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<p>A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Nikola Solic </p>

A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

A Croatian ballet dancer smokes in a theatre cafe during a break in rehearsals for a new ballet show, in Zagreb, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

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<p>A cleric who is a member of Iran's Islamic Basij militia looks on while attending a ceremony to mark Basij week in Tehran, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl </p>

A cleric who is a member of Iran's Islamic Basij militia looks on while attending a ceremony to mark Basij week in Tehran, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

A cleric who is a member of Iran's Islamic Basij militia looks on while attending a ceremony to mark Basij week in Tehran, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>U.S. soldiers have their Thanksgiving meal at the Bagram airbase, north of Kabul, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Omar Sobhani </p>

U.S. soldiers have their Thanksgiving meal at the Bagram airbase, north of Kabul, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. soldiers have their Thanksgiving meal at the Bagram airbase, north of Kabul, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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<p>Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar, November 26, 2009.  



REUTERS/Emilie Regnier </p>

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) holds hands with his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulaye Wade at the presidential palace in Senegal's capital Dakar, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Emilie Regnier

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<p>Britain's Prince Charles, Colonel in Chief of the Mercian Regiment, shares a light moment with a soldier from the 4th Battalion, during a medal ceremony at Clarence House in London, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett </p>

Britain's Prince Charles, Colonel in Chief of the Mercian Regiment, shares a light moment with a soldier from the 4th Battalion, during a medal ceremony at Clarence House in London, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Britain's Prince Charles, Colonel in Chief of the Mercian Regiment, shares a light moment with a soldier from the 4th Battalion, during a medal ceremony at Clarence House in London, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>The bloodstain of a victim is seen at the site where a man stabbed dead a pedestrian and injured 12 others in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Stringer </p>

The bloodstain of a victim is seen at the site where a man stabbed dead a pedestrian and injured 12 others in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

The bloodstain of a victim is seen at the site where a man stabbed dead a pedestrian and injured 12 others in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>South Korea's WBA featherweight title champion Choi Hyun-Mi excercises during a photo call in Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won </p>

South Korea's WBA featherweight title champion Choi Hyun-Mi excercises during a photo call in Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

South Korea's WBA featherweight title champion Choi Hyun-Mi excercises during a photo call in Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

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<p>An Indonesian Muslim walks to attend Eid al-Adha prayers at a port in Jakarta, November 27, 2009. 



REUTERS/Beawiharta </p>

An Indonesian Muslim walks to attend Eid al-Adha prayers at a port in Jakarta, November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

An Indonesian Muslim walks to attend Eid al-Adha prayers at a port in Jakarta, November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>A Macedonian army MI-24 combat helicopter takes part in a night shooting exercise at the Krivolak training center, southeast from Skopje, November 26, 2009. 




REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski </p>

A Macedonian army MI-24 combat helicopter takes part in a night shooting exercise at the Krivolak training center, southeast from Skopje, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

A Macedonian army MI-24 combat helicopter takes part in a night shooting exercise at the Krivolak training center, southeast from Skopje, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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<p>Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe clasps the FIFA soccer World Cup trophy at Harare International Airport, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo </p>

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe clasps the FIFA soccer World Cup trophy at Harare International Airport, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe clasps the FIFA soccer World Cup trophy at Harare International Airport, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

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<p>A woman turns away from the fumes as a Secretary of State for Public Health and Welfare (SESPAS) vehicle is used to fumigate a street to control dengue in a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

A woman turns away from the fumes as a Secretary of State for Public Health and Welfare (SESPAS) vehicle is used to fumigate a street to control dengue in a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman turns away from the fumes as a Secretary of State for Public Health and Welfare (SESPAS) vehicle is used to fumigate a street to control dengue in a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Water cascades over the Pitlochry Dam during a controlled release from Loch Faskally into the river Tummel, in Pitlochry, Scotland, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Russell Cheyne</p>

Water cascades over the Pitlochry Dam during a controlled release from Loch Faskally into the river Tummel, in Pitlochry, Scotland, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Water cascades over the Pitlochry Dam during a controlled release from Loch Faskally into the river Tummel, in Pitlochry, Scotland, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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<p>A handout photo released by NASA shows a close-up view of a water bubble floating freely on the middeck of space shuttle Atlantis shows a refracted image of astronaut Leland Melvin, November 24, 2009. 



