A demonstrator holds a Palestinian flag as he is sprayed with a colored liquid from a water canon by Israeli border police during a protest against Israel's separation barrier on the outskirts of the village of Bil'in, near the West Bank town of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006.
Grieving At Gravesite
A Lebanese woman grieves next to the grave of a loved one, in front of his picture, before a mass funeral procession, in the southern village of Qana, Lebanon, Friday Aug. 18, 2006, for the Lebanese victims of Israeli forces' attack on Qana. An Israeli air strike July 30 killed 28 Lebanese, mostly women and children, when it leveled a building where they had taken shelter.
Bathed In Sunshine
An Afghani man named Abdullah tidies up his clothes as the sun filters into an old tea shop where he works as a cook and waiter, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug 18, 2006.
Iraqi children play with a soccer ball on a deserted street during the prayer day vehicle ban, in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. The number of roadside bombs directed against U.S. and Iraqi forces increased sharply last month, U.S. officials said Aug.17, 2006. The increase dramatizes the threat posed by the insurgency despite attention directed to sectarian violence in the capital.
A Flying Leap ...
Extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner jumps from a helicopter to begin his attempt to parachute onto Scandinavia's highest residential building, the "Turning Torso," seen at bottom right, in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006.
... A Perfect Landing ...
Extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner lands on Scandinavia's highest residential building the "Turning Torso" in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, after jumping from a helicopter. Equipped with a second parachute Baumgartner then jumped from the "Turning Torso."
...And Another Flying Leap
Extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner jumps from Scandinavias highest residential building the "Turning Torso" in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. Minutes earlier Baumgartner had landed on top of the "Turning Torso" by parachute after jumping from a helicopter. After deploying his parachute and completing the illegal jump, he escaped to Denmark in a boat.
France's far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen of the National Front party reacts during a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Aug. 18 2006. Le Pen arrived for a private visit to Serbia, where he will open the Balkan motorcycle championship on Sunday in Vrsac, northeastern Serbia.
Up, Up And Away
A hot air balloon piloted by Joe Caputo of Pittston, Maine, floats over Court Street during the morning commute, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, in Auburn, Maine. About two dozen balloons took part in a morning launch to kick off the three-day Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston and Auburn, Maine.
No Sheepish Eruption
Two sheep stand on land covered in ash from Tungurahua volcano, in Pillate, Ecuador, a little village close to the volcano, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. Another violent explosion by the volcano was looming, experts said Friday, as rescuers searched through hot rock and smothering ash for 30 people missing a day after a devastating eruption that killed at least one person.
So You Think You Can Dance?
Francisca del Villar, right, and Enzo Hoces from Chile dance the tango during the Argentine Tango World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. Around 146 foreign couples representing 22 countries and 339 couples representing Argentina are taking part in the championship, which takes place from Aug. 17 to Aug. 27.