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<p>A boy stands in front of traditional handmade pots in the village of Daya near Kano November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye </p>

A boy stands in front of traditional handmade pots in the village of Daya near Kano November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

A boy stands in front of traditional handmade pots in the village of Daya near Kano November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

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<p>The Amazon forest burns next to the city of Mandaquiri, November 28, 2009. The world's biggest rainforest is suffering from seasonal drought. 



REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>

The Amazon forest burns next to the city of Mandaquiri, November 28, 2009. The world's biggest rainforest is suffering from seasonal drought. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

The Amazon forest burns next to the city of Mandaquiri, November 28, 2009. The world's biggest rainforest is suffering from seasonal drought. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Andres Stapff </p>

Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Uruguay's president-elect Jose Mujica celebrates winning the presidential run-off election in Montevideo November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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<p>A wrestler wearing a mask depicting Bolivian Presidential opposition candidate Manfred Reyes poses for pictures before a wrestling show in La Paz November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Pilar Olivares </p>

A wrestler wearing a mask depicting Bolivian Presidential opposition candidate Manfred Reyes poses for pictures before a wrestling show in La Paz November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A wrestler wearing a mask depicting Bolivian Presidential opposition candidate Manfred Reyes poses for pictures before a wrestling show in La Paz November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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<p>Glenn Carlson (R) tears up after paying his respects at a makeshift memorial near the scene where four police officers were shot and killed at a coffee shop in the Tacoma, Washington suburb of Parkland, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Robert Sorbo</p>

Glenn Carlson (R) tears up after paying his respects at a makeshift memorial near the scene where four police officers were shot and killed at a coffee shop in the Tacoma, Washington suburb of Parkland, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo more

Glenn Carlson (R) tears up after paying his respects at a makeshift memorial near the scene where four police officers were shot and killed at a coffee shop in the Tacoma, Washington suburb of Parkland, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo

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<p>Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) attend the European Union (EU)-China political summit joint press statement of a signing ceremony in Nanjing, Jiangsu province November 30, 2009. 



REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) attend the European Union (EU)-China political summit joint press statement of a signing ceremony in Nanjing, Jiangsu...more

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) attend the European Union (EU)-China political summit joint press statement of a signing ceremony in Nanjing, Jiangsu province November 30, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>Japan's Daisuke Naito (R) is punched by compatriot Koki Kameda during their WBC flyweight boxing title bout in Saitama, north of Tokyo, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Toru Hanai </p>

Japan's Daisuke Naito (R) is punched by compatriot Koki Kameda during their WBC flyweight boxing title bout in Saitama, north of Tokyo, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Daisuke Naito (R) is punched by compatriot Koki Kameda during their WBC flyweight boxing title bout in Saitama, north of Tokyo, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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<p>Anushea (R), 31, a local shop owner, pours a bucket of water on a rider, to cool him off, taking part in a local cycling race in Ahangama, south of Colombo, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Anushea (R), 31, a local shop owner, pours a bucket of water on a rider, to cool him off, taking part in a local cycling race in Ahangama, south of Colombo, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Anushea (R), 31, a local shop owner, pours a bucket of water on a rider, to cool him off, taking part in a local cycling race in Ahangama, south of Colombo, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>Nikolay Davydenko of Russia holds up his trophy after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis match in London, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth</p>

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia holds up his trophy after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis match in London, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia holds up his trophy after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis match in London, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>Applicants wait outside a university to take part in a nationwide civil service entrance exam in Wuhan, Hubei province November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Applicants wait outside a university to take part in a nationwide civil service entrance exam in Wuhan, Hubei province November 29, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

Applicants wait outside a university to take part in a nationwide civil service entrance exam in Wuhan, Hubei province November 29, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Ben Cahoon (86) and Avon Cobourne (6) of the Montreal Alouettes celebrate with the Gray Cup after beating the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Todd Korol </p>

Ben Cahoon (86) and Avon Cobourne (6) of the Montreal Alouettes celebrate with the Gray Cup after beating the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol

Ben Cahoon (86) and Avon Cobourne (6) of the Montreal Alouettes celebrate with the Gray Cup after beating the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>A fisherman paddles his canoe through dead fish along Manaquiri River, a tributary of the Amazon, near the city of Manaquiri, November 28, 2009. 



REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker </p>

A fisherman paddles his canoe through dead fish along Manaquiri River, a tributary of the Amazon, near the city of Manaquiri, November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

A fisherman paddles his canoe through dead fish along Manaquiri River, a tributary of the Amazon, near the city of Manaquiri, November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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<p>Canadian ski racer John Kucera is air lifted off the mountain after he crashed during the men's World Cup super-g alpine skiing race in Lake Louise, Alberta, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Mike Blake </p>

Canadian ski racer John Kucera is air lifted off the mountain after he crashed during the men's World Cup super-g alpine skiing race in Lake Louise, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Canadian ski racer John Kucera is air lifted off the mountain after he crashed during the men's World Cup super-g alpine skiing race in Lake Louise, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo, candidate of Honduras' National Party, addresses the audience after winning the presidential elections in Tegucigalpa November 29, 2009. 



