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<p>Mustapha Al Shami, who lost two of his three children when his house was hit by a Grad rocket, looks at the remnants of his children's room in the west Libyan city of Misrata June 3, 2011. Mustapha lost his daughter Rodaina, who was a year old, and his son Mohamed, who was three, after a rocket fired by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hit the house. His remaining child Malak, 6, had to have one leg amputated as a result of the incident. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

Mustapha Al Shami, who lost two of his three children when his house was hit by a Grad rocket, looks at the remnants of his children's room in the west Libyan city of Misrata June 3, 2011. Mustapha lost his daughter Rodaina, who was a year old, and...more

Mustapha Al Shami, who lost two of his three children when his house was hit by a Grad rocket, looks at the remnants of his children's room in the west Libyan city of Misrata June 3, 2011. Mustapha lost his daughter Rodaina, who was a year old, and his son Mohamed, who was three, after a rocket fired by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hit the house. His remaining child Malak, 6, had to have one leg amputated as a result of the incident. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>A man helps a supporter during a protest by the Serbian Radical Party against the arrest of general Ratko Mladic in Belgrade May 29, 2011. Serbian nationalists attacked police in Belgrade at a rally where about 10,000 protesters demanded President Boris Tadic and his government quit over the arrest of Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic. Mladic, indicted for genocide in the 43-month siege of Sarajevo and the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica during Bosnia's 1992-95 war, was found on Thursday in a village 100 km (60 miles) northeast of Belgrade after 16 years on the run . REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A man helps a supporter during a protest by the Serbian Radical Party against the arrest of general Ratko Mladic in Belgrade May 29, 2011. Serbian nationalists attacked police in Belgrade at a rally where about 10,000 protesters demanded President...more

A man helps a supporter during a protest by the Serbian Radical Party against the arrest of general Ratko Mladic in Belgrade May 29, 2011. Serbian nationalists attacked police in Belgrade at a rally where about 10,000 protesters demanded President Boris Tadic and his government quit over the arrest of Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic. Mladic, indicted for genocide in the 43-month siege of Sarajevo and the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica during Bosnia's 1992-95 war, was found on Thursday in a village 100 km (60 miles) northeast of Belgrade after 16 years on the run . REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Buddhist novice monk Kyaw Thiha plays during heavy rainfall at Shin Ohtama Tharya monastery in Yangon May 31, 2011. Entering monkhood is a rite of passage for many Myanmar boys, although most of them spend a few days to a few months rather than as a lifetime commitment. The Sangha, as monks are collectively known in Myanmar, is a powerful social force in the country and is widely revered. They have also been politically active since the colonial times, calling for justice and democracy on behalf of the people. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun</p>

Buddhist novice monk Kyaw Thiha plays during heavy rainfall at Shin Ohtama Tharya monastery in Yangon May 31, 2011. Entering monkhood is a rite of passage for many Myanmar boys, although most of them spend a few days to a few months rather than as a...more

Buddhist novice monk Kyaw Thiha plays during heavy rainfall at Shin Ohtama Tharya monastery in Yangon May 31, 2011. Entering monkhood is a rite of passage for many Myanmar boys, although most of them spend a few days to a few months rather than as a lifetime commitment. The Sangha, as monks are collectively known in Myanmar, is a powerful social force in the country and is widely revered. They have also been politically active since the colonial times, calling for justice and democracy on behalf of the people. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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<p>One of Cherif Chouichi's sisters tries on his new unused military boots in his room in Misrata June 1, 2011. Chouichi, who was a rebel fighter, was killed on April 28 during the battle between rebel fighters and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Misrata's Tripoli street. Chouichi was killed before getting a chance to use this military equipment. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra </p>

One of Cherif Chouichi's sisters tries on his new unused military boots in his room in Misrata June 1, 2011. Chouichi, who was a rebel fighter, was killed on April 28 during the battle between rebel fighters and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar...more

