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Pictures of the month: October

<p>A mental patient named Totok reacts as he is given a shower at the Galuh foundation house in East Bekasi, outskirt of Jakarta, October 23, 2009. 



REUTERS/Beawiharta </p>

A mental patient named Totok reacts as he is given a shower at the Galuh foundation house in East Bekasi, outskirt of Jakarta, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

A mental patient named Totok reacts as he is given a shower at the Galuh foundation house in East Bekasi, outskirt of Jakarta, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>A Palestinian man tries to extinguish a fire that started after youths threw a petrol bomb during clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. 




REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

A Palestinian man tries to extinguish a fire that started after youths threw a petrol bomb during clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Palestinian man tries to extinguish a fire that started after youths threw a petrol bomb during clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>President Barack Obama participates in the dignified transfer of U.S. Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, October 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

President Barack Obama participates in the dignified transfer of U.S. Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama participates in the dignified transfer of U.S. Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A television sits at the water's edge at the tsunami destroyed village of Saleapaga on Samoa's southern coast, October 2, 2009. 



REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A television sits at the water's edge at the tsunami destroyed village of Saleapaga on Samoa's southern coast, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A television sits at the water's edge at the tsunami destroyed village of Saleapaga on Samoa's southern coast, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>Residents look at a body found inside a supermarket cart in the Morro dos Macacos slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 20, 2009. 



REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes </p>

Residents look at a body found inside a supermarket cart in the Morro dos Macacos slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Residents look at a body found inside a supermarket cart in the Morro dos Macacos slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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<p>A U.S. Marine of the 8th Regiment Second Battalion takes up position after they came under fire from Taliban insurgents while patrolling in the Mian Poshtay area in Helmand province, October 20, 2009. 



REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih</p>

A U.S. Marine of the 8th Regiment Second Battalion takes up position after they came under fire from Taliban insurgents while patrolling in the Mian Poshtay area in Helmand province, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A U.S. Marine of the 8th Regiment Second Battalion takes up position after they came under fire from Taliban insurgents while patrolling in the Mian Poshtay area in Helmand province, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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<p>Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts to a lost point against Venus Williams of U.S. during their semi-final WTA Tour Championships tennis match in Doha, October 31, 2009. 



REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad </p>

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts to a lost point against Venus Williams of U.S. during their semi-final WTA Tour Championships tennis match in Doha, October 31, 2009. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts to a lost point against Venus Williams of U.S. during their semi-final WTA Tour Championships tennis match in Doha, October 31, 2009. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

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<p>A police officer takes a position during a police operation in the Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 21, 2009. 



REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes </p>

A police officer takes a position during a police operation in the Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A police officer takes a position during a police operation in the Cruzeiro slum in Rio de Janeiro, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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<p>Smoke and flames billow from Indian Oil Corp's fuel depot as a body of a victim lies in Sitapura industrial area in the outskirts of Jaipur, October 30, 2009. 



REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Smoke and flames billow from Indian Oil Corp's fuel depot as a body of a victim lies in Sitapura industrial area in the outskirts of Jaipur, October 30, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke and flames billow from Indian Oil Corp's fuel depot as a body of a victim lies in Sitapura industrial area in the outskirts of Jaipur, October 30, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour, October 11, 2009. 



REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini</p>

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>Villagers react as a helicopter landed for aid distribution at Lima Koto Timur district in Padang Pariaman, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 7, 2009. 



REUTERS/Crack Palinggi </p>

Villagers react as a helicopter landed for aid distribution at Lima Koto Timur district in Padang Pariaman, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Crack Palinggi

Villagers react as a helicopter landed for aid distribution at Lima Koto Timur district in Padang Pariaman, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Crack Palinggi

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<p>A woman peers out from a car window as she is driven past the earthquake-destroyed Ambacang Hotel in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

A woman peers out from a car window as she is driven past the earthquake-destroyed Ambacang Hotel in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A woman peers out from a car window as she is driven past the earthquake-destroyed Ambacang Hotel in Padang, Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Medical officers review a conscript at a military training centre, the biggest in the former Soviet Union, in the village of Oster in Ukraine, October 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Gleb Garanich </p>

Medical officers review a conscript at a military training centre, the biggest in the former Soviet Union, in the village of Oster in Ukraine, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Medical officers review a conscript at a military training centre, the biggest in the former Soviet Union, in the village of Oster in Ukraine, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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<p>Lourdes, daughter of U.S. pop star Madonna, visits the Mphandula Child Care Centre, west of Lilongwe, in Malawi, October 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko </p>

Lourdes, daughter of U.S. pop star Madonna, visits the Mphandula Child Care Centre, west of Lilongwe, in Malawi, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Lourdes, daughter of U.S. pop star Madonna, visits the Mphandula Child Care Centre, west of Lilongwe, in Malawi, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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<p>A victim of a train accident is carried by rescuers and army soldiers on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Mathura, October 21, 2009. 



