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Afghan children stand together near the town of Kunjak in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province October 24, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Afghan children stand together near the town of Kunjak in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province October 24, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Private First Class Brandon Voris, 19, of Lebanon, Ohio, from the First Battalion Eighth Marines Alpha Company stands in the middle of his camp as a sandstorm hits his remote outpost near Kunjak in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Private First Class Brandon Voris, 19, of Lebanon, Ohio, from the First Battalion Eighth Marines Alpha Company stands in the middle of his camp as a sandstorm hits his remote outpost near Kunjak in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets sympathizers while accompanying the hearse of her husband, former President Nestor Kirchner, from the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace to the local airport for a flight to their home province of Santa Cruz, in Buenos Aires October 29, 2010. Tens of thousands of Argentines paid tribute to Kirchner, whose death rallied markets but robbed his wife and successor President...more

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets sympathizers while accompanying the hearse of her husband, former President Nestor Kirchner, from the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace to the local airport for a flight to their home province of Santa Cruz, in Buenos Aires October 29, 2010. Tens of thousands of Argentines paid tribute to Kirchner, whose death rallied markets but robbed his wife and successor President Cristina Fernandez of her closest adviser. Kirchner, aged 60, was Argentina's most powerful politician and a leading contender for next year's presidential election. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

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An undercover Israeli police officer restrains a protester (front) that was throwing stones during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010. Israeli police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse Arabs who were protesting against a rally by ultranationalist Jews in the Israeli-Arab city. Riot police charged about 200 Arabs who threw stones at them before retreating, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. REUTERS/Ammar Awad more

An undercover Israeli police officer restrains a protester (front) that was throwing stones during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010. Israeli police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse Arabs who were protesting against a rally by ultranationalist Jews in the Israeli-Arab city. Riot police charged about 200 Arabs who threw stones at them before retreating, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Vu Cong Doanh, a 72-year-old Vietnamese man, exercises on the Long Bien bridge in Hanoi October 25, 2010. Vu Cong exercises twice a day on the bridge that for him represents the steel dragon giving strength and power. Long Bien bridge was built in 1903 with the architectural concept of the famous French architect Gustave Eiffel across the Red River to connect two parts of Hanoi. Bombed repeatedly during the Vietnam War because of...more

Vu Cong Doanh, a 72-year-old Vietnamese man, exercises on the Long Bien bridge in Hanoi October 25, 2010. Vu Cong exercises twice a day on the bridge that for him represents the steel dragon giving strength and power. Long Bien bridge was built in 1903 with the architectural concept of the famous French architect Gustave Eiffel across the Red River to connect two parts of Hanoi. Bombed repeatedly during the Vietnam War because of it strategic value, the bridge was repeatedly repaired and now trains, mopeds, bicycles and pedestrian can use it to cross the river. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A couple relaxes in an infinity pool overlooking the haze-covered skyline in Singapore October 22, 2010. Singapore, blanketed under a smoky haze for days, beseeched neighbouring Indonesia on Friday to douse fires lit for illegal clearing of forests that are causing the worst air pollution in the region since 2006. Malaysia has also blamed poor air quality in some of its southern towns on fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island....more

A couple relaxes in an infinity pool overlooking the haze-covered skyline in Singapore October 22, 2010. Singapore, blanketed under a smoky haze for days, beseeched neighbouring Indonesia on Friday to douse fires lit for illegal clearing of forests that are causing the worst air pollution in the region since 2006. Malaysia has also blamed poor air quality in some of its southern towns on fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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A conscript embraces an acquaintance, before he leaves to serve in the Russian army at a recruiting station in Stavropol in southern Russia, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Eduard Kornienko

A conscript embraces an acquaintance, before he leaves to serve in the Russian army at a recruiting station in Stavropol in southern Russia, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Eduard Kornienko

