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An Afghan policeman secures the area near a road block formed …

(AP) - An Afghan policeman secures the area near a road block formed by security forces on the road leading to the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. Twin explosions have rocked the residential area on the west end of th...

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A Muslim woman shops for clothes ahead of the Eid al-Fitri festival …

(Reuters) - A Muslim woman shops for clothes ahead of the Eid al-Fitri festival in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur August 5, 2011. Southeast Asia's Muslims spend extra on food, new clothes and cars for Eid al-Fitr, the most important festival in Is...

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A Malaysian Muslim family break fast at a Ramadan buffet in …

(Reuters) - A Malaysian Muslim family break fast at a Ramadan buffet in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur August 4, 2011. Southeast Asia's Muslims spend extra on food, new clothes and cars for Eid al-Fitr, the most important festival in Islam, which marks th...

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Rescue workers carry a participant acting as a casualty during …

(Reuters) - Rescue workers carry a participant acting as a casualty during an emergency medical treatment exercise in a mock North Korean Scud missile attack scenario at Seoul City Hall Plaza August 19, 2011. The civil defence drill was conducted as a ...

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The old Starbucks logo is seen on a coffee store in Paris March …

(Reuters) - The old Starbucks logo is seen on a coffee store in Paris March 8, 2011. Starbucks has agreed to pay $75,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a Texas barista who said she was fired because she was a dwarf. ...

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Shopkeepers (R) sit next to mannequins outside their stalls …

(Reuters) - Shopkeepers (R) sit next to mannequins outside their stalls as they wait for customers at a Ramadan bazaar ahead of Eid al-Fitri festival in Kuala Lumpur August 5, 2011. Southeast Asia's Muslims spend extra on food, new clothes and cars...

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Participants acting as casualties lie on the ground near a subway …

(Reuters) - Participants acting as casualties lie on the ground near a subway station entrance awaiting medical treatment during an emergency medical treatment exercise in a mock North Korean Scud missile attack scenario at Seoul City Hall Plaza August...

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People prepare their tables as they participate in the White …

(Reuters) - People prepare their tables as they participate in the White Dinner in Quebec City August 18, 2011. Guests are required to be dressed in white and bring their own food, drink and cutlery. According to the organisers, the event, which was he...

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