Pakistani students watch the flag off ceremony at the International Indo-Pak Wagah Border, Nov. 8, 2006. Indian troops guarding the country's only land transit point to Pakistan have halted an aggressive military ceremony ahead of a resumption of talks next week.
Schwarzenegger: The Sequel
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver celebrates during the victory party in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Schwarzenegger coasted to a second term Tuesday, after a campaign in which he promised to rebuild California, and wound up rebuilding himself.
A protestor holds a red flag as he enters a national Kyrgyz dwelling during an opposition rally in central Bishkek, Nov. 8, 2006. Kyrgyz lawmakers met Wednesday to consider a new constitution in a bid to defuse a tense standoff between President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and the opposition, as street protests in Bishkek continued.
Police psychologists use a crane to talk to alleged kidnapper and rapist Mario M., who stands on the roof of Dresden prison on Nov. 8, 2006 in Dresden, Germany. The convicted sex offender on trial for kidnapping and repeatedly raping a young girl broke free from guards on Wednesday and made his way to the edge of his prison's roof, refusing to come down.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Tester fidgets with his hands as he prepares to give an early morning television interview as ballots continue to be counted Nov. 8, 2006, in Great Falls, Montana. Tester lost three fingers in a meat grinder accident at age nine. Wednesday afternoon, Tester came out the winner in the tight race with incumbent U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT).
Little Tree Hugger
A child holds leaves behind a tree on Nov. 8, 2006, in Beijing as autumn arrives in the Chinese capital.
The father of Palestinian child Abdallah Rames Assamna, talks to him in Beit Hanun hospital in Gaza Strip Nov. 8, 2006. Abdallah lost his leg after a shell was fired in Beit Hanun during an Israeli military operation in which Israeli tanks fired on homes in the northern Gaza Strip. Eighteen Palestinians were killed and more than 40 wounded when Israeli shells struck houses in the flashpoint northern Gaza Strip town.
Villagers are dwarfed by giant windmills built by the Danish Development Agency, DANIDA, along the shores of Bangui, Ilocos Norte province in northern Philippines Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006. The giant "Bangui Windmills" built last year are capable of generating 54 megawatts of electricity and are the first such alternative source of energy in Southeast Asia.
The Day After
U.S. President George W. Bush walks through the Cross Hall to a press conference in the East Room of the White House Nov. 8, 2006, in Washington, D.C. Bush reacted to the change of power in the U.S. Congress and announced the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Candles lit by Aymara natives burn as a tribute to the so-called Natitas or snub noses skulls at La Paz's general cemetery on Nov. 8, 2006. Food, alcoholic beverages and cigarettes are offered to the skulls of unidentified people as part of a traditional ritual in the Bolivian Andes to thank the dead for guarding from thieves the homes and possessions of the living.