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A girl attends Friday prayers in front of an army tank in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A girl attends Friday prayers in front of an army tank in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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A man (C) who pulled out a gun on a public bus tries to run after being captured by security guards in Guatemala City February 15, 2011. Robberies on buses are a daily occurrence in Guatemala, according to the GAM (Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo), an organization that monitors human rights abuses. Twenty-four passengers were killed and 110 injured while using public buses last year, according to GAM. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

A man (C) who pulled out a gun on a public bus tries to run after being captured by security guards in Guatemala City February 15, 2011. Robberies on buses are a daily occurrence in Guatemala, according to the GAM (Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo), an organization that monitors human rights abuses. Twenty-four passengers were killed and 110 injured while using public buses last year, according to GAM. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

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Ded, a Thai man who lives in an impoverished slum in central Bangkok, crosses a railway track running between shacks February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Ded, a Thai man who lives in an impoverished slum in central Bangkok, crosses a railway track running between shacks February 21, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A Palestinian stone-thrower jumps as he runs from a water cannon containing a foul smelling substance fired by Israeli security forces, during clashes at a weekly protest against the controversial Israeli barrier, in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah, February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A Palestinian stone-thrower jumps as he runs from a water cannon containing a foul smelling substance fired by Israeli security forces, during clashes at a weekly protest against the controversial Israeli barrier, in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah, February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

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A girl is treated by medics at the Lady Reading hospital after suffering injuries from a bomb attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, February 2, 2011. REUTERS/K. Parvez

A girl is treated by medics at the Lady Reading hospital after suffering injuries from a bomb attack in Peshawar, Pakistan, February 2, 2011. REUTERS/K. Parvez

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People cover their ears as fireworks explode during a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in Mumbai February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

People cover their ears as fireworks explode during a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in Mumbai February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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Fans wait for Canadian singer Justin Bieber to arrive for the premiere of the film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never", at the O2 Arena in London February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Fans wait for Canadian singer Justin Bieber to arrive for the premiere of the film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never", at the O2 Arena in London February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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A devotee of Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea Iemanja pay tribute in the sea on Iemanja's Day at Ramirez beach in Montevideo February 2, 2011. On this day every year, worshippers light candles at a shrine and throw sweets, alcoholic drinks, fruits and cheap jewellery into the sea as offerings to ask for good health and luck in love and work. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

A devotee of Afro-Brazilian goddess of the sea Iemanja pay tribute in the sea on Iemanja's Day at Ramirez beach in Montevideo February 2, 2011. On this day every year, worshippers light candles at a shrine and throw sweets, alcoholic drinks, fruits and cheap jewellery into the sea as offerings to ask for good health and luck in love and work. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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Mark Melligen (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Gabriel Martinez of Mexico during their 10-round welterweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19, 2011. Melligen went on to win the fight by unanimous decision. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Mark Melligen (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Gabriel Martinez of Mexico during their 10-round welterweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19, 2011. Melligen went on to win the fight by unanimous decision. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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The wind blows as Britain's Prince William (UNSEEN) and his fiancee Kate Middleton, attend a Naming Ceremony and Service of Dedication for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's (RNLI) new Atlantic 85 Lifeboat, the 'Hereford Endeavour', at Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station, in Trearddur Bay, Anglesey in north Wales February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

The wind blows as Britain's Prince William (UNSEEN) and his fiancee Kate Middleton, attend a Naming Ceremony and Service of Dedication for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's (RNLI) new Atlantic 85 Lifeboat, the 'Hereford Endeavour', at Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station, in Trearddur Bay, Anglesey in north Wales February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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A protester cries as he reaches Pearl Square in the Bahraini capital of Manama February 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

A protester cries as he reaches Pearl Square in the Bahraini capital of Manama February 19, 2011. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