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Julianti sits next to her brother's grave, a victim of the Mount Merapi eruption, during a mass burial at Umbulhardjo village in Sleman, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta, October 28, 2010. Mount Merapi, on the outskirts of the city of Yogyakarta on Java island, first erupted on Tuesday, spewing out clouds of ash and jets of searing gas in an eruption that has killed at least 28 people and injured 14. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Julianti sits next to her brother's grave, a victim of the Mount Merapi eruption, during a mass burial at Umbulhardjo village in Sleman, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta, October 28, 2010. Mount Merapi, on the outskirts of the city of Yogyakarta on Java island, first erupted on Tuesday, spewing out clouds of ash and jets of searing gas in an eruption that has killed at least 28 people and injured 14. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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The last miner to be rescued, Luis Urzua, who is credited with organizing the miners to ration food and save themselves, gestures next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (R) at the end of the rescue operation at San Jose mine in Copiapo October 13, 2010. All of Chile's 33 trapped miners were rescued from the bowels of the earth in a special capsule as a extraordinary two-month survival story many call a miracle triggered wild...more

The last miner to be rescued, Luis Urzua, who is credited with organizing the miners to ration food and save themselves, gestures next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera (R) at the end of the rescue operation at San Jose mine in Copiapo October 13, 2010. All of Chile's 33 trapped miners were rescued from the bowels of the earth in a special capsule as a extraordinary two-month survival story many call a miracle triggered wild celebrations. REUTERS/Alex Ibanez-Chilean Presidency/Handout

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Billionaire financier and Berkshire Hathaway Chief Executive Warren Buffett (L) and Microsoft founder Bill Gates wait questions at a joint news conference in Beijing September 30, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Billionaire financier and Berkshire Hathaway Chief Executive Warren Buffett (L) and Microsoft founder Bill Gates wait questions at a joint news conference in Beijing September 30, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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Thais box on a pole during Chonburi's annual buffalo races festival, 75 kilometres (47 miles) southeast of Bangkok, October 22, 2010. The event, which also celebrates the rice harvest, originates back to the buffalo trade in Chonburi, once the trade centre of Thailand's east. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thais box on a pole during Chonburi's annual buffalo races festival, 75 kilometres (47 miles) southeast of Bangkok, October 22, 2010. The event, which also celebrates the rice harvest, originates back to the buffalo trade in Chonburi, once the trade centre of Thailand's east. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A Bedouin practices falconry using bait attached to a falcon to catch other free falcons during the hunting season in central Sinai October 25, 2010. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A Bedouin practices falconry using bait attached to a falcon to catch other free falcons during the hunting season in central Sinai October 25, 2010. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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Two grid girls shelter from the rain in the pits during the warm up session of the Australian Grand Prix in Phillip Island near Melbourne October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Two grid girls shelter from the rain in the pits during the warm up session of the Australian Grand Prix in Phillip Island near Melbourne October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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Fishermen pull a net containing fish from the lake of Velky Tisy at the village of Lomnice nad Luznici near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, during the traditional carp haul, October 13, 2010. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner, is fished mostly from southern Bohemian lakes. REUTERS/Petr Josek

Fishermen pull a net containing fish from the lake of Velky Tisy at the village of Lomnice nad Luznici near the south Bohemian town of Trebon, during the traditional carp haul, October 13, 2010. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner, is fished mostly from southern Bohemian lakes. REUTERS/Petr Josek

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Residents on horse-led carts hurry past burning fuel tankers along the GT Road near Nowshera, located in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province October 7, 2010. Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to up to 40 supply trucks for NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents on horse-led carts hurry past burning fuel tankers along the GT Road near Nowshera, located in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province October 7, 2010. Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to up to 40 supply trucks for NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An Afghan man celebrates the victory of the Afghan National women's soccer team in a friendly match against a women's team from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul October 29, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan man celebrates the victory of the Afghan National women's soccer team in a friendly match against a women's team from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul October 29, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Myanmar's ethnic Karen children play as heavy rain hits their Mae La refugee camp outside Mae Sot near the Thai-Myanmar border October 14, 2010. Ethnic Karen refugees continue to pour into Thailand, fleeing decades long fighting between Karen rebels and Myanmar government troops and its guerrilla allies. Some 140,000 refugees live in official camps along the Thai-Myanmar border, according to the U.N. refugee agency and there are...more

