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  •  - An Indian man steals power for his house in New Delhi

    An Indian man steals power for his house in New Delhi

    Posted: 2/3/2006 10:52:54 AM EST
    An Indian man steals power for his house from a street light connection at an unauthorized residential locality of New Delhi, February 3, 2006. Power shortages in India have been fuelled by a combination of burgeoning growth rates, inefficiencies by the state-run power sector and power being stolen or siphoned for votes. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore
  •  - Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture meaning 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes int

    Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture meaning 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes int

    Posted: 1/24/2006 9:23:10 PM EST
    Defendant Baki Yigit makes a gesture to mean 'God is One' as he is escorted by Turkish gendarmes into a criminal court in Istanbul January 24, 2006. Turkey's highest profile trial resumed on Tuesday for suspected Islamist militants charged with links to al Qaeda-linked suicide bombings that killed dozens of people and injured hundreds in Istanbul in 2003. REUTERS/Fatih Saribas
  •  - Indian U.N. peacekeeper stands guard on road in eastern Congo's North Kivu province

    Indian U.N. peacekeeper stands guard on road in eastern Congo's North Kivu province

    Posted: 1/24/2006 11:35:58 AM EST
    An Indian U.N. peacekeeper (R) stands guard on a road next to a Congolese policeman and an army truck in eastern Congo's North Kivu province January 21, 2006. Sending in special forces and helicopter gunships to battle marauding rebels, U.N. troops in the Congo are pushing the limits of their peacekeeping mandate and taking casualties in the process. The deaths of eight Guatemalan peacekeepers in combat on Monday highlight the U.N.'s determination to take the offensive in Democratic Republic of
  •  - File photo shows Turkish novelist Pamuk making speech at meeting of writers in Istanbul

    File photo shows Turkish novelist Pamuk making speech at meeting of writers in Istanbul

    Posted: 1/22/2006 2:29:48 PM EST
    Best-selling Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk makes a speech during his short appearance at a meeting of the writers who gathered to show their support a day before his trial in Istanbul in this December 15, 2005 file photo. The case against Pamuk for insulting Turkish identity was dropped by Istanbul's Sisli court following a statement from the Justice Ministry, CNN Turk TV said on January 22, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer
  •  - Man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981 is brought to police department in Istanbul

    Man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981 is brought to police department in Istanbul

    Posted: 1/20/2006 2:38:49 PM EST
    Mehmet Ali Agca (L), man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981, gestures as he is brought to the police department in Istanbul January 20, 2006. Agca has been detained and is set to return to jail after Turkey's Supreme Court on Friday overturned a decision to release him. Following the ruling, security forces seized Agca from an address in Istanbul and took him to police headquarters, Istanbul Governor Muammer Guler said on the NTV news channel. REUTERS/Ahmet Ada
  •  - Maravillosa and Rodrigues hold a flower each in front of US flag-covered coffin of Sgt. Maravillosa

    Maravillosa and Rodrigues hold a flower each in front of US flag-covered coffin of Sgt. Maravillosa

    Posted: 1/19/2006 3:09:47 AM EST
    Estelita Maravillosa (front R) and her cousin Darlene Rodrigues (front L) hold a flower each in front of the U.S. flag-covered coffin of U.S. Army Sgt. Myla Maravillosa during the burial ceremony at a cemetery in Inabanga, Bohol province in central Philippines January 19, 2006. Maravillosa, a Filipino-American killed in an attack by insurgents on Christmas eve in Iraq, was given a full U.S. military burial honour. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo
  •  - Masked militants shake hands in an undated propaganda video

    Masked militants shake hands in an undated propaganda video

    Posted: 1/14/2006 12:09:14 PM EST
    Masked militants shake hands in an undated propaganda video released by Iraqi militant group Ansar al-Sunna at a western Baghdad mosque January 14, 2006. Shrouded in woollen ski masks in a makeshift television studio, members of one of Iraq's most ruthless militant groups debate tactics in a propaganda video aimed at gaining new recruits for the insurgency. REUTERS/Handout
  •  - Family members leave the funeral of murdered policewoman Sharon Beshenivsky at the Cathedral in Brad

    Family members leave the funeral of murdered policewoman Sharon Beshenivsky at the Cathedral in Brad

    Posted: 1/11/2006 9:28:41 AM EST
    Husband Paul Beshenivsky (L) and step daughter Emma Beshenivsky (R) leave the funeral of murdered policewoman Sharon Beshenivsky at the Cathedral in Bradford, northern England, January 11, 2006. Beshenivsky, a mother of three children and two step-children, was killed after she and a fellow officer responded to an armed raid at a travel agency in the centre of Bradford on November 18, 2005. REUTERS/Darren Staples
  •  - Judge Alito speaks at Senate confirmation hearings in Washington

    Judge Alito speaks at Senate confirmation hearings in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 4:07:12 PM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito speaks on the second day of his Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - Indian police personnel escort two suspected members of a militant group in Mumbai

    Indian police personnel escort two suspected members of a militant group in Mumbai

