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<p>A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Arko Datta</p>

A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>Workers take a break at a small metalworks plant, Vulkan, in Zagreb December 16, 2009.    REUTERS/Nikola Solic</p>

Workers take a break at a small metalworks plant, Vulkan, in Zagreb December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

Workers take a break at a small metalworks plant, Vulkan, in Zagreb December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

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<p>Relatives mourn during the funeral ceremony for Necmi Oral in the southeastern Turkish town of Mus December 16, 2009.    REUTERS/Osman Orsal</p>

Relatives mourn during the funeral ceremony for Necmi Oral in the southeastern Turkish town of Mus December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Relatives mourn during the funeral ceremony for Necmi Oral in the southeastern Turkish town of Mus December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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<p>A police officer beats a protestor at a road block during a demonstration outside the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009.    REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

A police officer beats a protestor at a road block during a demonstration outside the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

A police officer beats a protestor at a road block during a demonstration outside the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>An Afghan army soldier prays during a patrol at Nadir-Chawcod district in Khowst province December 16, 2009.    REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra</p>

An Afghan army soldier prays during a patrol at Nadir-Chawcod district in Khowst province December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An Afghan army soldier prays during a patrol at Nadir-Chawcod district in Khowst province December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>South Korean Army soldiers manoeuvre armoured vehicles during an annual river-crossing exercise on the Han river in Yeoju, about 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Seoul December 16, 2009. The aim of the exercise is to prepare soldiers for a possible invasion by North Korea.  REUTERS/Choi Bu-Seok</p>

South Korean Army soldiers manoeuvre armoured vehicles during an annual river-crossing exercise on the Han river in Yeoju, about 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Seoul December 16, 2009. The aim of the exercise is to prepare soldiers for a possible...more

South Korean Army soldiers manoeuvre armoured vehicles during an annual river-crossing exercise on the Han river in Yeoju, about 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Seoul December 16, 2009. The aim of the exercise is to prepare soldiers for a possible invasion by North Korea. REUTERS/Choi Bu-Seok

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<p>A police sniper (R) takes aim as a female plain-clothes police officer tries to divert the attention of an armed man at a bank in Prague December 16, 2009. According to police, the armed man took two hostages for ransom and demanded three million Czech Crowns ($176,000) for the hostages.   REUTERS/David W Cerny</p>

A police sniper (R) takes aim as a female plain-clothes police officer tries to divert the attention of an armed man at a bank in Prague December 16, 2009. According to police, the armed man took two hostages for ransom and demanded three million...more

A police sniper (R) takes aim as a female plain-clothes police officer tries to divert the attention of an armed man at a bank in Prague December 16, 2009. According to police, the armed man took two hostages for ransom and demanded three million Czech Crowns ($176,000) for the hostages. REUTERS/David W Cerny

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<p>Atlante's Daniel Arreola jumps for the ball against Barcelona's Dani Alves (L) during their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final match at Zayed Sports City stadium in Abu Dhabi December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad</p>

Atlante's Daniel Arreola jumps for the ball against Barcelona's Dani Alves (L) during their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final match at Zayed Sports City stadium in Abu Dhabi December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Atlante's Daniel Arreola jumps for the ball against Barcelona's Dani Alves (L) during their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final match at Zayed Sports City stadium in Abu Dhabi December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

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<p>A woman laughs as she compliments an underwear model to win free Unno male underpants, during a campaign for the new type of underpants, in Madrid December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Susana Vera</p>

A woman laughs as she compliments an underwear model to win free Unno male underpants, during a campaign for the new type of underpants, in Madrid December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A woman laughs as she compliments an underwear model to win free Unno male underpants, during a campaign for the new type of underpants, in Madrid December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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<p>A woman looks through a ball containing the carcass of a sea fish at Siam Ocean World in Bangkok, December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang</p>

A woman looks through a ball containing the carcass of a sea fish at Siam Ocean World in Bangkok, December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

A woman looks through a ball containing the carcass of a sea fish at Siam Ocean World in Bangkok, December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) kisses a copy of the Koran before leaving for Denmark at the International Mehrabad Airport in Tehran December 17, 2009.    REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi</p>

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) kisses a copy of the Koran before leaving for Denmark at the International Mehrabad Airport in Tehran December 17, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) kisses a copy of the Koran before leaving for Denmark at the International Mehrabad Airport in Tehran December 17, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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<p>A police officer holds back protesters dressed in costumes during the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski</p>

A police officer holds back protesters dressed in costumes during the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

A police officer holds back protesters dressed in costumes during the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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<p>Afghan women stand in a clothing shop in Herat December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl</p>

