A Tibetan refugee listens to a question during a media briefing by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in New Delhi, Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. Tibetan children in India recounted their escape from Chinese soldiers who shot at them as they were fleeing to Nepal three weeks ago, killing one teenage nun on the spot. A group of 75 people were making the 22-day trek over the Himalayas when troops fired on them.
This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, at 10:37 a.m. EDT, shows Hurricane Paul over the Pacific Ocean. The National Hurricane Center said that the storm was nearing Category 3 status and it began curving toward the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. Forecasters predicted it would strengthen further and could hit Mexico's Pacific coast in the next few days.
A Palestinian gunman takes cover from Israeli Army fire during an operation in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. Israeli troops shot and killed seven Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday in one of the deadliest days of fighting in Israel's 4-month-old offensive in the coastal area. The graffiti in background is a wedding greeting for a member of the Al Shawoosh family.
An Indian Muslim boy, center, sells colorful caps ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr festival in Calcutta, India, Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting.
River Runs Red
A section of China's Yellow River is stained red from pollution caused by a discharge from a sewage pipe in Lanzhou, in western Gansu province Monday Oct. 23, 2006. A half-mile long section of the river turned "red and smelly" after the pipe discharged red liquid on Sunday. Environmental protection officials took samples and were trying to determine whether the sewage was toxic.
Out Of The Fog
A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister fired by police during violent street protests Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, in Budapest, Hungary. The country is commemorating the 50th anniversary of its bloody uprising against Soviet occupation in 1956, but many Hungarians are angry that Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has not resigned, despite being recorded admitting he had lied to the public prior to recent elections.
An armed North Korean soldier gestures in Sinuiju, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, across the Yalu River from Dandong in northeast China's Liaoning province. All eyes are on North Korea amid reports that the isolated communist state could be ready to compromise in its standoff with the international community over its nuclear weapons program following its nuclear test.
Man At Work
A construction worker on an overpass overlooking the World Trade Center site works Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, in New York. Searchers, who have yet to unearth more than half the underground sites apparently overlooked during the initial excavation of Ground Zero, have uncovered more than 100 pieces of human remains believed to belong to Sept. 11 victims. Construction at the site continues despite the discovery.
Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling is escorted to the federal courthouse for his sentencing hearing Monday, Oct. 23, 2006 in Houston. Skilling, who continues to maintain his innocence, was to learn how long he will have to spend behind bars after his conviction for orchestrating one of the nation's biggest financial scandals.
Babe In The Kingdom
Six-foot-tall, 110-pound baby giraffe Imara is seen with her mother, Aibuni, at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. Imara was born at the park Oct. 7.
A camel-mounted Egyptian policeman sits guard near the Khufu pyramid on the outskirts of Cairo, Monday, Oct. 23, 2006, as a cloud of pollution shrouds the pyramid. The pollution is blamed on the seasonal burning of rice straws to mark the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, and the daily incineration of 12,000 tons of domestic refuse and emissions from industries and 1.6 million vehicles in and around Cairo.