REUTERS/NASA Handout </p>

A handout photo released by NASA shows a close-up view of a water bubble floating freely on the middeck of space shuttle Atlantis shows a refracted image of astronaut Leland Melvin, November 24, 2009. REUTERS/NASA Handout

A handout photo released by NASA shows a close-up view of a water bubble floating freely on the middeck of space shuttle Atlantis shows a refracted image of astronaut Leland Melvin, November 24, 2009. REUTERS/NASA Handout

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<p>An employee of a foreign exchange trading company walks past the rate of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar in Tokyo, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Toru Hanai</p>

An employee of a foreign exchange trading company walks past the rate of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar in Tokyo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

An employee of a foreign exchange trading company walks past the rate of the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar in Tokyo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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<p>A Chilean police officer walks between packs of marijuana confiscated in an anti-narcotics operation and displayed for the media in Vina del Mar city, northwest of Santiago, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez </p>

A Chilean police officer walks between packs of marijuana confiscated in an anti-narcotics operation and displayed for the media in Vina del Mar city, northwest of Santiago, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

A Chilean police officer walks between packs of marijuana confiscated in an anti-narcotics operation and displayed for the media in Vina del Mar city, northwest of Santiago, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

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<p>Members of a dance drill team makes their way down 7th avenue during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

Members of a dance drill team makes their way down 7th avenue during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of a dance drill team makes their way down 7th avenue during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Ireland's Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern pauses as he addresses the media after the publication of a report into child abuse in Roman Catholic institutions in the Archdiocese of Dublin during 1975 to 2004, in Dublin, Ireland, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton</p>

Ireland's Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern pauses as he addresses the media after the publication of a report into child abuse in Roman Catholic institutions in the Archdiocese of Dublin during 1975 to 2004, in Dublin, Ireland, November 26, 2009....more

Ireland's Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern pauses as he addresses the media after the publication of a report into child abuse in Roman Catholic institutions in the Archdiocese of Dublin during 1975 to 2004, in Dublin, Ireland, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>Andal Ampatuan Jr., a local mayor in Maguindanao province, is instructed by an agent as his photo is taken inside a detention cell at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, November 27, 2009. 



REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo </p>

Andal Ampatuan Jr., a local mayor in Maguindanao province, is instructed by an agent as his photo is taken inside a detention cell at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

Andal Ampatuan Jr., a local mayor in Maguindanao province, is instructed by an agent as his photo is taken inside a detention cell at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, November 27, 2009. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

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<p>Children stand next to a wall riddled with bullet holes during a tour of the Nariman House in Mumbai, November 26, 2009.



REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

Children stand next to a wall riddled with bullet holes during a tour of the Nariman House in Mumbai, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

Children stand next to a wall riddled with bullet holes during a tour of the Nariman House in Mumbai, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A horse is pictured in a stable during the Sicab the International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo </p>

A horse is pictured in a stable during the Sicab the International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A horse is pictured in a stable during the Sicab the International Pre Horse Fair show in the Andalusian capital of Seville, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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<p>A volunteer dressed as a cavewoman walks inside a cage at Warsaw Zoo, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Peter Andrews </p>

A volunteer dressed as a cavewoman walks inside a cage at Warsaw Zoo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

A volunteer dressed as a cavewoman walks inside a cage at Warsaw Zoo, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

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<p>A Tibetan pilgrim spins his praying wheel as he stops to pray on the road from Shigatse to Tsedang Tibet Autonomous Region, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

A Tibetan pilgrim spins his praying wheel as he stops to pray on the road from Shigatse to Tsedang Tibet Autonomous Region, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A Tibetan pilgrim spins his praying wheel as he stops to pray on the road from Shigatse to Tsedang Tibet Autonomous Region, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang </p>

Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Mahouts train for a light and sound show for UNESCO World Heritage Week in Ayutthaya province, north of Bangkok, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes her way to the steps after a tree planting ceremony at Government House in Hamilton, Bermuda, November 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Hans Deryk </p>

Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes her way to the steps after a tree planting ceremony at Government House in Hamilton, Bermuda, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Hans Deryk

Britain's Queen Elizabeth makes her way to the steps after a tree planting ceremony at Government House in Hamilton, Bermuda, November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Hans Deryk

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