One of Cherif Chouichi's sisters tries on his new unused military boots in his room in Misrata June 1, 2011. Chouichi, who was a rebel fighter, was killed on April 28 during the battle between rebel fighters and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Misrata's Tripoli street. Chouichi was killed before getting a chance to use this military equipment. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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<p>Homeless women look on during the baptism of former homeless alcoholic Sergei Ratov in a spring in the southern Russian city of Stavropol May 30, 2011. The Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit is a group of around 70 reformed alcoholics and drug users who have built a rehabilitation centre outside Stavropol, with the support of the Orthodox church. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko </p>

Homeless women look on during the baptism of former homeless alcoholic Sergei Ratov in a spring in the southern Russian city of Stavropol May 30, 2011. The Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit is a group of around 70 reformed alcoholics and drug users who...more

Homeless women look on during the baptism of former homeless alcoholic Sergei Ratov in a spring in the southern Russian city of Stavropol May 30, 2011. The Brotherhood of the Holy Spirit is a group of around 70 reformed alcoholics and drug users who have built a rehabilitation centre outside Stavropol, with the support of the Orthodox church. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A demonstrator picks up clothes as he camps out at Madrid's Puerta del Sol May 29, 2011. Tens of thousands of protesters have for over two weeks protested against the government's handling of an economic crisis which broke out in 2008. REUTERS/Andrea Comas </p>

A demonstrator picks up clothes as he camps out at Madrid's Puerta del Sol May 29, 2011. Tens of thousands of protesters have for over two weeks protested against the government's handling of an economic crisis which broke out in 2008. REUTERS/Andrea...more

A demonstrator picks up clothes as he camps out at Madrid's Puerta del Sol May 29, 2011. Tens of thousands of protesters have for over two weeks protested against the government's handling of an economic crisis which broke out in 2008. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

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<p>A shopper tries on bridal dresses during the Filene's Basement "Running of the Brides" bridal dress sale in New York June 3, 2011. The annual sale is known for its long queues and frantic shopping among brides-to-be hoping to save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on designer wedding gowns. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton </p>

A shopper tries on bridal dresses during the Filene's Basement "Running of the Brides" bridal dress sale in New York June 3, 2011. The annual sale is known for its long queues and frantic shopping among brides-to-be hoping to save hundreds or even...more

A shopper tries on bridal dresses during the Filene's Basement "Running of the Brides" bridal dress sale in New York June 3, 2011. The annual sale is known for its long queues and frantic shopping among brides-to-be hoping to save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on designer wedding gowns. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Popular Party leader Paulo Portas is grabbed by a supporter before a rally in Coimbra May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante </p>

Popular Party leader Paulo Portas is grabbed by a supporter before a rally in Coimbra May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Popular Party leader Paulo Portas is grabbed by a supporter before a rally in Coimbra May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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<p>A truck piled with furniture and other items drives past burning businesses and homesteads, locally known as "tukuls", burn in the centre of Abyei, central Sudan in this handout photograph released on May 28, 2011. Northern Sudanese armed forces seized the disputed Abyei region last week, sparking an international outcry and raising fears the north and south could return to full-blown conflict. REUTERS/Stuart Price/United Nations Mission in Sudan/Handout </p>

A truck piled with furniture and other items drives past burning businesses and homesteads, locally known as "tukuls", burn in the centre of Abyei, central Sudan in this handout photograph released on May 28, 2011. Northern Sudanese armed forces...more

A truck piled with furniture and other items drives past burning businesses and homesteads, locally known as "tukuls", burn in the centre of Abyei, central Sudan in this handout photograph released on May 28, 2011. Northern Sudanese armed forces seized the disputed Abyei region last week, sparking an international outcry and raising fears the north and south could return to full-blown conflict. REUTERS/Stuart Price/United Nations Mission in Sudan/Handout

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<p>Cakanovic Mejra poses next to a church built by local Serbs in the immediate vicinity of the memorial centre in Potocari June 2, 2011. The victims of the Srebrenica massacre are buried at the memorial centre, and the Muslims who were found in a mass tomb after being tortured and executed are buried near the church as well. Mejra lost two sons and her husband during the 1992-95 Bosnian War. Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, who was arrested in a Serb village this week, is scheduled to appear in public to formally answer the International Criminal Tribunal's charges of genocide, in the 43-month siege of Sarajevo and in the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic </p>

Cakanovic Mejra poses next to a church built by local Serbs in the immediate vicinity of the memorial centre in Potocari June 2, 2011. The victims of the Srebrenica massacre are buried at the memorial centre, and the Muslims who were found in a mass...more

Cakanovic Mejra poses next to a church built by local Serbs in the immediate vicinity of the memorial centre in Potocari June 2, 2011. The victims of the Srebrenica massacre are buried at the memorial centre, and the Muslims who were found in a mass tomb after being tortured and executed are buried near the church as well. Mejra lost two sons and her husband during the 1992-95 Bosnian War. Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, who was arrested in a Serb village this week, is scheduled to appear in public to formally answer the International Criminal Tribunal's charges of genocide, in the 43-month siege of Sarajevo and in the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

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<p>Peru's presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori stands inside a bus at Lima's airport before flying to a campaign rally in Piura May 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil </p>

Peru's presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori stands inside a bus at Lima's airport before flying to a campaign rally in Piura May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Peru's presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori stands inside a bus at Lima's airport before flying to a campaign rally in Piura May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil

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<p>Lightning strikes the CN Tower during a thunderstorm in Toronto May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

Lightning strikes the CN Tower during a thunderstorm in Toronto May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Lightning strikes the CN Tower during a thunderstorm in Toronto May 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>Army soldiers are silhouetted by artillery smoke while firing towards targets from Mohammad Gatt, located in Mohmand Agency along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

Army soldiers are silhouetted by artillery smoke while firing towards targets from Mohammad Gatt, located in Mohmand Agency along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Army soldiers are silhouetted by artillery smoke while firing towards targets from Mohammad Gatt, located in Mohmand Agency along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Giang Hoang, 38, of Los Angeles exercises on the beach in Santa Monica, California May 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson </p>

Giang Hoang, 38, of Los Angeles exercises on the beach in Santa Monica, California May 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Giang Hoang, 38, of Los Angeles exercises on the beach in Santa Monica, California May 27, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>An elderly man holds a rose as he sits on the sidewalk of a busy street in downtown Shanghai, May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria </p>

An elderly man holds a rose as he sits on the sidewalk of a busy street in downtown Shanghai, May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

An elderly man holds a rose as he sits on the sidewalk of a busy street in downtown Shanghai, May 31, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Two kitchen chairs are all that is left in a destroyed house as its foundation is prepared to be bulldozed following the May 22 tornado in Joplin on June 1, 2011.  REUTERS/Sarah Conard </p>

Two kitchen chairs are all that is left in a destroyed house as its foundation is prepared to be bulldozed following the May 22 tornado in Joplin on June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sarah Conard

Two kitchen chairs are all that is left in a destroyed house as its foundation is prepared to be bulldozed following the May 22 tornado in Joplin on June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Sarah Conard

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<p>Israeli border policeman enters through a window as a Jewish worshipper prays in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, early May 30, 2011. Israeli troops escorted more than 1,600 Jewish worshippers to the tomb in coordination with the Palestinian forces that control Nablus. It was a first coordinated visit to the site by Jewish worshippers since a Palestinian policeman shot dead an Israeli and wounded four others when they entered the tomb without permission on April 24. Some Jews believe the site to be the burial place of the biblical patriarch Joseph. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun </p>

Israeli border policeman enters through a window as a Jewish worshipper prays in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, early May 30, 2011. Israeli troops escorted more than 1,600 Jewish worshippers to the tomb in coordination with the...more