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A man holds a stick as he installs a pump to extract mud at a primitive gold mine in Panompa near Phichin February 17, 2011. A group of Thais use primitive tools and methods to extract gold from self-run mines near the country's biggest and most modern Chatree gold mine. A family working at the mine can get around one gram of gold per day which they sell at the site for about 1000 Thai bahts ($32). REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man holds a stick as he installs a pump to extract mud at a primitive gold mine in Panompa near Phichin February 17, 2011. A group of Thais use primitive tools and methods to extract gold from self-run mines near the country's biggest and most modern Chatree gold mine. A family working at the mine can get around one gram of gold per day which they sell at the site for about 1000 Thai bahts ($32). REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A car, damaged by Tuesday's earthquake, remains under a collapsed rock wall in Christchurch February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A car, damaged by Tuesday's earthquake, remains under a collapsed rock wall in Christchurch February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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A homeless woman sits in front of the dried roots of a banyan tree as she watches a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in Mumbai February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A homeless woman sits in front of the dried roots of a banyan tree as she watches a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in Mumbai February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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A woman opposition supporter takes shelter while providing water during rioting with pro-Mubarak demonstrators near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A woman opposition supporter takes shelter while providing water during rioting with pro-Mubarak demonstrators near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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Lady Gaga arrives being carried in an egg shaped vessel at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Lady Gaga arrives being carried in an egg shaped vessel at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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An owl perches in front of Greenpeace activists who were arrested for raising an inflatable model of a wind turbine in front of Congress in Brasilia February 24, 2011. The activists are pressuring Congress to vote in favor of the proposed Renewable Energy Law that will promote the development of sustainable energy sources. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

An owl perches in front of Greenpeace activists who were arrested for raising an inflatable model of a wind turbine in front of Congress in Brasilia February 24, 2011. The activists are pressuring Congress to vote in favor of the proposed Renewable Energy Law that will promote the development of sustainable energy sources. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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A woman stands at the doorstep of her shelter built on public land in the outskirts of Tunisia's capital Tunis February 18, 2011. They are a few of the Mediterranean country's many poor who have become squatters since an uprising toppled the president - making use of post-revolution confusion to build on public land and move into vacant or half-completed buildings. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A woman stands at the doorstep of her shelter built on public land in the outskirts of Tunisia's capital Tunis February 18, 2011. They are a few of the Mediterranean country's many poor who have become squatters since an uprising toppled the president - making use of post-revolution confusion to build on public land and move into vacant or half-completed buildings. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

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Office workers look for a way out of a high rise building in central Christchurch February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Simon Baker

Office workers look for a way out of a high rise building in central Christchurch February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Simon Baker

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A man in handcuffs cries as he says farewell to his son after he was arrested by the police on suspicion of drug dealing during a pre-dawn raid in an impoverished neighbourhood of Bangkok February 25, 2011. The Narcotics Suppression Bureau of Thai police said their aim in 2011 is to stop the expansion of narcotics problem in the country. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man in handcuffs cries as he says farewell to his son after he was arrested by the police on suspicion of drug dealing during a pre-dawn raid in an impoverished neighbourhood of Bangkok February 25, 2011. The Narcotics Suppression Bureau of Thai police said their aim in 2011 is to stop the expansion of narcotics problem in the country. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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"Joaldunak" (Carriers of bells) fill up a van on their way to Zubieta, in the northern Spanish region of Navarra, during carnival celebrations February 1, 2011. According to mythical Basque stories, the noise made by the big bells carried by the "Joaldunak" ward off evil spirits and give prosperity for a year to the people living in nearby towns. Every year, villagers from Ituren parade to the neighbouring town of Zubieta to join...more

"Joaldunak" (Carriers of bells) fill up a van on their way to Zubieta, in the northern Spanish region of Navarra, during carnival celebrations February 1, 2011. According to mythical Basque stories, the noise made by the big bells carried by the "Joaldunak" ward off evil spirits and give prosperity for a year to the people living in nearby towns. Every year, villagers from Ituren parade to the neighbouring town of Zubieta to join this traditional carnival, which is considered a festival to welcome the spring after a tough winter in the deep valleys of the northern Navarra region. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Snow fall around a U.S. flag and a tree alongside a highway in Fort Worth, Texas February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Snow fall around a U.S. flag and a tree alongside a highway in Fort Worth, Texas February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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A child of a commuter sleeps in a hammock at a railway station in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

