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Pictures of the Month: April

<p>The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in the evening April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Tibetan monks walk amid sandstorms as they attend a mass prayer for the earthquake victims in the quake-hit Gyegu town of Yushu county, Qinghai province April 19, 2010.  REUTERS/Kevin Zhao </p>

Tibetan monks walk amid sandstorms as they attend a mass prayer for the earthquake victims in the quake-hit Gyegu town of Yushu county, Qinghai province April 19, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Zhao

Tibetan monks walk amid sandstorms as they attend a mass prayer for the earthquake victims in the quake-hit Gyegu town of Yushu county, Qinghai province April 19, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Zhao

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<p>Children watch people play soccer in capital Khartoum, Sudan, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin </p>

Children watch people play soccer in capital Khartoum, Sudan, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin

Children watch people play soccer in capital Khartoum, Sudan, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin

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<p>A Hindu devotee hangs from a rope during the "Chadak" ritual at Chandar village, about 225 km (140 miles) southeast of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal </p>

A Hindu devotee hangs from a rope during the "Chadak" ritual at Chandar village, about 225 km (140 miles) southeast of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal

A Hindu devotee hangs from a rope during the "Chadak" ritual at Chandar village, about 225 km (140 miles) southeast of Kolkata, India, April 14, 2010. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal

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<p>Members of the Oxford University rowing team prepare for a training session on the River Thames in west London April 2, 2010.  REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Members of the Oxford University rowing team prepare for a training session on the River Thames in west London April 2, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Members of the Oxford University rowing team prepare for a training session on the River Thames in west London April 2, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Locals try to extinguish a fire at Nepal Bank, the country's oldest and largest private sector financial institution, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 17, 2010. No human casualties were reported in the fire that was was suspected to have flared due to an electrical short circuit. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar </p>

Locals try to extinguish a fire at Nepal Bank, the country's oldest and largest private sector financial institution, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 17, 2010. No human casualties were reported in the fire that was was suspected to have flared due to an...more

Locals try to extinguish a fire at Nepal Bank, the country's oldest and largest private sector financial institution, in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 17, 2010. No human casualties were reported in the fire that was was suspected to have flared due to an electrical short circuit. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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<p>Image shows part of the April 10, 2010 video footage taken by Reuters cameraman Hiro Muramoto before he was shot in the chest. The seven minutes of film, some of the last video Muramoto ever took, illustrate how a scrappy street protest turned deadly on a balmy Bangkok night. Muramoto, 43, a father of two young children, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, his killer unknown. His camera was returned to Reuters by the protesters. It is not known if the footage was his very last. REUTERS via Reuters TV </p>

Image shows part of the April 10, 2010 video footage taken by Reuters cameraman Hiro Muramoto before he was shot in the chest. The seven minutes of film, some of the last video Muramoto ever took, illustrate how a scrappy street protest turned deadly...more

Image shows part of the April 10, 2010 video footage taken by Reuters cameraman Hiro Muramoto before he was shot in the chest. The seven minutes of film, some of the last video Muramoto ever took, illustrate how a scrappy street protest turned deadly on a balmy Bangkok night. Muramoto, 43, a father of two young children, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, his killer unknown. His camera was returned to Reuters by the protesters. It is not known if the footage was his very last. REUTERS via Reuters TV

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<p>Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares prepares to perform a pass as the shadow of a bull is cast on the capote during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo </p>

Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares prepares to perform a pass as the shadow of a bull is cast on the capote during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares prepares to perform a pass as the shadow of a bull is cast on the capote during a bullfight in the Maestranza bullring in Seville, Spain, April 20, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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<p>Army soldiers and riot policemen fire towards anti-government 'red shirt' protesters who planned a road block along a highway in the outskirts of Bangkok on April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

Army soldiers and riot policemen fire towards anti-government 'red shirt' protesters who planned a road block along a highway in the outskirts of Bangkok on April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Army soldiers and riot policemen fire towards anti-government 'red shirt' protesters who planned a road block along a highway in the outskirts of Bangkok on April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) and Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu visit the site of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft crash near Smolensk airport, Russia, April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Ria Novosti/Pool/Alexei Nikolsky </p>

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) and Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu visit the site of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft crash near Smolensk airport, Russia, April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Ria Novosti/Pool/Alexei Nikolsky

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) and Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu visit the site of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft crash near Smolensk airport, Russia, April 10, 2010. REUTERS/Ria Novosti/Pool/Alexei Nikolsky

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<p>Protesters try to take a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov </p>

Protesters try to take a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to take a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

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<p>An internally displaced Sudanese man sleeps in his shelter at Zam Zam IDP (internally displaced persons) camp in Al Fasher, northern Darfur April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

