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June 3 Ivory Coast Unrest: Grief : A man and a woman cry over the death of a relative at Duekoue’s hospital following violent clashes that killed at least 70 people. (AFP/Kampbel )

Mexico’s Volcano of Fire, also known as the Colima volcano, is seen in a time exposure photograph during an explosion as lava and hot rocks flow down its sides and lightning flashes over its crater late June 1, 2005. Villagers living in the shadow of Mexico’s fiercest volcano, which this week fired its angriest blast in at least 15 years, shrug off the danger of lava and falling rocks with stoic fatalism. The 12,540-foot Colima volcano, also known as the Volcano of Fire, spewed debris almost three miles into the sky since Monday, forcing emergency services to consider an evacuation of nearby poor villages. The photograph was taken with a four minute exposure. Picture taken June 1, 2005. REUTERS/Eduardo Quiros

Tanzanian men and women from the Mtoni area in Temeke district in the capital Dar El Salaam, scavenges at the Mtoni Kwa Kabuma dumping site, June 3, 2005. Waste dumps often start on a very small scale, in this part of East African but tend to grow quickly, until the community living near the dump start to suffer from health problems. This has resulted in many African cities being environmentally unfriendly, as large communities are sometimes forced by economic circumstances to live in the proximity of waste disposal sites. This year’s theme for the U.N’s World Environment Day on June 5 is ‘Green Cities’. REUTERS/ Emmanuel Kwitema

Director Wulf Herzogenrath, left, and art historian Barbara Nierhoff present a unknown painting of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch in the art gallery in Bremen, northern Germany, Friday, June 3, 2005. The art work ‘Girl and three heads of men’ was found during the restoration of the Munch painting ‘The dead mother’.(AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

June 3: NASA satellite photos taken 30 years apart and published by the United Nations Program for the Environment show the destruction of the rain forest in the national park of Iguazu on the Brazilian-Paraguayan border.(AFP/HO)

Sudanese women and children are seen here at a camp for internally displaced persons on the outskirts of the southern Darfur town of Nyala in 2004. US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick issued a stern warning to Sudan to disarm the Arab militias accused of human rights abuses in Darfur, as he visited the shattered Sudanese region(AFP/File)

Activists light candles to promote AIDS awareness. The Zimbabwean government launched a set of guidelines to stall the spread of HIV and AIDS claiming at least 3,000 lives weekly and avoid discrimination against people living with the virus(AFP/File/Prakash Singh)

June 3: At the Guggenheim : People walk through giant works of US sculptor Richard Serra at the new Guggenheim Bilbao Museum exhibition ‘The Matter of Time.’ (AFP/Rafa Rivas)

Iraqi men injured in a suicide car bomb attack are treated at Baghdad’s Yarmouk Hospital June 1, 2005. A surge in suicide attacks in Iraq and elsewhere around the world is a response to territorial occupation and has no direct link with Islamic fundamentalism, according to the author of a new book who has created a database of such bombings over the past 25 years. Photo by Faleh Kheiber/Reuters

Bangladeshi activists of the Islamic group, Jamiat, shout slogans during an anti-US demonstration in Dhaka. The group was demonstrating against the alleged desecration of the Koran by US soldiers at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre. US military personnel once kicked a Koran at Guantanamo Bay, and a guard accidentally urinated on the Islamic holy book, but overall US soldiers handled the Koran respectfully, the Pentagon said after wrapping up an investigation of the matter.(AFP/file/Sobbir Mia)

June 3: While the grown-ups pray : A little girl stands on a balcony as hundreds of Shiite Muslim worshippers take part in the Friday noon prayers in Sadr City. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)

Russian girls pose for a picture as they take part in a carnival parade in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk June 4, 2005. Some 50,000 people attended the traditional Krasnoyarsk carnival which was part of the city day celebrations. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Iraqi kids play with toy soldiers in Baghdad Saturday June 4, 2005 . Eight people died Friday June 3 2005 from insurgent attacks around the country, bringing to at least 830 the number killed since the Shiite-led government took office April 28. (AP Photo / Samir Mizban)

Iraqi youths get their bedroom in order after their home was raided by U.S. forces in Ramadi, 110 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad Saturday June 4, 2005. At least 830 people have been killed in Iraq since the Shiite-led government took office on April 28. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

A Chinese girl displays a dress made of recycled bottles and waste compact discs in a children’s fashion show with a protect-the-environment theme in Shaoxing, east China’s Zhejiang province, June 4, 2005. The show is part of activities in the city to mark the World Environment Day which falls on June 5. CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Newsphoto