A child of a commuter sleeps in a hammock at a railway station in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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A competing couple dances during the opening parade of the 22nd European Dance Championship along the streets in Torremolinos, near Malaga, southern Spain February 28, 2011. Over 1,500 dancing partners will compete, performing a variety of dance including Tango, Rock 'n' Roll, Vals, Sevillanas, Cha-cha-cha, Java, Artistic Dance, Salsa and Paso Doble. The championship will run until March 5, according to organizers. REUTERS/Jon...more

A competing couple dances during the opening parade of the 22nd European Dance Championship along the streets in Torremolinos, near Malaga, southern Spain February 28, 2011. Over 1,500 dancing partners will compete, performing a variety of dance including Tango, Rock 'n' Roll, Vals, Sevillanas, Cha-cha-cha, Java, Artistic Dance, Salsa and Paso Doble. The championship will run until March 5, according to organizers. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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Friar Anthony rollerblades in downtown Rome February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Friar Anthony rollerblades in downtown Rome February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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Fashion designer John Galliano (C) and his lawyer Stephane Zerbib (L) arrive for a hearing at a police station in Paris February 28, 2011. The Christian Dior fashion house suspended its star designer John Galliano pending an inquiry into accusations he hurled racist remarks at a couple in a Paris bar. About a week before Galliano was due to present Dior's collection in Paris, police were called to a bar in the city's trendy Marais...more

Fashion designer John Galliano (C) and his lawyer Stephane Zerbib (L) arrive for a hearing at a police station in Paris February 28, 2011. The Christian Dior fashion house suspended its star designer John Galliano pending an inquiry into accusations he hurled racist remarks at a couple in a Paris bar. About a week before Galliano was due to present Dior's collection in Paris, police were called to a bar in the city's trendy Marais district on Thursday evening where they found the designer doling out a drunken torrent of abuse to a couple of customers, a police source told Reuters. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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A refugee girl climbs up a staircase at foreign minister headquarters in Caracas February 11, 2011. President Hugo Chavez's government has literally opened its doors to the homeless -- and scores of them have taken residence in the architecturally prized "Casa Amarilla," a former presidential home and now Foreign Ministry headquarters. In a move critics say is crass populism but supporters hail as evidence of profound humanism, the...more

A refugee girl climbs up a staircase at foreign minister headquarters in Caracas February 11, 2011. President Hugo Chavez's government has literally opened its doors to the homeless -- and scores of them have taken residence in the architecturally prized "Casa Amarilla," a former presidential home and now Foreign Ministry headquarters. In a move critics say is crass populism but supporters hail as evidence of profound humanism, the socialist Chavez has exhorted all his ministries and military to throw open their doors for victims of last year's floods. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (85) catches a fourth quarter touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Stone

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (85) catches a fourth quarter touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Stone

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An instructor cleans the face of transsexual flight attendant Dissanai Chitpraphachin, 24, during a make-up training session at PC Air office in Bangkok February 9, 2011. A newly formed Thai airline PC Air wants to make a different from their competitors by hiring the transsexual flight attendants. Be pretty and be feminine are the qualifications the men, known locally as "ladyboys," transgenders and transexuals, should have to...more

An instructor cleans the face of transsexual flight attendant Dissanai Chitpraphachin, 24, during a make-up training session at PC Air office in Bangkok February 9, 2011. A newly formed Thai airline PC Air wants to make a different from their competitors by hiring the transsexual flight attendants. Be pretty and be feminine are the qualifications the men, known locally as "ladyboys," transgenders and transexuals, should have to join a new charter airline that will begin the operation in early April. The airline has recruited four ladyboys, 19 female and seven male but said they will need to employ more of transsexual on their flights in the future. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

