Boys cling to a slow moving passenger jeepney (modified jeep) as it passes through floodwaters resulting from Typhoon Sepat, in Manila, Philippines Friday Aug. 17, 2007. Schools in the capital remain closed for the third day Friday with government employees sent home early following heavy rains that inundated parts of Manila.
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Youths climb slippery poles to get various prizes as they take part in a traditional game locally known as 'Panjang Pinang' to celebrate Indonesia's Independence Day in Jakarta, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. Indonesia's 62nd Independence Day marks the anniversary of the declaration of independence from Dutch-colonial rule in the aftermath of World War II. The Netherlands officially recognized Indonesia's independence in 1949.
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Icebergs are seen along a fjord near Ilulissat in Greenland, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited Greenland to see the extent of damage to melting glaciers.
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A Chinese tank takes part in war games in Chebarkul, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. The activities are part of the Peace Mission 2007 counter-terrorism exercise of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The presidents of Russia, China and four other Central Asian states attended unprecedented joint military exercises intended as a display of strength before the Western world.
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A child leaves a police station with one can of tuna and two liters of water given as humanitarian aid in Pisco, Peru, more than 150 miles south of Lima, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. Powerful aftershocks rattled rescuers as they clawed through rubble Friday in a desperate search for survivors two days after a massive earthquake claimed some 500 lives in Peru.
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A wildfire burns through a forest and approaches homes near Frenchtown, Mont., early Friday, Aug. 17, 2007. High winds pushed the wildfire out of the forest and into a cluster of about 60 homes west of Missoula. There was no immediate information on the condition of homes. The fire had burned at least 850 acres, though firefighters said that was a conservative estimate.
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Off They Go ...
Zambian Air Force jest fly over during a Military Standby Force parade at Zambia's air force base in Lusaka, Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, on the 2nd day of the 27th SADC Ordinary Summit of The Heads of State and Government. The summit of leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) announced the launch of a rapid intervention peacekeeping standby force for the region.