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<p>A student receives a H1N1 vaccine injection at a hospital in Suining, Sichuan province November 11, 2009. H1N1 flu is on the rise in China and Japan after triggering an unusually early start to the winter influenza season in Europe, Central Asia and North America, the World Health Organisation said. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A student receives a H1N1 vaccine injection at a hospital in Suining, Sichuan province November 11, 2009. H1N1 flu is on the rise in China and Japan after triggering an unusually early start to the winter influenza season in Europe, Central Asia and...more

A student receives a H1N1 vaccine injection at a hospital in Suining, Sichuan province November 11, 2009. H1N1 flu is on the rise in China and Japan after triggering an unusually early start to the winter influenza season in Europe, Central Asia and North America, the World Health Organisation said. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A Kremlin Guard recruit embraces an acquaintance, before he leaves for Moscow to serve at the Presidential Regiment in the Kremlin, at a railway station in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 11, 2009. The Kremlin Guard, or Presidential Regiment, is a military regiment charged with the security of the Kremlin and its state officials. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin </p>

A Kremlin Guard recruit embraces an acquaintance, before he leaves for Moscow to serve at the Presidential Regiment in the Kremlin, at a railway station in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 11, 2009. The Kremlin Guard, or Presidential...more

A Kremlin Guard recruit embraces an acquaintance, before he leaves for Moscow to serve at the Presidential Regiment in the Kremlin, at a railway station in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, November 11, 2009. The Kremlin Guard, or Presidential Regiment, is a military regiment charged with the security of the Kremlin and its state officials. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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<p>A man begs for money in the subway in Tbilisi, November 11, 2009. The inscription on the wall reads "I'm hungry". REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili </p>

A man begs for money in the subway in Tbilisi, November 11, 2009. The inscription on the wall reads "I'm hungry". REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A man begs for money in the subway in Tbilisi, November 11, 2009. The inscription on the wall reads "I'm hungry". REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>Ice forms on a public bus, following a snowfall in Taiyuan, Shanxi province November 11, 2009. Thousands of vehicles have been trapped on roads after two days of snow in China's biggest coal-mining province, disrupting the movement of people and coal, state media reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Ice forms on a public bus, following a snowfall in Taiyuan, Shanxi province November 11, 2009. Thousands of vehicles have been trapped on roads after two days of snow in China's biggest coal-mining province, disrupting the movement of people and...more

Ice forms on a public bus, following a snowfall in Taiyuan, Shanxi province November 11, 2009. Thousands of vehicles have been trapped on roads after two days of snow in China's biggest coal-mining province, disrupting the movement of people and coal, state media reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A wooden cross floats amongst poppies that have been thrown into a fountain in Trafalgar Square during the Armistice Day of remembrance in central London November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth </p>

A wooden cross floats amongst poppies that have been thrown into a fountain in Trafalgar Square during the Armistice Day of remembrance in central London November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A wooden cross floats amongst poppies that have been thrown into a fountain in Trafalgar Square during the Armistice Day of remembrance in central London November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>People in swimsuits dance during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimwear parade at one time, in Sydney November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

People in swimsuits dance during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimwear parade at one time, in Sydney November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

People in swimsuits dance during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimwear parade at one time, in Sydney November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>Singer Taylor Swift performs "Fifteen" at the 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Tami Chappell </p>

Singer Taylor Swift performs "Fifteen" at the 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Singer Taylor Swift performs "Fifteen" at the 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh reacts after being hit in the eye during the first half of their NBA game against the Chicago Bulls in Toronto November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Cassese </p>

Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh reacts after being hit in the eye during the first half of their NBA game against the Chicago Bulls in Toronto November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh reacts after being hit in the eye during the first half of their NBA game against the Chicago Bulls in Toronto November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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<p>Wu Zhi Mi, 40 years old, (R) have a laugh with a friend as they rest between performances in the "Kingdom Of The Dwarves" show in Kunming World Butterflies Garden, Yunnan province, November 11, 2009. The "Kingdom of The Dwarves" was opened last summer with over 100 midgets from all over China, forming a unique community. The only criteria for a job in the "Kingdom Of The Dwarves" was to be shorter than 130cm. Discrimination in their home town and a lack of job opportunities are some of the reasons why the midgets sought work in the park. The park runs two shows a day. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

Wu Zhi Mi, 40 years old, (R) have a laugh with a friend as they rest between performances in the "Kingdom Of The Dwarves" show in Kunming World Butterflies Garden, Yunnan province, November 11, 2009. The "Kingdom of The Dwarves" was opened last...more