 REUTERS/Edgard Garrido </p>

Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo, candidate of Honduras' National Party, addresses the audience after winning the presidential elections in Tegucigalpa November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo, candidate of Honduras' National Party, addresses the audience after winning the presidential elections in Tegucigalpa November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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<p>A man dressed as Saint Nicholas is accompanied by 20 people in traditional Bavarian dresses known as 'Buttenmandl' and 'Krampussen' as they parade through Bischofswiesen near Bertesgaden November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Michaela Rehle </p>

A man dressed as Saint Nicholas is accompanied by 20 people in traditional Bavarian dresses known as 'Buttenmandl' and 'Krampussen' as they parade through Bischofswiesen near Bertesgaden November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

A man dressed as Saint Nicholas is accompanied by 20 people in traditional Bavarian dresses known as 'Buttenmandl' and 'Krampussen' as they parade through Bischofswiesen near Bertesgaden November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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<p>Emirates Towers are seen between the twin minarets of a mosque in Dubai, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Steve Crisp </p>

Emirates Towers are seen between the twin minarets of a mosque in Dubai, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

Emirates Towers are seen between the twin minarets of a mosque in Dubai, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

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<p>A red ribbon hangs in advance of World AIDS Day on the front of the White House in Washington, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst </p>

A red ribbon hangs in advance of World AIDS Day on the front of the White House in Washington, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A red ribbon hangs in advance of World AIDS Day on the front of the White House in Washington, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A relative of a passenger from the crashed Nevsky express train, accompanied by a psychologist from the Russian Emergencies Ministry (L), passes by an ambulance as she arrives to take part in corpse identification at a local hospital in Tver, northwest of Moscow, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin </p>

A relative of a passenger from the crashed Nevsky express train, accompanied by a psychologist from the Russian Emergencies Ministry (L), passes by an ambulance as she arrives to take part in corpse identification at a local hospital in Tver,...more

A relative of a passenger from the crashed Nevsky express train, accompanied by a psychologist from the Russian Emergencies Ministry (L), passes by an ambulance as she arrives to take part in corpse identification at a local hospital in Tver, northwest of Moscow, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin

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<p>A Cocker Spaniel dog waits for judges during the Hungarian Derby dog show in Budapest November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh</p>

A Cocker Spaniel dog waits for judges during the Hungarian Derby dog show in Budapest November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

A Cocker Spaniel dog waits for judges during the Hungarian Derby dog show in Budapest November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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<p>Porto's Hulk Sousa (L) celebrates his goal against Rio Ave with his teammate Raul Meireles during their Portuguese Premier League match at Dragao stadium in Porto, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Miguel Vidal </p>

Porto's Hulk Sousa (L) celebrates his goal against Rio Ave with his teammate Raul Meireles during their Portuguese Premier League match at Dragao stadium in Porto, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

Porto's Hulk Sousa (L) celebrates his goal against Rio Ave with his teammate Raul Meireles during their Portuguese Premier League match at Dragao stadium in Porto, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal

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<p>Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Jason Cermont is tackled by Montreal Alouettes cornerback David Sanchez (L) as Billy Parker (R) looks on during the first half of the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Todd Korol </p>

Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Jason Cermont is tackled by Montreal Alouettes cornerback David Sanchez (L) as Billy Parker (R) looks on during the first half of the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol more

Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Jason Cermont is tackled by Montreal Alouettes cornerback David Sanchez (L) as Billy Parker (R) looks on during the first half of the 97th CFL Grey Cup in Calgary, Alberta, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Todd Korol

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<p>Pope Benedict XVI delivers his weekly Angelus blessing to the crowd gathered below in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Tony Gentile </p>

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his weekly Angelus blessing to the crowd gathered below in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his weekly Angelus blessing to the crowd gathered below in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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<p>Jaman mourns after rescue workers recover the body of his brother-in-law Kalu, 25, who died in a ferry accident, by the bank of river Tetulia, near Lalmohon town of Bhola district November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Jaman mourns after rescue workers recover the body of his brother-in-law Kalu, 25, who died in a ferry accident, by the bank of river Tetulia, near Lalmohon town of Bhola district November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Jaman mourns after rescue workers recover the body of his brother-in-law Kalu, 25, who died in a ferry accident, by the bank of river Tetulia, near Lalmohon town of Bhola district November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Arsenal's Eduardo (R) challenges Chelsea's goalkeeper Petr Cech (C) during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London, November 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Eddie Keogh </p>

Arsenal's Eduardo (R) challenges Chelsea's goalkeeper Petr Cech (C) during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Arsenal's Eduardo (R) challenges Chelsea's goalkeeper Petr Cech (C) during their English Premier League soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London, November 29, 2009. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

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