The facilities at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were designed to withstand strong earthquakes and tsunamis, but not to the strength and size experienced on March 11. Air Photo Service/AP hide caption

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Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa speaks during a press conference in Tripoli on March 19. Koussa arrived in Britain on March 30, and told the British government that he was resigning from his post. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Militiamen loyal to Laurent Gbagbo patrolled the empty streets of Abidjan on Thursday as forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara approached the city. Jean-Phillippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Firefighters use heavy equipment to tear apart a collapsed 300-year-old house while searching for the dead in the rubble of Rikuzentakata, Japan. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi stage a small rally in front the hotel where foreign journalists stay in Tripoli. Facelly/SIPA/AP hide caption

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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (left) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday about Operation Odyssey Dawn. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghan youth work on a laptop at the Rawz-e Sharif shrine in northern Mazar-e Sharif city in Balkh province on July 16. Massoud Hossaini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A protester wearing a T-shirt with the pre-Gadhafi Libyan flag takes part in a protest against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on March 22. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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