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<p>People mourn for their relatives who died in the Sichuan earthquake in front of a monument at the Donghekou Earthquake Site Park in Qingchuan, Sichuan province, November 11, 2008. Wednesday November 12, 2008 marks the six-month anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake. REUTERS/China Daily </p>

People mourn for their relatives who died in the Sichuan earthquake in front of a monument at the Donghekou Earthquake Site Park in Qingchuan, Sichuan province, November 11, 2008. Wednesday November 12, 2008 marks the six-month anniversary of the...more

People mourn for their relatives who died in the Sichuan earthquake in front of a monument at the Donghekou Earthquake Site Park in Qingchuan, Sichuan province, November 11, 2008. Wednesday November 12, 2008 marks the six-month anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Israeli soldiers take positions against Palestinian stone-throwers during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron marking the 4th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun</p>

Israeli soldiers take positions against Palestinian stone-throwers during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron marking the 4th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun

Israeli soldiers take positions against Palestinian stone-throwers during a rally in the West Bank city of Hebron marking the 4th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun

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<p>Firemen pull out the body of a victim from the debris of a collapsed block of flats in Mumbai November 12, 2008. At least four people were confirmed killed when the six-story building collapsed near a market in south Mumbai, a police source said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Firemen pull out the body of a victim from the debris of a collapsed block of flats in Mumbai November 12, 2008. At least four people were confirmed killed when the six-story building collapsed near a market in south Mumbai, a police source said on...more

Firemen pull out the body of a victim from the debris of a collapsed block of flats in Mumbai November 12, 2008. At least four people were confirmed killed when the six-story building collapsed near a market in south Mumbai, a police source said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A would-be immigrant rests on the sand after arriving at La Tejita beach in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife November 11, 2008. Around 80 people aboard a boat arrived at the beach before being intercepted on their way to reach European soil. REUTERS/Santiago Ferrero </p>

A would-be immigrant rests on the sand after arriving at La Tejita beach in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife November 11, 2008. Around 80 people aboard a boat arrived at the beach before being intercepted on their way to reach European soil....more

A would-be immigrant rests on the sand after arriving at La Tejita beach in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife November 11, 2008. Around 80 people aboard a boat arrived at the beach before being intercepted on their way to reach European soil. REUTERS/Santiago Ferrero

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<p>A large sign showing the number of U.S. troops killed in the war in Iraq is shown on Veteran's Day in a field of 4,824 wooden crosses in Lafayette, California November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

A large sign showing the number of U.S. troops killed in the war in Iraq is shown on Veteran's Day in a field of 4,824 wooden crosses in Lafayette, California November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A large sign showing the number of U.S. troops killed in the war in Iraq is shown on Veteran's Day in a field of 4,824 wooden crosses in Lafayette, California November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>World War One veteran Harry Patch, 110, reacts at an Armistice Day service at The Cenotaph in London November 11, 2008. Three of the last surviving members of British forces who served in World War One laid wreaths in memory of their fallen colleagues in London on Tuesday to mark the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day. REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

World War One veteran Harry Patch, 110, reacts at an Armistice Day service at The Cenotaph in London November 11, 2008. Three of the last surviving members of British forces who served in World War One laid wreaths in memory of their fallen...more

World War One veteran Harry Patch, 110, reacts at an Armistice Day service at The Cenotaph in London November 11, 2008. Three of the last surviving members of British forces who served in World War One laid wreaths in memory of their fallen colleagues in London on Tuesday to mark the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>President-elect Barack Obama hugs double-amputee Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth after they placed a wreath at a veterans memorial in Chicago November 11, 2008. Duckworth is director of the department of veteran affairs for Illinois. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

President-elect Barack Obama hugs double-amputee Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth after they placed a wreath at a veterans memorial in Chicago November 11, 2008. Duckworth is director of the department of veteran affairs for Illinois. REUTERS/Kevin...more

President-elect Barack Obama hugs double-amputee Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth after they placed a wreath at a veterans memorial in Chicago November 11, 2008. Duckworth is director of the department of veteran affairs for Illinois. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>A girl plays with a public phone in floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 11, 2008.  REUTERS/Supri </p>

