An activist from a nongovernmental organization participates in a demonstration June 25 in New Delhi against recent honor killings in the capital and other parts of the country. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Afghan police and U.S. Marines patrol the city of Marjah in the Helmand province of Afghanistan in April 2010. Abdul Khaleq/AP hide caption

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Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Denny of Franklin, Ind., trades headgear with an Afghan boy during a June 6 patrol in a village south of Kandahar. When Gen. David Petraeus takes command in Afghanistan, he will inherit unfinished military operations in Kandahar and Marjah. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference Wednesday in Kabul. Holder was in the Afghan capital to talk to officials about improving the justice system and fighting corruption. Ahmad Massoud/AP hide caption

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks at a meeting with tribal leaders Sunday in Kandahar. Karzai appealed to hundreds of tribal and religious leaders at the jirga to support a major operation in their southern province, the heartland of a Taliban insurgency. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il appears in Pyongyang with military officials in this undated photo released Monday by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency. Korean News Service via AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fire boats battle the blaze at BP's offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon on April 21. The explosion and fire killed 11 workers, sank the rig and left a still-gushing well on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images hide caption

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Riot police use pepper spray against demonstrators outside the Greek Parliament building in Athens last month. Protesters threw stones after lawmakers approved drastic austerity cuts needed to secure international rescue loans. Nikos Giakoumidis/AP hide caption

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Palestinian boys throw flowers into the sea at Gaza City's port during a memorial for pro-Palestinian activists killed in an Israeli raid on aid ships bound for Gaza. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this file photo taken in January, a U.S. Predator drone flies above Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Three days of street battles with heavily armed supporters of the underworld boss had claimed at least 30 lives by late Tuesday. Anthony Foster/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A South Korean protester burns a North Korean flag with an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a rally in Seoul on Tuesday. South Korea has imposed trade sanctions on the North for alleged sinking a southern naval vessel. Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A South Korean rear admiral stands by the wreckage of the warship Cheonan, after an investigation concluded that the vessel was sunk by a North Korean torpedo, killing 46 sailors. Song Kyung-Seok/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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