An internally displaced Sudanese man sleeps in his shelter at Zam Zam IDP (internally displaced persons) camp in Al Fasher, northern Darfur April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An internally displaced Sudanese man sleeps in his shelter at Zam Zam IDP (internally displaced persons) camp in Al Fasher, northern Darfur April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>An Israeli soldier places a flag on the grave of a fallen comrade at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner </p>

An Israeli soldier places a flag on the grave of a fallen comrade at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An Israeli soldier places a flag on the grave of a fallen comrade at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A soldier from the U.S. Army's 1st Platoon, Alpha Troop, 2-1 Infantry Battalion, 5/2 Striker Brigade Combat Team scans the area with a scope during a night observation mission in Kandahar Province April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A soldier from the U.S. Army's 1st Platoon, Alpha Troop, 2-1 Infantry Battalion, 5/2 Striker Brigade Combat Team scans the area with a scope during a night observation mission in Kandahar Province April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A soldier from the U.S. Army's 1st Platoon, Alpha Troop, 2-1 Infantry Battalion, 5/2 Striker Brigade Combat Team scans the area with a scope during a night observation mission in Kandahar Province April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from a volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A man walks past graffiti on a building reading "Smash The Border" in Phoenix, Arizona April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

A man walks past graffiti on a building reading "Smash The Border" in Phoenix, Arizona April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

A man walks past graffiti on a building reading "Smash The Border" in Phoenix, Arizona April 29, 2010. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>A curator arranges a casula belonging to late pope John Paul II during the staging of the exhibition "Karol Josef Wojtyla" at the Villacero exhibition hall in Monterrey, Mexico, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo </p>

A curator arranges a casula belonging to late pope John Paul II during the staging of the exhibition "Karol Josef Wojtyla" at the Villacero exhibition hall in Monterrey, Mexico, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A curator arranges a casula belonging to late pope John Paul II during the staging of the exhibition "Karol Josef Wojtyla" at the Villacero exhibition hall in Monterrey, Mexico, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

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<p>Sebastien Ogier of France and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia drive their Citroen C4 WRC on the first day of the Turkey Rally during the FIA World Rally Championship near Istanbul, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Osman Orsal </p>

Sebastien Ogier of France and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia drive their Citroen C4 WRC on the first day of the Turkey Rally during the FIA World Rally Championship near Istanbul, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Sebastien Ogier of France and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia drive their Citroen C4 WRC on the first day of the Turkey Rally during the FIA World Rally Championship near Istanbul, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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<p>British passengers, stranded by flight cancellations, sit on a suitcase as they wait to board the "Pride of Bilbao" ferry in the Spanish Basque port of Santurce, 14km (8 miles) from Bilbao April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent West </p>

British passengers, stranded by flight cancellations, sit on a suitcase as they wait to board the "Pride of Bilbao" ferry in the Spanish Basque port of Santurce, 14km (8 miles) from Bilbao April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent West

British passengers, stranded by flight cancellations, sit on a suitcase as they wait to board the "Pride of Bilbao" ferry in the Spanish Basque port of Santurce, 14km (8 miles) from Bilbao April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent West

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<p>Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during their Champions League quarter-final, second leg soccer match at Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Albert Gea</p>

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during their Champions League quarter-final, second leg soccer match at Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during their Champions League quarter-final, second leg soccer match at Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Albert Gea

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<p>Tiger Woods (L) of the U.S. walks to the fourth tee as fans look on during a practice round for the 2010 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder </p>

Tiger Woods (L) of the U.S. walks to the fourth tee as fans look on during a practice round for the 2010 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Tiger Woods (L) of the U.S. walks to the fourth tee as fans look on during a practice round for the 2010 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A supporter of south Sudan's President Salva Kiir prays during his rally in Nyam, Lakes state, south Sudan April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A supporter of south Sudan's President Salva Kiir prays during his rally in Nyam, Lakes state, south Sudan April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A supporter of south Sudan's President Salva Kiir prays during his rally in Nyam, Lakes state, south Sudan April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Khachaturian falls, unseating jockey Jason Maguire, in the Mildmay Novices' Steeple Chase during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, northern England April 09, 2010.. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne </p>

Khachaturian falls, unseating jockey Jason Maguire, in the Mildmay Novices' Steeple Chase during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, northern England April 09, 2010.. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Khachaturian falls, unseating jockey Jason Maguire, in the Mildmay Novices' Steeple Chase during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, northern England April 09, 2010.. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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<p>A presidential guard casts his shadow on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Yiorgos karahalis </p>

A presidential guard casts his shadow on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Yiorgos karahalis

A presidential guard casts his shadow on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Yiorgos karahalis

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<p>A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song </p>

A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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<p>A robot from Android FC, a three-robot soccer team from the School of Infomatics at the University of Edinburgh, shows off its skills during a photocall for their upcoming show in the Edinburgh International Science Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland April 1, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir</p>

