U.S. soldiers of the 82nd Airborne stand near their bunker at Diablo forward base in Ghorak district of Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, Monday, March 12, 2007. The 4,500 NATO and 1,000 Afghan troops launched the alliance's largest-ever offensive in Afghanistan last week in neighboring Helmand province.
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This Piggy Went To ... Russia
German organic farmer and pig breeder Bernd Schulz poses with one of his pigs Monday, March 12, 2007, on his farm in Goemnik, eastern Germany. Schulz signed a deal to start an organic pig breeding project in Russia with six boars and 70 sows in May 2007.
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Israeli-Druse bride Arwad Abushahen, 25, from the village of Buqata in the Israeli Golan Heights, stands with her groom Syrian-Druse Mohanad Hareb, 30, in the buffer zone at the Kuneitra Crossing, Monday, March 12, 2007. After the two wed in a ceremony held in no man's land along the heavily guarded Israel-Syria frontier, Abushahen bid a heartbroken farewell to her family and followed her new husband to his home in Syria.
Credit: AP Photo/Oded Balilty
This photo provided Monday March 12, 2007 by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows the Ariane-5 ECA rocket carrying two British and Indian satellites lifting off from the Kourou space base, French Guiana, on March 11, 2007. The rocket was successfully launched Sunday from South America after a one-day delay due to a technical glitch.
A daffodil is seen in bloom, in front of Big Ben at the Houses Of Parliament on Monday, March 12, 2007 in London.
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Austria's Nicole Hosp clears a gate during the women's World Cup downhill training for the Alpine Ski World Cup finals in Parpan - Lenzerheide, Switzerland, on Monday, March 12, 2007.
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Lawyers Beaten With Sticks
Pakistani lawyers assist an injured colleague during an anti-government demonstration outside a court in Lahore, Monday, March 12, 2007. Thousands of lawyers boycotted courts amid a judicial crisis sparked by President Pervez Musharraf's firing of Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Rights groups, opposition parties and lawyers have condemned the move as an assault on the independence of the judiciary.
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Why Did The Rat ... ?
A rat crosses Hidden Canyon Road in Anaheim Hills, Calif., as a firefighter directs a fire engine into position while fighting a wildfire Sunday, March 11, 2007. The blaze, still burning among houses in the hills southeast of Los Angeles Monday, was ignited by flames from a stolen car that was intentionally torched during strong Santa Ana winds, a fire official said.
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Cars from a freight train are strewn along railroad tracks in Oneida, N.Y., after an explosion on Monday, March 12, 2007. A fiery explosion of cars carrying liquid propane forced an evacuation Monday from this small central New York city and shut down a section of the New York State Thruway.
Credit: AP Photo/Tim Roske
Bronx Fire Victims Mourned
The caskets of Sise and Harouna Soumare are placed in a hearse from the funeral home to make their way to the funeral service in the Bronx Borough of New York, Monday, March 12, 2007 in New York. The long ritual of grief continued for the families who lost 10 relatives to a deadly Bronx fire last week.
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