A Gurkha from the 1st Batallion The Royal Gurkha Rifles at Sir John Moore Barracks in Folkestone, England, Thursday July 19, 2007. The 1RGR will be deployed to Afghanistan in autumn 2007. The MOD has announced improved pensions for Gurkhas and a review of the mechanism for increasing Gurkha pensions.
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A Helping Hand
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gets a helping hand as he leaves a plane upon his arrival at the airport in Hamburg, Germany, on Thursday, July 19, 2007. The Dalai Lama is on a 10-day visit in the northern German town.
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An Iraqi police academy graduate demonstrates his skills at a ceremony for over 500 cadets in Najaf, Iraq, Thursday, July 19, 2007.
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Fountain of Youth
A Filipino boy jumps from a water fountain in a suburban Manila park on Thursday July 19, 2007. Many impoverished Filipino children find relief from the Philippines' tropical heat in the fetid waters of Manila Bay and decorative public fountains along key thoroughfares because their families cannot afford expensive beach resorts and playgrounds.
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The windows are blown out from a building on Lexington Ave. and 41st St. near the scene of a steam pipe explosion, Thursday, July 19, 2007, in New York. A massive geyser of steam and debris that erupted through a midtown Manhattan street Wednesday left asbestos in the dust that settled, but city officials on Thursday said tests indicated the air was safe of the carcinogen.
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The pack rides during the 11th stage of the 94th Tour de France cycling race between Marseille and Montpellier, July 19, 2007.
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A young man dives into the Treska river near village of Matka just west of Macedonia's capital Skopje, on Thursday, July 19, 2007. Macedonian government declared on Thursday a state of emergency as temperatures reached 41 degrees Celsius (105.8 Fahrenheit) and are predicted to rise further.
Credit: AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski
A butterfly collects nectar from a flower in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, July 19, 2007.
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In The Swim
Swimmers stroke through the water while competing in the men's 200-meter freestyle semifinals of the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Thursday, July 19, 2007.
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Sea of Solidarity
Police officers assemble for blocks along Flatbush Avenue at the funeral for Officer Russel Timoshenko in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, July 19, 2007. Timoshenko died Saturday, five days after he and his partner, Herman Yan, were gunned down when they pulled over a stolen vehicle. Yan survived.
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San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits a home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Thursday, July 19, 2007, in Chicago. It was his 752nd career home run. He hit a second homer -- No. 753 -- in the top of the seventh inning to move within two of tying Hank Aaron's all-time record.
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