Wu Zhi Mi, 40 years old, (R) have a laugh with a friend as they rest between performances in the "Kingdom Of The Dwarves" show in Kunming World Butterflies Garden, Yunnan province, November 11, 2009. The "Kingdom of The Dwarves" was opened last summer with over 100 midgets from all over China, forming a unique community. The only criteria for a job in the "Kingdom Of The Dwarves" was to be shorter than 130cm. Discrimination in their home town and a lack of job opportunities are some of the reasons why the midgets sought work in the park. The park runs two shows a day. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel stand at attention as they attend the Armistice Day World War One commemoration at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2009. Chancellor Merkel is the first German leader to attend the Armistice Day ceremonies in Paris. REUTERS/Francois Mori/Pool</p>

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel stand at attention as they attend the Armistice Day World War One commemoration at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2009....more

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel stand at attention as they attend the Armistice Day World War One commemoration at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2009. Chancellor Merkel is the first German leader to attend the Armistice Day ceremonies in Paris. REUTERS/Francois Mori/Pool

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<p>Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos talks to the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney as they visit the graves of unknown soldiers killed in World War II after a Veterans Day memorial ceremony at the American cemetery in Taguig, Metro Manila November 11, 2009. The American cemetery in Manila contains the remains of 16, 631 Americans killed who died in the Pacific, China, India and Burma during World War II. REUTERS/Erik de Castro </p>

Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos talks to the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney as they visit the graves of unknown soldiers killed in World War II after a Veterans Day memorial ceremony at the American cemetery in Taguig,...more

Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos talks to the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney as they visit the graves of unknown soldiers killed in World War II after a Veterans Day memorial ceremony at the American cemetery in Taguig, Metro Manila November 11, 2009. The American cemetery in Manila contains the remains of 16, 631 Americans killed who died in the Pacific, China, India and Burma during World War II. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

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<p>Service women embrace after viewing the Armed Forces Memorial during Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>

Service women embrace after viewing the Armed Forces Memorial during Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Service women embrace after viewing the Armed Forces Memorial during Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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<p>An Israeli soldier stands guard next to the controversial Israeli barrier during the repair of a section of the barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah November 11, 2009. Masked Palestinian youths breached the 6-metre (20-foot) high section of Israel's security wall in the occupied West Bank on Friday November 6, 2009 in a protest marking the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago this month. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

An Israeli soldier stands guard next to the controversial Israeli barrier during the repair of a section of the barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah November 11, 2009. Masked Palestinian youths breached the 6-metre (20-foot) high...more

An Israeli soldier stands guard next to the controversial Israeli barrier during the repair of a section of the barrier in the West Bank village of Nilin, near Ramallah November 11, 2009. Masked Palestinian youths breached the 6-metre (20-foot) high section of Israel's security wall in the occupied West Bank on Friday November 6, 2009 in a protest marking the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago this month. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A policeman runs in tear gas during protests on the outskirts of Mexico City November 11, 2009. The Mexican Electricity Workers' Union called out for another massive protest, challenging Mexico's President Felipe Calderon's plans to clean up the bloated public sector after Calderon shut down the money-losing state-owned power utility Luz y Fuerza del Centro (LFC) on October 11. REUTERS/Jorge Dan </p>

A policeman runs in tear gas during protests on the outskirts of Mexico City November 11, 2009. The Mexican Electricity Workers' Union called out for another massive protest, challenging Mexico's President Felipe Calderon's plans to clean up the...more

A policeman runs in tear gas during protests on the outskirts of Mexico City November 11, 2009. The Mexican Electricity Workers' Union called out for another massive protest, challenging Mexico's President Felipe Calderon's plans to clean up the bloated public sector after Calderon shut down the money-losing state-owned power utility Luz y Fuerza del Centro (LFC) on October 11. REUTERS/Jorge Dan

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<p>A British military chaplain prepares his service before a Remembrance Day ceremony at the British cemetery in Kabul November 11, 2009. Commonwealth countries as well as other countries around the world observe two minutes of silence at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month (11:00 am, 11 November), marking the time (in the United Kingdom) the Germans signed the Armistice which ended World War I in 1918. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen</p>

A British military chaplain prepares his service before a Remembrance Day ceremony at the British cemetery in Kabul November 11, 2009. Commonwealth countries as well as other countries around the world observe two minutes of silence at the eleventh...more

A British military chaplain prepares his service before a Remembrance Day ceremony at the British cemetery in Kabul November 11, 2009. Commonwealth countries as well as other countries around the world observe two minutes of silence at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month (11:00 am, 11 November), marking the time (in the United Kingdom) the Germans signed the Armistice which ended World War I in 1918. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>A man talks on the phone at the VIP zone of the new Territorio Santos Modelo stadium in Torreon, northern Mexico, November 11, 2009. The stadium will host the games of the Santos soccer team. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo </p>

