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<p>People walk in front of a destroyed cemetery after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people.   REUTERS/Jorge Silva </p>

People walk in front of a destroyed cemetery after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the...more

People walk in front of a destroyed cemetery after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>A Haitian boy receives treatment at an ad-hoc medical clinic at the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)'s logistics base after a 7.0 magnitude quake rocked Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010 and released on January 14. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed in to Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/UN Photo/Logan Abassi/Handout </p>

A Haitian boy receives treatment at an ad-hoc medical clinic at the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)'s logistics base after a 7.0 magnitude quake rocked Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010 and...more

A Haitian boy receives treatment at an ad-hoc medical clinic at the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)'s logistics base after a 7.0 magnitude quake rocked Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010 and released on January 14. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed in to Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/UN Photo/Logan Abassi/Handout

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<p>A group of tents stands amidst the rubble after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010. The number of U.N. military and police officials confirmed to have been killed in the Haiti earthquake now stands at 22, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. Picture taken January 12. REUTERS/UN Photo Logan Abassi/Handout   </p>

A group of tents stands amidst the rubble after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010. The number of U.N. military and police officials confirmed to have been killed in the Haiti earthquake now stands...more

A group of tents stands amidst the rubble after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince, in this United Nations handout taken January 12, 2010. The number of U.N. military and police officials confirmed to have been killed in the Haiti earthquake now stands at 22, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. Picture taken January 12. REUTERS/UN Photo Logan Abassi/Handout

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<p>A coffin with dead bodies is seen in the middle of a street after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine trickled into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

A coffin with dead bodies is seen in the middle of a street after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine trickled into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still...more

A coffin with dead bodies is seen in the middle of a street after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine trickled into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Stone St-Louis, a member Montreal's Haitian community, cries at a Haitian community center in Montreal, January 14, 2010. St.Louis has not heard from her young daughter who is visiting family in Haiti. Tens of thousands of people were feared dead and many were believed to be still trapped alive in the rubble of the major 7.0 magnitude quake that hit Haiti's capital on Tuesday.     REUTERS/Shaun Best  </p>

Stone St-Louis, a member Montreal's Haitian community, cries at a Haitian community center in Montreal, January 14, 2010. St.Louis has not heard from her young daughter who is visiting family in Haiti. Tens of thousands of people were feared dead and...more

Stone St-Louis, a member Montreal's Haitian community, cries at a Haitian community center in Montreal, January 14, 2010. St.Louis has not heard from her young daughter who is visiting family in Haiti. Tens of thousands of people were feared dead and many were believed to be still trapped alive in the rubble of the major 7.0 magnitude quake that hit Haiti's capital on Tuesday. REUTERS/Shaun Best

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<p>Men dressed in animal costumes, called "kuker", hold torches during a festival in the village of Gabrov dol, some 60 km (37miles) west of Sofia, late January 13, 2010. Each winter thousands of men in many towns and villages take part in traditional celebrations for good health and fertility, wearing masks and costumes made of animal fur.Picture taken January 13.    REUTERS/Oleg Popov  </p>

Men dressed in animal costumes, called "kuker", hold torches during a festival in the village of Gabrov dol, some 60 km (37miles) west of Sofia, late January 13, 2010. Each winter thousands of men in many towns and villages take part in traditional...more

Men dressed in animal costumes, called "kuker", hold torches during a festival in the village of Gabrov dol, some 60 km (37miles) west of Sofia, late January 13, 2010. Each winter thousands of men in many towns and villages take part in traditional celebrations for good health and fertility, wearing masks and costumes made of animal fur.Picture taken January 13. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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<p>Hindu devotees take holy dip in the waters of the Sangam, confluence of three rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati during Kumbh Mela in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2010. Hindus believe that bathing in the Ganges during the festival days cleanses them of sin.  REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash </p>

Hindu devotees take holy dip in the waters of the Sangam, confluence of three rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati during Kumbh Mela in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2010. Hindus believe that bathing in the Ganges...more

Hindu devotees take holy dip in the waters of the Sangam, confluence of three rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati during Kumbh Mela in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 14, 2010. Hindus believe that bathing in the Ganges during the festival days cleanses them of sin. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

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<p>The centre of Shanghai is pictured in this view from the Shanghai World Financial Center building in Lujiazui January 14, 2010. China vowed on Sunday not to let foreign speculative investment affect the property market, the latest expression of official concern that real estate prices are racing ahead too fast. REUTERS/Nir Elias </p>

The centre of Shanghai is pictured in this view from the Shanghai World Financial Center building in Lujiazui January 14, 2010. China vowed on Sunday not to let foreign speculative investment affect the property market, the latest expression of...more

The centre of Shanghai is pictured in this view from the Shanghai World Financial Center building in Lujiazui January 14, 2010. China vowed on Sunday not to let foreign speculative investment affect the property market, the latest expression of official concern that real estate prices are racing ahead too fast. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>A fisherman fastens a boat trapped in the frozen sea at Xikou village of Yantai, Shandong province, January 13, 2010. China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) called for efforts to reduce accidents caused by sea ice following recent frequent cold waves to ensure safe and smooth navigation on the sea and operation at ports, Xinhua News Agency reported.  REUTERS/China Daily </p>

A fisherman fastens a boat trapped in the frozen sea at Xikou village of Yantai, Shandong province, January 13, 2010. China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) called for efforts to reduce accidents caused by sea ice following recent frequent cold waves to...more

A fisherman fastens a boat trapped in the frozen sea at Xikou village of Yantai, Shandong province, January 13, 2010. China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) called for efforts to reduce accidents caused by sea ice following recent frequent cold waves to ensure safe and smooth navigation on the sea and operation at ports, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>An elderly Thai vendor waits for customers at the Damnoen Saduak floating market in Rachaburi province, 110 km west of Bangkok, January 14, 2010. Floating markets in Thailand feature the old style and traditional way of selling goods from small boats on canals between traditional Thai houses and are also popular tourist attractions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj</p>

An elderly Thai vendor waits for customers at the Damnoen Saduak floating market in Rachaburi province, 110 km west of Bangkok, January 14, 2010. Floating markets in Thailand feature the old style and traditional way of selling goods from small boats...more

An elderly Thai vendor waits for customers at the Damnoen Saduak floating market in Rachaburi province, 110 km west of Bangkok, January 14, 2010. Floating markets in Thailand feature the old style and traditional way of selling goods from small boats on canals between traditional Thai houses and are also popular tourist attractions. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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<p>He Pingping (L) of China holds the finger of Sultan Kosen of Turkey as they pose for photographers during a promotional event in Istanbul January 14, 2010. He, with a height of  73 cm (2 feet 5 inch), and Kosen, with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch), are listed in the Guinness World Records as the world's shortest man and tallest man respectively. REUTERS/Osman Orsal </p>

He Pingping (L) of China holds the finger of Sultan Kosen of Turkey as they pose for photographers during a promotional event in Istanbul January 14, 2010. He, with a height of 73 cm (2 feet 5 inch), and Kosen, with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1...more

He Pingping (L) of China holds the finger of Sultan Kosen of Turkey as they pose for photographers during a promotional event in Istanbul January 14, 2010. He, with a height of 73 cm (2 feet 5 inch), and Kosen, with a height of 246.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch), are listed in the Guinness World Records as the world's shortest man and tallest man respectively. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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<p>A fisherman rows a boat on the waters of partially dried-up river Jehlum, one of the Kashmir's main river, in Srinagar January 14, 2010.  REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli     </p>

A fisherman rows a boat on the waters of partially dried-up river Jehlum, one of the Kashmir's main river, in Srinagar January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

A fisherman rows a boat on the waters of partially dried-up river Jehlum, one of the Kashmir's main river, in Srinagar January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Furniture specialist Zelina Burt poses for photographers with an old street sign for Downing Street, at Bonhams auctioneers in central London January 14, 2010.  The Victorian cast iron sign, for the street of the official residence of Britain's Prime Minister, is estimated to fetch &pound;4000-&pound;6000 ($6500-9700) when it is auctioned in the Gentlemen's Library Sale on January 20.      REUTERS/Toby Melville </p>

Furniture specialist Zelina Burt poses for photographers with an old street sign for Downing Street, at Bonhams auctioneers in central London January 14, 2010. The Victorian cast iron sign, for the street of the official residence of Britain's Prime...more

Furniture specialist Zelina Burt poses for photographers with an old street sign for Downing Street, at Bonhams auctioneers in central London January 14, 2010. The Victorian cast iron sign, for the street of the official residence of Britain's Prime Minister, is estimated to fetch £4000-£6000 ($6500-9700) when it is auctioned in the Gentlemen's Library Sale on January 20. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>Activists from Ukrainian female rights organization "Femen" portray prostitutes as they stage a performance denouncing venality and corruption which they say is characteristic of Ukrainian presidential candidates, in front of Central Election Commission headquarters in Kiev, January 14, 2010. Ukraine will hold a presidential election on January 17, its first since the pro-Western "Orange Revolution" of 2004/5 which led to a re-run poll that was won by Yushchenko.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich  </p>

Activists from Ukrainian female rights organization "Femen" portray prostitutes as they stage a performance denouncing venality and corruption which they say is characteristic of Ukrainian presidential candidates, in front of Central Election...more

