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<p>A fisherman arranges a fishing net as his wife paddles their boat in the waters of the Periyar river on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi January 5, 2011.   REUTERS/Sivaram V </p>

A fisherman arranges a fishing net as his wife paddles their boat in the waters of the Periyar river on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Sivaram V

A fisherman arranges a fishing net as his wife paddles their boat in the waters of the Periyar river on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Sivaram V

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<p>England's Matt Prior celebrates reaching a century during the fifth Ashes cricket test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground January 6, 2011.      REUTERS/Tim Wimborne    </p>

England's Matt Prior celebrates reaching a century during the fifth Ashes cricket test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

England's Matt Prior celebrates reaching a century during the fifth Ashes cricket test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>Guilherme Spinelli of Brazil drives his BMW on the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011.    REUTERS/Natacha Pisarenko/Pool </p>

Guilherme Spinelli of Brazil drives his BMW on the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Natacha Pisarenko/Pool

Guilherme Spinelli of Brazil drives his BMW on the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Natacha Pisarenko/Pool

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<p>Biathlon fans watch the 4x7.5 km men's relay competition at the Biathlon World Cup in the eastern German ski resort of Oberhof January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Charisius </p>

Biathlon fans watch the 4x7.5 km men's relay competition at the Biathlon World Cup in the eastern German ski resort of Oberhof January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Biathlon fans watch the 4x7.5 km men's relay competition at the Biathlon World Cup in the eastern German ski resort of Oberhof January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>A demonstrator falls after he was hit by a jet of water during protests against the government's education policies, at the Middle East Technical University (ODTU) in Ankara, Turkey, January 5, 2011.    REUTERS/Umit Bektas </p>

A demonstrator falls after he was hit by a jet of water during protests against the government's education policies, at the Middle East Technical University (ODTU) in Ankara, Turkey, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A demonstrator falls after he was hit by a jet of water during protests against the government's education policies, at the Middle East Technical University (ODTU) in Ankara, Turkey, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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<p>Supporters wave at a helicopter carrying the body of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer as it takes-off from the grounds of the Governor's House, where thousands took part in Taseer's funeral prayers, in Lahore January 5, 2011.  REUTERS/Mohsin Raza</p>

Supporters wave at a helicopter carrying the body of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer as it takes-off from the grounds of the Governor's House, where thousands took part in Taseer's funeral prayers, in Lahore January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza more

Supporters wave at a helicopter carrying the body of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer as it takes-off from the grounds of the Governor's House, where thousands took part in Taseer's funeral prayers, in Lahore January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

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<p>Incoming House Speaker John Boehner becomes emotional as outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduces him to take over the gavel and the podium after Boehner was elected speaker on the opening day of the 112th United States Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 5, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

Incoming House Speaker John Boehner becomes emotional as outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduces him to take over the gavel and the podium after Boehner was elected speaker on the opening day of the 112th United States Congress on Capitol Hill...more

Incoming House Speaker John Boehner becomes emotional as outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduces him to take over the gavel and the podium after Boehner was elected speaker on the opening day of the 112th United States Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Marika Sikharulidze, 84, (R) and Vakhtang Goguadze, 70, wait backstage during the "Super Grandmother and Super Grandfather" contest in Tbilisi January 5, 2011. Twenty-four participants aged over 70 from all over Georgia attended the contest. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili </p>

Marika Sikharulidze, 84, (R) and Vakhtang Goguadze, 70, wait backstage during the "Super Grandmother and Super Grandfather" contest in Tbilisi January 5, 2011. Twenty-four participants aged over 70 from all over Georgia attended the contest....more

Marika Sikharulidze, 84, (R) and Vakhtang Goguadze, 70, wait backstage during the "Super Grandmother and Super Grandfather" contest in Tbilisi January 5, 2011. Twenty-four participants aged over 70 from all over Georgia attended the contest. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>Pedestrians are seen through a glass as they cross the Millennium Bridge in London January 5, 2011.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth </p>

Pedestrians are seen through a glass as they cross the Millennium Bridge in London January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Pedestrians are seen through a glass as they cross the Millennium Bridge in London January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>A veterinarian places Tzvika, an injured female turtle, on a carpet at the Wildlife Hospital in the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv January 5, 2011. About two months ago Tzvika was run over by a lawn mower, suffering severe damage to her shell and a spinal injury that affected her ability to use her rear limbs. The wheels, attached by veterinarians at the Safari, elevate the turtle to keep the shell from being worn down and enable her to walk. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

A veterinarian places Tzvika, an injured female turtle, on a carpet at the Wildlife Hospital in the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv January 5, 2011. About two months ago Tzvika was run over by a lawn mower, suffering severe damage to her shell and a...more

A veterinarian places Tzvika, an injured female turtle, on a carpet at the Wildlife Hospital in the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv January 5, 2011. About two months ago Tzvika was run over by a lawn mower, suffering severe damage to her shell and a spinal injury that affected her ability to use her rear limbs. The wheels, attached by veterinarians at the Safari, elevate the turtle to keep the shell from being worn down and enable her to walk. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>A boy takes a break as a girl takes a picture of him before taking part in the annual Epiphany parade in the Andalusian capital of Seville January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Javier Diaz </p>

A boy takes a break as a girl takes a picture of him before taking part in the annual Epiphany parade in the Andalusian capital of Seville January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Javier Diaz

A boy takes a break as a girl takes a picture of him before taking part in the annual Epiphany parade in the Andalusian capital of Seville January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Javier Diaz

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<p>A woman is reflected in a motorcycle mirror walking along Spring Street  in New York January 5,2011.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

