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  • In Pictures Global weather 2010

    A Pakistani villager with his daughter wades in floodwaters near Nowshera, Pakistan, on July 29. Rivers burst their banks during monsoon rains, washing away streets, battering a dam, and killing at least 60 people in the most severe floods in decades in northwest Pakistan. The floods took 2,000 lives and affected 20 million people, of whom 7 million remain homeless.

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  • Pakistan polio vaccination workers targeted in more killings, UN responds

    After three more people were shot in Pakistan today, the United Nations in Pakistan has pulled all staff involved in its polio vaccination campaign off the streets.  

  • Pakistan school offers orphans refuge to prevent turn to militancy

    Pakistan school offers orphans refuge to prevent turn to militancy

    A Muslim charity provides free schooling to Pakistani orphans, putting itself at the forefront of a national effort to close the education gap and reduce the appeal militancy holds for children.

  • In Pictures Global weather 2010

    A Pakistani villager with his daughter wades in floodwaters near Nowshera, Pakistan, on July 29. Rivers burst their banks during monsoon rains, washing away streets, battering a dam, and killing at least 60 people in the most severe floods in decades in northwest Pakistan. The floods took 2,000 lives and affected 20 million people, of whom 7 million remain homeless.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/27

    Sand artist Jamie Wardley works on an image depicting a girl's face in the dry river bed on Irvine beach in Scotland, as part of a campaign to stop the building of a new coal-fired power station at Hunterston, Scotland, on Monday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/14

    A man shampoos his Pomeranian, Mu Wan, which means sweet pork in Thai, in Bangkok on Tuesday.

  • In Pictures Eid al-Fitr around the world

    Boys pull a ram into the Atlantic Ocean to wash it in preparation for sacrifice, on the Eid al-Adha feast, in Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 26, 2012. The Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski, celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/03

    A young flood victim looks out from a relief camp in Nowshera, northwestern Pakistan on Friday. Pakistan's northwest, the first region to be hit by the floods and the most devastated, now has roads lined with tents and tens of thousands of displaced waiting to go home.

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

    A motorist tows his boat on the road heading north off of Hatteras Island as the area awaits Hurricane Earl in Buxton, North Carolina on Thursday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/23

    A man performs with fire during a Hungry Ghost Festival parade along the streets of Keelung, Taiwan, on Monday. It is believed by some worshipers that the gates of hell are opened during the month and dead ancestors return to visit their relatives. The Hungry Ghost Festival started this year on Aug. 10 and ends on Sept. 7 with traditional Chinese operas, puppet shows, and concerts by believers to appease the roaming spirits.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/19

    First Dog Bo Obama runs up the stairs of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Thursday.