Activists from Ukrainian female rights organization "Femen" portray prostitutes as they stage a performance denouncing venality and corruption which they say is characteristic of Ukrainian presidential candidates, in front of Central Election Commission headquarters in Kiev, January 14, 2010. Ukraine will hold a presidential election on January 17, its first since the pro-Western "Orange Revolution" of 2004/5 which led to a re-run poll that was won by Yushchenko. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>A worker shows his hand at a cement workshop in Zangoio, a neighbourghood of Cabinda January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante</p>

A worker shows his hand at a cement workshop in Zangoio, a neighbourghood of Cabinda January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A worker shows his hand at a cement workshop in Zangoio, a neighbourghood of Cabinda January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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<p>Ukraine's Prime Minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during a news conference in Kiev January 14, 2010. Ukraine will hold a presidential election on January 17, its first since the pro-Western "Orange Revolution" of 2004/5 which led to a re-run poll that was won by Yushchenko.  REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin</p>

Ukraine's Prime Minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during a news conference in Kiev January 14, 2010. Ukraine will hold a presidential election on January 17, its first since the pro-Western "Orange Revolution" of 2004/5...more

Ukraine's Prime Minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during a news conference in Kiev January 14, 2010. Ukraine will hold a presidential election on January 17, its first since the pro-Western "Orange Revolution" of 2004/5 which led to a re-run poll that was won by Yushchenko. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

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<p>Klaus Kroell of Austria takes a curve during the second practice of the men's Alpine skiing World Cup downhill race at the Lauberhorn in Wengen January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer </p>

Klaus Kroell of Austria takes a curve during the second practice of the men's Alpine skiing World Cup downhill race at the Lauberhorn in Wengen January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

Klaus Kroell of Austria takes a curve during the second practice of the men's Alpine skiing World Cup downhill race at the Lauberhorn in Wengen January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

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<p>Hot air balloons fly over the temple-studded plains of Bagan January 14, 2010. Bagan, the ancient capital of Myanmar, is the main archaeological site and popular tourist attraction of the country.  REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun </p>

Hot air balloons fly over the temple-studded plains of Bagan January 14, 2010. Bagan, the ancient capital of Myanmar, is the main archaeological site and popular tourist attraction of the country. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Hot air balloons fly over the temple-studded plains of Bagan January 14, 2010. Bagan, the ancient capital of Myanmar, is the main archaeological site and popular tourist attraction of the country. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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<p>A woman sits at an open camp area where people are staying after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria </p>

A woman sits at an open camp area where people are staying after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman sits at an open camp area where people are staying after a major earthquake hit the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Cowherds walk through a field with their oxen in the ancient capital of Bagan, a Myanmar's popular tourist site, January 14, 2010.  REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun </p>

Cowherds walk through a field with their oxen in the ancient capital of Bagan, a Myanmar's popular tourist site, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Cowherds walk through a field with their oxen in the ancient capital of Bagan, a Myanmar's popular tourist site, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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<p>Children play soccer on a dusty field in Lobito, outside Benguela, January 14, 2010.  Benguela is hosting the African Cup of Nations Group C soccer matches. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh </p>

Children play soccer on a dusty field in Lobito, outside Benguela, January 14, 2010. Benguela is hosting the African Cup of Nations Group C soccer matches. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Children play soccer on a dusty field in Lobito, outside Benguela, January 14, 2010. Benguela is hosting the African Cup of Nations Group C soccer matches. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>People gather near makeshift shelters set up after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz </p>

People gather near makeshift shelters set up after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the...more

People gather near makeshift shelters set up after Tuesday's earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 14, 2010. Troops and planeloads of food and medicine streamed into Haiti on Thursday to aid a traumatized nation still rattled by aftershocks from the catastrophic earthquake that flattened homes and government buildings and buried countless people. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Rescuers shovel snow from a railroad to make way for a stranded train in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region January 14, 2010. The death toll from extremely cold weather across north and east China rose to six with millions of others affected, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/China Daily </p>

Rescuers shovel snow from a railroad to make way for a stranded train in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region January 14, 2010. The death toll from extremely cold weather across north and east China rose to six with millions of others affected, Xinhua...more

Rescuers shovel snow from a railroad to make way for a stranded train in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region January 14, 2010. The death toll from extremely cold weather across north and east China rose to six with millions of others affected, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>A winter swimmer pours a bottle of water on himself as he stands on a frozen lake after swimming in icy water at Yuyuantan park in Beijing January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Christina Hu </p>

A winter swimmer pours a bottle of water on himself as he stands on a frozen lake after swimming in icy water at Yuyuantan park in Beijing January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Christina Hu

A winter swimmer pours a bottle of water on himself as he stands on a frozen lake after swimming in icy water at Yuyuantan park in Beijing January 15, 2010. REUTERS/Christina Hu

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