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<p>A man stands near the crowned head of a statue of Jesus being built in Swiebodzin, west of Poznan, western Poland, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel </p>

A man stands near the crowned head of a statue of Jesus being built in Swiebodzin, west of Poznan, western Poland, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

A man stands near the crowned head of a statue of Jesus being built in Swiebodzin, west of Poznan, western Poland, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

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<p>People play tennis at a tennis court surrounded by high-rise buildings in downtown Shanghai November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria </p>

People play tennis at a tennis court surrounded by high-rise buildings in downtown Shanghai November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People play tennis at a tennis court surrounded by high-rise buildings in downtown Shanghai November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A man rides his motorcycle during ash rain in the city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts, November 4, 2010. 

REUTERS/Beawiharta </p>

A man rides his motorcycle during ash rain in the city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

A man rides his motorcycle during ash rain in the city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>A girl sleeps on a hammock in her floating house in Caapiranga, in Amazonas state, northern Brazil, November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes </p>

A girl sleeps on a hammock in her floating house in Caapiranga, in Amazonas state, northern Brazil, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A girl sleeps on a hammock in her floating house in Caapiranga, in Amazonas state, northern Brazil, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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<p>Damage on the left wing over the number two engine is seen from a window of the Qantas Airways A380 passenger plane flight QF32 November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Ulf M. Waschbusch </p>

Damage on the left wing over the number two engine is seen from a window of the Qantas Airways A380 passenger plane flight QF32 November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ulf M. Waschbusch

Damage on the left wing over the number two engine is seen from a window of the Qantas Airways A380 passenger plane flight QF32 November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ulf M. Waschbusch

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<p>Workers rest during lunch break at the World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu </p>

Workers rest during lunch break at the World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Workers rest during lunch break at the World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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<p>A resident waits inside his tent as Tropical Storm Tomas arrives at Port-au-Prince November 4, 2010.  REUTERS/ Eduardo Munoz </p>

A resident waits inside his tent as Tropical Storm Tomas arrives at Port-au-Prince November 4, 2010. REUTERS/ Eduardo Munoz

A resident waits inside his tent as Tropical Storm Tomas arrives at Port-au-Prince November 4, 2010. REUTERS/ Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Thai Muslim men wade through floodwaters as they leave a mosque in the southern Pattani province November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom </p>

Thai Muslim men wade through floodwaters as they leave a mosque in the southern Pattani province November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom

Thai Muslim men wade through floodwaters as they leave a mosque in the southern Pattani province November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom

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<p>Actress Angelina Jolie walks on the set during the filming of her yet untitled directorial debut in Budapest November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh </p>

Actress Angelina Jolie walks on the set during the filming of her yet untitled directorial debut in Budapest November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Actress Angelina Jolie walks on the set during the filming of her yet untitled directorial debut in Budapest November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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<p>Students from the southern Abyei oil region demonstrate outside the South Sudan coordinator office against the delays of the Abyei referendum in Khartoum November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah </p>

Students from the southern Abyei oil region demonstrate outside the South Sudan coordinator office against the delays of the Abyei referendum in Khartoum November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

Students from the southern Abyei oil region demonstrate outside the South Sudan coordinator office against the delays of the Abyei referendum in Khartoum November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

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<p>A flare flies over a shadow of a chase helicopter during a Medevac mission in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Andrews </p>

A flare flies over a shadow of a chase helicopter during a Medevac mission in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

A flare flies over a shadow of a chase helicopter during a Medevac mission in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

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<p>Relatives attend a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the seizure of the Justice Palace by the M-19 guerilla group, in central Bogota November 4, 2010. REUTERS/John Vizcaino </p>

Relatives attend a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the seizure of the Justice Palace by the M-19 guerilla group, in central Bogota November 4, 2010. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

Relatives attend a ceremony commemorating the 25th anniversary of the seizure of the Justice Palace by the M-19 guerilla group, in central Bogota November 4, 2010. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

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<p>Soldiers carry a man with burn injuries sustained from Mount Merapi's latest eruption upon arriving at Sarjito hospital in Yogyakarta November 5, 2010.  REUTERS/Dwi Oblo </p>

Soldiers carry a man with burn injuries sustained from Mount Merapi's latest eruption upon arriving at Sarjito hospital in Yogyakarta November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

Soldiers carry a man with burn injuries sustained from Mount Merapi's latest eruption upon arriving at Sarjito hospital in Yogyakarta November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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<p>The Italian Frecce Tricolori aerobatic squad performs during the celebration of the Italian Army's anniversary in Rome November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>

The Italian Frecce Tricolori aerobatic squad performs during the celebration of the Italian Army's anniversary in Rome November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

The Italian Frecce Tricolori aerobatic squad performs during the celebration of the Italian Army's anniversary in Rome November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Soldiers carry bodies from Argomulyo village in Sleman district of the Indonesia Central Java province November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Soldiers carry bodies from Argomulyo village in Sleman district of the Indonesia Central Java province November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