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Pro-Mubarak supporters march towards anti-government supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Pro-Mubarak supporters march towards anti-government supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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People look at creations by Pilar Vera during the International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF in the Andalusian capital of Seville February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

People look at creations by Pilar Vera during the International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF in the Andalusian capital of Seville February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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A man fishes, while sitting in a tent, on the ice-covered Ivankovskoye reservoir in the town of Konakovo in Russia's Tver region, February 5, 2011. REUTERS/Andrey Rudakov

A man fishes, while sitting in a tent, on the ice-covered Ivankovskoye reservoir in the town of Konakovo in Russia's Tver region, February 5, 2011. REUTERS/Andrey Rudakov

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Actor Michael Douglas watches as models present creations from the Michael Kors Fall/Winter 2011 collection during New York Fashion Week February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Actor Michael Douglas watches as models present creations from the Michael Kors Fall/Winter 2011 collection during New York Fashion Week February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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An interior view of a building in the abandoned city of Prypiat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine February 24, 2011. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia will mark the 25th anniversary of the nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl, the place where the world's worst civil nuclear accident took place, on April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An interior view of a building in the abandoned city of Prypiat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine February 24, 2011. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia will mark the 25th anniversary of the nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl, the place where the world's worst civil nuclear accident took place, on April 26. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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Roza Yevloyeva, mother of 20-year-old suicide bomber Magomed Yevloyev, sits on her son's bed during an interview at her house in the town of Ali-Yurt, southeast of Ingushetia's biggest city Nazran, February 16, 2011. Speaking softly through tears in her family's tiny home in the North Caucasus, Yevloyeva apologised for her son's suicide bomb attack on Russia's busiest airport three weeks ago. Yevloyev detonated explosives strapped...more

Roza Yevloyeva, mother of 20-year-old suicide bomber Magomed Yevloyev, sits on her son's bed during an interview at her house in the town of Ali-Yurt, southeast of Ingushetia's biggest city Nazran, February 16, 2011. Speaking softly through tears in her family's tiny home in the North Caucasus, Yevloyeva apologised for her son's suicide bomb attack on Russia's busiest airport three weeks ago. Yevloyev detonated explosives strapped to his body at Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Jan. 24, killing 36 people. REUTERS/Diana Markosian

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A boy holds a flower during the funeral of 16-year-old Karina Ivette Delgado in Ciudad Juarez February 3, 2011. Delgado was killed in a crossfire between suspected car thieves and federal agents, according to local media. REUTERS/Gael Gonzalez

A boy holds a flower during the funeral of 16-year-old Karina Ivette Delgado in Ciudad Juarez February 3, 2011. Delgado was killed in a crossfire between suspected car thieves and federal agents, according to local media. REUTERS/Gael Gonzalez

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A youngster waves as space shuttle Discovery lifts off at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Scott Audette

A youngster waves as space shuttle Discovery lifts off at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Scott Audette

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Children play at an electricity pylon in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Children play at an electricity pylon in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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Druze men speak during a rally at the village of Majdel Shams in the Golan Heights, on the Israeli side of the ceasefire line between Syria and Israel February 14, 2011, to mark the day Israel annexed the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan Heights in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in 1981 in a move not recognized internationally. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Druze men speak during a rally at the village of Majdel Shams in the Golan Heights, on the Israeli side of the ceasefire line between Syria and Israel February 14, 2011, to mark the day Israel annexed the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan Heights in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in 1981 in a move not recognized internationally. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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A street performer reacts after getting injured during riots in Oaxaca February 15, 2011. Hundreds of members of the teacher's union, teachers and students took to the streets to protest after they were denied access to Mexico's President Felipe Calderon who was in town. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

A street performer reacts after getting injured during riots in Oaxaca February 15, 2011. Hundreds of members of the teacher's union, teachers and students took to the streets to protest after they were denied access to Mexico's President Felipe Calderon who was in town. REUTERS/Jorge Luis Plata