Villagers from Guitrozon gather bodies for burial in Abidjan June 3, 2005. At least 41 people were killed in the attack on Guitrozon, on the outskirts of Duekoue town. The raid inflamed ethnic tensions, sent thousands fleeing and threatened to derail efforts to end a simmering civil war in the West African nation. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Bosnian Muslim Nura Alispahic has tears in her eyes as she shows a photo of her son Azmir, who was killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the summer of 1995, at her home in Tuzla, 70 kms north of Sarajevo, on Saturday, June 4, 2005. Nura Alispahic was shocked to see a broadcast of a gruesome video showing the execution of her teenage son Azmir and five other Muslim men from Srebrenica, who were executed by Serb forces in July 1995. The amateur footage was apparently made by Serb troops. The footage was first shown Wednesday at the U.N. war crimes court in The Hague, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

Fireworks sparkle above the Yenisei river in the centre of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk June 4, 2005. Krasnoyarsk citizens on Saturday marked their city’s day with carnival and fireworks. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Former Vice President Al Gore speaks to guests before the start of a dinner sponsored by the World Resources Institute, Earth Council Alliance and Roots of Peace, Friday, June 3, 2005, in San Francisco. The former vice president, the keynote speaker at the event, was scheduled to speak about environmentally sustainable transportation in cities. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

A few dead trees stand as remnants of once-virgin Amazon rainforest that was destroyed by loggers is seen in this aerial file photo taken over Mato Grosso State, one of the Brazilian states of greatest deforestation in this May 17, 2005 file photo. Brazilian police said on June 2, 2005, that they had broken up the biggest illegal logging operation in the Amazon in a move environmentalists saw as a sign the government was serious about beating the corruption that hampers the fight to save the rainforest. REUTERS/Rickey Rogers/Files

A huge portrait of Kurdish leader Mustapha Barsani, founder of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), dominates the opening of Iraq’s Kurdish regional parliament in the northern city of Arbil. Iraqi President Jalal Talabani called on Kurdish regional deputies to set a democratic example for the war-torn nation, while hundreds of suspected insurgents were rounded up in Baghdad.(AFP/Safin Hamed)

An Iraqi girl revises for her end of year exams by the light of a kerosene lamp at her home in Baghdad, May 19, 2005. Renovation work on a key electric substation in Baghdad has been completed, paving the way for improvements to Iraq’s decrepit power grid, the US military said.(AFP/File/Ali Al-Saadi)

Two customers walk past the front entrance decorated with two urinals and a western toilet at Marton, Taiwan’s most recent hit theme restaurant, (named after the Chinese word Matong, meaning toilet), Sunday, May 29, 2005, in Taiwan’s southern port city of Khaohsiung. The restaurant’s toilet theme has become so popular serving light meals and ice-cream treats in western and Asian style toilets, the owner Eric Wang, 26, has opened a second branch just seven months after the first. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Iraqi policemen inspect a bombing site after a suicide car bomber attacked a police patrol in western Baghdad’s Amil neighborhood Saturday, June 4, 2005, seriously wounding two policemen and setting two vehicles ablaze. Eight people died Friday from insurgent attacks around the country, bringing to at least 830 the number killed since the Shiite-led government took office April 28. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Mountaineer Moni Mulepati, 24, talks on a phone during a function to honour her, in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, June 2, 2005. Mulepati is the first non-Sherpa Nepalese woman to scale the worlds tallest mountain when she reached the summit on May 31. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)

Substance : A model presents a creation ‘Substance’ by Belarus designer Marina Dubinina during a festival of vanguard art ‘Mammoth’ in Minsk. (AFP/Viktor Drachev)

June 4: At the ballet : Famous Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya performs at the Madrid Theatre. (AFP/Bru Garcia)

Cute kid.

A Palestinian schoolgirl walks in Chatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut. Palestinian refugees living in squalid and overcrowded camps in Lebanon dare to hope the country’s legislative elections will directly improve their lives.(AFP/Ramzi Haidar)

Buried for nearly 3,600 years, a rare statue of Egypt’s King Neferhotep I has been brought to light in the ruins of Thebes by a team of French archaeologists.(AFP/HO)

Anglers fish out of a boat during sunset on the Long Island Sound in Port Washington, New York June 4, 2005. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

U.S. soldiers search for clues at a car wreckage after a car bomb attack in Baghdad June 4, 2005. A booby-trapped car parked in front of a police station with a body inside blew up when the police arrived to examine it. The blast left two police officers wounded. In another incident a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle at the entrance to a U.S. base in Tikrit, killing five Iraq soldiers and wounding seven, a police source said on Saturday. Photo by Atef Hassan/Reuters

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