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Thursday, March 16, 2006

A Day in the Life of Women Around the Globe (Thursday)

Indigenous women make a barricade on the Panamerican highway during protests against the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, Thursday, March 16, 2006. Hundreds of protesters started blockading roads and highways with burning tires, rocks and tree trunks on Monday and have threatened to overthrow Palacio's government if he signs the free-trade pact with the United States. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa R.)


Mazahua indigenous women participate in the 'March in Defense of Water' as they make their way to the site of the Fourth Wworld Water Forum in Mexico City, Mexico on Thursday March 16, 2006.(AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)


An unidentified Iraqi woman parliamentarian arrives in preparation for the first Iraqi parliament session, in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, March 16, 2006. Iraq's new parliament was sworn in Thursday but the session lasted just over 30 minutes and was adjourned indefinitely as parties are still deadlocked over the makeup of the government. (AP Photo/ Mohammed Hato)


An Iraqi Kurdish woman sits near the picture of her children who died during the 1988 gas attack in Halabja, a small town in the northern province of Sulaymaniya March 16, 2006. Hundreds of Kurdish protesters destroyed a memorial to the 1988 gas attack in the Iraqi town of Halabja, setting the museum ablaze on the 18th anniversary of the deaths of 5,000 local people. (REUTERS/Slahaldeen Rasheed)


An Afghan woman sells chickens in the main market of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, March 16, 2006. Lab tests have confirmed an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in Afghanistan, the United Nations and the government said in a joint statement Thursday. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)


A Palestinian woman walks by a food stand displaying products donated by the U.S and European Union, for sale in Gaza City, Thursday, March 16, 2006. The Palestinian economy will be devastated and plunge into a deep depression if Israel and the international community follow through on threats to cut off financial assistance once Hamas assumes power, the World Bank warned Thursday.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)


An Indian woman and her daughter watch as a health worker wearing a protective suit walks past, asking villagers to bring chickens out of their farms and courtyards, at the Hingona village of western Maharashtra's Jalgaon District. Afghanistan, Myanmar, Malaysia and Denmark confirmed their first outbreaks of the deadly strain of bird flu, while Azerbaijan tested a dead dog to see if the virulent variant had jumped to yet another species. (AFP/Sebastian D'Souza)

1 Comments:

At 3/20/2006 3:55 PM, Blogger Why Palestinians Usually Get It Wrong said...

CORRECTION: The Palestinian economy will be devastated and plunge into a deep depression if HAMAS, THE OFFICIAL PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT, CONTINUES TO THREATEN ITS NEIGHBORS WITH GENOCIDE.

 

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