Afghan women stand in a clothing shop in Herat December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

Afghan women stand in a clothing shop in Herat December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>Police officers detain a suspect after he took two hostages for ransom in a bank in Prague, December 16, 2009. According to police, the man was demanding three million Czech Crones ($176,000) for the hostages.   REUTERS/David W Cerny</p>

Police officers detain a suspect after he took two hostages for ransom in a bank in Prague, December 16, 2009. According to police, the man was demanding three million Czech Crones ($176,000) for the hostages. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Police officers detain a suspect after he took two hostages for ransom in a bank in Prague, December 16, 2009. According to police, the man was demanding three million Czech Crones ($176,000) for the hostages. REUTERS/David W Cerny

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<p>Police stand at a roadblock near the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

Police stand at a roadblock near the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Police stand at a roadblock near the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>A Kenyan policeman directs traffic past the body of a street vendor near the parliament buildings in Nairobi December 16, 2009. The vendor was shot dead during clashes between hawkers and police over the legal selling grounds for about 2,000 merchants, according to the police.     REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya</p>

A Kenyan policeman directs traffic past the body of a street vendor near the parliament buildings in Nairobi December 16, 2009. The vendor was shot dead during clashes between hawkers and police over the legal selling grounds for about 2,000...more

A Kenyan policeman directs traffic past the body of a street vendor near the parliament buildings in Nairobi December 16, 2009. The vendor was shot dead during clashes between hawkers and police over the legal selling grounds for about 2,000 merchants, according to the police. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh (R) is fouled by Orlando Magic guard Vince Carter (L) during second half NBA action in Orlando, Florida December 16, 2009. The Magic beat the Raptors 118 - 99.   REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski</p>

Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh (R) is fouled by Orlando Magic guard Vince Carter (L) during second half NBA action in Orlando, Florida December 16, 2009. The Magic beat the Raptors 118 - 99. REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski

Toronto Raptors forward Chris Bosh (R) is fouled by Orlando Magic guard Vince Carter (L) during second half NBA action in Orlando, Florida December 16, 2009. The Magic beat the Raptors 118 - 99. REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski

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<p>Children release pigeons during a ceremony at the site where the "Museum of Memory" will be built, in Lima's district of Miraflores December 16, 2009.  REUTERS/Mariana Bazo</p>

Children release pigeons during a ceremony at the site where the "Museum of Memory" will be built, in Lima's district of Miraflores December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Children release pigeons during a ceremony at the site where the "Museum of Memory" will be built, in Lima's district of Miraflores December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

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<p>A worker welds next to a gas pipeline at a construction site of West-to-East Gas Transportation Project in Suizhou, Hubei province December 16, 2009. PetroChina completed the capacity expansion project of the West-to-East natural gas pipeline on December 14, the China Petroleum Daily reported on Thursday. The project will increase the gas transportation capacity from 12 billion cubic meters per year to 17 billion cubic meters per year, Xinhua News Agency reported.   REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A worker welds next to a gas pipeline at a construction site of West-to-East Gas Transportation Project in Suizhou, Hubei province December 16, 2009. PetroChina completed the capacity expansion project of the West-to-East natural gas pipeline on...more

A worker welds next to a gas pipeline at a construction site of West-to-East Gas Transportation Project in Suizhou, Hubei province December 16, 2009. PetroChina completed the capacity expansion project of the West-to-East natural gas pipeline on December 14, the China Petroleum Daily reported on Thursday. The project will increase the gas transportation capacity from 12 billion cubic meters per year to 17 billion cubic meters per year, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A drop of water falls from a melting piece of ice on Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci</p>

A drop of water falls from a melting piece of ice on Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

A drop of water falls from a melting piece of ice on Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

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<p>Singer Usher poses for a portrait to promote his new album and fragrance in New York December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Singer Usher poses for a portrait to promote his new album and fragrance in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Singer Usher poses for a portrait to promote his new album and fragrance in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Panathinaikos' Ante Rukavina challenges Dinamo Bucharest's Francisco Molinero (front) during their Europa League match at Olympic stadium in Athens December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis</p>

Panathinaikos' Ante Rukavina challenges Dinamo Bucharest's Francisco Molinero (front) during their Europa League match at Olympic stadium in Athens December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

Panathinaikos' Ante Rukavina challenges Dinamo Bucharest's Francisco Molinero (front) during their Europa League match at Olympic stadium in Athens December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

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<p>Protestors cross over a makeshift bridge as they attempt to reach the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski</p>

Protestors cross over a makeshift bridge as they attempt to reach the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Protestors cross over a makeshift bridge as they attempt to reach the venue of the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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