A local resident is guided by a policeman after a series of anti-terror raids throughout Birmingham, England, resulted in the arrest of nine men Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. Birmingham has been the site of several recent terrorism sweeps, including summer raids that unveiled an alleged plot by several British suspects to use liquid explosives to blow up as many as 10 trans-Atlantic flights.
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Gandhi Prize To Tutu
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivers his speech after receiving the Gandhi Peace Prize 2005 during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. The prize was awarded to Nobel Laureate and human rights activist Tutu in recognition of his invaluable contribution towards social and political transformation and forging equality in South Africa through dialogue and tolerance.
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In His Sights
A U.S. soldier keeps watch during a patrol in the southern town of Qlat, the capital of Zabul province, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. Zabul is an insurgent stronghold where rebels loyal to the ousted Taliban regime are most active.
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Oil spilled by the refrigerator ship Sierra Nava after it ran aground in storms forms a layer over the water along the shore Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at a beach near Algeciras, southern Spain.
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Children play Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 in a daffodil field in Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands. January was the warmest January since they started measuring temperatures in Holland in 1706, the KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) declared Wednesday.
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Surviving The Cut?
A chick is seen during mass culling of birds imposed by the Indonesian government, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, in Jakarta, Indonesia. In a bid to fight the spread of bird flu, the Indonesia is banning backyard poultry farming starting Feb. 1. Eighty Indonesians are confirmed to have been infected with the H5N1 virus that causes bird flu and 62 have since died, the largest number of bird-flu fatalities in any country.
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A Star turtle from India rolls on its back while others are displayed during a Thai Customs press conference Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, in Bangkok, Thailand. About 1,000 of the endangered turtles were confiscated after being discovered in luggage during a routine inspection in southern Thailand.
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The President Has The Floor
President George W. Bush visits traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 in New York. Mr. Bush was visiting the city to give a speech on the economy.
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A policeman carries an injured boy during a demonstration near the National Congress building in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007. Protesters, mainly university students, demanded that majority lawmakers allow a referendum on a constitutional assembly, which President Rafael Correa needs to rewrite the constitution to facilitate the "radical" political and social reforms he promised when campaigning.