A common seal sits in a wheelbarrow as it leaves the seal station in Friedrichskoog at the North Sea, northern Germany, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. Six common seals which were brought up at the seal station over the past months were returned to their natural habitat in the North Sea Tuesday.
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The eclipsed moon emerges in a series of four photos taken over the course of the eclipse Tuesday Aug. 28, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The moon was eclipsed when the Earth moved directly between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow over the moon, making it appear red or orange.
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Waiting In The Wings?
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. Ahmadinejad reiterated that Iran had achieved full proficiency in the nuclear fuel cycle and warned the West that dialogue and friendship, not threats were the right way to deal with Iran. Ahmadinejad also warned that a power vacuum is imminent in Iraq and said that Tehran was ready to help fill the gap.
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U.S. soldiers from 1-501 Para-Infantry Regiment take positions moments after a Black Hawk helicopter dropped their unit south of Baghdad as part of Operation Gecko, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. Operation Gecko was launched as part of a U.S. military strategy to partner with Iraqi Sunni volunteers, former insurgents who have joined forces with U.S and Iraqi troops to fight al Qaeda.
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Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva prepares for a pole-vault attempt during the World Athletics Championships Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Osaka, Japan. Isinbayeva won the gold medal.
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A Turkish woman walks in front of a poster of a shower head with her umbrella on Taksim Avenue Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, the most popular avenue in Istanbul.
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Greece Fires Rage On
A villager sprays water on the roof of his house during a fire in the village of Thisoa, in the Peloponnese, about 155 miles southwest of Athens, Greece, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007. The country's worst forest fires in living memory have killed at least 64 people since they began five days ago, ravaging olive groves, forests and orchards and incinerating homes, wild animals and livestock.