A girl plays with a public phone in floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Supri

A girl plays with a public phone in floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Supri

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<p>Shipyard workers fire a home-made rocket towards police during a protest in Gijon, northern Spain November 11, 2008. Workers of Spain's private Naval Gijon shipbuilders took to the streets in protest over threatened job losses. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso </p>

Shipyard workers fire a home-made rocket towards police during a protest in Gijon, northern Spain November 11, 2008. Workers of Spain's private Naval Gijon shipbuilders took to the streets in protest over threatened job losses. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso more

Shipyard workers fire a home-made rocket towards police during a protest in Gijon, northern Spain November 11, 2008. Workers of Spain's private Naval Gijon shipbuilders took to the streets in protest over threatened job losses. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

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<p>Pupils attend physical education at their temporary school at the earthquake-hit Shifang, Sichuan province November 11, 2008. November 12, 2008 marks the half-year anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Pupils attend physical education at their temporary school at the earthquake-hit Shifang, Sichuan province November 11, 2008. November 12, 2008 marks the half-year anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake. REUTERS/Stringer

Pupils attend physical education at their temporary school at the earthquake-hit Shifang, Sichuan province November 11, 2008. November 12, 2008 marks the half-year anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A man waits for information about his son who was involved in a school collapse, inside the morgue in the main hospital in Port-au-Prince November 11, 2008. Rescuers at the collapsed school in Haiti are ending the hunt for survivors and will soon demolish the remains of the building, where at least 87 people were killed, a civil protection director for Haiti's west department said on Sunday. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

A man waits for information about his son who was involved in a school collapse, inside the morgue in the main hospital in Port-au-Prince November 11, 2008. Rescuers at the collapsed school in Haiti are ending the hunt for survivors and will soon...more

A man waits for information about his son who was involved in a school collapse, inside the morgue in the main hospital in Port-au-Prince November 11, 2008. Rescuers at the collapsed school in Haiti are ending the hunt for survivors and will soon demolish the remains of the building, where at least 87 people were killed, a civil protection director for Haiti's west department said on Sunday. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Police officers guard a street after clashes between supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front Party (FSLN) and supporters of Eduardo Montealegre of the Liberal Constitutionalism Party (PLC) in Managua November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas </p>

Police officers guard a street after clashes between supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front Party (FSLN) and supporters of Eduardo Montealegre of the Liberal Constitutionalism Party (PLC) in Managua November 11, 2008....more

Police officers guard a street after clashes between supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front Party (FSLN) and supporters of Eduardo Montealegre of the Liberal Constitutionalism Party (PLC) in Managua November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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<p>A partially submerged cross is reflected in flood waters during the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2008.  REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>

A partially submerged cross is reflected in flood waters during the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A partially submerged cross is reflected in flood waters during the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day commemorations at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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<p>A Palestinian youth reaches for a Palestinian flag during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah marking the 4th anniversary of the death of leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Fadi Arouri </p>

A Palestinian youth reaches for a Palestinian flag during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah marking the 4th anniversary of the death of leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Fadi Arouri

A Palestinian youth reaches for a Palestinian flag during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah marking the 4th anniversary of the death of leader Yasser Arafat, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Fadi Arouri

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<p>Peter Eastgate of Denmark celebrates after winning U.S. $9.15 million during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada November 11, 2008. Eastgate, 22, defeated Ivan Demidov of Russia to become the youngest champion of the World Series of Poker main event. REUTERS/Steve Marcus</p>

Peter Eastgate of Denmark celebrates after winning U.S. $9.15 million during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada November 11, 2008. Eastgate, 22, defeated Ivan Demidov of Russia to become the youngest champion...more

Peter Eastgate of Denmark celebrates after winning U.S. $9.15 million during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada November 11, 2008. Eastgate, 22, defeated Ivan Demidov of Russia to become the youngest champion of the World Series of Poker main event. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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<p>A Nissan worker throws a barrier at a Nissan office during a protest over announced job cuts in Barcelona November 11, 2008. Japanese car maker Nissan said last month it will cut over a thousand jobs at its factory in Barcelona because of weak demand. REUTERS/Albert Gea </p>