A woman is reflected in a motorcycle mirror walking along Spring Street in New York January 5,2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman is reflected in a motorcycle mirror walking along Spring Street in New York January 5,2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Participants of the Gloecklerlauf parade, a traditional mask procession from the Salzburg area dating back to pre-Christian times, perform in Ebensee, west of Vienna January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer  </p>

Participants of the Gloecklerlauf parade, a traditional mask procession from the Salzburg area dating back to pre-Christian times, perform in Ebensee, west of Vienna January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

Participants of the Gloecklerlauf parade, a traditional mask procession from the Salzburg area dating back to pre-Christian times, perform in Ebensee, west of Vienna January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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<p>Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg while Britain's Jenifer Morgan lays on the ground after a crash in the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011.    REUTERS/Natacha Pisarenko/Pool </p>

Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg while Britain's Jenifer Morgan lays on the ground after a crash in the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011. ...more

Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg while Britain's Jenifer Morgan lays on the ground after a crash in the fourth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011, from Jujuy to Calama, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Natacha Pisarenko/Pool

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<p>A villager stands near her tent at a refugee shelter at Jumoyo village, near Indonesia's Muntilan city, January 5, 2011.  REUTERS/Dwi Oblo </p>

A villager stands near her tent at a refugee shelter at Jumoyo village, near Indonesia's Muntilan city, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

A villager stands near her tent at a refugee shelter at Jumoyo village, near Indonesia's Muntilan city, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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<p>A supporter of the referendum on southern independence adjusts a banner on top of a car during a rally in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A supporter of the referendum on southern independence adjusts a banner on top of a car during a rally in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A supporter of the referendum on southern independence adjusts a banner on top of a car during a rally in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A worker presses the mixture of soil and salt crystals with his feet during the salt-making process on a salt pan in Kharaghodha village, west of Ahmedabad, India, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

A worker presses the mixture of soil and salt crystals with his feet during the salt-making process on a salt pan in Kharaghodha village, west of Ahmedabad, India, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A worker presses the mixture of soil and salt crystals with his feet during the salt-making process on a salt pan in Kharaghodha village, west of Ahmedabad, India, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Participants write at a calligraphy contest to the celebrate the New Year in Tokyo January 5, 2011. About 3,000 calligraphers took part in the contest writing different characters depending on their school grade. The contest is part of a bigger competition, in which about 11,000 entrants hope to win the "Prime Minister's Prize" by being judged as the best drawing. The winner will be announced in late February. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao</p>

Participants write at a calligraphy contest to the celebrate the New Year in Tokyo January 5, 2011. About 3,000 calligraphers took part in the contest writing different characters depending on their school grade. The contest is part of a bigger...more

Participants write at a calligraphy contest to the celebrate the New Year in Tokyo January 5, 2011. About 3,000 calligraphers took part in the contest writing different characters depending on their school grade. The contest is part of a bigger competition, in which about 11,000 entrants hope to win the "Prime Minister's Prize" by being judged as the best drawing. The winner will be announced in late February. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

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<p>South Africa's Jacques Kallis ducks under a short ball during the fourth day of their third cricket test match against India in Cape Town, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings </p>

South Africa's Jacques Kallis ducks under a short ball during the fourth day of their third cricket test match against India in Cape Town, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

South Africa's Jacques Kallis ducks under a short ball during the fourth day of their third cricket test match against India in Cape Town, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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<p>A man stands by the window of the Fitzroy Hotel which is partially covered by floodwaters in Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, January 5, 2011.     REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

A man stands by the window of the Fitzroy Hotel which is partially covered by floodwaters in Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A man stands by the window of the Fitzroy Hotel which is partially covered by floodwaters in Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>Spectators watch fireworks explode over ice sculptures at the 12th Harbin Ice and Snow World display, during the official opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/David Gray   </p>

Spectators watch fireworks explode over ice sculptures at the 12th Harbin Ice and Snow World display, during the official opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, January...more

Spectators watch fireworks explode over ice sculptures at the 12th Harbin Ice and Snow World display, during the official opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Catholics attend a mass as part of a three-day conclusion to the Holy Year celebrations at the La Vang Basilica, in Vietnam's central Quang Tri province January 5, 2011. 

REUTERS/Kham </p>

Catholics attend a mass as part of a three-day conclusion to the Holy Year celebrations at the La Vang Basilica, in Vietnam's central Quang Tri province January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Kham

Catholics attend a mass as part of a three-day conclusion to the Holy Year celebrations at the La Vang Basilica, in Vietnam's central Quang Tri province January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Kham

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<p>Samar Salman al-Khayal (C), a 26-year-old Syrian bride, makes her way to the crossing of the Syrian-Israeli checkpoint at al-Quneitra city January 5, 2011. Khayal lived in Syria and is leaving her family to get married and live with her fiance Nabih Farhat, who lives in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.   REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri   </p>

Samar Salman al-Khayal (C), a 26-year-old Syrian bride, makes her way to the crossing of the Syrian-Israeli checkpoint at al-Quneitra city January 5, 2011. Khayal lived in Syria and is leaving her family to get married and live with her fiance Nabih...more

Samar Salman al-Khayal (C), a 26-year-old Syrian bride, makes her way to the crossing of the Syrian-Israeli checkpoint at al-Quneitra city January 5, 2011. Khayal lived in Syria and is leaving her family to get married and live with her fiance Nabih Farhat, who lives in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

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<p>A southern Sudanese man rides a motorcycle during sunset in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A southern Sudanese man rides a motorcycle during sunset in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A southern Sudanese man rides a motorcycle during sunset in Juba, Sudan, January 5, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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