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An opposition supporter with pieces of bread taped onto his head shouts slogans during an anti-government protest in Sanaa February 3, 2011. Tens of thousands of Yemenis squared off in street protests for and against the government on Thursday during an opposition-led "Day of Rage", a day after President Ali Abdullah Saleh offered to step down in 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An opposition supporter with pieces of bread taped onto his head shouts slogans during an anti-government protest in Sanaa February 3, 2011. Tens of thousands of Yemenis squared off in street protests for and against the government on Thursday during an opposition-led "Day of Rage", a day after President Ali Abdullah Saleh offered to step down in 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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An anti-government tribal rebel shouts slogans as rebels prepare for possible attacks by pro-Gaddafi loyalists at a checkpoint in Ajdabiya area, 150 km (93.2 miles) southwest of Benghazi February, 27, 2011. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Sunday dismissed new U.N. sanctions against him and said a small group of rebels protesting his rule were surrounded and would be defeated. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An anti-government tribal rebel shouts slogans as rebels prepare for possible attacks by pro-Gaddafi loyalists at a checkpoint in Ajdabiya area, 150 km (93.2 miles) southwest of Benghazi February, 27, 2011. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Sunday dismissed new U.N. sanctions against him and said a small group of rebels protesting his rule were surrounded and would be defeated. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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A boy poses on a motorbike during a religious procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in the old quarters of Delhi February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A boy poses on a motorbike during a religious procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in the old quarters of Delhi February 16, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, film director Wim Wenders, his wife Donata and German President Christian Wulff (R-L) wear 3D glasses before the screening of the movie 'Pina' at the 61st Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele/Pool

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, film director Wim Wenders, his wife Donata and German President Christian Wulff (R-L) wear 3D glasses before the screening of the movie 'Pina' at the 61st Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele/Pool

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Royal Opera House ushers wait for their meeting to start on the opening night of the opera based on the life of Anna Nicole Smith, in central London, February 17, 2011. The genteel world of opera collides with that of lurid headlines, strip clubs and Playboy on Thursday when a new work based on the life of the late Smith has its premiere at London's Royal Opera House. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Royal Opera House ushers wait for their meeting to start on the opening night of the opera based on the life of Anna Nicole Smith, in central London, February 17, 2011. The genteel world of opera collides with that of lurid headlines, strip clubs and Playboy on Thursday when a new work based on the life of the late Smith has its premiere at London's Royal Opera House. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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A folk artist pauses while waiting for to perform at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing, February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A folk artist pauses while waiting for to perform at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing, February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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Ballet dancers perform during a contemporary class at the Prix de Lausanne in Lausanne February 1, 2011. Created in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Ballet dancers perform during a contemporary class at the Prix de Lausanne in Lausanne February 1, 2011. Created in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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Natalie Portman, best actress nominee for her role in "Black Swan", and her fiance Benjamin Millepied arrive at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Natalie Portman, best actress nominee for her role in "Black Swan", and her fiance Benjamin Millepied arrive at the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Australian tourists, transiting in Germany, arrive with the first Australian special charter flight from Cairo at the Frankfurt airport, February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

Australian tourists, transiting in Germany, arrive with the first Australian special charter flight from Cairo at the Frankfurt airport, February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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A worker breastfeeds her child during lunch break at a coal yard in Jammu February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A worker breastfeeds her child during lunch break at a coal yard in Jammu February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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People walk on a destroyed road after a landslide in the Kupini and Valle de las Flores districts in La Paz, Bolivia, February 28, 2011. Heavy rains triggered landslides in the area, leaving two people dead, dozens injured and destroying hundreds of houses, according to local media. REUTERS/David Mercado

People walk on a destroyed road after a landslide in the Kupini and Valle de las Flores districts in La Paz, Bolivia, February 28, 2011. Heavy rains triggered landslides in the area, leaving two people dead, dozens injured and destroying hundreds of houses, according to local media. REUTERS/David Mercado