Myanmar's ethnic Karen children play as heavy rain hits their Mae La refugee camp outside Mae Sot near the Thai-Myanmar border October 14, 2010. Ethnic Karen refugees continue to pour into Thailand, fleeing decades long fighting between Karen rebels and Myanmar government troops and its guerrilla allies. Some 140,000 refugees live in official camps along the Thai-Myanmar border, according to the U.N. refugee agency and there are concerns that hostilities in the hills of Eastern Myanmar could intensify as a result of a refusal of several ethnic political groups to take part in an election next month. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A model is seen backstage before the start of the Sevilla Fashion Show in the Andalusian capital of Seville October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A model is seen backstage before the start of the Sevilla Fashion Show in the Andalusian capital of Seville October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

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Indonesian youth stand on a street covered by ash from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at Kaliurang village in Sleman, near Indonesia's ancient city of Yogyakarta, October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

Indonesian youth stand on a street covered by ash from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at Kaliurang village in Sleman, near Indonesia's ancient city of Yogyakarta, October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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A group of African athletes leads the Athens Classic Marathon October 31, 2010. This year is the 2,500th anniversary of the fabled 490 BC run of Athenian messenger Pheidippidis, who is said to have run from Marathon to Athens to announce victory over the invading Persian army. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A group of African athletes leads the Athens Classic Marathon October 31, 2010. This year is the 2,500th anniversary of the fabled 490 BC run of Athenian messenger Pheidippidis, who is said to have run from Marathon to Athens to announce victory over the invading Persian army. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Apples are seen in the mud after red toxic sludge flooded the village of Devecser, 150 km (93 miles) west of Budapest, October 11, 2010. A million cubic meters of red mud burst out of a sludge reservoir, flooding three local villages and fouling rivers including a tributary of the Danube. The town of Devecser, home to 5,400 people, is on alert should it need to be evacuated. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Apples are seen in the mud after red toxic sludge flooded the village of Devecser, 150 km (93 miles) west of Budapest, October 11, 2010. A million cubic meters of red mud burst out of a sludge reservoir, flooding three local villages and fouling rivers including a tributary of the Danube. The town of Devecser, home to 5,400 people, is on alert should it need to be evacuated. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

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Policemen stand next to the body of a man who was killed by unidentified gunmen, at a morgue in Karachi's Abbasi hospital, Pakistan, October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

Policemen stand next to the body of a man who was killed by unidentified gunmen, at a morgue in Karachi's Abbasi hospital, Pakistan, October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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A man works at the site of a rare earth metals mine at Nancheng county, Jiangxi province, China, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A man works at the site of a rare earth metals mine at Nancheng county, Jiangxi province, China, October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Balkar men, dressed in national clothes, feed pigeons as they take part in a protest rally during a heavy snowfall in central Moscow, October 29, 2010. Six Balkar activists from Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria held a four-month long rally by the Kremlin wall to protest against the policies of authorities in their native region, which, in their opinion, infringe upon their people's rights, local media...more

