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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral procession of suspected militants of Jaish-e- Mohammed in Keller, south of Srinagar, India. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected rebels in Indian Kashmir Friday, a day after they were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the restive region, according to the police.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/16

    The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/03

    Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks from the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) party hold up oil lamps during a peaceful protest against a UN-appointed panel report in Colombo. The Sri Lankan hardliner nationalist, all Buddhist monk party JHU held a protest against the UN report, which alleged thousands of civilians were killed during the last phase of the war, as they and other protesters marched to Independence Square.

  • UN report faults Sri Lanka, Tamil Tigers over war conduct

    A UN panel has found 'credible allegations' of war crimes committed by both sides as the long-running civil war drew to a close in May 2009.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/29

    A conductor leads as participants sing revolutionary songs during a celebration for the upcoming anniversary of the Communist Party of China on a square in Chongqing municipality. More than ten thousand local residents took part in the celebration for the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, which was founded on July 1, 1921.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/22

    Three oiled rock hopper penguins on the island chain of Tristan da Cunha. Thousands of endangered penguins have been coated with oil after a cargo ship ran aground and broke up on a remote British South Atlantic territory. The shipwreck also threatens the lobster fishery that provides a livelihood to one of the world's most isolated communities.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/28

    Kenya's captain James Ngoche delivers a ball during a practice session ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup match with Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15

    Lionesses stand in a cage in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. With help from Bolivian government officials, 25 lions were rescued from traveling circuses in Bolivia by the nongovernmental organization Animal Defenders International. Bolivian law prohibits the use of wild animals in public performances.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/09

    Qasim, a laborer, smiles as a camel nuzzles him near sacks of grain in a wholesale market in Karachi, Pakistan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/26

    Indian soldiers of the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. The day marks the anniversary of India's adoption of a democratic constitution.

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