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  • In Pictures Wildfires around the world

    A trucks travels along I-25 before its closure into New Mexico on June 15, in Trinidad, Co. Crews raced to get a jump on flames marching along the New Mexico-Colorado border and through the rugged desert canyons on the opposite end of the state before the weather took a turn for the worse.

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  • The Circle Bastiat Will nationalizing mines make South African poverty worse?

    South Africa has a 20 percent unemployment rate and rampant poverty, which will only get worse if the government begins interfering in mining operations.

  • In Pictures Wildfires around the world

    A trucks travels along I-25 before its closure into New Mexico on June 15, in Trinidad, Co. Crews raced to get a jump on flames marching along the New Mexico-Colorado border and through the rugged desert canyons on the opposite end of the state before the weather took a turn for the worse.

  • In Pictures Baby lions

    An Indian lion, Joy, relaxes with her 2-month old cub in the Zoo of Zurich, Switzerland, on Sept. 15.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/30

    A Thai Greenpeace activist wearing a gas mask holds a protest banner at the Ministry of Energy in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Greenpeace called upon Thailand's energy minister to divert all energy-related investments away from the nuclear energy option, and to invest instead in research, development and uptake of clean renewable energy.

  • USA vs. Ghana: Ghana carries the hopes of a continent on its shoulders

    Africa Monitor USA vs. Ghana: Ghana carries the hopes of a continent on its shoulders

    Ghana's Black Stars are Africa's last remaining team in the World Cup. A win against the United States would take them through to the quarter-finals.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/24

    Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers' assistants Kerry Wallace (l.) and Victoria Crake pose for photographers while wearing Darth Vader helmets created by artists, during a photocall in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday. The two helmets designed by street artists Niagara and Eelus and will go on display at Lyon & Turnbull on Friday and are from a collection of 100 from The Vader Project which are to be auctioned in Philadelphia on July 10.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/22

    UCLA center fielder Beau Amaral tries in vain to reach a three-run triple ball hit by TCU's Taylor Featherston in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., on Monday evening.

  • Netherlands vs. Japan: Easy 1-0 win for the Dutch

    Africa Monitor Netherlands vs. Japan: Easy 1-0 win for the Dutch

    The Netherlands made light work of a committed Japanese side, winning by a one-goal margin which was more comfortable than the score suggests.

  • In Pictures Vuvuzela overload

    A soccer fan blows a vuvuzela before the start of the 2010 World Cup group B soccer match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 12.

  • Gallery Celebrating the American flag

    Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. stands with the US flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 12 mission, in this 1969 file photo. Flag Day is celebrated on June 14, and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States at the Second Continental Congress in 1777. Flag Day was established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson.