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<p>An man pulls a mare during the Sicab International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville November 25, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo </p>

An man pulls a mare during the Sicab International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville November 25, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

An man pulls a mare during the Sicab International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville November 25, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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<p>Pilgrims wait to see a cave where Prophet Mohammad prayed on Noor Mountain in the holy city of Mecca before the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz</p>

Pilgrims wait to see a cave where Prophet Mohammad prayed on Noor Mountain in the holy city of Mecca before the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

Pilgrims wait to see a cave where Prophet Mohammad prayed on Noor Mountain in the holy city of Mecca before the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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<p>An Israeli police officer leans on a bus next to a dummy during a drill simulating a bomb attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City November 25, 2009. Some 300 policemen, firefighters and rescue workers took part in a routine drill to help increase preparedness for emergency situations in civilian areas. REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

An Israeli police officer leans on a bus next to a dummy during a drill simulating a bomb attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City November 25, 2009. Some 300 policemen, firefighters and rescue workers took part in a routine drill to help...more

An Israeli police officer leans on a bus next to a dummy during a drill simulating a bomb attack near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City November 25, 2009. Some 300 policemen, firefighters and rescue workers took part in a routine drill to help increase preparedness for emergency situations in civilian areas. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>A man repairs a cash machine outside a bank in London, November 25, 2009. Banks won a two-year British court battle over overdraft charges, dealing a blow to hundreds of thousands of customers seeking to claim back billions of pounds which they say were levied unfairly. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A man repairs a cash machine outside a bank in London, November 25, 2009. Banks won a two-year British court battle over overdraft charges, dealing a blow to hundreds of thousands of customers seeking to claim back billions of pounds which they say...more

A man repairs a cash machine outside a bank in London, November 25, 2009. Banks won a two-year British court battle over overdraft charges, dealing a blow to hundreds of thousands of customers seeking to claim back billions of pounds which they say were levied unfairly. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Swans swim in a small lock after council workers rounded up them from Hamburg's inner city lake Alster November 23, 2009. Every year the swans are collected from waterways around the northern German city of Hamburg and taken to winter quarters where they are fed and cared for until the spring. REUTERS/Christian Charisius </p>

Swans swim in a small lock after council workers rounded up them from Hamburg's inner city lake Alster November 23, 2009. Every year the swans are collected from waterways around the northern German city of Hamburg and taken to winter quarters where...more

Swans swim in a small lock after council workers rounded up them from Hamburg's inner city lake Alster November 23, 2009. Every year the swans are collected from waterways around the northern German city of Hamburg and taken to winter quarters where they are fed and cared for until the spring. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Former servicemen cry as they say goodbye to their fellow soldiers following the end of their army service term at a railway station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province November 25, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Former servicemen cry as they say goodbye to their fellow soldiers following the end of their army service term at a railway station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province November 25, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

Former servicemen cry as they say goodbye to their fellow soldiers following the end of their army service term at a railway station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province November 25, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier </p>

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier

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<p>Pastor Charles Hudson cries as he looks at the damage to the Madison School, where Hudson worked with the anti-violence organization Bondage Busters, in Youngstown, Ohio November 21, 2009. Youngstown has 4,500 vacant structures in a city of about 75,000 people, and about 22,000 vacant parcels of land. REUTERS/Brian Snyder </p>

Pastor Charles Hudson cries as he looks at the damage to the Madison School, where Hudson worked with the anti-violence organization Bondage Busters, in Youngstown, Ohio November 21, 2009. Youngstown has 4,500 vacant structures in a city of about...more

Pastor Charles Hudson cries as he looks at the damage to the Madison School, where Hudson worked with the anti-violence organization Bondage Busters, in Youngstown, Ohio November 21, 2009. Youngstown has 4,500 vacant structures in a city of about 75,000 people, and about 22,000 vacant parcels of land. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb November 26, 2009. The authorities imposed a ban on smoking in public in May this year but had to abolish it after widespread protests this summer. REUTERS/Nikola Solic </p>

A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb November 26, 2009. The authorities imposed a ban on smoking in public in May this year but had to abolish it after widespread protests...more

A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb November 26, 2009. The authorities imposed a ban on smoking in public in May this year but had to abolish it after widespread protests this summer. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

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<p>A suspect is frisked by a policeman patrolling the slum district of Petare in Caracas November 21, 2009. The dozens of murders every weekend in Caracas are just the tip of a crime problem that polls show is Venezuelans' main daily concern. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins </p>

A suspect is frisked by a policeman patrolling the slum district of Petare in Caracas November 21, 2009. The dozens of murders every weekend in Caracas are just the tip of a crime problem that polls show is Venezuelans' main daily concern....more

A suspect is frisked by a policeman patrolling the slum district of Petare in Caracas November 21, 2009. The dozens of murders every weekend in Caracas are just the tip of a crime problem that polls show is Venezuelans' main daily concern. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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<p>Rescuers prepare to enter the Xinxing coal mine to search for survivors following a gas explosion at the mine in Hegang, Heilongjiang Province November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Rescuers prepare to enter the Xinxing coal mine to search for survivors following a gas explosion at the mine in Hegang, Heilongjiang Province November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song

