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<p>Sunflowers cover a field near the Tuscan city of Siena July 1, 2005. REUTERS/Chris Helgren </p>

Sunflowers cover a field near the Tuscan city of Siena July 1, 2005. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Sunflowers cover a field near the Tuscan city of Siena July 1, 2005. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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<p>A laborer works at the workshop of a textile factory in Suining, southwest China's Sichuan province March 27, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A laborer works at the workshop of a textile factory in Suining, southwest China's Sichuan province March 27, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

A laborer works at the workshop of a textile factory in Suining, southwest China's Sichuan province March 27, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Members of the European Parliament attend a debate on the EU response to the world financial crisis and Washington's G20 Summit, in Strasbourg, November 18, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler </p>

Members of the European Parliament attend a debate on the EU response to the world financial crisis and Washington's G20 Summit, in Strasbourg, November 18, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Members of the European Parliament attend a debate on the EU response to the world financial crisis and Washington's G20 Summit, in Strasbourg, November 18, 2008. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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<p>Chinese soldiers march during a welcome ceremony for Indian Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Beijing May 29, 2006.  REUTERS/Jason Lee</p>

Chinese soldiers march during a welcome ceremony for Indian Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Beijing May 29, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Chinese soldiers march during a welcome ceremony for Indian Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Beijing May 29, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Homeless children reach out from behind a fence as they wait to collect free clothes at a local charity in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri September 27, 2006. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri </p>

Homeless children reach out from behind a fence as they wait to collect free clothes at a local charity in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri September 27, 2006. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Homeless children reach out from behind a fence as they wait to collect free clothes at a local charity in the northeastern Indian city of Siliguri September 27, 2006. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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<p>Deaf-mute performers practice a dance depicting Thousand-hand Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, or Guan Yin, a Chinese goddess, for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Paralympics Games, in Jinan, Shandong province, June 30, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Deaf-mute performers practice a dance depicting Thousand-hand Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, or Guan Yin, a Chinese goddess, for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Paralympics Games, in Jinan, Shandong province, June 30, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer more

Deaf-mute performers practice a dance depicting Thousand-hand Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, or Guan Yin, a Chinese goddess, for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Paralympics Games, in Jinan, Shandong province, June 30, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Members of the Iranian army pray during the Friday prayers ceremony at an university in central Tehran June 9, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl </p>

Members of the Iranian army pray during the Friday prayers ceremony at an university in central Tehran June 9, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

Members of the Iranian army pray during the Friday prayers ceremony at an university in central Tehran June 9, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>A man walks in a public square in Valparaiso city, about 75 miles(120 km) northwest of Santiago, August 26, 2007. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez</p>

A man walks in a public square in Valparaiso city, about 75 miles(120 km) northwest of Santiago, August 26, 2007. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

A man walks in a public square in Valparaiso city, about 75 miles(120 km) northwest of Santiago, August 26, 2007. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

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<p>A school of fish swims at Isle de Madelaine off Senegal's capital Dakar July 24, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A school of fish swims at Isle de Madelaine off Senegal's capital Dakar July 24, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A school of fish swims at Isle de Madelaine off Senegal's capital Dakar July 24, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>Birds fly over a junkyard in Kosovo Polje where Kosovars pick through junk coming from NATO-led peacekeeping force (KFOR) and other places across the province January 11, 2007. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj </p>

Birds fly over a junkyard in Kosovo Polje where Kosovars pick through junk coming from NATO-led peacekeeping force (KFOR) and other places across the province January 11, 2007. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Birds fly over a junkyard in Kosovo Polje where Kosovars pick through junk coming from NATO-led peacekeeping force (KFOR) and other places across the province January 11, 2007. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>Four week old baby giraffe Alex stands next to his mother Gea at the 'Serengeti' Safari park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen August 9, 2006. REUTERS/Christian Charisius </p>

Four week old baby giraffe Alex stands next to his mother Gea at the 'Serengeti' Safari park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen August 9, 2006. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Four week old baby giraffe Alex stands next to his mother Gea at the 'Serengeti' Safari park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen August 9, 2006. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Zebras are pictured at Cabarceno nature reserve near Santander in northern Spain November 16, 2007. REUTERS/Victor Fraile </p>

Zebras are pictured at Cabarceno nature reserve near Santander in northern Spain November 16, 2007. REUTERS/Victor Fraile

Zebras are pictured at Cabarceno nature reserve near Santander in northern Spain November 16, 2007. REUTERS/Victor Fraile

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<p>A labourer walks across scaffolding at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province August 28, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A labourer walks across scaffolding at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province August 28, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

A labourer walks across scaffolding at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province August 28, 2006. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Parents of freshmen sleep on mats laid out on the floor of a gymnasium inside a university campus in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province September 3, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Parents of freshmen sleep on mats laid out on the floor of a gymnasium inside a university campus in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province September 3, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

Parents of freshmen sleep on mats laid out on the floor of a gymnasium inside a university campus in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province September 3, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Frederic Conchy, President of Exosun, checks its patented two axes solar tracking system at the Montesquieu solar plant in Martillac, southwestern France, October 2, 2008.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau </p>

Frederic Conchy, President of Exosun, checks its patented two axes solar tracking system at the Montesquieu solar plant in Martillac, southwestern France, October 2, 2008. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Frederic Conchy, President of Exosun, checks its patented two axes solar tracking system at the Montesquieu solar plant in Martillac, southwestern France, October 2, 2008. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