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An opposition supporter prays while sitting in a damaged bus near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

An opposition supporter prays while sitting in a damaged bus near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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An engaged couple sits on a bicycle as they pose for wedding photographs to the theme of "naked wedding", on a pedestrian bridge on Valentine's Day in central Beijing February 14, 2011. "Naked wedding" is a popular new expression in China which means young couples get married with no houses, cars or little bank savings. REUTERS/China Daily

An engaged couple sits on a bicycle as they pose for wedding photographs to the theme of "naked wedding", on a pedestrian bridge on Valentine's Day in central Beijing February 14, 2011. "Naked wedding" is a popular new expression in China which means young couples get married with no houses, cars or little bank savings. REUTERS/China Daily

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A nurse smashes a picture of Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa at Salmaniya hospital in Manama February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

A nurse smashes a picture of Bahraini Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa at Salmaniya hospital in Manama February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Visitors of the London Fashion Week pose for a photograph before the On Off fashion Show in London February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Visitors of the London Fashion Week pose for a photograph before the On Off fashion Show in London February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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A suspected African mercenary sits in a room within a courthouse as he is held by anti-government protesters in Benghazi February 25, 2011. Libya's rebellious city of Benghazi has filled a political void with a coalition which is cleaning up, providing food, building defences, reassuring foreign oil firms and telling Tripoli it believes in one nation. Weapons used in bloody clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces were collected and African...more

A suspected African mercenary sits in a room within a courthouse as he is held by anti-government protesters in Benghazi February 25, 2011. Libya's rebellious city of Benghazi has filled a political void with a coalition which is cleaning up, providing food, building defences, reassuring foreign oil firms and telling Tripoli it believes in one nation. Weapons used in bloody clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces were collected and African mercenaries the coalition says the Libyan leader used to fire on protesters were in jail awaiting trial. The city paid a high price for the revolt with up to 250 dead. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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People check the execution room inside the main prison of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

People check the execution room inside the main prison of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Benghazi February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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Police try to block government backers as they chase anti-government protesters in Sanaa February 18, 2011. Crowds of rival demonstrators thronged the Yemeni capital and two other cities in a show of strength between President Ali Abdullah Saleh's supporters and those demanding an end to his 32 years in power. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Police try to block government backers as they chase anti-government protesters in Sanaa February 18, 2011. Crowds of rival demonstrators thronged the Yemeni capital and two other cities in a show of strength between President Ali Abdullah Saleh's supporters and those demanding an end to his 32 years in power. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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Egyptian refugees throw a female relative into the air at a refugee camp, after crossing into Tunisia to flee the violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir February 26, 2011. Thousands of Egyptian refugees scrambled to leave a refugee camp, set up by the Tunisian army, to be transferred to a nearby airport to fly back home. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Egyptian refugees throw a female relative into the air at a refugee camp, after crossing into Tunisia to flee the violence in Libya, near the border crossing of Ras Jdir February 26, 2011. Thousands of Egyptian refugees scrambled to leave a refugee camp, set up by the Tunisian army, to be transferred to a nearby airport to fly back home. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Protesters stand near burning tyres at a road block in Abobo in Abidjan February 19, 2011. Ivorian security forces fired live bullets and teargas to disperse protesters in Abidjan calling for incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down, wounding at least one of them, witnesses said. His rival, Alassane Ouattara, has called for Egypt-style mass protests to oust Gbagbo, who has refused to step down as leader of the world's top cocoa...more

Protesters stand near burning tyres at a road block in Abobo in Abidjan February 19, 2011. Ivorian security forces fired live bullets and teargas to disperse protesters in Abidjan calling for incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo to step down, wounding at least one of them, witnesses said. His rival, Alassane Ouattara, has called for Egypt-style mass protests to oust Gbagbo, who has refused to step down as leader of the world's top cocoa grower after a Nov. 28 presidential election that U.N.-certified results show Ouattara won. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

