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<p>A Philippine police commando breaks the door of a tourist bus during a rescue operation to free tourists held hostage by a former police officer in Manila, August 23, 2010. 

 REUTERS/Erik de Castro</p>

A Philippine police commando breaks the door of a tourist bus during a rescue operation to free tourists held hostage by a former police officer in Manila, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

A Philippine police commando breaks the door of a tourist bus during a rescue operation to free tourists held hostage by a former police officer in Manila, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

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<p>A boy asks for an evening food handout at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. 


        REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A boy asks for an evening food handout at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A boy asks for an evening food handout at a centre for flood victims near Nowshera in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>A Kashmiri masked protester runs to avoid being hit by a tear gas shell fired by the Indian police during an anti-India protest on the outskirts of Srinagar August 23, 2010. 

REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli    </p>

A Kashmiri masked protester runs to avoid being hit by a tear gas shell fired by the Indian police during an anti-India protest on the outskirts of Srinagar August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

A Kashmiri masked protester runs to avoid being hit by a tear gas shell fired by the Indian police during an anti-India protest on the outskirts of Srinagar August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Students holding toy guns prepare for a parade for students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee </p>

Students holding toy guns prepare for a parade for students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Students holding toy guns prepare for a parade for students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Physically disabled boys perform the "Sufi dance on wheels" during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. 

REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Physically disabled boys perform the "Sufi dance on wheels" during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Physically disabled boys perform the "Sufi dance on wheels" during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A U.S. Marine wounded in an  IED (improvised explosive device) blast and and Afghan man holding his young daughter with a gunshot wound to her ear are transported to a military hospital onboard a medevac helicopter near the town of Marjah in Helmand Province, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong </p>

A U.S. Marine wounded in an IED (improvised explosive device) blast and and Afghan man holding his young daughter with a gunshot wound to her ear are transported to a military hospital onboard a medevac helicopter near the town of Marjah in Helmand...more

A U.S. Marine wounded in an IED (improvised explosive device) blast and and Afghan man holding his young daughter with a gunshot wound to her ear are transported to a military hospital onboard a medevac helicopter near the town of Marjah in Helmand Province, August 21, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>A man holds pages of a Koran that he recovered from his destroyed home in a village on the outskirts of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. 

 REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A man holds pages of a Koran that he recovered from his destroyed home in a village on the outskirts of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A man holds pages of a Koran that he recovered from his destroyed home in a village on the outskirts of Peshawar in Pakistan's northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>A couple walks along the beach during a northeastern storm in Katama, Massachusetts on the island of Martha's Vineyard August 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder    </p>

A couple walks along the beach during a northeastern storm in Katama, Massachusetts on the island of Martha's Vineyard August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A couple walks along the beach during a northeastern storm in Katama, Massachusetts on the island of Martha's Vineyard August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A worker clears floating garbage washed down by recent torrential rain on the Jinjiang River in Chengdu, Sichuan province August 23, 2010. 
REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A worker clears floating garbage washed down by recent torrential rain on the Jinjiang River in Chengdu, Sichuan province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A worker clears floating garbage washed down by recent torrential rain on the Jinjiang River in Chengdu, Sichuan province August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>China's Liu Jiao competes during the women's three metres springboard diving final at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) August 23, 2010. Liu won the gold medal. REUTERS/Tim Chong </p>

China's Liu Jiao competes during the women's three metres springboard diving final at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) August 23, 2010. Liu won the gold medal. REUTERS/Tim Chong

China's Liu Jiao competes during the women's three metres springboard diving final at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) August 23, 2010. Liu won the gold medal. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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<p>Firefighters look at the damage caused by the collapse of a retaining wall after heavy rains in the Lomas del Guijarro neighborhood in Tegucigalpa August 23, 2010. 

REUTERS/Edgard Garrido</p>

Firefighters look at the damage caused by the collapse of a retaining wall after heavy rains in the Lomas del Guijarro neighborhood in Tegucigalpa August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Firefighters look at the damage caused by the collapse of a retaining wall after heavy rains in the Lomas del Guijarro neighborhood in Tegucigalpa August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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<p>Afghan women and a child wait for transport in Kabul August 24, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani</p>

Afghan women and a child wait for transport in Kabul August 24, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

Afghan women and a child wait for transport in Kabul August 24, 2010. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

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<p>Camille Gottlieb, daughter of Princess Stephanie (L) of Monaco, makes a face at photographers as her mother speaks to an entourage after the women's three-metre springboard diving preliminary at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong </p>