Balkar men, dressed in national clothes, feed pigeons as they take part in a protest rally during a heavy snowfall in central Moscow, October 29, 2010. Six Balkar activists from Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria held a four-month long rally by the Kremlin wall to protest against the policies of authorities in their native region, which, in their opinion, infringe upon their people's rights, local media reported. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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A supporter listens to President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally for Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer at University of Southern California in Los Angeles October 22, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A supporter listens to President Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally for Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer at University of Southern California in Los Angeles October 22, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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A model presents a creation for a wedding dress collection by designer Tsai Meiyue at China Fashion Week in Beijing October 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A model presents a creation for a wedding dress collection by designer Tsai Meiyue at China Fashion Week in Beijing October 29, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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Members of the Samaritan sect take part in their traditional pilgrimage ceremony marking the holiday of the Tabernacles, or Sukkot, on Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus October 22, 2010. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Members of the Samaritan sect take part in their traditional pilgrimage ceremony marking the holiday of the Tabernacles, or Sukkot, on Mount Gerizim near the West Bank town of Nablus October 22, 2010. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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Philadelphia Phillies Ben Francisco reacts after being hit in the head with a pitch by Cincinnati Reds Logan Ondrusek during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the MLB National League Division Series baseball playoffs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 8, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Philadelphia Phillies Ben Francisco reacts after being hit in the head with a pitch by Cincinnati Reds Logan Ondrusek during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the MLB National League Division Series baseball playoffs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 8, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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Alicia Sacramone of the U.S. performs on the beam during the women's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Rotterdam October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Alicia Sacramone of the U.S. performs on the beam during the women's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Rotterdam October 20, 2010. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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Triplets Aliah (L), Steven (C) and Aiden Tarabokija (R) take part in the annual Halloween Ragamuffin Parade in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Triplets Aliah (L), Steven (C) and Aiden Tarabokija (R) take part in the annual Halloween Ragamuffin Parade in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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Children play in a bathtub in the shanty town settlement of "El Gallinero" in the outskirts of Madrid October 25, 2010. Several hundred Romanian gypsies live in "El Gallinero", just 15 km (9 miles) away from Madrid's centre. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Children play in a bathtub in the shanty town settlement of "El Gallinero" in the outskirts of Madrid October 25, 2010. Several hundred Romanian gypsies live in "El Gallinero", just 15 km (9 miles) away from Madrid's centre. REUTERS/Susana Vera

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Residents drag the body of a peacekeeper killed on Tuesday during fighting between Islamists and government forces along a street in Hodan district, Mogadishu October 6, 2010. The peacekeeper is believed to be from Burundi and the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM). REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Residents drag the body of a peacekeeper killed on Tuesday during fighting between Islamists and government forces along a street in Hodan district, Mogadishu October 6, 2010. The peacekeeper is believed to be from Burundi and the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM). REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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Afghan police recruits stand by the targets after a live fire training exercise in Kabul October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Afghan police recruits stand by the targets after a live fire training exercise in Kabul October 17, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Members of the European Parliament attend a debate on the working conditions of women at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Members of the European Parliament attend a debate on the working conditions of women at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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A mental patient is tied down to the bed before receiving treatment at a hospital, which houses and provides treatment to more than 500 patients suffering from mental illnesses, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, October 9, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A mental patient is tied down to the bed before receiving treatment at a hospital, which houses and provides treatment to more than 500 patients suffering from mental illnesses, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, October 9, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Female North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010. Secretive North Korea's leader-in-waiting, the youngest son of ailing ruler Kim Jong-il, took centre stage during a massive military parade on Sunday, appearing live for the first time in public. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Female North Korean soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010. Secretive North Korea's leader-in-waiting, the youngest son of ailing ruler Kim Jong-il, took centre stage during a massive military parade on Sunday, appearing live for the first time in public. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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Manuel Casares, 31, mourns for his wife at the house where she was killed when gunmen sprayed bullets during a family birthday party in Ciudad Juarez October 23, 2010. Thirteen people were killed and 20 wounded in the second massacre at a party this month in the violent border city as drug cartels battle security forces and each other over smuggling routes into the United States, authorities said. REUTERS/Gael Gonzalez

Manuel Casares, 31, mourns for his wife at the house where she was killed when gunmen sprayed bullets during a family birthday party in Ciudad Juarez October 23, 2010. Thirteen people were killed and 20 wounded in the second massacre at a party this month in the violent border city as drug cartels battle security forces and each other over smuggling routes into the United States, authorities said. REUTERS/Gael Gonzalez

