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Caption: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will hold a summit of health ministers September 25-29, 2006. (PAHO)
 
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Caption: A child leads a man affected by river blindness in Gbarnga, Liberia. (file photo ©AP Images)
 
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Caption: First Lady Laura Bush, standing. second from right, and Pakistan's first lady Begum Sehba Musharraf, standing, right, along with teacher Sue Putnam, standing, left, ,watch Eleanor Roosevelt High School students, from left, Paulena Papagiannis, 17, Dayan Li, 17, Mayra Garcia, 16, and Amber Liverpool, 17, surf a new website, "Gift of the Indus: The Arts & Culture of Pakistan" Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at the Kennedy Center in Washington. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: First Lady Laura Bush, standing. second from right, and Pakistan's first lady Begum Sehba Musharraf, standing, right, along with teacher Sue Putnam, standing, left, ,watch Eleanor Roosevelt High School students, from left, Paulena Papagiannis, 17, Dayan Li, 17, Mayra Garcia, 16, and Amber Liverpool, 17, surf a new website, "Gift of the Indus: The Arts & Culture of Pakistan" Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at the Kennedy Center in Washington. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: First Lady Laura Bush, standing. second from right, and Pakistan's first lady Begum Sehba Musharraf, standing, right, along with teacher Sue Putnam, standing, left, ,watch Eleanor Roosevelt High School students, from left, Paulena Papagiannis, 17, Dayan Li, 17, Mayra Garcia, 16, and Amber Liverpool, 17, surf a new website, "Gift of the Indus: The Arts & Culture of Pakistan" Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at the Kennedy Center in Washington. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: Pakistani tabla player Sattar Khan "Tari" and sitar player Ghulam Farid Nizami give the audience a taste of South Asian classical music. Here they perform a lively "jugalbandi," or musical conversation. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: Pakistani tabla player Sattar Khan "Tari" and sitar player Ghulam Farid Nizami give the audience a taste of South Asian classical music. Here they perform a lively "jugalbandi," or musical conversation. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: Pakistani and American high school students assist the two first ladies launch the "Gift of the Indus: The Arts and Culture of Pakistan" Web site. From left to right, Laura Bush, Shan Mirza from Pakistan, Timothy Brown from Washington's Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Begum Sehba Musharraf. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: Pakistani and American high school students assist the two first ladies launch the "Gift of the Indus: The Arts and Culture of Pakistan" Web site. From left to right, Laura Bush, Shan Mirza from Pakistan, Timothy Brown from Washington's Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Begum Sehba Musharraf. (State Department/Janine Sides)
 
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Caption: Ocean Cooling graphic (courtesy NOAA)
 
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Caption: An Acehnese woman and man carry clean drinking water to their tents at a refugee camp in Seilimum, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of Banda Aceh, Sumatra island, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: An Acehnese woman and man carry clean drinking water to their tents at a refugee camp in Seilimum, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of Banda Aceh, Sumatra island, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: An Indonesian survivor struggles with a pail of drinking water being distributed by Australian troops at Banda Aceh, the capital of Aceh province, Thursday Jan 13, 2005 almost three weeks after the devastating tsunami ravaged Banda Aceh and other coastal towns of Sumatra island. Survivors are totally dependent on drinking water following the disaster which killed more than 106,000 in Indonesia alone. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: John Thain, chief executive officer of the NYSE Group, Inc., right, watches as the President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, bangs the hammer to signify the end of trading at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept 19, 2006, in New York. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James Thurman, the commander of Multinational Division Baghdad, gives an interview to members of the media at Camp Liberty, Iraq, Aug. 12, 2006. (DoD photo)
 
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Caption: Shot of Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops clearing an area to ensure it's clear of landmines and munitions in Kuwait. This image was used in the May 1998 issue of Airman Magazine., Official PhoShot of Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops clearing an area to ensure it's clear of landmines and munitions in Kuwait. This image was used in the May 1998 issue of Airman Magazine. (DoD photo)
 
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Caption: Shot of Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops clearing an area to ensure it's clear of landmines and munitions in Kuwait. This image was used in the May 1998 issue of Airman Magazine., Official PhoShot of Explosive Ordnance Disposal troops clearing an area to ensure it's clear of landmines and munitions in Kuwait. This image was used in the May 1998 issue of Airman Magazine. (DoD photo)
 
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Caption: The new pump on Carabane Island, guarded by Abdou Diatta (left) is a welcome development; it is the first source of potable water for islanders. (USAID photo)
 
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Caption: President Bush meets with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani during bilateral meetings related to the United Nations General Assembly in New York Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: President Bush meets with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani during bilateral meetings related to the United Nations General Assembly in New York Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions hold banners advocating the scrapping of taxes on pension benefits.Hundreds of workers converged in Harare, Sunday, May, 1, 2005, to celebrate International Workers Day. Leaders of the trade union in Zimbabwe called on the government to respect human rights and review the minimum wage.(© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions hold banners advocating the scrapping of taxes on pension benefits.Hundreds of workers converged in Harare, Sunday, May, 1, 2005, to celebrate International Workers Day. Leaders of the trade union in Zimbabwe called on the government to respect human rights and review the minimum wage.(© AP Images)
 
