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The president of Mongolia declared a four-day state of emergency in the capital, Ulan Bator, early Wednesday after protesters stormed the headquarters of the governing party, saying there was fraud in weekend parliamentary elections.

Riot police used batons to control crowds protesting at the Mongolian Peoples Revolutionary Party headquarters in Ulan Bator
Photo: Zeev Rozenberg/Reuters


Iraq has opened international bidding for eight enormous oil and gas fields, paving the way for major investments in a nation with one of the world's largest petroleum reserves. In Baghdad, Iraqis waited in long lines for fuel and then pump it with armed police officers nearby.
Photo: Khalid Mohammed/Associated Press


An injured Israeli child is carried by a medic from a bus after it was rammed by a bulldozer in an attack in Jerusalem. A Palestinian bulldozer driver went on a deadly rampage on a busy Jerusalem street.




People gather around a bus after it was overturned by a bulldozer(2nd photo). A bulldozer driver went on a deadly rampage on a busy Jerusalem street killing at least two people and wounding dozens of others before he was shot dead by police.


Members of the Afghan Security Forces wait to be extracted by helicopter after an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan.


Israeli Zaka rescue workers and security forces carry a wounded man after a bulldozer driven by a Palestinian man rammed into cars and buses on Jaffa Road in Jerusalem.


Members of the Austrian special police Cobra arrive in Strasshof, Austria, on Wednesday, July 2, 2008. Police are searching for a man suspected of shooting two married couples found dead in this Vienna suburb. The crime came to light after a relative alerted police when she discovered a letter from the man announcing a suicide and possible acts of violence. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)​


In this March 2, 2006 file photo, commandos of the elite GIGN police force evacuate a hostage during an exercise at the Beynes camp, outside Paris. A Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday July 2, 2008 said France's legal framework for prosecuting terror suspects is too broad, resulting in too many arrests based on minimal evidence and too many convictions based on circumstantial evidence. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)​
 

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German Forces in Afghanistan..
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German ISAF soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force regional command north (QRF) gather during a drill in the the Marmal mountains near the German ISAF headquarters in Masar-i-Sharif, north of Kabul, July 1, 2008. A German Bundeswehr army unit of combat troops to northern Afghanistan that is part of a NATO Quick Reaction Force replaced a Norwegian unit on July 1. Reuters


A German Tornado fighter is seen next to a German soldier on the tarmac in the German ISAF headquarters in Masar-i-Sharif, north of Kabul, July 1, 2008. Reuters







A controlled explosion is seen during a drill of German ISAF soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force regional command north (QRF) in the the Marmal mountains. Reuters
 

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An unidentified U.S. citizen from Dallas, TX., working as a civilian contractor advising the U.S.-led Task Force Paladin, aims his rifle during an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan



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British Paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, Soldiers from the U.S.-led Task Force Paladin and an unidentify U.S citizen from Dallas, TX., (C) working as a civilian contractor to advise the U.S.-led Task Force Paladin take part in an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan. The 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment conducted a joint operation with Canadian-led Task Force Kandahar, U.S.-led Task Force Paladin, Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police ANP) in the village of Salavat in the Province of Panjawi to search three compounds, of which one was a mosque, to seize weapons and fight against the Taliban. According to the military, during the operation about 10 Taliban were killed and 200lbs of explosives confiscated.



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U.S., Canadian, Australian and British soldiers from U.S.-led Task Force Paladin get ready to search for mines with a metal detector during an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan



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British Paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment and Soldiers from Canadian led Task Force Kandahar take part in an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan




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British Paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment with Canadian soldiers take part in an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan. The 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment conducted a joint operation with Canadian-led Task Force Kandahar, U.S.-led Task Force Paladin, Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police ANP) in the village of Salavat in the Province of Panjawi to search three compounds, of which one was a mosque, to seize weapons and fight against the Taliban. According to the military, during the operation about 10 Taliban were killed and 200lbs of explosives confiscated


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Members of the Afghan Security Forces and a soldier from the Canadian-led Task Force Kandahar wait to be extracted by helicopter after an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan



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German soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) use the scouting drone 'Aladin' in an exercise in Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan on July 1, 2008.



