Plant and came to rest in the south spillway. He was transported by helicopter to an area hospital where his condition is unknown.
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Wrong End Of A Gun
A soldier jokingly points his weapon at photographer as he secures a position near the presidential palace in Dhaka, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, after Bangladeshi President Iajuddin Ahmed declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew. Ahmed has agreed to opposition demands to postpone general elections that were scheduled for Jan. 22 in order to guarantee "free and fair polls" at a later date.