A robot from Android FC, a three-robot soccer team from the School of Infomatics at the University of Edinburgh, shows off its skills during a photocall for their upcoming show in the Edinburgh International Science Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland...more

A robot from Android FC, a three-robot soccer team from the School of Infomatics at the University of Edinburgh, shows off its skills during a photocall for their upcoming show in the Edinburgh International Science Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland April 1, 2010. REUTERS/David Moir

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<p>Crosses mark the burial site of unclaimed people, mostly victims of violent crimes, at the San Rafael cemetery on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Daut</p>

Crosses mark the burial site of unclaimed people, mostly victims of violent crimes, at the San Rafael cemetery on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

Crosses mark the burial site of unclaimed people, mostly victims of violent crimes, at the San Rafael cemetery on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

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<p>A laborer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A laborer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A laborer rests inside a concrete pipe near a residential area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Tourists cover their bodies with black mud from Jordan's side of the Dead Sea April 11, 2010. A growing number of medical patients and visitors are flocking to Jordan's Dead Sea for its black mud, which is thought to possess healing properties that can treat skin diseases. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed </p>

Tourists cover their bodies with black mud from Jordan's side of the Dead Sea April 11, 2010. A growing number of medical patients and visitors are flocking to Jordan's Dead Sea for its black mud, which is thought to possess healing properties that...more

Tourists cover their bodies with black mud from Jordan's side of the Dead Sea April 11, 2010. A growing number of medical patients and visitors are flocking to Jordan's Dead Sea for its black mud, which is thought to possess healing properties that can treat skin diseases. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

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<p>Jessie Rodriguez, 8, and his brother Christopher Rodriguez, 3, drink soda as they sit in the shade on a hot day in downtown Los Angeles April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Jessie Rodriguez, 8, and his brother Christopher Rodriguez, 3, drink soda as they sit in the shade on a hot day in downtown Los Angeles April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jessie Rodriguez, 8, and his brother Christopher Rodriguez, 3, drink soda as they sit in the shade on a hot day in downtown Los Angeles April 8, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>A protester carries a metal bar as he walks behind a policeman during clashes in front of the government building in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic </p>

A protester carries a metal bar as he walks behind a policeman during clashes in front of the government building in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

A protester carries a metal bar as he walks behind a policeman during clashes in front of the government building in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

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<p>Protesters wearing prison costumes hold signs as David Viniar (R), executive vice president and chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs, waits to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: The Role of Investment Banks" on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Protesters wearing prison costumes hold signs as David Viniar (R), executive vice president and chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs, waits to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee...more

Protesters wearing prison costumes hold signs as David Viniar (R), executive vice president and chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs, waits to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: The Role of Investment Banks" on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Penitents wait inside Madrid's Royal Palace to start the procession of the 'Santisimo Cristo de los Alabarderos' brotherhood during Holy Week, April 2, 2010.  REUTERS/Susana Vera </p>

Penitents wait inside Madrid's Royal Palace to start the procession of the 'Santisimo Cristo de los Alabarderos' brotherhood during Holy Week, April 2, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Penitents wait inside Madrid's Royal Palace to start the procession of the 'Santisimo Cristo de los Alabarderos' brotherhood during Holy Week, April 2, 2010. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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<p>Farmer Thorarinn Olafsson tries to lure his horse back to the stable as a cloud of black ash looms overhead in Drangshlid 2 at Eyjafjoll, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson </p>

Farmer Thorarinn Olafsson tries to lure his horse back to the stable as a cloud of black ash looms overhead in Drangshlid 2 at Eyjafjoll, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

Farmer Thorarinn Olafsson tries to lure his horse back to the stable as a cloud of black ash looms overhead in Drangshlid 2 at Eyjafjoll, Iceland, April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Ingolfur Juliusson

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<p>A Sudanese Dinka tribeswoman stands on an outcropping of rocks as a storm gathers in the village of Mvolo in Western Equatorial State, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly </p>

A Sudanese Dinka tribeswoman stands on an outcropping of rocks as a storm gathers in the village of Mvolo in Western Equatorial State, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Sudanese Dinka tribeswoman stands on an outcropping of rocks as a storm gathers in the village of Mvolo in Western Equatorial State, April 7, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>A member of Iran's Revolutionary guard looks out of a window of a U.S. helicopter CH-53 Sea Stallion that crashed in Iran in 1980, during an anti-U.S. ceremony in Azadi (freedom) Square in Tehran April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl </p>

A member of Iran's Revolutionary guard looks out of a window of a U.S. helicopter CH-53 Sea Stallion that crashed in Iran in 1980, during an anti-U.S. ceremony in Azadi (freedom) Square in Tehran April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

A member of Iran's Revolutionary guard looks out of a window of a U.S. helicopter CH-53 Sea Stallion that crashed in Iran in 1980, during an anti-U.S. ceremony in Azadi (freedom) Square in Tehran April 25, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

