A Pakistani merchant listens to the address of President Pervez Musharraf at an electronics shop in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. Musharraf said he decided to resign to avoid an impeachment battle that would harm the nation's interest. His exit will end a presidency both aided and hobbled by U.S. support.
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Back In The Swing
Arava, a disabled tortoise, is seen at the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem, Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. Arava is using her new set of wheels -- keepers fitted a metal board with two wheels attached to her shell to help her move -- to get around in more ways than one. Officials at the zoo say the 10-year-old spurred tortoise has begun mating since being fitted with the custom wheels to overcome the paralysis in her hind legs.
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Making A Beeline
A bee flies around a field of red and yellow cosmos at Hamarikyu Park in Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Aug. 18, 2008.
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Whither The Withdrawal?
A horse driven cart moves past a Russian soldier at a checkpoint in Khurvaleti, near Gori, Georgia, Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. Russian troops and tanks controlled a wide swath of Georgia, including the country's main east-west highway, but Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has promised a withdrawal under terms of a cease-fire agreement, but how quickly the troops will leave is unclear, as is exactly where they will go.
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Threats Temper Celebrations
Members of an honor guard during Independence Day celebration in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug 18, 2008. The top U.S. general in Afghanistan issued a rare public warning Monday to Afghans celebrating the country's Independence Day that militants planned to attack civilian, military and government targets. Only hours earlier a suicide bomber killed nine Afghans outside a U.S. base.
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Dmitry Klokov of Russia celebrates by falling on the platform after his lift of 230 kilograms, to clinch the silver medal in the men's 105 kg weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 18, 2008.
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Fay On The Way
Pedestrians run across North Roosevelt Boulevard, also known as U.S. Highway One, Monday August 18, 2008, in Key West, Fla., as rain bands from Tropical Storm Fay cover the island. Fay is expected to strengthen to near hurricane strength when it reaches the Keys Monday. Aside from wind damage, most of the islands sit at sea level and could face some limited flooding from Fay's storm surge.
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Sunset Fit For A Goddess
People walk on the beach during a sunset at "Petra tou Romiou" near the southwest coastal city of Paphos, Cyprus, Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. "Petra tou Romiou" is the legendary birthplace of Greek goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite.