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A severely malnourished infant hangs limp from her mother's back at a catholic mission feeding center in rebel-held Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. Malnutrition rates in Rutshuru, which has seen weeks of fighting between government soldiers and dissident Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda's rebels, are almost double emergency thresholds and aid workers are battling insecurity to deliver...more

A severely malnourished infant hangs limp from her mother's back at a catholic mission feeding center in rebel-held Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. Malnutrition rates in Rutshuru, which has seen weeks of fighting between government soldiers and dissident Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda's rebels, are almost double emergency thresholds and aid workers are battling insecurity to deliver rations. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Serafin Nyanzaba, 17, who has been displaced by war, wears a newly done traditional Congolese hair style at the Don Bosco center in Goma, November 20, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Serafin Nyanzaba, 17, who has been displaced by war, wears a newly done traditional Congolese hair style at the Don Bosco center in Goma, November 20, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Senegalese woman cools off in a swimming pool on a hot day in the capital Dakar, June 22, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Senegalese woman cools off in a swimming pool on a hot day in the capital Dakar, June 22, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A malnourished infant lies on the floor in a therapeutic feeding center run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) in the town of Maradi in southern Niger in this file picture taken June 29, 2005. More than one in seven children under 3 years old in Niger are suffering from acute malnutrition as the annual lean season begins, despite massive aid since a 2005 food crisis, the U.N. Children's Fund said. REUTERS/Finbarr...more

A malnourished infant lies on the floor in a therapeutic feeding center run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) in the town of Maradi in southern Niger in this file picture taken June 29, 2005. More than one in seven children under 3 years old in Niger are suffering from acute malnutrition as the annual lean season begins, despite massive aid since a 2005 food crisis, the U.N. Children's Fund said. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition (C) moves under fire as an Afghan machine gunner shoots his weapon after their position was hit by Taliban shells fired from an 82-millimeter recoilless rifle during an ambush in Zhari district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, October 23, 2007. One Canadian soldier was lightly wounded and an Afghan National Army soldier was shot in the shoulder during heavy fighting in the...more

A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition (C) moves under fire as an Afghan machine gunner shoots his weapon after their position was hit by Taliban shells fired from an 82-millimeter recoilless rifle during an ambush in Zhari district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, October 23, 2007. One Canadian soldier was lightly wounded and an Afghan National Army soldier was shot in the shoulder during heavy fighting in the volatile Mowz-e-Madad area of Kandahar province. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A wounded Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition crawls for cover seconds after his position was hit by a Taliban shell fired from an 82-millimeter recoilless rifle during an ambush in Zhari district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, October 23, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A wounded Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition crawls for cover seconds after his position was hit by a Taliban shell fired from an 82-millimeter recoilless rifle during an ambush in Zhari district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, October 23, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Sudanese girl is embraced by her sister at Abushouk camp near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state, November 23, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Sudanese girl is embraced by her sister at Abushouk camp near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state, November 23, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Mothers tending their malnourished infants look away from an empty bed where a one-year-old girl had just died, at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in northwestern Niger, August 2, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Mothers tending their malnourished infants look away from an empty bed where a one-year-old girl had just died, at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in northwestern Niger, August 2, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Senegalese youths are silhouetted against dust kicked up during a traditional Ekonkon dance at sunset in the village of Kabrousse, in the West African country's southern Casamance region, January 8, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Senegalese youths are silhouetted against dust kicked up during a traditional Ekonkon dance at sunset in the village of Kabrousse, in the West African country's southern Casamance region, January 8, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Mauritanian man's traditional clothing is blown by the seasonal Harmattan wind carrying sand and dust south from the Sahara desert, in the ancient village of Ouadane, about 600 km (373 miles) northeast of the capital Nouakchott, August 16, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Mauritanian man's traditional clothing is blown by the seasonal Harmattan wind carrying sand and dust south from the Sahara desert, in the ancient village of Ouadane, about 600 km (373 miles) northeast of the capital Nouakchott, August 16, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Sudan Liberation Army rebels cheer as they speed across the desert east of El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state November 8, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Sudan Liberation Army rebels cheer as they speed across the desert east of El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state November 8, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Afghan National Army soldiers head out on patrol in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zahri district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Afghan National Army soldiers head out on patrol in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zahri district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Security agents stand guard during the inauguration of Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade in the capital Dakar April 3, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Security agents stand guard during the inauguration of Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade in the capital Dakar April 3, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Polio sufferer Marie Diekese has her hair braided by other girls afflicted by the disease inside the International Polio Victim Response Committee compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa November 24, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Polio sufferer Marie Diekese has her hair braided by other girls afflicted by the disease inside the International Polio Victim Response Committee compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa November 24, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A prisoner (C) screams while being beaten by government troops just outside Goma in eastern Congo, November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A prisoner (C) screams while being beaten by government troops just outside Goma in eastern Congo, November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Polio sufferer Enoch Kanugu, 10, drags himself by his hands at the compound for the International Polio Victim Response Committe in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Polio sufferer Enoch Kanugu, 10, drags himself by his hands at the compound for the International Polio Victim Response Committe in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zhari district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An Afghan National Policeman returns to his base after a patrol came under fire in the Taliban stronghold of Kolk in Zhari district, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Polio victims Aron Mahuka (L), Singi Ndombasi (C) and Prefina Nzuzi await therapy at the International Polio Victim Response Committe compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Polio victims Aron Mahuka (L), Singi Ndombasi (C) and Prefina Nzuzi await therapy at the International Polio Victim Response Committe compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa July 31, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Senegalese policemen stand guard at a factory where bricks of cocaine are about to be destroyed in the town of Rufisque, just outside the capital Dakar, August 2, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Senegalese policemen stand guard at a factory where bricks of cocaine are about to be destroyed in the town of Rufisque, just outside the capital Dakar, August 2, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Sudan Liberation Army rebels ride on the front of a truck with a bullet-ridden windscreen into the mountain village of Deribat in South Darfur state in western Sudan November 16, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'reilly

