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Pictures of the month: January

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A Dani tribesman prepares to attack the Damal tribe during intertribal wars in the village of Old Kwaki in Timika, Indonesia's Papua province, January 6, 2010. REUTERS/Muhammad Yamin

A Dani tribesman prepares to attack the Damal tribe during intertribal wars in the village of Old Kwaki in Timika, Indonesia's Papua province, January 6, 2010. REUTERS/Muhammad Yamin

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Fifteen-year-old Fabianne Geismar lies dead after being shot in the head after looting wall hangings from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Fifteen-year-old Fabianne Geismar lies dead after being shot in the head after looting wall hangings from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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A survivor of the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau attends a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau, January 27, 2010 . REUTERS/Peter Andrews

A survivor of the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau attends a ceremony marking the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust, in Auschwitz Birkenau, January 27, 2010 . REUTERS/Peter Andrews

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A injured child receives medical treatment after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A injured child receives medical treatment after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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Residents walk next to a dead body after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Residents walk next to a dead body after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Pupils listen to the teacher under portraits of China's former leaders (L-R) Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De and Deng Xiaoping at Gao'er Hope School located on the top of Xiaohuatan Mountain in Jinan, Shandong province, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Pupils listen to the teacher under portraits of China's former leaders (L-R) Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De and Deng Xiaoping at Gao'er Hope School located on the top of Xiaohuatan Mountain in Jinan, Shandong province, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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A dog guards his owner's Saab car at a parking lot in Muiden, near Amsterdam, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

A dog guards his owner's Saab car at a parking lot in Muiden, near Amsterdam, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

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A balloon flies during the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d'Oex, January 23, 2010. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

A balloon flies during the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d'Oex, January 23, 2010. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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A looter holds a knife as he fights for products after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A looter holds a knife as he fights for products after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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A girl reaches out for goods thrown by looters from a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girl reaches out for goods thrown by looters from a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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Remains of seats from an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed into the Mediterranean are seen on the shore at Khaldeh as a helicopter flies above the crash site searching for survivors, south of Beirut, January 25, 2010,. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Remains of seats from an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed into the Mediterranean are seen on the shore at Khaldeh as a helicopter flies above the crash site searching for survivors, south of Beirut, January 25, 2010,. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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A group of American tourists wait to be evacuated by helicopter near the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Cuzco, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

A group of American tourists wait to be evacuated by helicopter near the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Cuzco, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

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Angolan youths play soccer on the beach in the capital Luanda, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Angolan youths play soccer on the beach in the capital Luanda, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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France's President Nicolas Sarkozy puts a bouquet of flowers during a ceremony in the Muslim section of France's World War One military cemetery at Notre Dame de Lorette in Ablain Saint Nazaire, northern France, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy puts a bouquet of flowers during a ceremony in the Muslim section of France's World War One military cemetery at Notre Dame de Lorette in Ablain Saint Nazaire, northern France, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

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A model presents a creation by Penkov at the Berlin Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010/11 in Berlin, January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

A model presents a creation by Penkov at the Berlin Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2010/11 in Berlin, January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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Britain's Prince William waits to address an audience at Victoria's Government House in Melbourne, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Britain's Prince William waits to address an audience at Victoria's Government House in Melbourne, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (L) and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin talk at Russia's ski resort Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi in Southern Russia, January 3, 2010. REUTERS/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/Dmitry Astakhov

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (L) and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin talk at Russia's ski resort Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi in Southern Russia, January 3, 2010. REUTERS/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/Dmitry Astakhov

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People take part in the 9th Annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York City January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

People take part in the 9th Annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York City January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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Aston Villa's James Milner celebrates scoring a penalty against Blackburn Rovers during their English League Cup semi-final soccer match at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Aston Villa's James Milner celebrates scoring a penalty against Blackburn Rovers during their English League Cup semi-final soccer match at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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A relative of passengers who were aboard on an Ethiopian Airlines plane, which crashed into the Mediterranean is comforted by a friend at Beirut international airport, January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A relative of passengers who were aboard on an Ethiopian Airlines plane, which crashed into the Mediterranean is comforted by a friend at Beirut international airport, January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

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A boy stands at a makeshift camp at a golf course in Port-au-Prince, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A boy stands at a makeshift camp at a golf course in Port-au-Prince, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Corpses of earthquake victims lie in a mass grave located on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Corpses of earthquake victims lie in a mass grave located on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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A resident reacts as he waits in line during a food distribution at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A resident reacts as he waits in line during a food distribution at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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A general view shows El Torcal nature park reserve after snowfall in Antequera, southern Spain, January 8, 2010. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A general view shows El Torcal nature park reserve after snowfall in Antequera, southern Spain, January 8, 2010. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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U.S. Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, are seen reflected in a puddle as they patrol in the small town of Delaram in Nimroz province, southern Afghanistan, January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