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A man sleeps on a bench in front of an Elvis Presley statue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, October 13, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A man sleeps on a bench in front of an Elvis Presley statue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, October 13, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Mahant Kailash Giri, a Sadhu or a Hindu holyman, lies buried in soil as part of a ritual during the nine-day long Navratri festival in Jammu October 15, 2010. The ritual was performed to appease Hindu Goddess Durga, according to Giri. In Hindu mythology, Durga symbolises power and the triumph of good over evil. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Mahant Kailash Giri, a Sadhu or a Hindu holyman, lies buried in soil as part of a ritual during the nine-day long Navratri festival in Jammu October 15, 2010. The ritual was performed to appease Hindu Goddess Durga, according to Giri. In Hindu mythology, Durga symbolises power and the triumph of good over evil. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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A miner stands in front of the drill machine 'Sissi' after it broke through the rock at the final section Faido-Sedrun, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel October 15, 2010. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A miner stands in front of the drill machine 'Sissi' after it broke through the rock at the final section Faido-Sedrun, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel October 15, 2010. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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A labourer with his face splattered with silver paint rests after working on the track that will be used for the road cycling race event for the Commonwealth Games on the outskirts of New Delhi October 11, 2010. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

A labourer with his face splattered with silver paint rests after working on the track that will be used for the road cycling race event for the Commonwealth Games on the outskirts of New Delhi October 11, 2010. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma

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Visitors rest in front of the UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site in Shanghai October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors rest in front of the UK Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site in Shanghai October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Scotland's Grace Reid competes in the women's 3m springboard preliminary at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi October 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Scotland's Grace Reid competes in the women's 3m springboard preliminary at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi October 13, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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A dancer of the Saint-Petersburg State Ice Ballet of Russia waits backstage before a performance of the Swan Lake at a theatre in Hefei, Anhui province October 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A dancer of the Saint-Petersburg State Ice Ballet of Russia waits backstage before a performance of the Swan Lake at a theatre in Hefei, Anhui province October 19, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and his youngest son Kim Jong-un (L) watch a parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and his youngest son Kim Jong-un (L) watch a parade to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang October 10, 2010. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron holds his child Florence as he meets his wife Samantha (R) at Birmingham Moor Station in Birmingham October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron holds his child Florence as he meets his wife Samantha (R) at Birmingham Moor Station in Birmingham October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa (C) wears a gas mask after striking national policemen released tear gas to keep him inside their main headquarters while he tries to negotiate a solution to the protest over changes in benefits, in Quito September 30, 2010. Unrest erupted in Ecuador with soldiers taking control of the main airport and police protesting in the streets while Correa considered dissolving a deadlocked Congress....more

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa (C) wears a gas mask after striking national policemen released tear gas to keep him inside their main headquarters while he tries to negotiate a solution to the protest over changes in benefits, in Quito September 30, 2010. Unrest erupted in Ecuador with soldiers taking control of the main airport and police protesting in the streets while Correa considered dissolving a deadlocked Congress. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

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British Army Lance Corporal Liam Wilkinson of 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment kisses his son Mickey, 2, after returning from Afghanistan at Catterick Barracks in Catterick, northern England October 8, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

British Army Lance Corporal Liam Wilkinson of 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment kisses his son Mickey, 2, after returning from Afghanistan at Catterick Barracks in Catterick, northern England October 8, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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Singer Justin Bieber (L) sits amongst the Laker girls cheerleaders during the NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets in Los Angeles, California October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Singer Justin Bieber (L) sits amongst the Laker girls cheerleaders during the NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets in Los Angeles, California October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Former model Tasha de Vasconcelos (C) attends the Spring/Summer 2011 ready-to-wear women's fashion collection designed by British designer Stella McCartney during Paris Fashion Week October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Former model Tasha de Vasconcelos (C) attends the Spring/Summer 2011 ready-to-wear women's fashion collection designed by British designer Stella McCartney during Paris Fashion Week October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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Residents from 25 de Agosto, a small town 60 km (38 miles) north of Montevideo, travel by train for a cultural visit to Solis Theatre in the capital city October 16, 2010. Uruguay's Ministry of Education and Culture launched a program called "Un pueblo al Solis" (a town to the Solis), that aims to increase the exposure of people hailing from smaller towns to cultural activities in the city, by encouraging them to visit the theatre...more