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Members of the al Qaeda-linked insurgents al Shabaab display the body of one of the seven suspected Burundian peacekeepers from the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) who were killed during clashes in Somalia's capital Mogadishu February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Members of the al Qaeda-linked insurgents al Shabaab display the body of one of the seven suspected Burundian peacekeepers from the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) who were killed during clashes in Somalia's capital Mogadishu February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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An owner waits with his dog, painted with spots, before a traditional dog fighting competition in Kabul February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An owner waits with his dog, painted with spots, before a traditional dog fighting competition in Kabul February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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One year-old gorilla Uzuri eats a salad at the zoo of Duisburg, Germany, February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

One year-old gorilla Uzuri eats a salad at the zoo of Duisburg, Germany, February 18, 2011. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

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Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva's bat flies out of his hands as he tries to hit a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Pakistan in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva's bat flies out of his hands as he tries to hit a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Pakistan in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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Liu Jian of China rides a horse during his traditional Chinese wedding to Rebecca Kanthor of the U.S. in Dong'an at the central province of Henan, February 9, 2011. Kanthor, a freelance journalist, moved from New York State to China eight years ago, where she met Liu, a young musician from the central Chinese province of Henan. After several years together they decided to get married in a traditional rural wedding. In the ceremony,...more

Liu Jian of China rides a horse during his traditional Chinese wedding to Rebecca Kanthor of the U.S. in Dong'an at the central province of Henan, February 9, 2011. Kanthor, a freelance journalist, moved from New York State to China eight years ago, where she met Liu, a young musician from the central Chinese province of Henan. After several years together they decided to get married in a traditional rural wedding. In the ceremony, the groom arrives on a horse while his bride is carried around the town by four men, announcing the marriage. Liu is the first person from Dong'an to marry a foreigner. Beyond headlines about climate change and trade relations, Kanthor and Liu's union is symbolic of the growing cultural integration between China and the United States. Since the 1972 visit to China by U.S. President Richard Nixon, the two countries have developed what is arguably the most important relationship among major powers with huge economic implications. Now, three decades in, the United States and China have settled into what some describe as a "mature marriage," bound together by mutual interests and mutual respect. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Sprint Cup Series driver Trevor Bayne celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pool/Matthew Stockman

Sprint Cup Series driver Trevor Bayne celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Pool/Matthew Stockman

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Israel's President Shimon Peres (seated) looks up at the bullet holes in the ceiling from the February 23, 1981 coup attempt next to Parliament Chairman Jose Bono (R) during his visit to the Spanish parliament in Madrid February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Israel's President Shimon Peres (seated) looks up at the bullet holes in the ceiling from the February 23, 1981 coup attempt next to Parliament Chairman Jose Bono (R) during his visit to the Spanish parliament in Madrid February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

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An opposition supporter lifts a placard at the front line near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 7, 2011. The placard reads, "Thanks Egypt youth" (top) and "we will not leave till we get the 70 billion dollars". REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An opposition supporter lifts a placard at the front line near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 7, 2011. The placard reads, "Thanks Egypt youth" (top) and "we will not leave till we get the 70 billion dollars". REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ricky Romero blows a bubble while tossing a ball during practice at their MLB American League spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ricky Romero blows a bubble while tossing a ball during practice at their MLB American League spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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Pensioners kiss as they take part in "El beso mas largo" contest (the longest kiss) during "Expo Jubliados International Senior" in Torremolinos, southern Spain February 24, 2011. Fourteen couples competed for a prize of 1,000 euros ($1,378). The contestants have to be a minimum of 60 years old and retired. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pensioners kiss as they take part in "El beso mas largo" contest (the longest kiss) during "Expo Jubliados International Senior" in Torremolinos, southern Spain February 24, 2011. Fourteen couples competed for a prize of 1,000 euros ($1,378). The contestants have to be a minimum of 60 years old and retired. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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