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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/04

    Ethiopian Jewish women pray during a ceremony for the traditional 'Sigd' holiday in Jerusalem. The festival, unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community, symbolizes the community's reacceptance of the Torah, led by Ezra the Scribe before the construction of the second Jewish temple.

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/04

    Ethiopian Jewish women pray during a ceremony for the traditional 'Sigd' holiday in Jerusalem. The festival, unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community, symbolizes the community's reacceptance of the Torah, led by Ezra the Scribe before the construction of the second Jewish temple.

  • Pakistan arrests suspected militants in assassination plot

    Pakistani police arrested seven men in a suspected plot to kill the prime minister and other senior officials, as Pakistan rethinks its historic policy of sheltering militants.

  • In Pictures Back to school 2010

    US President Obama greets schoolchildren following his second annual back-to-school speech at Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, September 14.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/31

    A boy along with a dog on an inner tube wades through a flooded road on Tuesday in Burma (Myanmar). The Bago River went over its banks on Monday, forcing residents in low lying areas to abandon their homes.

  • In Pictures Pakistan floods

    The flood-damaged countryside in Ghazi, Pakistan, is seen on Aug. 5. The United States announced an additional $20 million to help Pakistani flood victims amid growing concern over the political, economic, and security ramifications of the disaster. The new aid brought to $55 million the amount of funds committed by Washington so far to flood relief efforts in Pakistan, along with US military helicopters that have been airlifting survivors trapped by the worst floods in 80 years.

  • As Pakistan flood worsens, US hand in recovery expands

    As Pakistan flood worsens, US hand in recovery expands

    USAID said Monday that it will send heavy-duty plastic to provide temporary housing for more than 140,000 victims of the Pakistan flood. A robust US effort could help thwart Taliban influence.

  • Pakistan plane carrying 152 crashes near Islamabad, no survivors reported

    Pakistan plane carrying 152 crashes near Islamabad, no survivors reported

    A Pakistan plane carrying 152 people crashed near Islamabad, leaving no survivors in what's being called the worst air disaster in Pakistan's history.

  • Marjah offensive: Afghanistan civilians aren't taking the hint

    Marjah offensive: Afghanistan civilians aren't taking the hint

    US forces are poised to move into the southern Afghanistan town of Marjah, and have warned civilians to leave the area. But only a few hundred Afghan families have responded.

  • Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is dead, say officials

    Terrorism & Security Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is dead, say officials

    Pakistan’s Interior Minister and a senior intelligence official confirmed Wednesday that Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is dead, though some Taliban officials continue to issue denials.

  • Pakistan attacks: Officials feed suspicion that India, US are to blame

    Pakistan attacks: Officials feed suspicion that India, US are to blame

    Pakistan officials are blaming 'foreign elements' – India and the US – for a recent spate of deadly attacks on civilians in a bid to shift responsibility, security analysts say.