Buddhist monks, Japan Self-Defense Force, Firefighters, and other relief workers observe a moment of silence on April 11, exactly one month after the devastating earthquake hit northeastern Japan, on 'Hiyori Yama,' or Weather Hill, in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture. Local fishermen used to climb the man-made hump and decide whether it was safe to fish. Koichi Nakamura/Yomiuri Shimbun/AP
A Japanese family cleans an area around their house next to the grounded ship at an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, on April 11. Sergey Ponomarev/AP
Japanese stop for a moment of silence at 2:46pm, exactly a month after a massive earthquake struck the area in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on April 11. Sergey Ponomarev/AP
Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force (l.) and firemen take a moment of silence in an area destroyed by a tsunami in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, on April 11, one month to the day after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the city. Vincent Yu/AP
Greenpeace activists and other environmentalists light candles amidst hundreds of paper cranes at the Heroes' Monument in solidarity to the Japanese disaster victims at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines, on April 11. The protesters are calling for an end to nuclear power around the world. Bullit Marquez/AP
Students and Greenpeace activists attend a candle light vigil in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on April 11. Dozens of students and activists participated in the vigil to mark the one month anniversary after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami battered Japan's northeast coast. The banner (l.) reads, 'Say no to nuclear energy. Japan is helpless, what will happen to India?' Amit Dave/Reuters
A survivor checks a personal item as photos found in the rubble hang down from ropes in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on April 11. Tsuyoshi Matsumoto/Yomiuri Shimbun/AP
A survivor prays in an area destroyed by a tsunami in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, on April 11. Vincent Yu/AP
A Japanese family walks along the flooded street at an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, on April 11. Sergey Ponomarev/AP
A survivor looks over the destruction in the town hit by the March 11 tsunami of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, on April 10. Vincent Yu/AP
The attack came just hours after a suicide bomber attacked a vehicle belonging to the British embassy, killing five.
ByLynne O'Donnell, Associated Press
Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described multiple explosions and bursts of gunfire in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, which contains numerous foreign embassies and compounds housing international agencies and companies — as well as the homes of some senior Afghan government officials.