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<p>A Hungarian national flag is seen as supporters of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party gather in a square outside Parliament in Budapest May 29, 2010 to celebrate the formation of the new government led by Hungary's new prime minister Viktor Orban.  REUTERS/Karoly Arvai</p>

A Hungarian national flag is seen as supporters of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party gather in a square outside Parliament in Budapest May 29, 2010 to celebrate the formation of the new government led by Hungary's new prime minister Viktor Orban. ...more

A Hungarian national flag is seen as supporters of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party gather in a square outside Parliament in Budapest May 29, 2010 to celebrate the formation of the new government led by Hungary's new prime minister Viktor Orban. REUTERS/Karoly Arvai

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<p>Protestors hold signs behind Richard Fuld, then Chairman and Chief Executive of Lehman Brothers Holdings, as he takes his seat to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the causes and effects of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 6, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst </p>

Protestors hold signs behind Richard Fuld, then Chairman and Chief Executive of Lehman Brothers Holdings, as he takes his seat to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the causes and effects of the Lehman Brothers...more

Protestors hold signs behind Richard Fuld, then Chairman and Chief Executive of Lehman Brothers Holdings, as he takes his seat to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the causes and effects of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 6, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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<p>A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a gas pipeline explosion near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos December 26, 2006. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye </p>

A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a gas pipeline explosion near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos December 26, 2006. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

A man rinses soot from his face at the scene of a gas pipeline explosion near Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos December 26, 2006. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

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<p>A boy is reflected in a mirror as flood victims who said they did not receive any aid for three days gather at a relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj </p>

A boy is reflected in a mirror as flood victims who said they did not receive any aid for three days gather at a relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A boy is reflected in a mirror as flood victims who said they did not receive any aid for three days gather at a relief camp in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province September 2, 2010. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>A vendor renting deck chairs dozes in the sun in Brighton, southern England July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor </p>

A vendor renting deck chairs dozes in the sun in Brighton, southern England July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

A vendor renting deck chairs dozes in the sun in Brighton, southern England July 21, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>An internally displaced girl, who fled a military offensive in the Swat valley region, looks through a tear in the food distribution tent while awaiting her food ration at the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) Jalozai camp, about 140 km (87 miles) northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad June 14, 2009. REUTERS/Ali Imam </p>

An internally displaced girl, who fled a military offensive in the Swat valley region, looks through a tear in the food distribution tent while awaiting her food ration at the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) Jalozai camp, about...more

An internally displaced girl, who fled a military offensive in the Swat valley region, looks through a tear in the food distribution tent while awaiting her food ration at the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) Jalozai camp, about 140 km (87 miles) northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad June 14, 2009. REUTERS/Ali Imam

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<p>An Afghan woman clad in a burqa holds an umbrella after she received food aid in Kabul May 5, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood </p>

An Afghan woman clad in a burqa holds an umbrella after she received food aid in Kabul May 5, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan woman clad in a burqa holds an umbrella after she received food aid in Kabul May 5, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta </p>

A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

A worker pulls a publicity cut-out of a Bollywood movie in Mumbai December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta

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<p>A U.S. Army cadet reads a book entitled "Kill Bin Laden" as he waits with other cadets for U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York December 1, 2009.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A U.S. Army cadet reads a book entitled "Kill Bin Laden" as he waits with other cadets for U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York December 1,...more

A U.S. Army cadet reads a book entitled "Kill Bin Laden" as he waits with other cadets for U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver an address on U.S. policy and the war in Afghanistan at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York December 1, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Lars Stromberg launches his kite as he takes part alongside 1,182 participants in an attempt to set the world record for the most number of kites aloft at the same time in one location in Wheaton, Illinois, April 18, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress </p>

Lars Stromberg launches his kite as he takes part alongside 1,182 participants in an attempt to set the world record for the most number of kites aloft at the same time in one location in Wheaton, Illinois, April 18, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress

Lars Stromberg launches his kite as he takes part alongside 1,182 participants in an attempt to set the world record for the most number of kites aloft at the same time in one location in Wheaton, Illinois, April 18, 2009. REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>Children of foreign workers dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010.  REUTERS/Amir Cohen </p>

Children of foreign workers dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Children of foreign workers dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, at a school in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv February 24, 2010. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

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<p>Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares celebrates after defeating a bull during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo </p>

Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares celebrates after defeating a bull during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares celebrates after defeating a bull during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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<p>A pilgrim holds lit candles in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 23, 2009, ahead of Christmas. REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

A pilgrim holds lit candles in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 23, 2009, ahead of Christmas. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A pilgrim holds lit candles in the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 23, 2009, ahead of Christmas. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>A woman carries balloons during snowfall in the southern Russian city of Stavropol January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

A woman carries balloons during snowfall in the southern Russian city of Stavropol January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

A woman carries balloons during snowfall in the southern Russian city of Stavropol January 5, 2009. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>Models Xillehuma (L) and Mehreen Sayed, wearing creations by designer Zarmina Khan, pose together before taking to the catwalk during Fashion Pakistan Week in Karachi on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

Models Xillehuma (L) and Mehreen Sayed, wearing creations by designer Zarmina Khan, pose together before taking to the catwalk during Fashion Pakistan Week in Karachi on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Models Xillehuma (L) and Mehreen Sayed, wearing creations by designer Zarmina Khan, pose together before taking to the catwalk during Fashion Pakistan Week in Karachi on November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Spectators and soldiers, from behind a cut-out of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan, watch the third day's play in the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and India from the top of a fort overlooking the grounds, in Galle July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Spectators and soldiers, from behind a cut-out of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan, watch the third day's play in the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and India from the top of a fort overlooking the grounds, in Galle July 20, 2010....more

Spectators and soldiers, from behind a cut-out of Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan, watch the third day's play in the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and India from the top of a fort overlooking the grounds, in Galle July 20, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>A young boy stands behind a flag as he and his mother, supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wait for his arrival at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport May 5, 2010, after his trip to attend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl </p>

A young boy stands behind a flag as he and his mother, supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wait for his arrival at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport May 5, 2010, after his trip to attend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty...more

A young boy stands behind a flag as he and his mother, supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wait for his arrival at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport May 5, 2010, after his trip to attend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>People visit the interior of the Madrid train bombing memorial outside Atocha station during the sixth anniversary of the attacks in central Madrid March 11, 2008.  REUTERS/Susana Vera </p>

People visit the interior of the Madrid train bombing memorial outside Atocha station during the sixth anniversary of the attacks in central Madrid March 11, 2008. REUTERS/Susana Vera

People visit the interior of the Madrid train bombing memorial outside Atocha station during the sixth anniversary of the attacks in central Madrid March 11, 2008. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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<p>A child walks next a doll before a visit by Ann M. Veneman, UNICEF Executive Director, at the Notre Dame orphanage in Port-au-Prince February 4, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

A child walks next a doll before a visit by Ann M. Veneman, UNICEF Executive Director, at the Notre Dame orphanage in Port-au-Prince February 4, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A child walks next a doll before a visit by Ann M. Veneman, UNICEF Executive Director, at the Notre Dame orphanage in Port-au-Prince February 4, 2010. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>People light candles and lay flowers at Lubyanka metro station to commemorate the victims of Moscow's metro attacks March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov </p>

People light candles and lay flowers at Lubyanka metro station to commemorate the victims of Moscow's metro attacks March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People light candles and lay flowers at Lubyanka metro station to commemorate the victims of Moscow's metro attacks March 31, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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