    Posted: 1/6/2006 8:44:37 AM EST
    Indian police personnel escort two suspected members of a militant group at the police headquarters in Mumbai January 6, 2006. Indian police arrested three suspected members of a Kashmiri militant group and seized bomb-making material in the financial capital of Mumbai on Friday. The three are wanted for crimes committed in Kashmir, including looting a bank and bomb blasts, police said. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe
  •  - Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff arrives at the Miami Courthouse in Miami

    Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff arrives at the Miami Courthouse in Miami

    Posted: 1/4/2006 12:30:06 PM EST
    Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff arrives at the Miami Courthouse in Miami January 4, 2006. U.S. President George W. Bush's re-election campaign will give to charity $6,000 in contributions linked to Abramoff, the lobbyist at the center of a mounting corruption scandal, the Republican National Committee said on January 4, 2006. Abramoff pleaded guilty to fraud charges on January 3 and agreed to help U.S. prosecutors in a corruption probe that could involve several top Republican lawmakers
  •  - President of National Organization for Women Gandy speaks out against Supreme Court nomination of Ju

    President of National Organization for Women Gandy speaks out against Supreme Court nomination of Ju

    Posted: 1/4/2006 12:26:14 PM EST
    President of the National Organization for Women Kim Gandy speaks out against the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Judge Samuel Alito in Washington January 4, 2006. Alito will begin his confirmation hearings on January 9. REUTERS/Jim Young
  •  - Wreckage of suicide bomber's car lies on the side of a road near a US armoured vehicle in Baquba

    Wreckage of suicide bomber's car lies on the side of a road near a US armoured vehicle in Baquba

    Posted: 1/2/2006 9:08:05 AM EST
    Wreckage of a suicide bomber's car lies on the side of a road near a U.S. armoured vehicle in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad, January 2, 2006. A suicide bomber rammed his car into a bus full of policemen north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least five and seriously injuring another 13, a hospital source said. The bus was taking about 20 policemen to a Kurdish city in the north for training when the attack took place. REUTERS/Helmiy al-Azawi
  •  - Iraqi woman walks near tyres burned by people protesting against fuel crisis in Samawa

    Iraqi woman walks near tyres burned by people protesting against fuel crisis in Samawa

    Posted: 1/2/2006 4:46:05 AM EST
    An Iraqi woman walks near tyres burned by people protesting against the fuel crisis in Samawa, 270 km (160 miles) south of Baghdad, January 2, 2006. Iraq started trucking fuel from its main oil refinery in the north to cities across the country on Saturday to ease a crisis that has triggered panic buying and long queues at petrol stations REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen
  •  - Australian Martin Stephens testifies during a trial in Denpasar on the Indonesian resort island of B

    Australian Martin Stephens testifies during a trial in Denpasar on the Indonesian resort island of B

    Posted: 12/30/2005 11:20:34 AM EST
    Australian Martin Stephens testifies during a trial in Denpasar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, December 30, 2005. Stephens is part of a group of nine Australians facing possible death sentences for trafficking heroin. Indonesian police have vowed to crack down on illegal drugs on the island, which they said has become a hub for international narcotics distribution. REUTERS/Bagus Othman
  •  - Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein listens to testimony as his trial resumes in Baghdad

    Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein listens to testimony as his trial resumes in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:40:39 AM EST
    Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein listens to testimony as his trial resumes in Baghdad December 21, 2005. The trial of Saddam Hussein on charges of crimes against humanity on Wednesday heard some of the strongest evidence yet linking the former Iraqi president and his co-defendants to alleged torture. REUTERS/Bob Strong
  •  - Saddam Hussein address court during trial in Baghdad

    Saddam Hussein address court during trial in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:34:25 AM EST
    Saddam Hussein address the court during the resumption of his trial in Baghdad December 21, 2005. Saddam told his trial on Wednesday he was beaten in U.S. custody and, in an extraordinary outburst towards the end of the hearing, also said those who had tortured Iraqis should be punished for their crimes. REUTERS/John Moore/Pool
  •  - Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein speaks at trial in Baghdad

    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein speaks at trial in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:18:55 AM EST
    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein speaks at his trial in Baghdad December 22, 2005. Saddam told his trial on Wednesday he was beaten in U.S. custody and, in an extraordinary outburst toward the end of the hearing, also said those who had tortured Iraqis should be punished for their crimes. REUTERS/Bob Strong
  •  - Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court at his trial in Baghdad

    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court at his trial in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:17:06 AM EST
    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court at his trial in Baghdad December 22, 2005. Saddam accused the White House on Thursday of lying about his alleged stockpiles of chemicals weapons and also about the claim he made on Wednesday that he was tortured in U.S. custody. REUTERS/John Moore/Pool
  •  - Former Afghan intelligence chief speaks during his trial in Kabul

    Former Afghan intelligence chief speaks during his trial in Kabul

    Posted: 12/29/2005 10:18:28 PM EST
    Assadullah Sarwari, former Afghan intelligence chief, speaks during his trial at a national security court in Kabul, Afghanistan December 26, 2005. Sarwari went on trial in Afghanistan on Monday accused of war crimes and torture during communist rule in the 1980s, the first such trial to be held in the country after decades of war. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood


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