Lump Of Coal For Industry?
Coal mine worker Harald Kraps looks at a photographer after finishing work at the coal mine in Voerde, western Germany, Monday Jan. 29, 2007. The German government is discussing a proposal to stop the expensive mining of black coal in Germany.
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Israel Bakery Blast
An Israeli woman in shock is comforted following a suicide attack which ripped through the Lehamim Bakery next to a small shopping center in the southern Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat, Monday, Jan. 29, 2007. Three people were killed and one wounded by a Palestinian suicide bomber, the first such attack in Israel in nine months.
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Workers clean up oil spilled from the cargo ship Sierra Nava, in background, after it ran aground in storms, Monday, Jan. 29, 2007 at a beach near Algeciras, Southern Spain.
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Iraqi Shiite children perform the ritual of "Tatbir" by slicing their scalps with silver blades as part of the annual Shiite mourning Ashura ritual in Baghdad's Shiite neighborhood of Kadhimiyah, Monday, Jan. 29, 2007. Hundreds of thousands of Shiites are marking the annual 10-day Ashura which commemorates the 7th-century slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein in Karbala.
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Beat The Press
Patricia Tierney, center, leaves Manchester Crown Court, Manchester, England, Monday Jan. 29, 2007. Tierney, a 50 year-old grandmother, had her damages claim thrown out of court Monday, after she launched a legal battle against British tabloid newspaper The Sun, that claimed she allegedly had sex with Manchester United and England soccer star Wayne Rooney while she was working as a prostitute.
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Glare Of The Spotlight
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana, Afghan Foreign Minister Rangeen Dadfar Spanta, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, EU commissioner Benita Ferrero-Walder and Portuguese Foreign Minister Luis Amado at a press conference Monday, Jan. 29, 2007 at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, during a meeting of the so-called EU troika. They announced an aid package to Afghanistan $775 million over the next four years.
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Talks Aim To Keep BA Flying
A British Airways aircraft speeds down the runway during takeoff at Heathrow Airport, west of London, Monday, Jan. 29, 2007. British Airways held last-ditch talks with unions aimed at heading off a two-day cabin crew strike which threatens passenger chaos and a huge bill for the airline. The talks were aimed at preventing the cancellation of over 1,000 flights Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Climb For Climate
The Eiffel Tour is seen Monday, Jan. 29, 2007 in Paris, after nearly 20 environmentalists scaled the monument to hang protest banners about the threat of global warming as the world's top climate scientists gathered nearby to issue a key report.
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Center For Soldiers
Wounded soldiers listen to speakers during the opening of the Center for the Intrepid and additions to the Fischer House facilities to treat soldiers wounded in combat at Brooke Army Medical Center Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, in San Antonio.
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Contestants prepare for the swimsuit competition during the Miss America pageant at the Aladdin Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 29, 2007.
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