A Syrian policeman is seen through a broken diplomatic car window after an attack at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday Sept. 12, 2006. Armed Islamic militants attempted to storm the U.S. Embassy using automatic rifles, hand grenades and at least one van rigged with explosives, the government said. Syrian officials say they killed three of the attackers and that no Americans were hurt.
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Keeping The Peace
A French U.N. peacekeeper fixes his helmet at the port of Beirut, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, where a cargo ship is unloaded carrying heavy equipment for the peacekeepers in the U.N. force monitoring the cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah. France, which currently leads the peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, is expected to increase its contribution to 2,000 soldiers as part of a force of 15,000.
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A Kashmiri Muslim woman with her face covered looks on during a hunger strike organized by Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2006. Chairman of JKLF Yasin Malik along with his supporters waged a one-day hunger strike to remind Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of his promise of zero tolerance of human rights violations.
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Students get books donated by organizations and individuals at the Shuangwan Primary School on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Students in the school get over 1,000 books for extracurricular reading through social donations. China has also tried to implement a nine-year compulsory education program throughout the country.
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On Trial From Behind Bars
A Libyan security guard stands in front of Bulgarian nurse Nasia Nenova as she follows court proceedings from behind bars during her retrial Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Tripoli. Six foreign medics are accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with the AIDS virus. The medics were found guilty in an initial trial and sentenced to death by firing squad. Libya's Supreme Court ordered a retrial following an appeal.
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A Glimpse At The Pope
A German boy and his dog wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Regensburg. Benedict XVI was to hold the final open-air mass of his six-day visit to his native Bavaria before an estimated crowd of 250,000 people.
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Right Back At You
A Bangladeshi policeman hurls a stone at protestors during a gathering at the office of Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in Dhaka, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006. Police fired tear gas and baton-charged thousands of opposition supporters, leaving over 100 people injured. Protesters want reforms ahead of elections in January including the replacement of the election commissioner and his two deputies who they accuse of partisanship.
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A model has her hair worked on before the Bill Blass spring 2007 fashion show in New York City, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006. Top clothing designers were putting their wares on display as New York hosted Fashion Week.
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In this photo provided by Disney, fireworks light up the sky above Sleeping Beauty Castle at Hong Kong Disneyland Sept. 12, 2006 on the vacation resort's first birthday.
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Shirley Dorn of Willmar, enters a booth to cast her primary vote at polling place, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Willmar, Minn. Nine states were holding their primaries Tuesday.
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