Burning In Basra
An Iraqi youth flashes the victory sign next to a burning British military SUV in the southern city of Basra Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. The British Foreign Office vehicle was hit by a rocket as it was parked outside a political party office in the city 340 miles southeast of Baghdad. One soldier was wounded in the attack.
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Preparing For The Worst
South Koreans wear gas masks during a civil defense drill, as part of an exercise in preparation for possible threats from North Korea, on Monday, Oct.16, 2006 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea said they welcome a U.N. resolution on North Korea and urged their neighbor to return to six-nation talks.
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An Afghan man watches as U. S. soldiers patrol through his village Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 in Mundi Kalai, Afghanistan. Troops from the 2-87 Infantry based at nearby Camp Tillman were searching for Taliban insurgents just a few miles from the border with Pakistan.
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Keeping The Peace
A French tank, part of the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), moves into position near a Lebanese check point in the southern Lebanese village of Adaisseh, near the Israel-Lebanon border, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. UNIFIL is enforcing a truce that ended the fierce conflict between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah militia in July and August which left around 1,200 civilians in Lebanon and 162 Israelis dead.
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Bird Flu Persists
A rooster and ducks perch on a cage at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. A 67-year-old woman died overnight of bird flu, the second death in as many days, taking Indonesia's human toll from the disease to 54, Health Ministry and hospital officials said.
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Thai boys play in a flood water with an elephant in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. Flooding in Thailand has killed 39 people and sickened 138,000 others and has hit 43 of Thailand's 76 provinces since August. The floods will continue until late November because the northern floodwaters moving south are still rising, according to the Royal Irrigation Department.
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Set To Serve
Spanish tennis player Carlos Moya serves to Juan Ignacio Chela, from Argentina, during their ATP Masters Series tennis tournament match in Madrid, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006. Chela won in two sets, 6-3, 6-2.
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Paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade jump out of a U.S. Air Force Hercules C-130 transport aircraft, during exercises in Grafenwoehr, in Germany's Bavarian region, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006.
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In Deep Water
A car sits abandoned in flood waters at the Travis HOV lane, near Allen's Landing in Houston, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 following overnight rains. As much as 10 of rain fell in the Houston-Galveston area according to National Weather Service in a storm that caused deaths on a flooded highway.
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To The Point
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice briefs the media on her upcoming trip to Asia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 at the State Department in Washington, DC. Rice will also travel to Moscow following visits to Japan, South Korea and China in the wake of the U.N. Security Council vote this weekend imposing wide-ranging punitive sanctions against North Korea.
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Fallen Baltimore firefighter Allan Roberts' daughter Katie, 11, consoles her little brother, Jacob, 5, Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, during funeral services in Baltimore. Roberts, 40, died last week fighting a fire in which a second story roof collapsed trapping him and two other firefighters. The other men escaped, but suffered severs burns. Roberts was the first Baltimore firefighter to die in the line of duty since 1995.
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