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The price for gold is on a record high level and in the goldmine Mponeng outside Johannesburg in South Africa, the workers are digging 24 hours a day. The teams are working in extreme temperatures, some places as high as 60 degrees celcius.

Evacuees from Aitaroun, in southern Lebanon, sit in a van - some reading the Quran - outside what became an emergency shelter at the hospital in nearby Tebnine. Tebnine became a transitional village for those fleeing the southern villages making…

A traumatized Lebanese family from the village of Aitaroun, in southern Lebanon, takes advantage of a temporary halt in Israeli air strikes to flee, August 1, 2006. Aitaroun was the site of a weeklong siege of Hezbollah fighters by Israeli forces.…

Children walk through their war-torn village of Siddi Qine, in southern Lebanon, August 15, 2006. Unexploded ordnance litters much of the southern villages. Estimates range from tens to hundreds of thousands of unexploded cluster bombs. The BBC…

Family members and neighbors carry coffins to the gravesite during a mass funeral service in Qana, southern Lebanon, August 18, 2006. Israeli bombs killed approximately 40 people, an estimated half of them children, on July 30. The mass burial did…

Evacuees from the border town of Bint Jbail, Lebanon, seek shelter in a hospital in Tibnine on Monday July 31, 2006. Residents took advantage of Israel's announcement of a 48-hour suspension of aerial strikes to leave Bint Jbail, the scene of the…

Mourners grieve during a mass funeral service in Qana, southern Lebanon, August 18, 2006.

Muhammed Ali Abdel Hadi: Civilian, American gunfire. Abdel Hadi on his bed at home in western Baghdad, March 2006. Above him are portraits of his late father and uncle. Injured February 4 2005 by American gunfire resulting in one leg amputation.…