Sudan Liberation Army rebels ride on the front of a truck with a bullet-ridden windscreen into the mountain village of Deribat in South Darfur state in western Sudan November 16, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'reilly

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Graffiti adorns a wall in an industrial area on the banks of the Thames River in east London December 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Graffiti adorns a wall in an industrial area on the banks of the Thames River in east London December 15, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A doctor (L) administers medicine to a sick child with his mother at a health clinic run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres Holland in Kerfi, a site for displaced Chadians some 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of the eastern town of Gos Beida, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A doctor (L) administers medicine to a sick child with his mother at a health clinic run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres Holland in Kerfi, a site for displaced Chadians some 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of the eastern town of Gos Beida, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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The fingers of malnourished one-year-old Alassa Galisou are pressed against the lips of his mother Fatou Ousseini at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in northwestern Niger, August 1, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

The fingers of malnourished one-year-old Alassa Galisou are pressed against the lips of his mother Fatou Ousseini at an emergency feeding clinic in the town of Tahoua in northwestern Niger, August 1, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A boy sleeps in the shade of grass shelter at Zam Zam camp near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state, November 22, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A boy sleeps in the shade of grass shelter at Zam Zam camp near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur state, November 22, 2004. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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An aerial view shows pools of mineral-colored water gathered on salt flats in holes dug by salt collectors on the Senegalese coastline near the border with Gambia June 12, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An aerial view shows pools of mineral-colored water gathered on salt flats in holes dug by salt collectors on the Senegalese coastline near the border with Gambia June 12, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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The coffin of eight-month old Alexandrine Kabitsebangumi, who died from cholera, is lowered into a grave in a banana grove at Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

The coffin of eight-month old Alexandrine Kabitsebangumi, who died from cholera, is lowered into a grave in a banana grove at Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition conducts a night operation to flush out Taliban insurgents near Sangasar, Zari district in eastern Afghanistan, July 3, 2007. REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly

A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition conducts a night operation to flush out Taliban insurgents near Sangasar, Zari district in eastern Afghanistan, July 3, 2007. REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly

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A girl stands against a kiosk while watching Ghana play Nigeria on television during the quarter finals of the African Nations Cup soccer tournament, in the northern town of Tamale, February 3, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A girl stands against a kiosk while watching Ghana play Nigeria on television during the quarter finals of the African Nations Cup soccer tournament, in the northern town of Tamale, February 3, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Children afflicted by polio play on crutches in a room at the International Polio Victim Response Committee (IPVRC) compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Children afflicted by polio play on crutches in a room at the International Polio Victim Response Committee (IPVRC) compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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People's shadows are cast in doorways at the "House of Slaves" on Goree Island near Senegal's capital Dakar, March 16, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