A Nissan worker throws a barrier at a Nissan office during a protest over announced job cuts in Barcelona November 11, 2008. Japanese car maker Nissan said last month it will cut over a thousand jobs at its factory in Barcelona because of weak...more

A Nissan worker throws a barrier at a Nissan office during a protest over announced job cuts in Barcelona November 11, 2008. Japanese car maker Nissan said last month it will cut over a thousand jobs at its factory in Barcelona because of weak demand. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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<p>A U.S. Marine beneath Air Force One braces himself against the propeller wash from Marine One carrying President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush Air Force One at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

A U.S. Marine beneath Air Force One braces himself against the propeller wash from Marine One carrying President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush Air Force One at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young more

A U.S. Marine beneath Air Force One braces himself against the propeller wash from Marine One carrying President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush Air Force One at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>An airplane flies near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo November 12, 2008. Japanese greenhouse gas emissions hit a record high in the year to March, the government said on Wednesday, raising more questions about whether Japan will fail to meet its commitments under the Kyoto Protocol climate pact. REUTERS/Toru </p>

An airplane flies near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo November 12, 2008. Japanese greenhouse gas emissions hit a record high in the year to March, the government said on Wednesday, raising more...more

An airplane flies near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo November 12, 2008. Japanese greenhouse gas emissions hit a record high in the year to March, the government said on Wednesday, raising more questions about whether Japan will fail to meet its commitments under the Kyoto Protocol climate pact. REUTERS/Toru

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<p>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (top L) campaigns with the candidates of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in the neighborhood of Petare in Caracas November 11, 2008. Venezuelans go to the polls on Nov. 23 to elect state governors and city mayors in a test of support for leftist Chavez a year after he lost his first national vote since winning power in 1998. REUTERS/Jorge Silva </p>

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (top L) campaigns with the candidates of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in the neighborhood of Petare in Caracas November 11, 2008. Venezuelans go to the polls on Nov. 23 to elect state governors and...more

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (top L) campaigns with the candidates of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in the neighborhood of Petare in Caracas November 11, 2008. Venezuelans go to the polls on Nov. 23 to elect state governors and city mayors in a test of support for leftist Chavez a year after he lost his first national vote since winning power in 1998. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>German riot police stand in a field as they guard a convoy carrying Castor nuclear waste containers in Laase to Germany's interim nuclear waste storage facility in the northern German village of Gorleben November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Christian Charisius </p>

German riot police stand in a field as they guard a convoy carrying Castor nuclear waste containers in Laase to Germany's interim nuclear waste storage facility in the northern German village of Gorleben November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Christian Charisius...more

German riot police stand in a field as they guard a convoy carrying Castor nuclear waste containers in Laase to Germany's interim nuclear waste storage facility in the northern German village of Gorleben November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Buses and trucks line up in the "Los Libertadores" border crossing in Los Andes city, about 78 km (48 miles) northwest of Santiago, November 11, 2008. Thousands of Chilean public sector employees began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand higher wages to counter the highest inflation in 14 years. REUTERS/Jorge Bustos/Handout </p>

Buses and trucks line up in the "Los Libertadores" border crossing in Los Andes city, about 78 km (48 miles) northwest of Santiago, November 11, 2008. Thousands of Chilean public sector employees began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand higher...more

Buses and trucks line up in the "Los Libertadores" border crossing in Los Andes city, about 78 km (48 miles) northwest of Santiago, November 11, 2008. Thousands of Chilean public sector employees began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand higher wages to counter the highest inflation in 14 years. REUTERS/Jorge Bustos/Handout

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<p>France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy take part in the Armistice Day wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau in Paris, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler </p>

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy take part in the Armistice Day wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau in Paris, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy take part in the Armistice Day wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of former French Prime Minister George Clemenceau in Paris, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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<p>A veteran salutes during a Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Chris Wattie </p>

A veteran salutes during a Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

A veteran salutes during a Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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<p>A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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