Los Angeles police and FBI agents process detained suspected gang members outside the Sport Arena parking lot in Los Angeles in October 2009. The city's crime rate is at an all-time low, in part because the troublemakers have either been locked up — or have turned into interventionists to help put a dent in crime.
Supporters of the Pakistani Labour Party rally against the United States and condemn drone attacks on militants in Pakistani tribal areas along the Afghanistan border on Dec. 4 in Lahore, Pakistan.
Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, meets with businessmen, tribal elders and other officials in Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital. No business in Balkh is conducted without the popular former warlord's approval.
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