People's shadows are cast in doorways at the "House of Slaves" on Goree Island near Senegal's capital Dakar, March 16, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki, 9, receives a mug of milk at a catholic mission feeding center in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki, 9, receives a mug of milk at a catholic mission feeding center in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A girl displaced by fighting tries to sell potatoes in the rain at a market in a refugee camp at Kibati in eastern Congo, November 10, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A girl displaced by fighting tries to sell potatoes in the rain at a market in a refugee camp at Kibati in eastern Congo, November 10, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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An ethnic Arab woman spends the heat of the day in her grass hut at the makeshift village of Taiba, where ethnic Arabs displaced by insecurity and tribal tensions have set up shelters some 40 kilometers (30 miles) north of the eastern Chadian town of Gos Beida, June 9, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An ethnic Arab woman spends the heat of the day in her grass hut at the makeshift village of Taiba, where ethnic Arabs displaced by insecurity and tribal tensions have set up shelters some 40 kilometers (30 miles) north of the eastern Chadian town of Gos Beida, June 9, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Children attend an outdoor class at Gassire, a camp for displaced Chadians who have fled fighting around the eastern town of Gos Beida near the Sudanese border, June 7, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Children attend an outdoor class at Gassire, a camp for displaced Chadians who have fled fighting around the eastern town of Gos Beida near the Sudanese border, June 7, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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An Afghan National Army soldier, with a freshly picked rose attached to his weapon, returns from a mission to hunt for weapons caches in the Taliban stronghold of Panjwaii town, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 12, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An Afghan National Army soldier, with a freshly picked rose attached to his weapon, returns from a mission to hunt for weapons caches in the Taliban stronghold of Panjwaii town, Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 12, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Supporters of Mauritanian presidential candidate Saleh Ould Mohamedou Ould Hanana attend a final campaign rally in the capital Nouakchott, March 9, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Supporters of Mauritanian presidential candidate Saleh Ould Mohamedou Ould Hanana attend a final campaign rally in the capital Nouakchott, March 9, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A child afflicted by polio lies by makeshift crutches and braces at the International Polio Victim Response Committee (IPVRC) compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A child afflicted by polio lies by makeshift crutches and braces at the International Polio Victim Response Committee (IPVRC) compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Scavengers stand at Olusosun dump after a fire in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos April 18, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Scavengers stand at Olusosun dump after a fire in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos April 18, 2007. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Villagers at Kalfou in northwestern Niger await the arrival of visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy. Villagers at Kalfou in northwestern Niger await the arrival of visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy July 30, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Villagers at Kalfou in northwestern Niger await the arrival of visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy. Villagers at Kalfou in northwestern Niger await the arrival of visiting French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy July 30, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Madina Yakoub, 15, lies on her back as a woman (C) blackens her lips with charcoal and oil in a traditional rite of passage at Gassire, a camp for displaced Chadians who have fled fighting around the eastern town of Gos Beida near the Sudanese border, June 7, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Madina Yakoub, 15, lies on her back as a woman (C) blackens her lips with charcoal and oil in a traditional rite of passage at Gassire, a camp for displaced Chadians who have fled fighting around the eastern town of Gos Beida near the Sudanese border, June 7, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Refugees from Sudan's western Darfur region gather at a monthly food distribution point at Djabal camp near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Refugees from Sudan's western Darfur region gather at a monthly food distribution point at Djabal camp near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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A Ghanaian man nicknamed "Tiger" lifts weights at a makeshift outdoor gym in the northern city of Tamale, January 28, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Ghanaian man nicknamed "Tiger" lifts weights at a makeshift outdoor gym in the northern city of Tamale, January 28, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Refugees who fled the conflict in Sudan's western Darfur region gather water at a well as a dust storm approaches Djabal camp near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 19, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Refugees who fled the conflict in Sudan's western Darfur region gather water at a well as a dust storm approaches Djabal camp near Gos Beida in eastern Chad June 19, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Supporters of Congolese presidential hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba confront riot police moments before a gun battle erupts in Kinshasa November 21, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Supporters of Congolese presidential hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba confront riot police moments before a gun battle erupts in Kinshasa November 21, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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An Israeli soldier (L) smokes a cigarette as his unit returns from Lebanon near the northern town of Metula on the Israel-Lebanon border, August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

An Israeli soldier (L) smokes a cigarette as his unit returns from Lebanon near the northern town of Metula on the Israel-Lebanon border, August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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Raindrops cling to the fingertips of a dead Congolese government soldier lying on the road at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Raindrops cling to the fingertips of a dead Congolese government soldier lying on the road at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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