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<p>Veiled women attend a lecture delivered by Egyptian Muslim preacher Amr Khaled (not pictured) in an auditorium in Sanaa July 1, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Veiled women attend a lecture delivered by Egyptian Muslim preacher Amr Khaled (not pictured) in an auditorium in Sanaa July 1, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Veiled women attend a lecture delivered by Egyptian Muslim preacher Amr Khaled (not pictured) in an auditorium in Sanaa July 1, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Workers go through a quality check for new made mannequins at the end of a production line in Zhejiang Howard Display and Fixture factory in Jiashan, Zhejiang province January 11, 2008. REUTERS/ Nir Elias </p>

Workers go through a quality check for new made mannequins at the end of a production line in Zhejiang Howard Display and Fixture factory in Jiashan, Zhejiang province January 11, 2008. REUTERS/ Nir Elias

Workers go through a quality check for new made mannequins at the end of a production line in Zhejiang Howard Display and Fixture factory in Jiashan, Zhejiang province January 11, 2008. REUTERS/ Nir Elias

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<p>A person walks under lanterns hung to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival in Changzhi, in northern China's Shanxi province February 28, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A person walks under lanterns hung to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival in Changzhi, in northern China's Shanxi province February 28, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

A person walks under lanterns hung to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival in Changzhi, in northern China's Shanxi province February 28, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A woman sits between pillars at Istiqlal Mosque while waiting to break her fast during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Jakarta, September 23, 2007.  REUTERS/Supri </p>

A woman sits between pillars at Istiqlal Mosque while waiting to break her fast during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Jakarta, September 23, 2007. REUTERS/Supri

A woman sits between pillars at Istiqlal Mosque while waiting to break her fast during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Jakarta, September 23, 2007. REUTERS/Supri

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<p>A broker reads a newspaper at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in Lujiazui Financial Area in Shanghai March 1, 2007. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A broker reads a newspaper at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in Lujiazui Financial Area in Shanghai March 1, 2007. REUTERS/Aly Song

A broker reads a newspaper at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in Lujiazui Financial Area in Shanghai March 1, 2007. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A woman walks under an umbrella to protect herself from strong sun at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin May 21, 2007. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke </p>

A woman walks under an umbrella to protect herself from strong sun at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin May 21, 2007. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A woman walks under an umbrella to protect herself from strong sun at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin May 21, 2007. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

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<p>Indian policemen hold their weapons as they present an honour guard outside the civil secretariat complex on the first day of the Darbar Move in Srinagar May 7, 2007. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli </p>

Indian policemen hold their weapons as they present an honour guard outside the civil secretariat complex on the first day of the Darbar Move in Srinagar May 7, 2007. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

Indian policemen hold their weapons as they present an honour guard outside the civil secretariat complex on the first day of the Darbar Move in Srinagar May 7, 2007. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Members of the Mexican navy stand in formation during a military review to commemorate independence day in Zocalo main square in Mexico City September 16, 2006. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo </p>

Members of the Mexican navy stand in formation during a military review to commemorate independence day in Zocalo main square in Mexico City September 16, 2006. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

Members of the Mexican navy stand in formation during a military review to commemorate independence day in Zocalo main square in Mexico City September 16, 2006. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

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<p>Students perform Tai Chi, a traditional form of Chinese martial arts, during a promotional event for the Beijing Olympics at a school in northern China's Tianjin municipality May 15, 2007. Picture taken May 15, 2007. REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Students perform Tai Chi, a traditional form of Chinese martial arts, during a promotional event for the Beijing Olympics at a school in northern China's Tianjin municipality May 15, 2007. Picture taken May 15, 2007. REUTERS/China Daily

Students perform Tai Chi, a traditional form of Chinese martial arts, during a promotional event for the Beijing Olympics at a school in northern China's Tianjin municipality May 15, 2007. Picture taken May 15, 2007. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Participants perform in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008. The stadium is also known as the Bird's Nest. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach </p>

Participants perform in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008. The stadium is also known as the Bird's Nest. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Participants perform in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008. The stadium is also known as the Bird's Nest. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>A worker carts canisters with LPG cooking gas for distribution to homes that are not connected to the municipal gas network, at a distributor's headquarters in Sao Paulo, South America's largest city that depends on natural gas from Bolivia for nearly 75 percent of its needs May 2, 2006. REUTERS/Caetano Barreira</p>

A worker carts canisters with LPG cooking gas for distribution to homes that are not connected to the municipal gas network, at a distributor's headquarters in Sao Paulo, South America's largest city that depends on natural gas from Bolivia for...more

A worker carts canisters with LPG cooking gas for distribution to homes that are not connected to the municipal gas network, at a distributor's headquarters in Sao Paulo, South America's largest city that depends on natural gas from Bolivia for nearly 75 percent of its needs May 2, 2006. REUTERS/Caetano Barreira

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<p>A South Korean worker attaches Buddhist name cards to lotus lanterns in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 15 at Chogye temple in Seoul April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon</p>

A South Korean worker attaches Buddhist name cards to lotus lanterns in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 15 at Chogye temple in Seoul April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A South Korean worker attaches Buddhist name cards to lotus lanterns in preparation for the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 15 at Chogye temple in Seoul April 25, 2005. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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<p>A lantern floats in the sky as homage to the Lord Buddha during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai November 12, 2005.  REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang</p>

A lantern floats in the sky as homage to the Lord Buddha during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai November 12, 2005. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

A lantern floats in the sky as homage to the Lord Buddha during the festival of Yee Peng in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai November 12, 2005. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

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<p>Members of the special warfare command parachute down at the 59th Armed Forces Day ceremony at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, about 140 km (87 miles) south of Seoul, October 1, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak </p>

Members of the special warfare command parachute down at the 59th Armed Forces Day ceremony at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, about 140 km (87 miles) south of Seoul, October 1, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Members of the special warfare command parachute down at the 59th Armed Forces Day ceremony at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, about 140 km (87 miles) south of Seoul, October 1, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

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