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A Somali boy greets a British Army soldier in Afgoye, 30km from the capital Mogadishu on July 24, 2012. Afgoye was seized by African Union (AU) and government forces in late May from Al-Shebab insurgents; it was called the biggest concentration of displaced people in the world. Somalia has been embroiled in a civil war since 1991, when former president Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted. It has been variously governed by ruthless warlords, militia groups and a fragile transitional government which holds official power i
A Somali boy greets a British Army soldier in Afgoye, 30km from the capital Mogadishu on July 24, 2012. Afgoye was seized by African Union (AU) and government forces in late May from Al-Shebab insurgents; it was called the biggest concentration of displaced people in the world. Somalia has been embroiled in a civil war since 1991, when former president Mohamed Siad Barre was ousted. It has been variously governed by ruthless warlords, militia groups and a fragile transitional government which holds official power i
An Afghan woman begs while her child looks on at the roadside in Kabul on July 31, 2012 during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Throughout the month devout Muslims must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn until sunset when they break the fast with the Iftar meal.  ? Photo by AFP
An Afghan woman begs while her child looks on at the roadside in Kabul on July 31, 2012 during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Throughout the month devout Muslims must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn until sunset when they break the fast with the Iftar meal. ? Photo by AFP
A Shiite pilgrim holds flowers in her hands as she tours the Imam Hussein shrine in the central Iraqi holy city of Karbala on July 5, 2012. The grandson of Islam's Prophet Mohammed is revered by Shiite Muslims across the world. ? Photo by AFP
A Shiite pilgrim holds flowers in her hands as she tours the Imam Hussein shrine in the central Iraqi holy city of Karbala on July 5, 2012. The grandson of Islam's Prophet Mohammed is revered by Shiite Muslims across the world. ? Photo by AFP
A displaced Congolese woman from Rugari sits peeling potatoes at a small stall she has set up in the Kanyarucinya primary school in Kibati district on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 30, 2012. According to Prudent Mutarutwa, the secretary of the displaced camp here, over 11,000 people have come to Kanyarucinya in the past week, with over 20,000 people in Kabati district, fleeing fighting between the government army and M23 rebels in the area around Kibumba and Rugar
A displaced Congolese woman from Rugari sits peeling potatoes at a small stall she has set up in the Kanyarucinya primary school in Kibati district on the outskirts of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 30, 2012. According to Prudent Mutarutwa, the secretary of the displaced camp here, over 11,000 people have come to Kanyarucinya in the past week, with over 20,000 people in Kabati district, fleeing fighting between the government army and M23 rebels in the area around Kibumba and Rugar
A Kashmiri vegetable vendor takes a nap in his boat at Dal Lake in Srinagar July 30, 2012. ? Photo by Reuters
A Kashmiri vegetable vendor takes a nap in his boat at Dal Lake in Srinagar July 30, 2012. ? Photo by Reuters
In this July 24, 2012 file photo, an Indian farmer walks through a dry, cracked paddy field on the outskirts of Jammu, India. India's central bank kept its key interest rate on hold Tuesday, July 31, 2012 because of high inflation and warned that a weak monsoon and intensifying global risks will drive down growth faster than anticipated in Asia's third largest economy. ? Photo by AP
In this July 24, 2012 file photo, an Indian farmer walks through a dry, cracked paddy field on the outskirts of Jammu, India. India's central bank kept its key interest rate on hold Tuesday, July 31, 2012 because of high inflation and warned that a weak monsoon and intensifying global risks will drive down growth faster than anticipated in Asia's third largest economy. ? Photo by AP
A Filipino boy plays along a flooded street in Obando town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines Tuesday July 31, 2012. Typhoon Saola dumped torrents of rain as it swept past the Philippines, killing at least seven people and displacing more than 20,000 others by Tuesday. ? Photo by AP
A Filipino boy plays along a flooded street in Obando town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines Tuesday July 31, 2012. Typhoon Saola dumped torrents of rain as it swept past the Philippines, killing at least seven people and displacing more than 20,000 others by Tuesday. ? Photo by AP

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Afool
Aug 01, 2012 02:53am
looks like poor lady is sleeping to me!!!
Wish
Aug 02, 2012 04:59am
Awesome presentation depicting, " A picture is worth thousand words".