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<p>Southern Sudanese boys staying in north Sudan wait at their house at the Hadj Yoasf district in Khartoum, January 6, 2011

REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah</p>

Southern Sudanese boys staying in north Sudan wait at their house at the Hadj Yoasf district in Khartoum, January 6, 2011 REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Southern Sudanese boys staying in north Sudan wait at their house at the Hadj Yoasf district in Khartoum, January 6, 2011 REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

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<p>A labourer winnows rice at a market yard at Bavla, west of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad January 7, 2011. 

REUTERS/Amit Dave </p>

A labourer winnows rice at a market yard at Bavla, west of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A labourer winnows rice at a market yard at Bavla, west of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad January 7, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>A man arrives at flooded waters at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, January 6, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

A man arrives at flooded waters at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

A man arrives at flooded waters at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>A wheelchair and other items are displayed to sell in front of a destroyed building  by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 6, 2011. 

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

A wheelchair and other items are displayed to sell in front of a destroyed building by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A wheelchair and other items are displayed to sell in front of a destroyed building by the January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Children wait for the start of the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession outside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside </p>

Children wait for the start of the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession outside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Children wait for the start of the Eastern Orthodox Christmas procession outside the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

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<p>Children spend time with a camel at a house in a block isolated by flood waters after it was rescued from a flooded farm, at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia January 6, 2011.

REUTERS/Daniel Munoz</p>

Children spend time with a camel at a house in a block isolated by flood waters after it was rescued from a flooded farm, at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Children spend time with a camel at a house in a block isolated by flood waters after it was rescued from a flooded farm, at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>A child watches from a school bus as the 34th annual Three Kings Day Parade passes by the Spanish Harlem section of New York January 6, 2011.
REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A child watches from a school bus as the 34th annual Three Kings Day Parade passes by the Spanish Harlem section of New York January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A child watches from a school bus as the 34th annual Three Kings Day Parade passes by the Spanish Harlem section of New York January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>France's President Nicolas Sarkozy gives his New Year address to labour union representatives and social partners during his traditional speech at the Elysee Palace in Paris January 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau    </p>

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy gives his New Year address to labour union representatives and social partners during his traditional speech at the Elysee Palace in Paris January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy gives his New Year address to labour union representatives and social partners during his traditional speech at the Elysee Palace in Paris January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>Actress Jane Lynch kisses her award for favorite comedy series actress for her role in 'Glee,' in the photo room at the 2011 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles January 5, 2011  REUTERS/Danny Moloshok </p>

Actress Jane Lynch kisses her award for favorite comedy series actress for her role in 'Glee,' in the photo room at the 2011 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles January 5, 2011 REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Actress Jane Lynch kisses her award for favorite comedy series actress for her role in 'Glee,' in the photo room at the 2011 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles January 5, 2011 REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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<p>Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg during the fifth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011 from Calama to Iquique January 6, 2011.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard  </p>

Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg during the fifth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011 from Calama to Iquique January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his Volkswagen Touareg during the fifth stage of the third South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2011 from Calama to Iquique January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Algerian protesters set fire on the streets during clashes with police in Bab el-Oued district of Algiers January 6, 2011.

REUTERS/Farouk Batiche  </p>

Algerian protesters set fire on the streets during clashes with police in Bab el-Oued district of Algiers January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Farouk Batiche

Algerian protesters set fire on the streets during clashes with police in Bab el-Oued district of Algiers January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Farouk Batiche

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<p>Youths jump into the sea in an effort to catch a cross thrown by priests during a water blessing ceremony on Epiphany Day at Eretria village on the island of Evia, northeast of Athens January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis</p>

Youths jump into the sea in an effort to catch a cross thrown by priests during a water blessing ceremony on Epiphany Day at Eretria village on the island of Evia, northeast of Athens January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

Youths jump into the sea in an effort to catch a cross thrown by priests during a water blessing ceremony on Epiphany Day at Eretria village on the island of Evia, northeast of Athens January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis

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<p>Israeli border police officers detain Palestinian labourers during a raid for illegal workers in the southern city of Ashdod January 6, 2011.

REUTERS/Amir Cohen</p>

Israeli border police officers detain Palestinian labourers during a raid for illegal workers in the southern city of Ashdod January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli border police officers detain Palestinian labourers during a raid for illegal workers in the southern city of Ashdod January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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<p>A boy is pictured during the Coptic Christmas Eve mass at Frankfurt's Coptic church, January 6, 2011.
  REUTERS/Alex Domanski </p>

A boy is pictured during the Coptic Christmas Eve mass at Frankfurt's Coptic church, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

A boy is pictured during the Coptic Christmas Eve mass at Frankfurt's Coptic church, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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<p>Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the bodyguard arrested in the shooting death of the Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer, smiles as he is detained in a police vehicle at the scene of the crime in Islamabad on January 4, 2011. 

