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<p>Taxis line up to get their tanks filled on a viaduct in Chongqing municipality, November 17, 2009. 



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Taxis line up to get their tanks filled on a viaduct in Chongqing municipality, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Taxis line up to get their tanks filled on a viaduct in Chongqing municipality, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu falls on a soldier as he stumbles while getting onto a boat after a visit aboard a naval vessel off the coast of the northern city of Haifa, November 17, 2009.



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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu falls on a soldier as he stumbles while getting onto a boat after a visit aboard a naval vessel off the coast of the northern city of Haifa, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Pavel Wolberg/Pool

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu falls on a soldier as he stumbles while getting onto a boat after a visit aboard a naval vessel off the coast of the northern city of Haifa, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Pavel Wolberg/Pool

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<p>A patient of the Eduardo Bernabe Ordaz Psychiatric Hospital performs in a play titled "El Caballero de Paris in Havana, November 17, 2009.  



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A patient of the Eduardo Bernabe Ordaz Psychiatric Hospital performs in a play titled "El Caballero de Paris in Havana, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

A patient of the Eduardo Bernabe Ordaz Psychiatric Hospital performs in a play titled "El Caballero de Paris in Havana, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa

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<p>A visitor views the installation 'The Hoerengracht' ('Whore's Canal') by U.S. artists Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz at the National Gallery in central London, November 17, 2009. 



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A visitor views the installation 'The Hoerengracht' ('Whore's Canal') by U.S. artists Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz at the National Gallery in central London, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A visitor views the installation 'The Hoerengracht' ('Whore's Canal') by U.S. artists Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz at the National Gallery in central London, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Policemen inspect the dead body of a suspected Muslim militant after dozens of police and soldiers surrounded a house in Pattani province, in the Kok Poh district, south of Bangkok, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom </p>

Policemen inspect the dead body of a suspected Muslim militant after dozens of police and soldiers surrounded a house in Pattani province, in the Kok Poh district, south of Bangkok, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom

Policemen inspect the dead body of a suspected Muslim militant after dozens of police and soldiers surrounded a house in Pattani province, in the Kok Poh district, south of Bangkok, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom

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<p>Virginia Labrador, 26, as a contestant in the Miss Sevilla pageant pose during a presentation in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo </p>

Virginia Labrador, 26, as a contestant in the Miss Sevilla pageant pose during a presentation in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Virginia Labrador, 26, as a contestant in the Miss Sevilla pageant pose during a presentation in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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<p>Steam and other emissions are seen coming from a power station in Wollongong, south of Sydney, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

Steam and other emissions are seen coming from a power station in Wollongong, south of Sydney, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Steam and other emissions are seen coming from a power station in Wollongong, south of Sydney, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>Arju, 4, looks out from a his makeshift house built over a canal in the Rayerbazar area in Dhaka, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Andrew Biraj</p>

Arju, 4, looks out from a his makeshift house built over a canal in the Rayerbazar area in Dhaka, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Arju, 4, looks out from a his makeshift house built over a canal in the Rayerbazar area in Dhaka, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>An aide to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner shows him a message on a PDA as he takes his seat to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The U.S. and the G-20: Remaking the International Economic Architecture? on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 17, 2009. 


REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

An aide to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner shows him a message on a PDA as he takes his seat to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The U.S. and the G-20: Remaking the International Economic Architecture? on...more

An aide to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner shows him a message on a PDA as he takes his seat to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The U.S. and the G-20: Remaking the International Economic Architecture? on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Actresses Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen arrive for a Museum of Modern Art tribute to director Tim Burton in New York, November 17, 2009. 



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Actresses Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen arrive for a Museum of Modern Art tribute to director Tim Burton in New York, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Actresses Ashley Olsen (L) and Mary-Kate Olsen arrive for a Museum of Modern Art tribute to director Tim Burton in New York, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Washington Capitals' Matt Bradley (L) is punched by New York Rangers' Aaron Voros (R) as they fought during the first period of their game in New York, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Mike Segar </p>

Washington Capitals' Matt Bradley (L) is punched by New York Rangers' Aaron Voros (R) as they fought during the first period of their game in New York, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Washington Capitals' Matt Bradley (L) is punched by New York Rangers' Aaron Voros (R) as they fought during the first period of their game in New York, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys sit in class at a school belonging to the Tsanz Hasidic sect in the Israeli city of Netanya north of Tel Aviv, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen </p>

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys sit in class at a school belonging to the Tsanz Hasidic sect in the Israeli city of Netanya north of Tel Aviv, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys sit in class at a school belonging to the Tsanz Hasidic sect in the Israeli city of Netanya north of Tel Aviv, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

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<p>Sri Lankan refugees board a dinghy from the Australian customs vessel Oceanic Viking to be transferred to Indonesian ferries from near Tamborah Laut, November 18, 2009. 



REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

Sri Lankan refugees board a dinghy from the Australian customs vessel Oceanic Viking to be transferred to Indonesian ferries from near Tamborah Laut, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Sri Lankan refugees board a dinghy from the Australian customs vessel Oceanic Viking to be transferred to Indonesian ferries from near Tamborah Laut, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A farmer scuffles with policemen as the police block farmers trying to march to presidential Blue House at a sudden demonstration in central Seoul on a road leading to the U.S. embassy, November 17, 2009. 


REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won </p>

A farmer scuffles with policemen as the police block farmers trying to march to presidential Blue House at a sudden demonstration in central Seoul on a road leading to the U.S. embassy, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

A farmer scuffles with policemen as the police block farmers trying to march to presidential Blue House at a sudden demonstration in central Seoul on a road leading to the U.S. embassy, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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<p>Muslim residents pelt riot police and a demolition crew with stones from atop a mosque in Baclaran, Pasay city, metro Manila, November 18, 2009. 



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Muslim residents pelt riot police and a demolition crew with stones from atop a mosque in Baclaran, Pasay city, metro Manila, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Muslim residents pelt riot police and a demolition crew with stones from atop a mosque in Baclaran, Pasay city, metro Manila, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>An oil refinery is seen near the town of Mozyr, southeast of Minsk, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko </p>

An oil refinery is seen near the town of Mozyr, southeast of Minsk, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An oil refinery is seen near the town of Mozyr, southeast of Minsk, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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<p>Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz walks in front of a wall with bullet holes at Nariman House in Mumbai, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz walks in front of a wall with bullet holes at Nariman House in Mumbai, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz walks in front of a wall with bullet holes at Nariman House in Mumbai, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann </p>

A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Arnd...more

A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

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<p>Scooter Christensen of the Harlem Globetrotters from the U.S. balances a basketball on his head during a visit to a university in Taipei, November 18, 2009. 



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Scooter Christensen of the Harlem Globetrotters from the U.S. balances a basketball on his head during a visit to a university in Taipei, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Scooter Christensen of the Harlem Globetrotters from the U.S. balances a basketball on his head during a visit to a university in Taipei, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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<p>Friar Cesare Bonizzi, also known as Fratello Metallo (Metal Friar), performs a duet of what he called his last metal song recording with songwriter Diana Winter (R) at a studio in Granozzo con Monticello near Novara, November 17, 2009.



REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

Friar Cesare Bonizzi, also known as Fratello Metallo (Metal Friar), performs a duet of what he called his last metal song recording with songwriter Diana Winter (R) at a studio in Granozzo con Monticello near Novara, November 17,...more

Friar Cesare Bonizzi, also known as Fratello Metallo (Metal Friar), performs a duet of what he called his last metal song recording with songwriter Diana Winter (R) at a studio in Granozzo con Monticello near Novara, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A Palestinian labourer prays at a construction site in Gilo, a Jewish settlement on land Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to its Jerusalem municipality, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

A Palestinian labourer prays at a construction site in Gilo, a Jewish settlement on land Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to its Jerusalem municipality, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Palestinian labourer prays at a construction site in Gilo, a Jewish settlement on land Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to its Jerusalem municipality, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A night watchman, surrounded by smoke from a bonfire to keep warm, sits on a chair at a construction site in Mumbai, November 18, 2009. 




REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

A night watchman, surrounded by smoke from a bonfire to keep warm, sits on a chair at a construction site in Mumbai, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

A night watchman, surrounded by smoke from a bonfire to keep warm, sits on a chair at a construction site in Mumbai, November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>Pregnant patient Angelica Martinez is checked by a Cuban doctor at a Center of Integral Diagnosis or CDI of Barrio Adentro health program in Caracas, November 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Edwin Montilva </p>

Pregnant patient Angelica Martinez is checked by a Cuban doctor at a Center of Integral Diagnosis or CDI of Barrio Adentro health program in Caracas, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva

Pregnant patient Angelica Martinez is checked by a Cuban doctor at a Center of Integral Diagnosis or CDI of Barrio Adentro health program in Caracas, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva

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<p>A university student fires a homemade mortar against the National Assembly building during a protest in Managua, November 17, 2009. 




REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas </p>

A university student fires a homemade mortar against the National Assembly building during a protest in Managua, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

A university student fires a homemade mortar against the National Assembly building during a protest in Managua, November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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