092506-bush-talabani-130.jpg
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Caption: President Bush meets with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani during bilateral meetings related to the United Nations General Assembly in New York Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: US Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns, left, and Susan Schwab, right, who was nominated by US President Bush to replace Robert Portman as US trade representative, speaks during a press conference about the negotiations on agriculture currently in progress at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, July 1, 2006. (AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini)
 
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Caption: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai hold a press conference following their meeting at the Pentagon, Monday, September 25. Karzai thanked the United States for assisting his nation with reconstruction, elections and the return of 4 million Afghan refugees, saying American soldiers have helped move Afghanistan "from tyranny, from terrorism, from oppression, from occupation into a country now moving towards prosperity, that is once again the home of all Afghans." (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai hold a press conference following their meeting at the Pentagon, Monday, September 25. Karzai thanked the United States for assisting his nation with reconstruction, elections and the return of 4 million Afghan refugees, saying American soldiers have helped move Afghanistan "from tyranny, from terrorism, from oppression, from occupation into a country now moving towards prosperity, that is once again the home of all Afghans." (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai hold a press conference following their meeting at the Pentagon, Monday, September 25. Karzai thanked the United States for assisting his nation with reconstruction, elections and the return of 4 million Afghan refugees, saying American soldiers have helped move Afghanistan "from tyranny, from terrorism, from oppression, from occupation into a country now moving towards prosperity, that is once again the home of all Afghans." (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai hold a press conference following their meeting at the Pentagon, Monday, September 25. Karzai thanked the United States for assisting his nation with reconstruction, elections and the return of 4 million Afghan refugees, saying American soldiers have helped move Afghanistan "from tyranny, from terrorism, from oppression, from occupation into a country now moving towards prosperity, that is once again the home of all Afghans." (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Pakistan's First Lady, Sehba Musharraf, gestures as she receives a photograph of Leo, an endangered snow leopard cub from Pakistan at the Bronx zoo in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. The male cub, estimated to be 14-months-old, was initially discovered last year after its mother was killed and could not be released into the wild, as it was denied the opportunity to learn hunting skills from its parent. Through leadership from the governments of the United States and Pakistan, collaborating with international conservation groups, Leo was relocated from Pakistan's remote Naltar Valley to the Bronx zoo in August. (©AP Images)
 
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Caption: Pakistan's First Lady, Sehba Musharraf, gestures as she receives a photograph of Leo, an endangered snow leopard cub from Pakistan at the Bronx zoo in New York, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. The male cub, estimated to be 14-months-old, was initially discovered last year after its mother was killed and could not be released into the wild, as it was denied the opportunity to learn hunting skills from its parent. Through leadership from the governments of the United States and Pakistan, collaborating with international conservation groups, Leo was relocated from Pakistan's remote Naltar Valley to the Bronx zoo in August. (©AP Images)
 
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Caption: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf makes remarks at George Washington University in Washington, Friday, Sept. 22, 2006.(© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf makes remarks at George Washington University in Washington, Friday, Sept. 22, 2006. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Karen Hughes talks about the diplomatic power of the performing arts as she launches the Global Cultural Initiative during a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Allahyar Vazirov of Azerbaijan smiles as he completes a marimba performance for first lady Laura Bush and others in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. Vazirov and other international musicians are helping to launch the Global Cultural Initiative, a diplomatic program that promotes understanding through the performing arts. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Allahyar Vazirov of Azerbaijan smiles as he completes a marimba performance for first lady Laura Bush and others in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. Vazirov and other international musicians are helping to launch the Global Cultural Initiative, a diplomatic program that promotes understanding through the performing arts.(© AP Images)
 
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Caption: August 22, 2006 - Ghulam Ghous (center) and his brother Mohammed Isak (left) registering their purchase of corrugated iron roofing sheets to help build an animal shelter. The voucher program is tracking all purchases in a database to orient future livelihoods assistance projects in the region. Photo by Zachary Orend/USAID.
 
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Caption: Beneath the portrait of Martha Washington, Canadian violinist Adrian Anantawan performs Jules Massenet's "Meditation" from the opera Thais for first lady Laura Bush and others in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. Anantawan and other international musicians were helping to launch the Global Cultural Initiative, a program to promote understanding through the performing arts. (© AP Images)
 
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Caption: Beneath the portrait of Martha Washington, Canadian violinist Adrian Anantawan performs Jules Massenet's "Meditation" from the opera Thais for first lady Laura Bush and others in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2006. Anantawan and other international musicians were helping to launch the Global Cultural Initiative, a program to promote understanding through the performing arts. (© AP Images)