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<p>A boy works in a cotton weaving shop in Kabul December 3, 2007.    REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

A boy works in a cotton weaving shop in Kabul December 3, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A boy works in a cotton weaving shop in Kabul December 3, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>An Egyptian resident is seen in Manshiyet Nasser shanty town in eastern Cairo September 13, 2008.    REUTERS/Nasser Nuri</p>

An Egyptian resident is seen in Manshiyet Nasser shanty town in eastern Cairo September 13, 2008. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri

An Egyptian resident is seen in Manshiyet Nasser shanty town in eastern Cairo September 13, 2008. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri

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<p>Worshippers hold up their hands towards a ray of light during the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City April 26, 2008.    REUTERS/Baz Ratner</p>

Worshippers hold up their hands towards a ray of light during the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City April 26, 2008. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Worshippers hold up their hands towards a ray of light during the Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City April 26, 2008. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>Workers excavate inside a cave that archaeologists say is part of the oldest church in the world in the northern Jordanian town of Rahab June 11, 2008.    REUTERS/Ali Jarekji</p>

Workers excavate inside a cave that archaeologists say is part of the oldest church in the world in the northern Jordanian town of Rahab June 11, 2008. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Workers excavate inside a cave that archaeologists say is part of the oldest church in the world in the northern Jordanian town of Rahab June 11, 2008. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>A pet shop owner places caged birds in the sun at the Bird Garden in Hong Kong June 21, 2007.     REUTERS/Bobby Yip</p>

A pet shop owner places caged birds in the sun at the Bird Garden in Hong Kong June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A pet shop owner places caged birds in the sun at the Bird Garden in Hong Kong June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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<p>Supporters of Former South African President Thabo Mbeki dance at the "Prayer for the President" rally in Khayelitsha township near Cape Town December 5, 2007.   REUTERS/Mike Hutchings</p>

Supporters of Former South African President Thabo Mbeki dance at the "Prayer for the President" rally in Khayelitsha township near Cape Town December 5, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Supporters of Former South African President Thabo Mbeki dance at the "Prayer for the President" rally in Khayelitsha township near Cape Town December 5, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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<p>A model presents a creation by Pelican Avenue from Austrian designer Carolin Lerch during the 080 Barcelona fashion Autumn Winter collection show in Barcelona March 17, 2009.    REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino</p>

A model presents a creation by Pelican Avenue from Austrian designer Carolin Lerch during the 080 Barcelona fashion Autumn Winter collection show in Barcelona March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

A model presents a creation by Pelican Avenue from Austrian designer Carolin Lerch during the 080 Barcelona fashion Autumn Winter collection show in Barcelona March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino

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<p>An assistant bullfighter waits before the start of a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville August 27, 2006.     REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo</p>

An assistant bullfighter waits before the start of a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville August 27, 2006. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

An assistant bullfighter waits before the start of a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville August 27, 2006. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

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<p>An Iranian cleric reads a Koran as he sits under colourful spot light at a mosque in Qom, 120 km (75 miles) south of Tehran, June 16, 2005.    REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl</p>

An Iranian cleric reads a Koran as he sits under colourful spot light at a mosque in Qom, 120 km (75 miles) south of Tehran, June 16, 2005. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

An Iranian cleric reads a Koran as he sits under colourful spot light at a mosque in Qom, 120 km (75 miles) south of Tehran, June 16, 2005. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>A Muslim boy walks inside Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during Ramadan in Srinagar August 26, 2009.     REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli</p>

A Muslim boy walks inside Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during Ramadan in Srinagar August 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

A Muslim boy walks inside Kashmir's Jamia Masjid during Ramadan in Srinagar August 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Aretha Franklin performs "Never Gonna Break My Faith" at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008.    REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Aretha Franklin performs "Never Gonna Break My Faith" at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Aretha Franklin performs "Never Gonna Break My Faith" at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Bono of U2 performs during the first concert of the U2 360&ordm; Tour at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona June 30, 2009.     REUTERS/Albert Gea</p>

Bono of U2 performs during the first concert of the U2 360º Tour at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Bono of U2 performs during the first concert of the U2 360º Tour at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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<p>A baby turtle crawls toward the sea sea after being released by residents of Ostional Beach in Santa Cruz, 350 miles north of the Costa Rican capital San Jose, October 23, 2003.   REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate</p>

A baby turtle crawls toward the sea sea after being released by residents of Ostional Beach in Santa Cruz, 350 miles north of the Costa Rican capital San Jose, October 23, 2003. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

A baby turtle crawls toward the sea sea after being released by residents of Ostional Beach in Santa Cruz, 350 miles north of the Costa Rican capital San Jose, October 23, 2003. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

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<p>An Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) soldier prepares to throw a basketball while warming up before a match against the Malta Police Force team during an army and police joint sports day at the AFM's Luqa Barracks outside Valletta December 22, 2008.     REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi</p>

An Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) soldier prepares to throw a basketball while warming up before a match against the Malta Police Force team during an army and police joint sports day at the AFM's Luqa Barracks outside Valletta December 22, 2008. ...more

An Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) soldier prepares to throw a basketball while warming up before a match against the Malta Police Force team during an army and police joint sports day at the AFM's Luqa Barracks outside Valletta December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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<p>A shaft of light falls on a gorilla in the "Congo" exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in the Bronx, New York, January 28, 2009.    REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

A shaft of light falls on a gorilla in the "Congo" exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in the Bronx, New York, January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A shaft of light falls on a gorilla in the "Congo" exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in the Bronx, New York, January 28, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Cuba's Yoanka Gonzalez cycles into the light as she trains at the velodrome in Athens August 10, 2004.     REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

Cuba's Yoanka Gonzalez cycles into the light as she trains at the velodrome in Athens August 10, 2004. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Cuba's Yoanka Gonzalez cycles into the light as she trains at the velodrome in Athens August 10, 2004. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>A Bosnian prisoner stands in a metal workshop inside the country's biggest prison in Zenica October 29, 2008.    REUTERS/Damir Sagolj</p>

A Bosnian prisoner stands in a metal workshop inside the country's biggest prison in Zenica October 29, 2008. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A Bosnian prisoner stands in a metal workshop inside the country's biggest prison in Zenica October 29, 2008. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>Early morning rays of light shine over a cross at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 3, 2005.    REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Early morning rays of light shine over a cross at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 3, 2005. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Early morning rays of light shine over a cross at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 3, 2005. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>An Armenian Christian worshiper holds candles in the Church of Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2009.    REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis</p>

An Armenian Christian worshiper holds candles in the Church of Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Armenian Christian worshiper holds candles in the Church of Holy Sepulchre during a Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Orthodox priests and worshippers attend mass during the second Easter day in Riga April 20, 2009.    REUTERS/Ints Kalnins</p>

Orthodox priests and worshippers attend mass during the second Easter day in Riga April 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Orthodox priests and worshippers attend mass during the second Easter day in Riga April 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

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<p>A participant runs through heavy rain during the beginning of the two-day opening festivities of the new soccer stadium Allianz-Arena in Munich May 30, 2005.    REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

A participant runs through heavy rain during the beginning of the two-day opening festivities of the new soccer stadium Allianz-Arena in Munich May 30, 2005. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A participant runs through heavy rain during the beginning of the two-day opening festivities of the new soccer stadium Allianz-Arena in Munich May 30, 2005. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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