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German soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) take part in an exercise in Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan on July 1, 2008


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German soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) take part in an exercise in Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan on July 1, 2008. German soldiers form the QRF of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) starting July 1, 2008, after taking over from Norway






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German soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) take part in an exercise in Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan on July 1, 2008. German soldiers form the QRF of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) starting July 1, 2008, after taking over from Norway





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German soldiers of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) take part in an exercise in Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan on July 1, 2008. German soldiers form the QRF of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) starting July 1, 2008, after taking over from Norway
 

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I'd like to thank all of those that view these photo threads daily. For a forum our size we get a lot of hits on these pix threads! Thanks again!
 

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A protestor scuffles with Israeli soldiers during a demonstration against the construction of the controversial separation barrier in the village of Maasarah near the West Bank town of Bethlehem.


Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, right, inspects an automatic rifle, during a visit to an army base in the Odessa region, Ukraine, Friday, July 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Mykola Lazarenko/Pool)​


Jammu and Kashmir police officers extinguish fire during a protest on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, July 4, 2008. A curfew was imposed in the region to prevent protests by Hindus angered due to Amarnath land revocation. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)​
 

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A Canadian soldier with the NATO-International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) takes a position during a patrol in Arghandab, district of Kandahar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 6, 2008. About 2, 500 Canadian soldiers are part of the around 53, 000 NATO-forces serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)​


A Pakistani paramilitary force enters one of the troubled areas on June 29 as part of an effort to halt the advance of a militant group commanded by fighter Mangal Bagh.


The Pakistani paramilitaries used heavy artillery to bombard hideouts belonging to suspected militants.


Pakistani troops patrol in Khyber Agency. About 1500 troops have deployed in the troubled regions in order to stem the advance of the militant groups.


Israeli border police scuffle with Palestinian and international activists during a demonstration against Israel's separation barrier and the curfew on the West Bank village of Nilin.
 

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A government soldier moves in on Palampeddi village, which was recently recaptured from Tamil rebels, in north western Mannar, July 4, 2008. Sri Lanka beefed up security on Monday and warned of possible rebel attacks around the capital Colombo as the island's Tamil Tiger rebels marked the 21st anniversary of their first rebel suicide attack. Picture taken July 4, 2008.


East Timor police stand outside the National University of Timor Leste before breaking up a demonstration with the use of tear gas and arresting 21 students in Dili on July 7, 2008. Around 200 students took part in a demonstration against imported cars for lawmakers, saying the money would be better spent on the poor. About 500 students staged a similar demonstration last month, claiming the government had ordered 65 Toyota Landcruisers from Japan for more than two million USD in what is one of the world's poorest nations.


Policemen inspect the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Baquba, 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad July 7, 2008. A female suicide bomber killed nine people and wounded 12 when she blew herself up at a market in the northern Iraqi city of Baquba on Monday, police said.


Afghan police secure the site of a suicide car bomb blast in Kabul July 7, 2008. The bomb struck the Indian Embassy in the Afghan capital on Monday killing or wounding at least 15 people, officials and Afghan media said.


A worker of Islamabad municipality cleans the area of Sunday's suicide attack in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, July 7, 2008. Investigators examined the site of a suicide blast that targeted police and left at least 15 people dead, while officials sorted out clues about the alleged attacker.


Protesters display placards as security personnel block the gates of the Pandacan Oil depot during a demonstration on the recent hike in oil prices in Manila on July 5, 2008. Rising food and fuel prices in the Philippines pushed the country's June inflation rate to 11.4 percent, the highest level in 14 years, the government said on July 4. The upturn exceeded the forecasts of both the central bank and many private analysts who had expected inflation to range from 10.4 to 11.2 percent.


Iraqi soldiers march in a mini-park beside a highway leading to the airport during a ceremony to launch the rehabilitation of the airport road in Baghdad July 5, 2008. If Baghdad Mayor Sabir al-Isawi gets his way, visitors driving out of the city's international airport will notice more than just concrete blast walls, razor wire and checkpoints. He wants to resurface the multi-lane highway, install street lights and plant trees to spruce up a road that used to be on of Iraq's most dangerous. Picture taken July 5, 2008.
 

