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<p>People sit on the grass and sunbathe near the Trocadero fountains across from the Eiffel Tower on a hot summer day in Paris August 19, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

People sit on the grass and sunbathe near the Trocadero fountains across from the Eiffel Tower on a hot summer day in Paris August 19, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People sit on the grass and sunbathe near the Trocadero fountains across from the Eiffel Tower on a hot summer day in Paris August 19, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>Soccer freestyler Iya Traore from Guinea performs with a ball in the gardens of the Montmartre's Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris, July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Soccer freestyler Iya Traore from Guinea performs with a ball in the gardens of the Montmartre's Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris, July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Soccer freestyler Iya Traore from Guinea performs with a ball in the gardens of the Montmartre's Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris, July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A dancer performs in the scene "Crisis" during the press presentation of the new revue at the Crazy Horse in Paris September 14, 2009 directed by Philippe Decoufle, new Artistic Director for Crazy Horse Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer </p>

A dancer performs in the scene "Crisis" during the press presentation of the new revue at the Crazy Horse in Paris September 14, 2009 directed by Philippe Decoufle, new Artistic Director for Crazy Horse Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A dancer performs in the scene "Crisis" during the press presentation of the new revue at the Crazy Horse in Paris September 14, 2009 directed by Philippe Decoufle, new Artistic Director for Crazy Horse Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>Commuters run to catch a train at Gare Saint Lazare train station in Paris February 3, 2010 during a nationwide strike by French SNCF railway workers. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Commuters run to catch a train at Gare Saint Lazare train station in Paris February 3, 2010 during a nationwide strike by French SNCF railway workers. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Commuters run to catch a train at Gare Saint Lazare train station in Paris February 3, 2010 during a nationwide strike by French SNCF railway workers. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>Women walk past a window display of luxury goods maker Rolex in Paris' Place Vendome October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau </p>

Women walk past a window display of luxury goods maker Rolex in Paris' Place Vendome October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Women walk past a window display of luxury goods maker Rolex in Paris' Place Vendome October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>A French farmer rests in the pen with his Prim'Holstein cow on the eve of the public opening of the 46th Paris International Farm Show February 20, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau </p>

A French farmer rests in the pen with his Prim'Holstein cow on the eve of the public opening of the 46th Paris International Farm Show February 20, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

A French farmer rests in the pen with his Prim'Holstein cow on the eve of the public opening of the 46th Paris International Farm Show February 20, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

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<p>Tourists cool off in the fountains near the Pyramid entrance of the Louvre Museum on a hot summer day in Paris July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes </p>

Tourists cool off in the fountains near the Pyramid entrance of the Louvre Museum on a hot summer day in Paris July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Tourists cool off in the fountains near the Pyramid entrance of the Louvre Museum on a hot summer day in Paris July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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<p>An illustration of a pair of eyes titled "Women are Heroes" is seen on the banks of the river Seine during a temporary exhibition by French photographer and street artist JR, in Paris October 2, 2009. The project is dedicated to women in poor countries. REUTERS/Charles Platiau </p>

An illustration of a pair of eyes titled "Women are Heroes" is seen on the banks of the river Seine during a temporary exhibition by French photographer and street artist JR, in Paris October 2, 2009. The project is dedicated to women in poor...more

An illustration of a pair of eyes titled "Women are Heroes" is seen on the banks of the river Seine during a temporary exhibition by French photographer and street artist JR, in Paris October 2, 2009. The project is dedicated to women in poor countries. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>Tourists take souvenir photos of Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci's famed portrait Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum in Paris August 12, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen </p>

Tourists take souvenir photos of Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci's famed portrait Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum in Paris August 12, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Tourists take souvenir photos of Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci's famed portrait Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum in Paris August 12, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

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<p>General view of the snow-covered Tuileries garden in Paris on December 17, 2009 as winter weather hits the French capital . REUTERS/Thomas Samson </p>

General view of the snow-covered Tuileries garden in Paris on December 17, 2009 as winter weather hits the French capital . REUTERS/Thomas Samson

General view of the snow-covered Tuileries garden in Paris on December 17, 2009 as winter weather hits the French capital . REUTERS/Thomas Samson

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<p>Demonstrators stand on the Place de la Bastille's column during a protest march over pension reforms in Paris October 12, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Demonstrators stand on the Place de la Bastille's column during a protest march over pension reforms in Paris October 12, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Demonstrators stand on the Place de la Bastille's column during a protest march over pension reforms in Paris October 12, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>Tourists pose at the bottom of the steps which lead to the Sacre Coeur Basilica, one of Paris's tourist attractions, on Montmartre in Paris on August 6, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Tourists pose at the bottom of the steps which lead to the Sacre Coeur Basilica, one of Paris's tourist attractions, on Montmartre in Paris on August 6, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Tourists pose at the bottom of the steps which lead to the Sacre Coeur Basilica, one of Paris's tourist attractions, on Montmartre in Paris on August 6, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>People cool off in a fine mist of water as they enjoy the sun as "Paris Plages" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2010.  REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer </p>

People cool off in a fine mist of water as they enjoy the sun as "Paris Plages" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

People cool off in a fine mist of water as they enjoy the sun as "Paris Plages" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>Children are pictured watching the television inside the Saint-Merri gymnasium in Paris, two days after more than 100 people who were living in poor housing conditions took shelter there December 29, 2008. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer </p>