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<p>Riot police shield themselves from rocks thrown by supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party during a protest in Managua, Nicaragua, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas </p>

Riot police shield themselves from rocks thrown by supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party during a protest in Managua, Nicaragua, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

Riot police shield themselves from rocks thrown by supporters of the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) party during a protest in Managua, Nicaragua, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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<p>A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010.  REUTERS/David Gray </p>

A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A salesman, manning an exhibit of x-ray equipment, sleeps next to an image of a man with weapons attached to his body at the China International Exhibition on Police Equipment in Beijing April 21, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>A priest blesses servicemen from the 31st battalion of Georgian Armed Forces during a farewell ceremony at Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi April 7, 2010. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili </p>

A priest blesses servicemen from the 31st battalion of Georgian Armed Forces during a farewell ceremony at Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi April 7, 2010. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A priest blesses servicemen from the 31st battalion of Georgian Armed Forces during a farewell ceremony at Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi April 7, 2010. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>Norway third Thomas Lovold delivers a stone during their game against the United States at the World Men's Curling Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud </p>

Norway third Thomas Lovold delivers a stone during their game against the United States at the World Men's Curling Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

Norway third Thomas Lovold delivers a stone during their game against the United States at the World Men's Curling Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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<p>A girl stands among blossoming cherry trees next to the tidal basin while waiting for her mother in Washington April 1, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley </p>

A girl stands among blossoming cherry trees next to the tidal basin while waiting for her mother in Washington April 1, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

A girl stands among blossoming cherry trees next to the tidal basin while waiting for her mother in Washington April 1, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley

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<p>Anti-government "red shirt" protest leader Arisman Pongruangrong (top, wearing red shirt) climbs over the ledge of a balcony at the SC Park hotel as supporters cheer in Bangkok April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard </p>

Anti-government "red shirt" protest leader Arisman Pongruangrong (top, wearing red shirt) climbs over the ledge of a balcony at the SC Park hotel as supporters cheer in Bangkok April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Anti-government "red shirt" protest leader Arisman Pongruangrong (top, wearing red shirt) climbs over the ledge of a balcony at the SC Park hotel as supporters cheer in Bangkok April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Veteran U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dan Nevins, injured in Afghanistan, stands on the runway during the Dressed To Kilt charity fashion show in New York April 5, 2010.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Veteran U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dan Nevins, injured in Afghanistan, stands on the runway during the Dressed To Kilt charity fashion show in New York April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Veteran U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dan Nevins, injured in Afghanistan, stands on the runway during the Dressed To Kilt charity fashion show in New York April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A pro-government supporter shouts slogans supporting Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej (R) as others wave Thai national flags during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard </p>

A pro-government supporter shouts slogans supporting Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej (R) as others wave Thai national flags during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A pro-government supporter shouts slogans supporting Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej (R) as others wave Thai national flags during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Pope Benedict XVI nods off during a mass at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi </p>

Pope Benedict XVI nods off during a mass at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Pope Benedict XVI nods off during a mass at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta, April 18, 2010. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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<p>A race-goer is seen sitting amongst rubbish during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, northern England April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

A race-goer is seen sitting amongst rubbish during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, northern England April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

A race-goer is seen sitting amongst rubbish during the second day of The Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, northern England April 9, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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<p>A woman mourns her relatives who died in the 2008 earthquake during Qingming Festival, at the ruins of the earthquake-hit county of Beichuan, Sichuan province, China, April 5, 2010.  REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A woman mourns her relatives who died in the 2008 earthquake during Qingming Festival, at the ruins of the earthquake-hit county of Beichuan, Sichuan province, China, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman mourns her relatives who died in the 2008 earthquake during Qingming Festival, at the ruins of the earthquake-hit county of Beichuan, Sichuan province, China, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A Filipina beauty contestant winner sits at the back of a pick-up truck while parading along a national highway near Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental in central Philippines January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV </p>

A Filipina beauty contestant winner sits at the back of a pick-up truck while parading along a national highway near Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental in central Philippines January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

A Filipina beauty contestant winner sits at the back of a pick-up truck while parading along a national highway near Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental in central Philippines January 1, 2010. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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<p>Los Angeles Angels Hideki Matsui of Japan listens to introductions before their American League baseball season opening game against the Minnesota Twins in Anaheim, California, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Los Angeles Angels Hideki Matsui of Japan listens to introductions before their American League baseball season opening game against the Minnesota Twins in Anaheim, California, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Los Angeles Angels Hideki Matsui of Japan listens to introductions before their American League baseball season opening game against the Minnesota Twins in Anaheim, California, April 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Joie Gregory and her daughter Catherine, 4, (R) walk down the street at the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York April 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi </p>

Joie Gregory and her daughter Catherine, 4, (R) walk down the street at the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York April 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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