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Chechen security forces sit on an armed vehicle after a shootout with a gunman in the captial Grozny July 8, 2008. One gunman died when authorities tried to detain the armed man in a five-story apartment building, the RIA Novosti news agency reported, quoting local security forces. One police officer also died from wounds he received during the shootout, the agency said.






Pakistani policemen stand guard outside the police headquarters in Lahore July 8, 2008. Authorities in Karachi on Tuesday blamed "undemocratic forces" for trying to stir ethnic unrest after seven small bombs the previous day wounded 43 people.


Police officers guard the entrance to the building of the TV station Gamavision in Quito, Tuesday, July 8, 2008. Government officials, backed by dozens of police, also took over the offices of TC Television in Quito and Guayaquil,in early morning raids Tuesday, and they indicated the government will run them at least temporarily.


Japanese roit police escort an anti-G8 activists from left-wing student and labour groups during a demonstration in Sapporo on July 8, 2008 on Hokkaido island. The Group of Eight industrialised economies called for an increase in oil production and refining capacity to help stem soaring prices, their leaders said in a statement.


Paramilitary policemen attend an anti-terrorism drill in Hami, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region, July 8, 2008. China will have nearly 100,000 commandos, police and members of the military on standby up to and during the Beijing Olympics to handle potential terrorist attacks, state media reported.


An Afghan police officer carried a wounded man after the suicide bombing. The attack comes amid the worst summer fighting Afghanistan has seen since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, and as concerns mount about the weakness of the Karzai government.
Photo: Pajwak News Agency, via Reuters
 
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An Israeli soldiers confront & detain Palestinian demonstrators during a protest against the construction of the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin July 9, 2008. Wednesday is the fourth anniversary of a ruling by the International Court of Justice in The Hague that termed illegal Israel's construction of the 720-km (430-mile) barrier in the occupied West Bank.


Pakistani paramilitary soldier stands guard on the street of Karachi July 8, 2008. Authorities in Karachi on Tuesday blamed "undemocratic forces" for trying to stir ethnic unrest after seven small bombs the previous day wounded 43 people.


Sri Lankan Air force personnel keep watch on the grounds of the international airport in Katunayeka, a suburb in Colombo, July 9, 2008. Sri Lankan fighter jets destroyed a Tamil Tiger boat and damaged several others on Wednesday, the military said, while ground troops killed 19 rebels a day earlier in fighting in the north.


Two unidentified men mourn next to Turkish policemen near the U.S. Consulate after an attack in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, July 9, 2008. Armed men attacked a police guardpost outside the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday. Turkish and U.S. officials called it "a terrorist attack" and said three attackers and three policemen were killed.


Riot police arrested a student during a protest in Santiago, Chile. Thousands of teachers and students demostrated against a new education law under discussion by the Chilean Congress. The protesters complained the education reforms do not give the central government enough control. The bill was approved by the lower house of Congress last month and now awaits Senate approval.
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An Indian soldier saluted a casket bearing the body of Brig. Ravi Datt Mehta, India's defense attache in Afghanistan. He was killed in the attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul on Monday. A suicide car bomb at the gates of the embassy killed 41 people and wounded more than 130.
Photo: Rapport, for The New York Times
 

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Relatives of the slain police officers are comforted by policewomen, during a ceremony at the police headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey,today. An attack against the U.S. Consulate left three policemen and three assailants dead








Police officers carry the portraits of Onder Sacmalioglu and Erdal Oztas, two of three slain Turkish police officers killed during an attack on the U.S. consulate, while their flag-draped coffins on shoulders of his colleagues arrive for their funeral ceremony at the police headquarters in Istanbul July 10, 2008. Police detained four suspects and patrolled the high-walled perimeter of the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Thursday, after a terror attack which in which 3 policemen and 3 gunmen were killed.


A Turkish police officer stands guard near a U.S. flag fluttering at half mast at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul July 10, 2008. Police detained four suspects and patrolled the high-walled perimeter of the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Thursday, after a terror attack which in which 3 policemen and 3 gunmen were killed.
 

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