Israeli border policeman enters through a window as a Jewish worshipper prays in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, early May 30, 2011. Israeli troops escorted more than 1,600 Jewish worshippers to the tomb in coordination with the Palestinian forces that control Nablus. It was a first coordinated visit to the site by Jewish worshippers since a Palestinian policeman shot dead an Israeli and wounded four others when they entered the tomb without permission on April 24. Some Jews believe the site to be the burial place of the biblical patriarch Joseph. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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<p>A wounded Italian U.N peacekeeper is seen in his vehicle at Remaily village near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon May 27, 2011. A bomb blew up a U.N. jeep near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon, wounding six Italian U.N. peacekeepers, the Italian military chief of staff said, in the first attack of its kind in three years. Lebanese security sources earlier said one peacekeeper had died in the attack on a busy highway leading to the port city, leaving a huge, grey plume of smoke. REUTERS/Sharif Karim </p>

A wounded Italian U.N peacekeeper is seen in his vehicle at Remaily village near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon May 27, 2011. A bomb blew up a U.N. jeep near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon, wounding six Italian U.N. peacekeepers,...more

A wounded Italian U.N peacekeeper is seen in his vehicle at Remaily village near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon May 27, 2011. A bomb blew up a U.N. jeep near the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon, wounding six Italian U.N. peacekeepers, the Italian military chief of staff said, in the first attack of its kind in three years. Lebanese security sources earlier said one peacekeeper had died in the attack on a busy highway leading to the port city, leaving a huge, grey plume of smoke. REUTERS/Sharif Karim

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<p>A boy plays with a cat while her father works on their shack at the slum of Las Mayas in Caracas May 31, 2011. The hillside slum of "Las Mayas" provides both great vistas of Caracas and an ideal view of a housing crisis shaping into a major battleground for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's re-election bid. Along one side of the once-forested slopes, shacks of corrugated iron, wood and mud cling precariously to land that erodes a little bit further whenever it rains, and at the bottom of the valley lies a possible solution: rows of neat red-brick apartments that are part of Chavez's vision of new "Socialist Cities", designed to end the South American nation's housing shortage while promoting communal living. REUTERS/Jorge Silva </p>

A boy plays with a cat while her father works on their shack at the slum of Las Mayas in Caracas May 31, 2011. The hillside slum of "Las Mayas" provides both great vistas of Caracas and an ideal view of a housing crisis shaping into a major...more

A boy plays with a cat while her father works on their shack at the slum of Las Mayas in Caracas May 31, 2011. The hillside slum of "Las Mayas" provides both great vistas of Caracas and an ideal view of a housing crisis shaping into a major battleground for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's re-election bid. Along one side of the once-forested slopes, shacks of corrugated iron, wood and mud cling precariously to land that erodes a little bit further whenever it rains, and at the bottom of the valley lies a possible solution: rows of neat red-brick apartments that are part of Chavez's vision of new "Socialist Cities", designed to end the South American nation's housing shortage while promoting communal living. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>Brown bear (Ursus arctos) cub Medo plays with the Logar family dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia June 1, 2011. The Slovenian Logar family has adopted the three-and-half-month-old bear cub that strolled into their yard about 30 days ago. Although the family would like to prepare a fenced enclosure for it, veterinary authorities would prefer to move it into a shelter for wild animals. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic </p>

Brown bear (Ursus arctos) cub Medo plays with the Logar family dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia June 1, 2011. The Slovenian Logar family has adopted the three-and-half-month-old bear cub that strolled into their yard about 30 days ago....more

Brown bear (Ursus arctos) cub Medo plays with the Logar family dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia June 1, 2011. The Slovenian Logar family has adopted the three-and-half-month-old bear cub that strolled into their yard about 30 days ago. Although the family would like to prepare a fenced enclosure for it, veterinary authorities would prefer to move it into a shelter for wild animals. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

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