Soldiers carry bodies from Argomulyo village in Sleman district of the Indonesia Central Java province November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>An elderly woman walks in front of tents at Jumoyo village's temporary shelter in the Indonesian city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Beawiharta </p>

An elderly woman walks in front of tents at Jumoyo village's temporary shelter in the Indonesian city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

An elderly woman walks in front of tents at Jumoyo village's temporary shelter in the Indonesian city of Magelang as Mount Merapi volcano erupts November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>A man tours with a donkey wearing a U.N. sign, to express opposition to the international Special Tribunal for Lebanon, in Beirut's southern suburbs, a Hezbollah stronghold, November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/ Khalil Hassan </p>

A man tours with a donkey wearing a U.N. sign, to express opposition to the international Special Tribunal for Lebanon, in Beirut's southern suburbs, a Hezbollah stronghold, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/ Khalil Hassan

A man tours with a donkey wearing a U.N. sign, to express opposition to the international Special Tribunal for Lebanon, in Beirut's southern suburbs, a Hezbollah stronghold, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/ Khalil Hassan

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<p>The "Formula Rossa" rollercoaster, the fastest in the world is seen at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, a Ferrari themed amusement park November 4, 2010. 

REUTERS/Jumana El-Heloueh </p>

The "Formula Rossa" rollercoaster, the fastest in the world is seen at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, a Ferrari themed amusement park November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jumana El-Heloueh

The "Formula Rossa" rollercoaster, the fastest in the world is seen at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, a Ferrari themed amusement park November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jumana El-Heloueh

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<p>An anti nuclear protest figure stands in a field in Metzingen near the northern German village of Dannenberg November 4, 2010. 
REUTERS/Christian Charisius </p>

An anti nuclear protest figure stands in a field in Metzingen near the northern German village of Dannenberg November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

An anti nuclear protest figure stands in a field in Metzingen near the northern German village of Dannenberg November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Russian ultra nationalists walk under a giant historic flag of the Russian empire during a demonstration on the outskirts of Moscow November 4, 2010. Russia marks the Day of People's Unity on November 4. It celebrates the defeat of Polish invaders in 1612 and replaces a communist celebration of the 1917 revolution. REUTERS/Nikolay Korchekov </p>

Russian ultra nationalists walk under a giant historic flag of the Russian empire during a demonstration on the outskirts of Moscow November 4, 2010. Russia marks the Day of People's Unity on November 4. It celebrates the defeat of Polish invaders in...more

Russian ultra nationalists walk under a giant historic flag of the Russian empire during a demonstration on the outskirts of Moscow November 4, 2010. Russia marks the Day of People's Unity on November 4. It celebrates the defeat of Polish invaders in 1612 and replaces a communist celebration of the 1917 revolution. REUTERS/Nikolay Korchekov

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<p>A member of the Ethiopian community in Israel prays during a ceremony marking the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem November 4, 2010. The holiday symbolizes the community's connection to Jerusalem. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

A member of the Ethiopian community in Israel prays during a ceremony marking the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem November 4, 2010. The holiday symbolizes the community's connection to Jerusalem. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A member of the Ethiopian community in Israel prays during a ceremony marking the Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd in Jerusalem November 4, 2010. The holiday symbolizes the community's connection to Jerusalem. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>Horsemen scuffle in front of a goal as one side attempts to score during Kyrgyzstan's Kok-boru competition in the capital Bishkek, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov </p>

Horsemen scuffle in front of a goal as one side attempts to score during Kyrgyzstan's Kok-boru competition in the capital Bishkek, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Horsemen scuffle in front of a goal as one side attempts to score during Kyrgyzstan's Kok-boru competition in the capital Bishkek, November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

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<p>Military and aviation officials stand next to the wreckage of a passenger plane which crashed near Karachi's Jinnah international airport November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain </p>

Military and aviation officials stand next to the wreckage of a passenger plane which crashed near Karachi's Jinnah international airport November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

Military and aviation officials stand next to the wreckage of a passenger plane which crashed near Karachi's Jinnah international airport November 5, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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<p>Actress Anne Hathaway poses at the world premiere of her and co-star Jake Gyllenhaal's film 'Love &amp; Other Drugs' at the opening night gala at AFI Fest 2010 in Hollywood , November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Fred Prouser </p>

Actress Anne Hathaway poses at the world premiere of her and co-star Jake Gyllenhaal's film 'Love & Other Drugs' at the opening night gala at AFI Fest 2010 in Hollywood , November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actress Anne Hathaway poses at the world premiere of her and co-star Jake Gyllenhaal's film 'Love & Other Drugs' at the opening night gala at AFI Fest 2010 in Hollywood , November 4, 2010. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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