WEEK IN PHOTOS: Texas Sinkhole, Myanmar Cyclone, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Texas Sinkhole, Myanmar Cyclone, More
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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), May 8, 2008— A small temple sits partially submerged in a rice field near the remains of a house destroyed by last weekend's devastating Cyclone Nargis.

On Thursday the UN's World Food Programme said its first flight carrying aid to cyclone victims had received clearance from Myanmar's ruling military junta.

But the UN halted shipments the next day after the junta seized 38 tons of supplies, saying it planned to distribute them under its own efforts, the Associated Press reported.

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