A Palestinian militant of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades takes position behind a sand-bag barrier as he stands guard outside the house of group leader Sameh Al Madhoun in Beit Lahiya northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, March 22, 2007. One of the group's militants was killed nearby Wednesday during clashes between Fatah and Hamas militants.
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Ali Qassim stands at the door of his makeshift home at former president Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard barracks that were destroyed in the U.S. bombing at the start of the invasion in 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, March 22, 2007. Some 150 families displaced by sectarian violence and war have taken refuge at the barracks.
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A long procession follows as people carry a coffin with the body of Ivan Artunyan, a miner killed at the Ulyanovskaya mine, during a funeral ceremony in Ordzhenikidze, Russia, Thursday, March 22, 2007. Funerals were held for victims of Russia's worst mining accident since Soviet times, as the country mourned the deaths of 108 people in an underground blast at a Siberian coalmine.
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Members of a Chinese honor guard wait for inspection during the welcome ceremony for U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, at the Defense Ministry in Beijing, Thursday, March 22, 2007. The Pentagon's top general arrived in Beijing for a visit aimed at expanding military-to-military links, including joint search-and-rescue exercises and courses bringing together junior officers.
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World Water Day
A mother helps her child to drink water from a public water tanker in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 22, 2007. "Coping with Water Scarcity" is the theme for World Water Day 2007, which is celebrated each year on March 22.
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Castle In The Clouds
Tourists look at Sanssouci Castle through sleet and fog, Thursday, March 22, 2007, in Potsdam, eastern Germany. Despite the beginning of spring, meteorologists forecast cold temperatures and rainy weather for the coming days in wide parts of Germany.
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Renewing Cancer Battle
Democratic Presidential hopeful John Edwards hugs his wife Elizabeth while they speak about Elizabeth's recurrence of cancer during a news conference in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, March 22, 2007. Edwards will continue his campaign for the presidency.
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An Afghan boy tries to get out of the way as horse riders play "buzkashi" in a competition between Parwan and Panshir provinces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 22, 2007. Buzkashi is the national sport of Afghanistan in which players fight to place a goat carcass into a circle goal.
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London Bombing Busts
Police stand in front of a house Thursday, March 22, 2007, on Cardinal Road in the Beeston area of Leeds, England, as it is searched following the arrest of three men in connection with the al Qaeda-inspired suicide bombings on London's public transportation network almost two years ago.