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<p>Free Syrian Army fighters take cover inside a damaged house in Deir al-Zor August 19, 2013.  REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi</p>

Free Syrian Army fighters take cover inside a damaged house in Deir al-Zor August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Free Syrian Army fighters take cover inside a damaged house in Deir al-Zor August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

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<p>Indian policemen detain an activist of the Forum for Justice to Enforced Disappeared Persons (FJEDP) during a protest in Srinagar, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Indian policemen detain an activist of the Forum for Justice to Enforced Disappeared Persons (FJEDP) during a protest in Srinagar, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Indian policemen detain an activist of the Forum for Justice to Enforced Disappeared Persons (FJEDP) during a protest in Srinagar, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>A boy in a stroller holds an image of overthrown Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi as his sibling sleeps, in front of dozens of Muslim-American men praying during a protest in Times Square in New York, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

A boy in a stroller holds an image of overthrown Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi as his sibling sleeps, in front of dozens of Muslim-American men praying during a protest in Times Square in New York, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A boy in a stroller holds an image of overthrown Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi as his sibling sleeps, in front of dozens of Muslim-American men praying during a protest in Times Square in New York, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino</p>

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

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<p>A firefighter tries to drag a woman into the window of a hotel after she cut her wrist and attempted to jump off the seventh floor, in Tongren, Guizhou province, China, August 19, 2013. According to local media, the woman attempted suicide because of relationship problems and was sent to hospital for treatment after being rescued.  REUTERS/China Daily</p>

A firefighter tries to drag a woman into the window of a hotel after she cut her wrist and attempted to jump off the seventh floor, in Tongren, Guizhou province, China, August 19, 2013. According to local media, the woman attempted suicide because of...more

A firefighter tries to drag a woman into the window of a hotel after she cut her wrist and attempted to jump off the seventh floor, in Tongren, Guizhou province, China, August 19, 2013. According to local media, the woman attempted suicide because of relationship problems and was sent to hospital for treatment after being rescued. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Residents use a mosquito net to catch fish along a flooded alley in a residential district in Bacoor, Cavite near Manila, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro</p>

Residents use a mosquito net to catch fish along a flooded alley in a residential district in Bacoor, Cavite near Manila, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Residents use a mosquito net to catch fish along a flooded alley in a residential district in Bacoor, Cavite near Manila, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Sheriff's Deputy John Conley tries to calm Aaliyah Battle who points at her mother while on a bus at a local Walmart following an shooting incident at McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia, August 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Sheriff's Deputy John Conley tries to calm Aaliyah Battle who points at her mother while on a bus at a local Walmart following an shooting incident at McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell more

Sheriff's Deputy John Conley tries to calm Aaliyah Battle who points at her mother while on a bus at a local Walmart following an shooting incident at McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Mayflies are pictured above a river at dusk in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China, August 19, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily</p>

Mayflies are pictured above a river at dusk in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China, August 19, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

Mayflies are pictured above a river at dusk in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China, August 19, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Men eat lunch and relax on a stairway covered in artificial grass near St. Pancras Station in London, August 20 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett</p>

Men eat lunch and relax on a stairway covered in artificial grass near St. Pancras Station in London, August 20 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Men eat lunch and relax on a stairway covered in artificial grass near St. Pancras Station in London, August 20 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>An Infovalley staff member shows the digital autopsy forensic application, which possesses three-dimensional capabilities to view and dissect the digital body in high definition visuals, at the company's office in Kuala Lumpur June 13, 2013. Malaysian entrepreneur Mathavan Chandran wants to revive the moribund post-mortem by replacing the scalpel with a scanner and the autopsy slab with a touchscreen computer. Infovalley's iGene 3D imaging software is, Chandran says, the first to package the autopsy process and offer it commercially as a suite of services that stretches from the moment of death to the delivery of a post-mortem report. Picture taken June 13, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad</p>

An Infovalley staff member shows the digital autopsy forensic application, which possesses three-dimensional capabilities to view and dissect the digital body in high definition visuals, at the company's office in Kuala Lumpur June 13, 2013....more

An Infovalley staff member shows the digital autopsy forensic application, which possesses three-dimensional capabilities to view and dissect the digital body in high definition visuals, at the company's office in Kuala Lumpur June 13, 2013. Malaysian entrepreneur Mathavan Chandran wants to revive the moribund post-mortem by replacing the scalpel with a scanner and the autopsy slab with a touchscreen computer. Infovalley's iGene 3D imaging software is, Chandran says, the first to package the autopsy process and offer it commercially as a suite of services that stretches from the moment of death to the delivery of a post-mortem report. Picture taken June 13, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad

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<p>A man carries his bicycle through a flooded street brought by the monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Pasig city, metro Manila August 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Al Falcon</p>

A man carries his bicycle through a flooded street brought by the monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Pasig city, metro Manila August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Al Falcon

A man carries his bicycle through a flooded street brought by the monsoon rain, intensified by tropical storm Trami, in Pasig city, metro Manila August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Al Falcon

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<p>British citizen Melissa Reid (front C) and Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly (back C) are escorted by police after leaving the public prosecutor's office at Callao, August 20, 2013. McCollum Connolly and Reid were detained in Lima last week, accused of trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine to Europe. The two women have protested their innocence, saying they were forced to carry items in their luggage at gunpoint. Peruvian officials say the two women were en route to Madrid and Majorca on August 6 when airport officials discovered almost 12 kilos (26 lbs) of cocaine hidden inside food packages in their luggage. The cocaine was said to have a street value of some two million U.S. dollars. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo</p>

British citizen Melissa Reid (front C) and Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly (back C) are escorted by police after leaving the public prosecutor's office at Callao, August 20, 2013. McCollum Connolly and Reid were detained in Lima last...more

British citizen Melissa Reid (front C) and Belfast resident Michaella McCollum Connolly (back C) are escorted by police after leaving the public prosecutor's office at Callao, August 20, 2013. McCollum Connolly and Reid were detained in Lima last week, accused of trying to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine to Europe. The two women have protested their innocence, saying they were forced to carry items in their luggage at gunpoint. Peruvian officials say the two women were en route to Madrid and Majorca on August 6 when airport officials discovered almost 12 kilos (26 lbs) of cocaine hidden inside food packages in their luggage. The cocaine was said to have a street value of some two million U.S. dollars. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

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<p>Professor Karl Oldhafer, chief physician of general and visceral surgery at the Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek, performs liver surgery, one of the first surgeries of its kind in Germany with the support of a tablet computer to access and visualize planning data, August 15, 2013. The tablet computer uses augmented reality, which allows the liver to be filmed with an iPad and overlaid during an operation with virtual 3D models reconstructed from the real organ. Developed by Fraunhofer MEVIS in Bremen, this procedure helps locate critical structures such as tumors and vessels and is expected to improve the quality of transferring pre-operational resection plans into actual surgery. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer</p>

Professor Karl Oldhafer, chief physician of general and visceral surgery at the Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek, performs liver surgery, one of the first surgeries of its kind in Germany with the support of a tablet computer to access and...more

Professor Karl Oldhafer, chief physician of general and visceral surgery at the Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek, performs liver surgery, one of the first surgeries of its kind in Germany with the support of a tablet computer to access and visualize planning data, August 15, 2013. The tablet computer uses augmented reality, which allows the liver to be filmed with an iPad and overlaid during an operation with virtual 3D models reconstructed from the real organ. Developed by Fraunhofer MEVIS in Bremen, this procedure helps locate critical structures such as tumors and vessels and is expected to improve the quality of transferring pre-operational resection plans into actual surgery. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

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<p>An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks down at a shofar, made from a ram's horn, he is carrying while praying at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks down at a shofar, made from a ram's horn, he is carrying while praying at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks down at a shofar, made from a ram's horn, he is carrying while praying at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>The Team Emirates New Zealand sails before the third race of their Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series yacht race against Luna Rossa Challenge in this underwater picture in San Francisco, August 18, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews</p>

The Team Emirates New Zealand sails before the third race of their Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series yacht race against Luna Rossa Challenge in this underwater picture in San Francisco, August 18, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

The Team Emirates New Zealand sails before the third race of their Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series yacht race against Luna Rossa Challenge in this underwater picture in San Francisco, August 18, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

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<p>A mudlark uses a metal detector to search for items of value along the South Pier in Blackpool, northern England, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth</p>

A mudlark uses a metal detector to search for items of value along the South Pier in Blackpool, northern England, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A mudlark uses a metal detector to search for items of value along the South Pier in Blackpool, northern England, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>A resident carries a child towards an evacuation centre for flood victims in Marikina, Metro Manila, August 20, 2013.  REUTERS/John Javellana</p>