U.S. Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, are seen reflected in a puddle as they patrol in the small town of Delaram in Nimroz province, southern Afghanistan, January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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An Israeli border police officer (R) scuffles with a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish to what they say is their land, January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli border police officer (R) scuffles with a Palestinian protester during a demonstration against the expansion of the nearby Jewish settlement of Halamish to what they say is their land, January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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A woman raises her arms for products as people loot from a destroyed shop after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman raises her arms for products as people loot from a destroyed shop after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince, January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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A policeman beats a woman suspected of marauding on a street in Port-au-Prince, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A policeman beats a woman suspected of marauding on a street in Port-au-Prince, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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AC Milan David Beckham celebrates at the end of the match against Juventus during their Serie A soccer match at Olympic stadium in Turin, January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

AC Milan David Beckham celebrates at the end of the match against Juventus during their Serie A soccer match at Olympic stadium in Turin, January 10, 2010. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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U.S. President Barack Obama takes part in Sunday service at the Vermont Avenue Baptist church in Washington January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama takes part in Sunday service at the Vermont Avenue Baptist church in Washington January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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A private security guard stands outside a burning store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A private security guard stands outside a burning store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Cuban students watch waves crashing into Havana's seafront boulevard "El Malecon" January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Cuban students watch waves crashing into Havana's seafront boulevard "El Malecon" January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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Francis Levy, head of the North Alsacian Jewish community, inspects tombstones desecrated by vandals with Nazi swastikas in the Jewish Cemetery of Cronenbourg near Strasbourg, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Francis Levy, head of the North Alsacian Jewish community, inspects tombstones desecrated by vandals with Nazi swastikas in the Jewish Cemetery of Cronenbourg near Strasbourg, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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A woman leaves a voting booth at a polling station in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman leaves a voting booth at a polling station in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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Israeli nurses stand over a doll, representing an injured baby, during a drill simulating a biological attack, at Chaim Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

Israeli nurses stand over a doll, representing an injured baby, during a drill simulating a biological attack, at Chaim Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

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British Conservative MP Edward Leigh reacts as he enters the freezing waters of the Serpentine in Hyde Park, central London, January 8, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British Conservative MP Edward Leigh reacts as he enters the freezing waters of the Serpentine in Hyde Park, central London, January 8, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Thailand's Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (R) punches Japan's Satoshi Hosono during their World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight title bout in Tokyo, January 11, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Thailand's Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (R) punches Japan's Satoshi Hosono during their World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight title bout in Tokyo, January 11, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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A tourist gazes up towards the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A tourist gazes up towards the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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A woman puts her hand near a crack on a wall as she waits for food distribution in Port-au-Prince, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman puts her hand near a crack on a wall as she waits for food distribution in Port-au-Prince, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Father Juan Villa blesses a Shar Pei dog outside Madrid's San Anton church, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Father Juan Villa blesses a Shar Pei dog outside Madrid's San Anton church, January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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The Apple "iPad", a new tablet computing device, sits on display after its launch event in San Francisco, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Kimberly White

The Apple "iPad", a new tablet computing device, sits on display after its launch event in San Francisco, January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Kimberly White

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Fallen snow rests on Stonehenge in Salisbury, southern England, January 7, 2010. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

Fallen snow rests on Stonehenge in Salisbury, southern England, January 7, 2010. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

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Homeless children use blankets to protect themselves from the cold under a flyover in New Delhi, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

Homeless children use blankets to protect themselves from the cold under a flyover in New Delhi, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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American Flamingos and Chilean Flamingos (C) are seen at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in northern Japan, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato

American Flamingos and Chilean Flamingos (C) are seen at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in northern Japan, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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A man takes a photograph of a submerged car in the frozen Union canal near Winchburgh in central Scotland, January 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir

A man takes a photograph of a submerged car in the frozen Union canal near Winchburgh in central Scotland, January 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir

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U.S. President Barack Obama is joined by former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington while speaking about disaster aid to Haiti January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama is joined by former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington while speaking about disaster aid to Haiti January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish couple walks on the beach in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish couple walks on the beach in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod January 25, 2010. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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People sit on benches at a business building in Tokyo January 28, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

People sit on benches at a business building in Tokyo January 28, 2010. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Passengers queue to buy train tickets to go home at the Shanghai Railway Station January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Passengers queue to buy train tickets to go home at the Shanghai Railway Station January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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A man on hunger strike tapes his mouth as he spends time in a hall with fellow protesters in Ankara, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man on hunger strike tapes his mouth as he spends time in a hall with fellow protesters in Ankara, January 21, 2010. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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An Orthodox priest conducts a service in the town of Vyshgorod, northeast of Kiev, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An Orthodox priest conducts a service in the town of Vyshgorod, northeast of Kiev, January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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A child looks out of a window during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, near the Macedonian capital Skopje, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A child looks out of a window during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, near the Macedonian capital Skopje, January 13, 2010. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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Wrestlers train at the gymnasium of one of the most prestigious wrestling clubs in New Delhi January 12, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

Wrestlers train at the gymnasium of one of the most prestigious wrestling clubs in New Delhi January 12, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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A worshipper sits inside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem January 6, 2010, after the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A worshipper sits inside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem January 6, 2010, after the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Two men dressed up as centurions look a couple tourists in front of a shop, offering discounted goods, in downtown Rome January 5, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Two men dressed up as centurions look a couple tourists in front of a shop, offering discounted goods, in downtown Rome January 5, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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