Friday, August 14, 2009

Events in pics...
The sign on the Myanmar embassy in New Delhi drips in paint after being defaced by Burmese pro-democracy activists.
A statue of Buddha sits chin deep in flood water and debris at a temple in southern Taiwan. Typhoon Morakot flooded the island with 83 inches of rain.
Demonstrators chant slogans outside of a town hall meeting on healthcare held by President Obama in New Hampshire.
A U.S. soldier takes a break during a night mission in Kunar Province of Afghanistan.

Pakistani technicians work on power lines in Karachi. Pakistan faces an acute energy crisis, suffocating industry and making life unbearable for house owners in hot weather. Power cuts have recently led to widespread civil disturbances.