REUTERS/Adil Gill  </p>

Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the bodyguard arrested in the shooting death of the Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer, smiles as he is detained in a police vehicle at the scene of the crime in Islamabad on January 4, 2011. REUTERS/Adil Gill

Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the bodyguard arrested in the shooting death of the Governor of Punjab Salman Taseer, smiles as he is detained in a police vehicle at the scene of the crime in Islamabad on January 4, 2011. REUTERS/Adil Gill

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<p>A man looks at the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed by Israeli troops, in Kamal Edwan hospital in the northern Gaza Strip January 6, 2011. Israeli troops killed two Palestinians near the Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medics said on Thursday. A military spokesman said Israeli forces had opened fire on a group of Palestinians who attempted to cross Israel's border fence on Wednesday night. There was no immediate word on the identities of the two men who Palestinian medical officials said were killed. 
REUTERS/Mohammed Salem </p>

A man looks at the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed by Israeli troops, in Kamal Edwan hospital in the northern Gaza Strip January 6, 2011. Israeli troops killed two Palestinians near the Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medics said on...more

A man looks at the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed by Israeli troops, in Kamal Edwan hospital in the northern Gaza Strip January 6, 2011. Israeli troops killed two Palestinians near the Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medics said on Thursday. A military spokesman said Israeli forces had opened fire on a group of Palestinians who attempted to cross Israel's border fence on Wednesday night. There was no immediate word on the identities of the two men who Palestinian medical officials said were killed. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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<p>A man is licked by his horse after the annual race organized by Orthodox believers on Epiphany Day in the Romanian village of Pietrosani, 45 km (28 miles) north of Bucharest, January 6, 2011. 
REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel </p>

A man is licked by his horse after the annual race organized by Orthodox believers on Epiphany Day in the Romanian village of Pietrosani, 45 km (28 miles) north of Bucharest, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

A man is licked by his horse after the annual race organized by Orthodox believers on Epiphany Day in the Romanian village of Pietrosani, 45 km (28 miles) north of Bucharest, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

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<p>Boys on bicycles look at huge light balloons carrying flags of the participating countries for the upcoming Asian Cup soccer tournament in Doha January 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak </p>

Boys on bicycles look at huge light balloons carrying flags of the participating countries for the upcoming Asian Cup soccer tournament in Doha January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Boys on bicycles look at huge light balloons carrying flags of the participating countries for the upcoming Asian Cup soccer tournament in Doha January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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<p>Keepers measure Januar, a three day-old baby Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) at Taman Safari park, next to his 22-year-old mother Kartini in Bogor, West Java January 6, 2011. 
  REUTERS/Supri</p>

Keepers measure Januar, a three day-old baby Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) at Taman Safari park, next to his 22-year-old mother Kartini in Bogor, West Java January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Supri

Keepers measure Januar, a three day-old baby Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) at Taman Safari park, next to his 22-year-old mother Kartini in Bogor, West Java January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Supri

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<p>German Economics Minister Rainer Bruederle (L) and Siemens Chief Executive Officer Peter Loescher meet Chinese Deputy Premier Li Keqiang (C) in Berlin, January 6, 2011.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter  </p>

German Economics Minister Rainer Bruederle (L) and Siemens Chief Executive Officer Peter Loescher meet Chinese Deputy Premier Li Keqiang (C) in Berlin, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

German Economics Minister Rainer Bruederle (L) and Siemens Chief Executive Officer Peter Loescher meet Chinese Deputy Premier Li Keqiang (C) in Berlin, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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<p>Students attend a winter military camp in Ansan, south of Seoul January 6, 2011.
REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won </p>

Students attend a winter military camp in Ansan, south of Seoul January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Students attend a winter military camp in Ansan, south of Seoul January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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<p>German Foreign Minister and Free Democrat party (FDP) leader Guido Westerwelle delivers a speech during the FDP's traditional epiphany meeting in Stuttgart, January 6, 2011. 

REUTERS/Alex Domanski</p>

German Foreign Minister and Free Democrat party (FDP) leader Guido Westerwelle delivers a speech during the FDP's traditional epiphany meeting in Stuttgart, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

German Foreign Minister and Free Democrat party (FDP) leader Guido Westerwelle delivers a speech during the FDP's traditional epiphany meeting in Stuttgart, January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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<p>A child who was diagnosed with having excessive lead in his blood cries as he receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province January 6, 2011.

REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A child who was diagnosed with having excessive lead in his blood cries as he receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

A child who was diagnosed with having excessive lead in his blood cries as he receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association perform atop bamboo ladders during a New Year demonstration by the fire brigade in Tokyo January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao </p>

Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association perform atop bamboo ladders during a New Year demonstration by the fire brigade in Tokyo January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Members of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association perform atop bamboo ladders during a New Year demonstration by the fire brigade in Tokyo January 6, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

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