Camille Gottlieb, daughter of Princess Stephanie (L) of Monaco, makes a face at photographers as her mother speaks to an entourage after the women's three-metre springboard diving preliminary at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in...more

Camille Gottlieb, daughter of Princess Stephanie (L) of Monaco, makes a face at photographers as her mother speaks to an entourage after the women's three-metre springboard diving preliminary at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Singapore August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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<p>A girl walks under a giant Ukrainian national flag, held by people celebrating the Day of the State Flag, in Kiev, August 23, 2010.  REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin  </p>

A girl walks under a giant Ukrainian national flag, held by people celebrating the Day of the State Flag, in Kiev, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A girl walks under a giant Ukrainian national flag, held by people celebrating the Day of the State Flag, in Kiev, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

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<p>Students pose for photographs near the damaged tourist bus involved in a hostage crisis in Manila August 24, 2010. 


 REUTERS/Erik de Castro </p>

Students pose for photographs near the damaged tourist bus involved in a hostage crisis in Manila August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

Students pose for photographs near the damaged tourist bus involved in a hostage crisis in Manila August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro

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<p>Pictures of victims murdered during the guerrilla war are displayed on a field commemorating the seventh anniversary of the release of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report in Lima August 23, 2010. 

REUTERS/Pilar Olivares</p>

Pictures of victims murdered during the guerrilla war are displayed on a field commemorating the seventh anniversary of the release of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report in Lima August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares more

Pictures of victims murdered during the guerrilla war are displayed on a field commemorating the seventh anniversary of the release of the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report in Lima August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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<p>Physically disabled boys perform the 'Martial Arts on wheels' during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. 

REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Physically disabled boys perform the 'Martial Arts on wheels' during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Physically disabled boys perform the 'Martial Arts on wheels' during their practice session in New Delhi August 22, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A member of the media looks at a computer screen with the image of a note sent by one of the 33 miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine at Copiapo, north of Santiago, August 23, 2010.The note reads, "We are fine in the refuge, the 33 of us".  REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado </p>

A member of the media looks at a computer screen with the image of a note sent by one of the 33 miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine at Copiapo, north of Santiago, August 23, 2010.The note reads, "We are fine in the refuge, the...more

A member of the media looks at a computer screen with the image of a note sent by one of the 33 miners trapped in a deep underground copper and gold mine at Copiapo, north of Santiago, August 23, 2010.The note reads, "We are fine in the refuge, the 33 of us". REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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<p>A sex worker watches a Raksha Bandhan festival celebration in a red light area in Mumbai August 23, 2010. 

 REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

A sex worker watches a Raksha Bandhan festival celebration in a red light area in Mumbai August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A sex worker watches a Raksha Bandhan festival celebration in a red light area in Mumbai August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Children recite words from a song during a school activity with students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee </p>

Children recite words from a song during a school activity with students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Children recite words from a song during a school activity with students visiting from Hong Kong at Jiangtaiwa primary school, a school for children of migrant labourers, in Beijing August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>An electoral official counts ballot papers at an Australian Electoral Commission office in Melbourne August 24, 2010. 

REUTERS/Mick Tsikas </p>

An electoral official counts ballot papers at an Australian Electoral Commission office in Melbourne August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

An electoral official counts ballot papers at an Australian Electoral Commission office in Melbourne August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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<p>Soldiers carry a surface-to-air missile named "Tien-Chien", or "Sky Sword" in Mandarin, onto a launcher during a military exercise at an air force base in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh </p>

Soldiers carry a surface-to-air missile named "Tien-Chien", or "Sky Sword" in Mandarin, onto a launcher during a military exercise at an air force base in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Soldiers carry a surface-to-air missile named "Tien-Chien", or "Sky Sword" in Mandarin, onto a launcher during a military exercise at an air force base in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, August 24, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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<p>Lightning strikes behind a jetty on Lake Leman in St-Prex, near Geneva, August 23, 2010.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse </p>

Lightning strikes behind a jetty on Lake Leman in St-Prex, near Geneva, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Lightning strikes behind a jetty on Lake Leman in St-Prex, near Geneva, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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<p>Cast member Drew Barrymore adjusts her hair at the premiere of "Going the Distance" in Hollywood, August 23, 2010. 

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni </p>

Cast member Drew Barrymore adjusts her hair at the premiere of "Going the Distance" in Hollywood, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cast member Drew Barrymore adjusts her hair at the premiere of "Going the Distance" in Hollywood, August 23, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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