Residents from 25 de Agosto, a small town 60 km (38 miles) north of Montevideo, travel by train for a cultural visit to Solis Theatre in the capital city October 16, 2010. Uruguay's Ministry of Education and Culture launched a program called "Un pueblo al Solis" (a town to the Solis), that aims to increase the exposure of people hailing from smaller towns to cultural activities in the city, by encouraging them to visit the theatre in Montevideo. Almost half of 25 de Agosto's population came to watch the play "Le malade imaginaire" (The Imaginary Invalid) by French playwright Moliere. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

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Britain's Prince Charles dances with villagers at Tolasar village near Jodhpur in India's state of Rajasthan October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sunil Verma

Britain's Prince Charles dances with villagers at Tolasar village near Jodhpur in India's state of Rajasthan October 5, 2010. REUTERS/Sunil Verma

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Dummies filled with straw are positioned with an anti nuclear symbol in a field near Dannenberg October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Dummies filled with straw are positioned with an anti nuclear symbol in a field near Dannenberg October 4, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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A worker jumps over a puddle near a residential construction site in Taiyuan, Shanxi province October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A worker jumps over a puddle near a residential construction site in Taiyuan, Shanxi province October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Lukasz Kazmierczak of Poland riding Ostler competes in the cross country phase of the Eventing World Championship at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, October 2, 2010. REUTERS/John Sommers II

Lukasz Kazmierczak of Poland riding Ostler competes in the cross country phase of the Eventing World Championship at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, October 2, 2010. REUTERS/John Sommers II

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Spectators view gunfire during a performance at a palm grove on the outskirts of Boussaada, north eastern Algerian Saharan Atlas region, October 15, 2010. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Spectators view gunfire during a performance at a palm grove on the outskirts of Boussaada, north eastern Algerian Saharan Atlas region, October 15, 2010. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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The roof flies off a house as super typhoon Megi, known locally as Juan, hits Ilagan City, Isabela province, northern Philippines October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

The roof flies off a house as super typhoon Megi, known locally as Juan, hits Ilagan City, Isabela province, northern Philippines October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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Lightning flashes over Strip casinos as a thunderstorm passes through the Las Vegas Valley in Las Vegas, Nevada October 19, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Lightning flashes over Strip casinos as a thunderstorm passes through the Las Vegas Valley in Las Vegas, Nevada October 19, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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Men attend the funeral of Sheikh Saqr al Qasimi in Ras Al Khaimah October 27, 2010. The ruler of the United Arab Emirates' fourth-largest emirate died, the Gulf state's news agency said, and will be succeeded by his crown prince son Sheikh Saud. Sheikh Saqr al Qasimi, believed to be in his late 90s, had ruled the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah for more than 60 years, dating back to before the UAE's inception in 1971....more

Men attend the funeral of Sheikh Saqr al Qasimi in Ras Al Khaimah October 27, 2010. The ruler of the United Arab Emirates' fourth-largest emirate died, the Gulf state's news agency said, and will be succeeded by his crown prince son Sheikh Saud. Sheikh Saqr al Qasimi, believed to be in his late 90s, had ruled the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah for more than 60 years, dating back to before the UAE's inception in 1971. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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A Colombian gold prospector is seen outside a mine in Marmato province, Caldas, October 5, 2010. The Marmato mines have been exploited for more than five centuries. Gold prospectors illegally mine the precious metal to support their families, Medoro Resources said. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

A Colombian gold prospector is seen outside a mine in Marmato province, Caldas, October 5, 2010. The Marmato mines have been exploited for more than five centuries. Gold prospectors illegally mine the precious metal to support their families, Medoro Resources said. REUTERS/John Vizcaino

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