Tunisian women listen to Hammadi Jebali, secretary general of Ennahda, Tunisia's largest Islamic movement during a meeting in Tunis, Tunisia, on April 17. Political parties like Ennahda were once banned under dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's rule.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), holding a stack of petitions, addresses a "Code Red" rally on Capitol Hill in March 2010, sponsored by The American Grassroots Coalition and the Tea Party Express. The rally was in opposition to the health care overhaul bill.
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This reconstruction of the log cabin that Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in with her family in Independence, Kan., is based on descriptions from The Little House on the Prairie.
In his first statement since the U.S. operation that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stoutly defended Pakistan's military and intelligence agency and indirectly criticized the U.S. for bin Laden's presence in the country. This photograph was provided by Pakistan's Press Information Department.
Afghanistan-bound NATO trucks park on the roadside in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber last October. Whenever there is a problem with international relations, Pakistan closes the border, which keeps supplies from getting to the NATO forces in Afghanistan. But logisticians are constantly assessing other routes — not only through Pakistan, but also from Central Asia.
Egyptian Copts — one holding a banner with a picture of Jesus Christ and writing in Arabic reading "Christ, our God, is alive" — demonstrate in Cairo after sectarian violence over the weekend left at least a dozen dead.