South Korean riot policemen shout as they scuffle with protesters during an anti-FTA rally in Seogwipo, a city at the southern tip of Jeju, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. Protesters against free-trade between South Korea and the United States marched to the beat of an ear-piercing gong as negotiators for the two governments met at a seaside hotel for a third day.
Pakistanis offer Eid prayers under tight security, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006 in Peshawar, Pakistan. Muslims are celebrating the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.
A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) P3C anti-submarine patrol plane fires flares during a fleet review exercise in Sagami Bay, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. The real review is scheduled for Oct 29, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to attend.
Schlepping A Shell
A Belgian soldier with the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) carries an unexploded 155 mm Israeli shell in the village of Kunin, south Lebanon, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. Unexploded ordinance littering southern Lebanon poses a great threat to children, the UN children's agency said, as public schools reopened after the devastating summer war with Hezbollah.
Giddy Over Gift
An Afghan boy holds a bag of school supplies given out by American soldiers on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in Marbeka, Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan. U.S. soldiers from the 2-87 Infantry handed out gifts marking the Eid al-Fitr celebration following the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Dry Down Under
A cow attempts to graze in a field Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in Parkes, Australia. Over half of Australia's farmland is suffering through a drought, which is being described as the worst on record. Around 92 percent of Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, is considered officially in drought, with no rain falling in some areas for nearly six years, causing huge problems especially for grain crops.
Seen through the cracked windshield of a damaged car, Iraqi men gather at the scene of a roadside bomb that injured two people in the Karada neighborhood in central Baghdad, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. U.S. and Iraqi troops raided a Baghdad neighborhood and fought a fierce gun battle, after President Bush promised he had a strategy for victory in Iraq.
Clouds overshadow the Mississippi River and Centennial Bridge at Davenport, Iowa, early Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006.
A gull stands atop a statue, left, part of Anthony Gormley's art installation 'Another Place' stands on Crosby Beach, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 25, 2006. The statue, and others in the display, have won a temporary reprieve after an extension to their stay was previously refused by Sefton Council. The council announced that the statues could stay while a planning appeal was considered.
Two Hands On Deck
A crew member wals past war planes sitting on the deck of the nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower after it docked outside of the port in Limassol, Cyprus, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006. The Eisenhower arrived in Cyprus for a routine four-day port visit. The Eisenhower departed the U.S. on Oct. 3, 2006 for a regularly scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations. )
Lovely Lady Liberty
The early morning light shines on the Statue of Liberty and the side of the Staten Island Ferry as the ferry makes its way across the water from Lower Manhattan, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, in New York.