Pakistani army soldiers take positions a day before the nationwide election, in Peshawar. An especially violent spate of killings, kidnappings and bombings has marred the run-up to Pakistan's nationwide election to be held on Saturday.
"Pam" by The National Archives UK MI5 staff member pictured on beach. This ordinary looking snapshot was taken and planted as part of a complex WWII intelligence plan known as Operation Mincemeat. The intention was that this photograph would make other documents secreted with it seem more authentic. These documents, passed on to German agents, suggested that the Allies were not planning an invasion of southern Europe via Sicily. This led to a weakening of German defence of Sicily.