Pakistani truck driver Ghulam Huseein
displays his moustache at his makeshift tent in a slum in Kot Addu village, Punjab Province, Pakistan, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Ustad Shajid, 42, paints a
supply truck at a workshop in Rawalpindi on Dec. 3. Decorating trucks is a long tradition in Pakistan as drivers have used everything from wood, metal, jangling chains, shiny objects and 3D creations on their vehicles as a reminder of their home while they travel long distances across Pakistani highways. - Mian Khursheed / Reuters
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Shiite Muslim boy walks on burning coal during commemorations of the Ashoura festival in Lahore, Dec. 15, 2010. Ashoura falls on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in 680 A.D. during the battle of Kerbala.
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elderly man takes cover from cold weather while begging in front of Lohari Gate in Lahore, Pakistan, Dec. 12.
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A young Pakistani girl looks on while walking out of a mosque after attending an Islamic religious class at a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, on Dec. 6, 2010.
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Getty Images Pakistani camel salesmen drink tea at a sacrificial livestock market ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Lahore on November 15, 2010. Eid al-Adha, which commemorates biblical patriarch Ibrahim's (or Abraham's) acceptance of God's command to sacrifice his son Ismail (or Ishmael), falls on the 10th of Dhul al-Hijja on the Islamic calendar. As Ibrahim was allowed to sacrifice a ram instead, Muslim families mark the day by ritually sacrificinga sheep, goats, cows and other livestock, the meat of which is also shared with the needy.
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A man and his son perform with a bear for money in a street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Nov. 5 2010. The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the Moon bear or White-chested bear, is a medium-sized species of bear, largely adapted for arboreal life, which occurs through much of southern Asia, Korea, northeastern China, the Russian far east and limited parts of Japan. It is classed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a vulnerable species, mostly due to deforestation and active hunting for its body parts.
Pakistani farmers pack oranges at
a shop in Barkot, a village of Swat valley on Dec. 23. Pakistan launched a major offensive in Swat last year to clear the valley of Taliban and restore government control. - Farooq Naeem / AFP - Getty Images
An Afghan refugee girl, left,
looks on while standing with her sister, outside their house, in a poor neighborhood of Rawalpindi, Pakistan,. AP / Muhammed Muheisen
A Pakistani boyreacts after he
caught a fish while fishing with other boys in a flooded field next to their camp in Muzaffargarh in Punjab province on Nov. 1. - Muhammed Muheisen / AP
Afghan refugee Aisha Daoud, 4,
holds a copy of the Quran while taking part in a class to learn how to read verses of the Quran at a mosque in a poor neighborhood of Rawalpindi - Muhammed Muheisen / Ap
Pakistani wrestlers or "Pahalwans", are
pictured in action during a training session at a wrestling pit in Lahore, Pakistan on October 9, 2010. Kushti, an Indo-Pakistani form of wrestling, is several thousand years old and is a national sport in Pakistan. In ancient times it was used for combat and self-defense. Pakistani wrestlers Azhar Hussain and Muhammad Inam have won gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth games in Delhi, India in the 55kg and 84kg freestyle disciplines. The last time Pakistan won a wrestling gold at the Commonwealth games was in 1970 at Edinburugh, Scotland. - Carl De Souza/AFP - Getty Images
Two Afghan refugee sisters and
a Pakistani girl attend a daily class to learn how to read verses of the Koran, at a mosque in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
A Pakistani boy enjoys an
amusement ride on a wheel near Islamabad. The cart reads in Urdu, "Happy Eid, from London to America". Eid is a festival that marks the end of the Ramadan holiday month. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
Boys gather by a vendor
selling tropical fish on his bicycle on the outskirts of Islamabad. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
Mohammed Ali, 5, stands next
to his mother while they queue with other women and children for rations of rice during a donated food distribution, at the Beri Iman, a shrine of the famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
A young girl waits next
to her mother as she and others queue for a ration of rice during a donated food distribution at the Beri Iman, a shrine of famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
A girl walks a horse
in an alley of a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)
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man rides a motorcycle rickshaw as the rider tows another rickshaw during a cold and foggy day in Lahore, January 10, 2011.
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CONTROVERSIAL PRACTICE :A woman places her hand on her son's head as he lies buried in sand up to his neck during a partial solar eclipse at Karachi's Clifton beach Jan. 4. Yasir, a seven-year-old handicapped boy, joined people with disabilities who were buried chest-deep during the partial solar eclipse on Tuesday, as part of a traditional superstition that it would bring healing to their bodies.
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Pakistani schoolgirls collect their books from the debris of a government girls' school near the Afghan border in the Bara area of Khyber Agency, Pakistan on Jan. 24, after it was allegedly bombed by Taliban militants.
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Pakistani girl, right, looks on while standing in front of her house in an alley of a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011.
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refugee girls react as they look at a herd of goats during a daily Islamic religious class in a mosque at a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010.
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children react while following a show organized by the Hashoo foundation, in a tent at their camp on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. The Hashoo Foundation is an economic and social development agency that operates as an entity in its own right. It is both non-profit as well as non-partisan, and works with multiple stakeholders and communities irrespective of their race, caste, faith or creed.
A Pakistani family gathers around
a fire to warm themselves inside their makeshift tent on a roadside during a rainy day, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, AP / Muhammed Muheisen
A Pakistani coffee and tea
vendor, left, looks on while waiting for customers, as others gather around a fire waiting their turn to have a hair cut at a street barber, in a Christian neighborhood of Islamabad, Pakistan, AP / Muhammed