A Bangkok policeman looks on in the rain Thursday, June 19, 2008, during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's revered king urged the country's prime minister Thursday to keep his promises to do good for the nation, as a protest group geared up for what it claimed would be a massive demonstration to call for the government to step down.
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Israeli soldiers play soccer next to a tank at the Kissufim Crossing, on the border with the Gaza Strip, Thursday, June 19, 2008. Guns went quiet as a six-month truce between Israel and Hamas militants took effect early Thursday, marred only by widespread skepticism about its ability to hold. The cease-fire, brokered by Egypt, aims to bring an end to a year of fighting since the Hamas wrested control of Gaza a year ago.
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Munni, a 5-year-old child of migrants from Kashmir, looks on at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Thursday, June 19, 2008. World Refugee Day, which recognizes and celebrates the contributions of refugees throughout the world, will be observed on June 20.
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A farmer plants rice at a field on the outskirts of Changsha in China's Hunan Province Thursday June 19, 2008. China's economy is weathering the global slowdown better than expected, the World Bank said Thursday as it raised its growth forecast for the Asian giant to 9.8 percent from 9.4 percent.
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A tourist couple takes photos of the House of Parliament during a very hot day in central Athens, Greece, Thursday June 19, 2008. Temperatures soared near 100 degrees Thursday in the northern city of Larissa.
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Chinese diners enjoy their food at a restaurant with a toilet theme in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Thursday June 19, 2008.
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Interior view of the entrance area of the new BMW car museum in Munich, southern Germany, taken during the museum's opening on Thursday, June 19, 2008. The new museum gathers 120 original exhibits from the company's history.
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Sentry At Sunset
An Iraqi Army soldier stands guard at sunset on the first day of combat operations in Amarah, 200 miles southeast of Baghdad, Iraq on Thursday, June 19, 2008. The Iraqi defense ministry announced that an operation targeting Shiite militia fighters in the oil-producing southern city is underway.
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo grimaces in pain during the quarterfinal match between Portugal and Germany in Basel, Switzerland, Thursday, June 19, 2008, at the Euro 2008 European Soccer Championships in Austria and Switzerland. Germany won the match, 3-2.