A fisherman casts his line as he gets in a little early morning angling in Havana Bay, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006.
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Beaten With A Stick
Slum residents beat a civilian police officer during an eviction attempt in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. Police fired tear gas and charged with batons after they found resistance by slum inhabitants while trying to evict them from a slum on government land.
Credit: AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim
Oil, Oil Everywhere, But ...
Vehicles lined up over a mile for the fuel outside a gas station, in Baghdad, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006.Even though Iraq has the world's third-largest proven oil reserves, it is forced to depend on imports because of an acute shortage of refined products such as gasoline, kerosene and cooking gas. Sabotage of pipelines by insurgents, corruption and aging refineries have been blamed.
Credit: AP Photo/Hadi Mizban
A woman wearing a dust mask stands nearby as an excavator is used to clear the rubble of a building in the southern suburbs of Beirut, which was destroyed by an attack by Israeli forces during the 34-day Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. The densely populated residential area was bombed repeatedly by Israeli forces.
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Staring Down The Barrel
An Israeli man takes a picture of a mobile artillery piece at a staging area near the Israeli-Lebanese border near Kiryat Shmona, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. An Israeli soldier was killed Wednesday and three others were wounded by a land mine Israel planted in southern Lebanon, the Israeli military said.
Credit: AP Photo/Ariel Schalit
Praying For Peace?
Taliban militants pray behind their guns during a ceremony in Herat, east Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. Around 80 Taliban militants turned over their guns to the government, joining the peace process in Herat.
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Getting Their Kicks
Miguel Duarte's horse Oxalis Da Meia Lua kicks out in the World Team Dressage Championships at the World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006.
Credit: AP Photo/Hermann J. Knippertz
A volunteer construction worker with Habitat for Humanity walks in front of a row of newly constructed homes Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006 in the Upper Ninth Ward of New Orleans. New Orleans Habitat for Humanity is building 81 new homes in what they call The Musicians' Village, an idea conceived by musicians Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis, to help displaced New Orleans musicians.
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A street entertainer performs on the Royal Mile Edinburgh as part of the Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world, during the Edinburgh Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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In Your Face
Italy's Gianluca Basile is defended by Joe Johnson of the U.S. during their Group D preliminary round match in the World Basketball Championship in Sapporo, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006. The U.S. beat Italy 94-85.
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