A pair of flamingos feed at sunset on New Year's Eve in the mud flats near Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Gautam Singh
Marking The New Year
People write the digits that make up the number 2008 with lighted candles as they celebrate on New Year's Eve in Shimla, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Anil Dayal
Tommy Arner carries a snow shovel in Albany, N.Y., Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. A winter storm dropped 10 inches of snow in the Albany area.
Credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll
Picture shows a view into the ski goggles of the Japanese ski jumper Taku Takeuchi during his trial jump of the second stage of the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
Credit: AP Photo/Christof Stache
A riot police officer removes a wooden box from a burning barricade Monday, Dec. 31, 2007 during riots at the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Police fired shots in the air and sent tear gas into Nairobi's slums Monday as President Mwai Kibaki began a second term after an election marred by violence and allegations that he stole the vote.
Credit: AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo
Cyclists ride bikes on the ski slopes in the alpine resort of Villars, Switzerland, during the New Year's Eve mountain bike snow race, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. Nearly 100 cyclists rode the 5 km track on snow.
Credit: AP/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron
An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man walks in a street in Jerusalem, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. A week before President George W. Bush visits the region, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has sent an official letter to Cabinet ministers ordering them not to authorize any West Bank construction without his approval.
Credit: AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
A supporter of slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto drops rose petals next to her portrait during a ceremony at the site of Thursday's suicide bombing in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. Election officials recommended Monday that parliamentary elections scheduled for Jan. 8 be delayed for an unspecified period following unrest triggered by the assassination of Bhutto.
Credit: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
On The Fence
A Palestinian boy looks through a fence during a protest supporting Hajj pilgrims stranded in Egypt in front of the Egyptian border crossing with Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. Thousands of Hamas supporters and relatives of Palestinians stuck in Egypt after a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia rallied at the Gaza-Egypt border on Monday to demand the stranded pilgrims' return.