Afghan President Hamid Karzai is seen through video camera, during a gathering with chieftains from across Afghanistan in Kabul, on Tuesday, June 19, 2007. More than 1,200 chieftains from across the country attended the meeting to discuss the consolidation of national unity, the regional peace Jirga, and the strengthening of relations between the people and the state.
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Tragic Charleston Fire
A firefighter takes a moment after helping to put out the fire that claimed the lives of nine Charleston area firefighters after the roof collapsed at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, S.C., Tuesday, June 19, 2007. The fire began Monday evening.
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Smoke billows from the site of an explosion in at a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, Tuesday, June 19, 2007. At least 78 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a truck bomb exploded outside the mosque, Iraqi security and hospital officials said.
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A young Palestinian boy takes bags of food from an office of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, June 19, 2007. The Islamists of Hamas accused the West of playing politics with Palestinian aid after it resumed financial assistance to the government in the West Bank while their Gaza bastion remains under Israeli blockade.
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Armed To The Teeth
The Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe of China performs at a press rehearsal at the Chinese embassy in Berlin on Tuesday, June 19, 2007. The internationally acclaimed theater troupe featuring sight and hearing impaired performers has performed in 50 countries and has won many awards and prizes. They will also take part in the opening ceremony of the Olympic games in Beijing in 2008.
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Stylish AND Functional?
Yevette Jelfs displays her hat at Ascot Racecourse, southern England, on the first day of the Royal Ascot meeting, Tuesday June 19, 2007. Racegoers to Royal Ascot will be able to judge if a $19.8 million project to iron out problems with the new course has been a success. Ascot is one of the highlights of the English social season.
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The sun sets over the Jordanian capital of Amman, Tuesday, June 19, 2007.
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Female wolf, Joy, plays with one of her four newborn pups at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City, Tuesday, June 19, 2007. The Chapultepec Zoo is developing a recovery program with plans to reintroduce wolves in protected areas of Mexico.