Rescuers prepare to enter the Xinxing coal mine to search for survivors following a gas explosion at the mine in Hegang, Heilongjiang Province November 22, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Soldiers from Iran's army fire an anti-aircraft gun during the Defenders of Velayat (Pontificate) Sky Manoeuvre 2 near Arak, 290 km (180 miles) southwest of Tehran November 23, 2009. REUTERS/FARS NEWS/Ali Shayegan </p>

Soldiers from Iran's army fire an anti-aircraft gun during the Defenders of Velayat (Pontificate) Sky Manoeuvre 2 near Arak, 290 km (180 miles) southwest of Tehran November 23, 2009. REUTERS/FARS NEWS/Ali Shayegan

Soldiers from Iran's army fire an anti-aircraft gun during the Defenders of Velayat (Pontificate) Sky Manoeuvre 2 near Arak, 290 km (180 miles) southwest of Tehran November 23, 2009. REUTERS/FARS NEWS/Ali Shayegan

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<p>A medic looks over the X-ray of a boy who was injured in a bomb blast in Peshawar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz </p>

A medic looks over the X-ray of a boy who was injured in a bomb blast in Peshawar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

A medic looks over the X-ray of a boy who was injured in a bomb blast in Peshawar November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

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<p>Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang </p>

Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>"Courage", the National Thanksgiving Turkey, is pictured on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, November 25, 2009, before being pardoned by President Barack Obama. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

"Courage", the National Thanksgiving Turkey, is pictured on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, November 25, 2009, before being pardoned by President Barack Obama. REUTERS/Jason Reed

"Courage", the National Thanksgiving Turkey, is pictured on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, November 25, 2009, before being pardoned by President Barack Obama. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>An Afghan policeman frisks an Afghan man at a checkpoint near of the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Tillman November 24, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos </p>

An Afghan policeman frisks an Afghan man at a checkpoint near of the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Tillman November 24, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

An Afghan policeman frisks an Afghan man at a checkpoint near of the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Tillman November 24, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

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<p>Uriel Ben-Hamo (L), Israel's kickboxing champion, trains in a gym in Jerusalem November 19, 2009. Ben-Hamo, 19, divides his time between punching bags and the more peaceful pursuits of a yeshiva, or Orthodox Jewish seminary. REUTERS/Baz Ratner </p>

Uriel Ben-Hamo (L), Israel's kickboxing champion, trains in a gym in Jerusalem November 19, 2009. Ben-Hamo, 19, divides his time between punching bags and the more peaceful pursuits of a yeshiva, or Orthodox Jewish seminary. REUTERS/Baz Ratner more

Uriel Ben-Hamo (L), Israel's kickboxing champion, trains in a gym in Jerusalem November 19, 2009. Ben-Hamo, 19, divides his time between punching bags and the more peaceful pursuits of a yeshiva, or Orthodox Jewish seminary. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A dead alligator lies in a drying lake that forms part of the Amazon river system, near the city of Manaquiri November 22, 2009. After a rainy season that caused some of the worst flooding in recent history, the seasonal drought that followed is proving to be especially bad as well. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Amazonaspress </p>

A dead alligator lies in a drying lake that forms part of the Amazon river system, near the city of Manaquiri November 22, 2009. After a rainy season that caused some of the worst flooding in recent history, the seasonal drought that followed is...more

A dead alligator lies in a drying lake that forms part of the Amazon river system, near the city of Manaquiri November 22, 2009. After a rainy season that caused some of the worst flooding in recent history, the seasonal drought that followed is proving to be especially bad as well. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly/Amazonaspress

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<p>A family of asylum seeker from Kosovo camp out in a squat in the town of Angers, western France, November 24, 2009. The groups from countries such as the Darfur area of Sudan, Mali and Kosovo are demanding the right to remain in France, have been gathering the area for 21 days. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe </p>

A family of asylum seeker from Kosovo camp out in a squat in the town of Angers, western France, November 24, 2009. The groups from countries such as the Darfur area of Sudan, Mali and Kosovo are demanding the right to remain in France, have been...more

A family of asylum seeker from Kosovo camp out in a squat in the town of Angers, western France, November 24, 2009. The groups from countries such as the Darfur area of Sudan, Mali and Kosovo are demanding the right to remain in France, have been gathering the area for 21 days. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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<p>A lignite mine is seen behind the castle of Jezeri near the city of Most, 100km (62 miles) north-west from Prague November 24, 2009. Despite international efforts to limit carbon dioxide emissions from sources such as coal-burning power station, Czech coal mining companies are pushing to extend coal production. REUTERS/Petr Josek </p>

A lignite mine is seen behind the castle of Jezeri near the city of Most, 100km (62 miles) north-west from Prague November 24, 2009. Despite international efforts to limit carbon dioxide emissions from sources such as coal-burning power station,...more

A lignite mine is seen behind the castle of Jezeri near the city of Most, 100km (62 miles) north-west from Prague November 24, 2009. Despite international efforts to limit carbon dioxide emissions from sources such as coal-burning power station, Czech coal mining companies are pushing to extend coal production. REUTERS/Petr Josek

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