A resident carries a child towards an evacuation centre for flood victims in Marikina, Metro Manila, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/John Javellana

A resident carries a child towards an evacuation centre for flood victims in Marikina, Metro Manila, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/John Javellana

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<p>A Palestinian woman and girls watch from a window during the funeral of Majed Lahlouh in Jenin refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Jenin August 20, 2013. Israeli soldiers shot dead Lahlouh and wounded two others during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank early on Tuesday, Palestinian medical officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces arrested a suspected militant in Jenin and, after being attacked, shot back. She said one Palestinian was apparently killed and two soldiers slightly hurt. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside</p>

A Palestinian woman and girls watch from a window during the funeral of Majed Lahlouh in Jenin refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Jenin August 20, 2013. Israeli soldiers shot dead Lahlouh and wounded two others during a raid in the Jenin...more

A Palestinian woman and girls watch from a window during the funeral of Majed Lahlouh in Jenin refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Jenin August 20, 2013. Israeli soldiers shot dead Lahlouh and wounded two others during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank early on Tuesday, Palestinian medical officials said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces arrested a suspected militant in Jenin and, after being attacked, shot back. She said one Palestinian was apparently killed and two soldiers slightly hurt. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

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<p>Geese fly over the the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, August 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

Geese fly over the the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Geese fly over the the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Military policemen, firefighters, and a boy dressed as a military policeman demonstrate to call for increased wages, better working conditions and for the Proposed Constitutional Amendment (PEC) 300 to be passed, at the National Congress building in Brasilia August 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino</p>

Military policemen, firefighters, and a boy dressed as a military policeman demonstrate to call for increased wages, better working conditions and for the Proposed Constitutional Amendment (PEC) 300 to be passed, at the National Congress building in...more

Military policemen, firefighters, and a boy dressed as a military policeman demonstrate to call for increased wages, better working conditions and for the Proposed Constitutional Amendment (PEC) 300 to be passed, at the National Congress building in Brasilia August 20, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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<p>A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa, Yemen, August 20, 2013. T REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah</p>

A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa, Yemen, August 20, 2013. T REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A Bedouin man jumps over camels during the Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa, Yemen, August 20, 2013. T REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A resident walks with a child in front of the Jinan Intermediate People's Court building, where the trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be held in Jinan, Shandong province August 21, 2013. The trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be televised live to reporters in eastern China, a Hong Kong-based broadcaster said, a landmark move by authorities to appear transparent as they put a lid on the country's biggest political scandal in decades. Bo, 64, is set to appear in public for the first time in 17 months in a court in the eastern city of Jinan in Shandong province, capping the country's biggest political scandal since the 1976 downfall of the Gang of Four at the end of the Cultural Revolution. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A resident walks with a child in front of the Jinan Intermediate People's Court building, where the trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be held in Jinan, Shandong province August 21, 2013. The trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo...more

A resident walks with a child in front of the Jinan Intermediate People's Court building, where the trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be held in Jinan, Shandong province August 21, 2013. The trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai will be televised live to reporters in eastern China, a Hong Kong-based broadcaster said, a landmark move by authorities to appear transparent as they put a lid on the country's biggest political scandal in decades. Bo, 64, is set to appear in public for the first time in 17 months in a court in the eastern city of Jinan in Shandong province, capping the country's biggest political scandal since the 1976 downfall of the Gang of Four at the end of the Cultural Revolution. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A man walks inside the damaged historical old souk of Homs August 19, 2013.  REUTERS/Yazan Homsy</p>

A man walks inside the damaged historical old souk of Homs August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A man walks inside the damaged historical old souk of Homs August 19, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

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<p>Members of conservative civic groups (not pictured), which consists of North Korean defectors living in South Korea, release balloons towards North Korea in Yeoncheon, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, north of Seoul, August 21, 2013. The balloons contain soap, socks, condoms, rubber gloves, toothpaste, toothbrushes and leaflets denouncing the North Korean regime. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won</p>

Members of conservative civic groups (not pictured), which consists of North Korean defectors living in South Korea, release balloons towards North Korea in Yeoncheon, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, north of Seoul, August 21,...more

Members of conservative civic groups (not pictured), which consists of North Korean defectors living in South Korea, release balloons towards North Korea in Yeoncheon, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, north of Seoul, August 21, 2013. The balloons contain soap, socks, condoms, rubber gloves, toothpaste, toothbrushes and leaflets denouncing the North Korean regime. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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