Children are pictured watching the television inside the Saint-Merri gymnasium in Paris, two days after more than 100 people who were living in poor housing conditions took shelter there December 29, 2008. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Children are pictured watching the television inside the Saint-Merri gymnasium in Paris, two days after more than 100 people who were living in poor housing conditions took shelter there December 29, 2008. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcoming G20 summit, March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcoming G20 summit, March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Demonstrators sit on deckchairs in front of the former Paris Stock Exchange during a rally against the upcoming G20 summit, March 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A tourist walks up the staircase inside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris July 13, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

A tourist walks up the staircase inside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris July 13, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A tourist walks up the staircase inside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris July 13, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Algeria's soccer fans celebrate in Paris, November 18, 2009, after Algeria won their 2010 World Cup playoff qualification soccer match against Egypt. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes </p>

Algeria's soccer fans celebrate in Paris, November 18, 2009, after Algeria won their 2010 World Cup playoff qualification soccer match against Egypt. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Algeria's soccer fans celebrate in Paris, November 18, 2009, after Algeria won their 2010 World Cup playoff qualification soccer match against Egypt. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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<p>Revellers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Revellers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Revellers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A man is carried away by security staff after running onto the court during the men's final between Robin Soderling of Sweden and Roger Federer of Switzerland at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris June 7, 2009. REUTERS/Charles Platiau </p>

A man is carried away by security staff after running onto the court during the men's final between Robin Soderling of Sweden and Roger Federer of Switzerland at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris June 7, 2009....more

A man is carried away by security staff after running onto the court during the men's final between Robin Soderling of Sweden and Roger Federer of Switzerland at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris June 7, 2009. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>Fans cheer during a performance by British band Madness at the Rock-en-Seine Festival in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Fans cheer during a performance by British band Madness at the Rock-en-Seine Festival in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Fans cheer during a performance by British band Madness at the Rock-en-Seine Festival in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A woman, with her face hidden by a paper plate which reads "I am Hungry", lies down on the steps of the Opera Garnier in Paris October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer </p>

A woman, with her face hidden by a paper plate which reads "I am Hungry", lies down on the steps of the Opera Garnier in Paris October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A woman, with her face hidden by a paper plate which reads "I am Hungry", lies down on the steps of the Opera Garnier in Paris October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

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<p>French actress Marie Fugain presents a creation at the 15th Salon du Chocolat (Paris Chocolate Show) in Paris October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

French actress Marie Fugain presents a creation at the 15th Salon du Chocolat (Paris Chocolate Show) in Paris October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French actress Marie Fugain presents a creation at the 15th Salon du Chocolat (Paris Chocolate Show) in Paris October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A woman smokes a shisha pipe in the Touareg shisha cafe in Paris November 22, 2007.  REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

A woman smokes a shisha pipe in the Touareg shisha cafe in Paris November 22, 2007. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A woman smokes a shisha pipe in the Touareg shisha cafe in Paris November 22, 2007. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>A happy hour sign is seen in front of a bar on the Grands Boulevards in Paris May 20, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau </p>

A happy hour sign is seen in front of a bar on the Grands Boulevards in Paris May 20, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

A happy hour sign is seen in front of a bar on the Grands Boulevards in Paris May 20, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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<p>A bronze statue of a young Greek actor by Arthur Bourgeois is seen in the Luxembourg Gardens with a view of the domed Parthenon in Paris on August 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen </p>

A bronze statue of a young Greek actor by Arthur Bourgeois is seen in the Luxembourg Gardens with a view of the domed Parthenon in Paris on August 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

A bronze statue of a young Greek actor by Arthur Bourgeois is seen in the Luxembourg Gardens with a view of the domed Parthenon in Paris on August 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

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<p>A cosplay enthusiast poses at the Japan Expo in Paris July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas White </p>

A cosplay enthusiast poses at the Japan Expo in Paris July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas White

A cosplay enthusiast poses at the Japan Expo in Paris July 4, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas White

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<p>A woman enjoys the sun as "Paris Plage" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier</p>

A woman enjoys the sun as "Paris Plage" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A woman enjoys the sun as "Paris Plage" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of the River Seine in Paris July 20, 2006. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

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<p>Former model Tasha de Vasconcelos (C) attends the Spring/Summer 2011 ready-to-wear women's fashion collection designed by British designer Stella McCartney during Paris Fashion Week October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

Former model Tasha de Vasconcelos (C) attends the Spring/Summer 2011 ready-to-wear women's fashion collection designed by British designer Stella McCartney during Paris Fashion Week October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Former model Tasha de Vasconcelos (C) attends the Spring/Summer 2011 ready-to-wear women's fashion collection designed by British designer Stella McCartney during Paris Fashion Week October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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<p>Members of the French fencing team fight during a fencing show in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen </p>

Members of the French fencing team fight during a fencing show in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

Members of the French fencing team fight during a fencing show in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, September 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

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<p>France's national colours trail over the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees avenue during the annual Bastille Day parade in Paris July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier </p>

France's national colours trail over the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees avenue during the annual Bastille Day parade in Paris July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France's national colours trail over the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees avenue during the annual Bastille Day parade in Paris July 14, 2006. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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