A man talks on the phone at the VIP zone of the new Territorio Santos Modelo stadium in Torreon, northern Mexico, November 11, 2009. The stadium will host the games of the Santos soccer team. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A man talks on the phone at the VIP zone of the new Territorio Santos Modelo stadium in Torreon, northern Mexico, November 11, 2009. The stadium will host the games of the Santos soccer team. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

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<p>Candles burn at a condolence area commemorating late soccer player Robert Enke outside the headquarters of Germany's first Bundesliga soccer team Hanover 96 in the northern German city of Hanover November 11, 2009. Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke, who committed suicide by jumping in front of an express train, was suffering from depression, his wife and his doctor said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Thomas Peter </p>

Candles burn at a condolence area commemorating late soccer player Robert Enke outside the headquarters of Germany's first Bundesliga soccer team Hanover 96 in the northern German city of Hanover November 11, 2009. Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke, who...more

Candles burn at a condolence area commemorating late soccer player Robert Enke outside the headquarters of Germany's first Bundesliga soccer team Hanover 96 in the northern German city of Hanover November 11, 2009. Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke, who committed suicide by jumping in front of an express train, was suffering from depression, his wife and his doctor said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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<p>The Rockettes' legs can be seen as the curtain rises on a dress rehearsal of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular show in New York November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

The Rockettes' legs can be seen as the curtain rises on a dress rehearsal of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular show in New York November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Rockettes' legs can be seen as the curtain rises on a dress rehearsal of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular show in New York November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims during the men's 200m medley qualification heat at the short-course World Cup swimming competition in Stockholm, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Scanpix/Maja Suslin </p>

Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims during the men's 200m medley qualification heat at the short-course World Cup swimming competition in Stockholm, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Scanpix/Maja Suslin

Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims during the men's 200m medley qualification heat at the short-course World Cup swimming competition in Stockholm, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Scanpix/Maja Suslin

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<p>President Barack Obama bows his head during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia to mark Veterans Day November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President Barack Obama bows his head during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia to mark Veterans Day November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama bows his head during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia to mark Veterans Day November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>A Salvadoran boy eats his meal at a refugee center in San Pedro Perulapan, about 23 km (14 miles) east of San Salvador November 11, 2009. Ida dwindled to a tropical depression on Tuesday after crawling ashore in Alabama from the Gulf of Mexico, and oil operations in the Gulf were quickly returning to normal after being widely disrupted by the storm. As Ida earlier trekked northward toward the Gulf of Mexico over parts of Central America, torrential rain, floods and mudslides caused 152 deaths in El Salvador in the last few days. REUTERS/Luis Galdamez </p>

A Salvadoran boy eats his meal at a refugee center in San Pedro Perulapan, about 23 km (14 miles) east of San Salvador November 11, 2009. Ida dwindled to a tropical depression on Tuesday after crawling ashore in Alabama from the Gulf of Mexico, and...more

A Salvadoran boy eats his meal at a refugee center in San Pedro Perulapan, about 23 km (14 miles) east of San Salvador November 11, 2009. Ida dwindled to a tropical depression on Tuesday after crawling ashore in Alabama from the Gulf of Mexico, and oil operations in the Gulf were quickly returning to normal after being widely disrupted by the storm. As Ida earlier trekked northward toward the Gulf of Mexico over parts of Central America, torrential rain, floods and mudslides caused 152 deaths in El Salvador in the last few days. REUTERS/Luis Galdamez

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<p>A man dressed as a Revolutionary War soldier stands during the Veterans Day parade in New York, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A man dressed as a Revolutionary War soldier stands during the Veterans Day parade in New York, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A man dressed as a Revolutionary War soldier stands during the Veterans Day parade in New York, November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Buddhist monks watch a dance cultural program on the last day of teaching sessions by their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Tawang in the northeastern Indian state of Arunchal Pradesh November 11, 2009. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has been in Tawang since Sunday on a visit. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Buddhist monks watch a dance cultural program on the last day of teaching sessions by their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Tawang in the northeastern Indian state of Arunchal Pradesh November 11, 2009. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai...more

Buddhist monks watch a dance cultural program on the last day of teaching sessions by their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Tawang in the northeastern Indian state of Arunchal Pradesh November 11, 2009. Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has been in Tawang since Sunday on a visit. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A boy tries to hold on to an umbrella blown inside out at a seafront off the coast of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai November 11, 2009. A depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm, with heavy rains and gusting winds forecast for Mumbai and other parts of India's west coast, weather officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

A boy tries to hold on to an umbrella blown inside out at a seafront off the coast of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai November 11, 2009. A depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm, with heavy rains and gusting winds forecast for...more

A boy tries to hold on to an umbrella blown inside out at a seafront off the coast of the Arabian Sea in Mumbai November 11, 2009. A depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm, with heavy rains and gusting winds forecast for Mumbai and other parts of India's west coast, weather officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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