The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, gestures as he speaks at a seminar on terrorism in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006.
Friends and relatives grieve over the deaths of loved ones during a funeral in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. U.S. forces on Monday raided the homes of followers of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, then called in air strikes on the northwest Baghdad neighborhood, killing nine people, residents said. Police put the death toll at five. The U.S. military said it had no immediate comment on the reports.
A German customs officer oversees the shredding of fake designer-branded shoes in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. German customs officers have seized what they said could be the world's largest haul of counterfeit goods, including nearly 1 million pairs of 'knock-off' Nike sneakers. Also impounded were fake watches and toys. The equivalent amount of real branded goods would be worth about $490 million.
Put 'Em Up
German Chancellor Angela Merkel jokes with a soldier of the German Bundeswehr outfitted with protective clothes, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006 in Letzlingen, eastern Germany. Merkel visited the German troops with Defense Minister Franz Josef Jung (not pictured).
Wreckage lies scattered after a car bomb was detonated outside the gates of the heavily-fortified Karan Nagar military complex in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. At least 13 people were hurt when suspected militants detonated the car bomb near the heavily-guarded Indian military base in Kashmir's summer capital, witnesses and police said.
Lebanese volunteers clean the sand at a beach in Beirut, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. Almost three months after the Israeli offensive against Lebanon's Hezbollah militants that ended Aug. 14, the Lebanese coast is still contaminated with a massive oil slick caused by the bombardment of a power station. More than 15,000 tons of fuel spilled in the Mediterranean, fouling three quarters of Lebanon's 124-mile coast.
Israeli soldiers take position during clashes with Palestinians in the West Bank city of Nablus Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli troops erupted after Israeli forces killed a Palestinian militant in a refugee camp in Nablus. The Israeli military said troops identified two armed men in the camp and opened fire, hitting one.
A Colorado Dept. of Transportation snowplow clears a section of Interstate 70 at the point where the road was closed in Georgetown, Colo., Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. Interstate 70 was closed in both directions between Georgetown and Vail as a wintry storm moved across Colorado. Near blizzard conditions were feared on high mountain passes and accumulations could range from 10 to 20 inches.
This Truffle's No Trifle
A huge Italian white truffle is displayed at a press conference at a hotel in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. A Hong Kong property tycoon and his wife paid $160,406 for the huge Italian white truffle, thought to be the world's most expensive ever.
Drive-Thru Flu Shot
Nita Shockey, right, an instructor at Vatterot College in Oklahoma City, gives a flu shot to Gene Kordis, left, of Oklahoma City, during a mass flu immunization exercise in which people could obtain drive-thru flu shots, in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. The Oklahoma City-County Health Department immunized over 1,700 people in two and one-half hours at two locations.