REUTERS/K. K. Arora </p>

A victim of a train accident is carried by rescuers and army soldiers on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Mathura, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/K. K. Arora

A victim of a train accident is carried by rescuers and army soldiers on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Mathura, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/K. K. Arora

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<p>Participants eat lunch at the backstage during the MODELS 2009 fashion model audition in Tokyo, October 18, 2009. 



REUTERS/Toru Hanai </p>

Participants eat lunch at the backstage during the MODELS 2009 fashion model audition in Tokyo, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Participants eat lunch at the backstage during the MODELS 2009 fashion model audition in Tokyo, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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<p>James Bowers, dressed as Uncle Sam, asks people if they can "spare a trillion", as they walk past him in the rain outside the front of Federal Hall, near the New York Stock Exchange, October 28, 2009. 



REUTERS/Chip East</p>

James Bowers, dressed as Uncle Sam, asks people if they can "spare a trillion", as they walk past him in the rain outside the front of Federal Hall, near the New York Stock Exchange, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

James Bowers, dressed as Uncle Sam, asks people if they can "spare a trillion", as they walk past him in the rain outside the front of Federal Hall, near the New York Stock Exchange, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East

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<p>A Palestinian woman stands in front of Israeli police officers in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. 



REUTERS/Baz Ratner </p>

A Palestinian woman stands in front of Israeli police officers in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A Palestinian woman stands in front of Israeli police officers in Jerusalem's Old City, October 25, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

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<p>A coroner examines the body of a man killed by gunmen in Medellin, September 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera </p>

A coroner examines the body of a man killed by gunmen in Medellin, September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera

A coroner examines the body of a man killed by gunmen in Medellin, September 26, 2009. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera

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<p>U.S. marines fire during a Taliban ambush as they carry out an operation to clear an area in Helmand province, October 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

U.S. marines fire during a Taliban ambush as they carry out an operation to clear an area in Helmand province, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

U.S. marines fire during a Taliban ambush as they carry out an operation to clear an area in Helmand province, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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<p>Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington breaks up an interception attempt by New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Wilhite in the fourth quarter of their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 18, 2009. 



REUTERS/Adam Hunger </p>

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington breaks up an interception attempt by New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Wilhite in the fourth quarter of their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington breaks up an interception attempt by New England Patriots cornerback Jonathan Wilhite in the fourth quarter of their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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<p>A gymnast practices her routine on the beam a day before the start of the World Gymnastic Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 12, 2009. 



REUTERS/Jerry Lampen </p>

A gymnast practices her routine on the beam a day before the start of the World Gymnastic Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 12, 2009. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

A gymnast practices her routine on the beam a day before the start of the World Gymnastic Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 12, 2009. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>Patrons of a fast food restaurant peer through the window at the scene of a bus driver's murder in Guatemala City, October 22, 2009. 



REUTERS/Daniel LeClair </p>

Patrons of a fast food restaurant peer through the window at the scene of a bus driver's murder in Guatemala City, October 22, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

Patrons of a fast food restaurant peer through the window at the scene of a bus driver's murder in Guatemala City, October 22, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

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<p>Shi Liliang, 33, a monk from Southern Shaolin Temple, performs a special Chinese martial art stunt, known in Chinese as Shuishangpiao or "running on water", at a reservoir on the outskirts of Quanzhou, Fujian province, October 22, 2009. 



REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Shi Liliang, 33, a monk from Southern Shaolin Temple, performs a special Chinese martial art stunt, known in Chinese as Shuishangpiao or "running on water", at a reservoir on the outskirts of Quanzhou, Fujian province, October 22, 2009....more

Shi Liliang, 33, a monk from Southern Shaolin Temple, performs a special Chinese martial art stunt, known in Chinese as Shuishangpiao or "running on water", at a reservoir on the outskirts of Quanzhou, Fujian province, October 22, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Czech Republic's Jan Lecjaks and Hungary's Marko Futacs  jump for the ball during their FIFA U-20 World Cup soccer match in Alexandria, October 6, 2009. 



REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Czech Republic's Jan Lecjaks and Hungary's Marko Futacs jump for the ball during their FIFA U-20 World Cup soccer match in Alexandria, October 6, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Czech Republic's Jan Lecjaks and Hungary's Marko Futacs jump for the ball during their FIFA U-20 World Cup soccer match in Alexandria, October 6, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A riot policeman extinguishes fire on a burning car during a protest by Colombian demonstrators on the Rumichaca International Bridge connecting Colombia with Ecuador in the city of Ipiales, October 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Guillermo Granja</p>

A riot policeman extinguishes fire on a burning car during a protest by Colombian demonstrators on the Rumichaca International Bridge connecting Colombia with Ecuador in the city of Ipiales, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

A riot policeman extinguishes fire on a burning car during a protest by Colombian demonstrators on the Rumichaca International Bridge connecting Colombia with Ecuador in the city of Ipiales, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

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<p>A model presents a creation by designer Gareth Pugh as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 women's collection during Paris Fashion Week, September 30, 2009. 



REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen </p>

A model presents a creation by designer Gareth Pugh as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 women's collection during Paris Fashion Week, September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

A model presents a creation by designer Gareth Pugh as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 women's collection during Paris Fashion Week, September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen

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<p>A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade, October 11, 2009. 



REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic </p>

A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic

A visitor attends the 50th annual October Art Salon in Belgrade, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Djordje Kojadinovic

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<p>A Palestinian demonstrator uses a tennis racket to return an empty tear gas canister at Israeli soldiers during a protest against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallahm, October 23, 2009. 



REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

A Palestinian demonstrator uses a tennis racket to return an empty tear gas canister at Israeli soldiers during a protest against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallahm, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis...more

A Palestinian demonstrator uses a tennis racket to return an empty tear gas canister at Israeli soldiers during a protest against the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallahm, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Two surfers are seen behind Nicholas Elias's Sculpture "A symbolic inscription of the imaginary" as part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition at Tamarama beach in Sydney, October 29, 2009.
 


REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

Two surfers are seen behind Nicholas Elias's Sculpture "A symbolic inscription of the imaginary" as part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition at Tamarama beach in Sydney, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Two surfers are seen behind Nicholas Elias's Sculpture "A symbolic inscription of the imaginary" as part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition at Tamarama beach in Sydney, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>President Barack Obama waves to doctors in attendance from across the country after making remarks on the need for health insurance reform in the Rose Garden at the White House, October 5, 2009. 



REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

President Barack Obama waves to doctors in attendance from across the country after making remarks on the need for health insurance reform in the Rose Garden at the White House, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

President Barack Obama waves to doctors in attendance from across the country after making remarks on the need for health insurance reform in the Rose Garden at the White House, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Rescue workers walk past the Ambacang Hotel which collapsed in the earthquake-hit area of Padang, West Sumatra province, October 4, 2009. 



REUTERS/Nicky Loh</p>

Rescue workers walk past the Ambacang Hotel which collapsed in the earthquake-hit area of Padang, West Sumatra province, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Rescue workers walk past the Ambacang Hotel which collapsed in the earthquake-hit area of Padang, West Sumatra province, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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<p>A member of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) sings national anthem during its annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, October 15, 2009. 



REUTERS/Zainal Abd Halim </p>

A member of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) sings national anthem during its annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Zainal Abd Halim

A member of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) sings national anthem during its annual conference in Kuala Lumpur, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Zainal Abd Halim

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<p>A dog walks along the top of a graffiti-painted concrete tidal flood barrier along the River Thames in east London, October 23, 2009. 



REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly</p>

A dog walks along the top of a graffiti-painted concrete tidal flood barrier along the River Thames in east London, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly

A dog walks along the top of a graffiti-painted concrete tidal flood barrier along the River Thames in east London, October 23, 2009. REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly

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<p>A wounded man waits for help after several rounds of mortar shells from clashes between African Union troops and insurgents hit Bakara market in Mogadishu, October 2, 2009. 



REUTERS/Ismail Taxta </p>

A wounded man waits for help after several rounds of mortar shells from clashes between African Union troops and insurgents hit Bakara market in Mogadishu, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

A wounded man waits for help after several rounds of mortar shells from clashes between African Union troops and insurgents hit Bakara market in Mogadishu, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>A businessman struggles in strong winds caused by Typhoon Melor in Tokyo, October 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Issei Kato </p>

A businessman struggles in strong winds caused by Typhoon Melor in Tokyo, October 8, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A businessman struggles in strong winds caused by Typhoon Melor in Tokyo, October 8, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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<p>Models present creations by Singapore-born designer Andrew Gn as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 collection during Paris Fashion Week, October 4, 2009. 



REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes </p>

Models present creations by Singapore-born designer Andrew Gn as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 collection during Paris Fashion Week, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Models present creations by Singapore-born designer Andrew Gn as part of his Spring/Summer 2010 collection during Paris Fashion Week, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

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<p>A man swims laps in an oceanside pool as waves smash over the pool wall at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach, October 5, 2009. 



REUTERS/Tim Wimborne </p>

A man swims laps in an oceanside pool as waves smash over the pool wall at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A man swims laps in an oceanside pool as waves smash over the pool wall at Sydney's famous Bondi Beach, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya receives his hat before a news conference inside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, October 5, 2009. 



REUTERS/Edgard Garrido</p>

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya receives his hat before a news conference inside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya receives his hat before a news conference inside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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<p>An Afghan boy walks among U.S. Marines of the 8th Regiment, Second Battalion, during their patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers around Mian Poshtay area, in Helmand province, October 21, 2009. 



REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

An Afghan boy walks among U.S. Marines of the 8th Regiment, Second Battalion, during their patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers around Mian Poshtay area, in Helmand province, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An Afghan boy walks among U.S. Marines of the 8th Regiment, Second Battalion, during their patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers around Mian Poshtay area, in Helmand province, October 21, 2009. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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<p>News photographer Ulises Rodriguez reacts as he is hit by a rock launched by supporters of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya during clashes with riot police outside a hotel in Tegucigalpa, October 9, 2009. 



REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas</p>

News photographer Ulises Rodriguez reacts as he is hit by a rock launched by supporters of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya during clashes with riot police outside a hotel in Tegucigalpa, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

News photographer Ulises Rodriguez reacts as he is hit by a rock launched by supporters of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya during clashes with riot police outside a hotel in Tegucigalpa, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

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<p>George Clooney and his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis pose for photographers as they arrive for the world premiere of the film "Fantastic Mr. Fox" in Leicester Square, London, October 14, 2009. 



REUTERS/Andrew Winning </p>

George Clooney and his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis pose for photographers as they arrive for the world premiere of the film "Fantastic Mr. Fox" in Leicester Square, London, October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

George Clooney and his girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis pose for photographers as they arrive for the world premiere of the film "Fantastic Mr. Fox" in Leicester Square, London, October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>Pakistani soldiers fire mortars towards Taliban militants position at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan, October 29, 2009. 



REUTERS/Nicolas Asfouri/Pool </p>

Pakistani soldiers fire mortars towards Taliban militants position at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Nicolas Asfouri/Pool

Pakistani soldiers fire mortars towards Taliban militants position at the Sherwangi Tor village in South Waziristan, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Nicolas Asfouri/Pool

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<p>The towering 327-foot-tall Ares I-X rocket moves towards launch pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 20, 2009. 



REUTERS/NASA/Handout</p>

The towering 327-foot-tall Ares I-X rocket moves towards launch pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

The towering 327-foot-tall Ares I-X rocket moves towards launch pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

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<p>A Rio resident relaxes at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, October 2, 2009. 



REUTERS/Bruno Domingos </p>

A Rio resident relaxes at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

A Rio resident relaxes at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, October 2, 2009. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos

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<p>Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason holds on to the ball as he lands in the end zone for a touchdown against the New England Patriots in their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 4, 2009. 



REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason holds on to the ball as he lands in the end zone for a touchdown against the New England Patriots in their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason holds on to the ball as he lands in the end zone for a touchdown against the New England Patriots in their game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A migrant worker looks on from behind a glass door as she waits for her documents to be processed after arriving from Malaysia, at a special terminal for migrant workers in the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, October 28, 2009. 



REUTERS/Beawiharta</p>

A migrant worker looks on from behind a glass door as she waits for her documents to be processed after arriving from Malaysia, at a special terminal for migrant workers in the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, October 28, 2009....more

A migrant worker looks on from behind a glass door as she waits for her documents to be processed after arriving from Malaysia, at a special terminal for migrant workers in the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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<p>A demonstrator grabs the foot of a policeman during a protest calling for more public sector jobs, in Rabat, Morocco, October 14, 2009. 



REUTERS/Rafael Marchante </p>

A demonstrator grabs the foot of a policeman during a protest calling for more public sector jobs, in Rabat, Morocco, October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A demonstrator grabs the foot of a policeman during a protest calling for more public sector jobs, in Rabat, Morocco, October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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<p>Aprilia 250 cc rider Alvaro Bautista of Spain crashes during the warm-up session of the Australian Grand Prix on Phillip Island, October 18, 2009. 



REUTERS/Mick Tsikas </p>

Aprilia 250 cc rider Alvaro Bautista of Spain crashes during the warm-up session of the Australian Grand Prix on Phillip Island, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

Aprilia 250 cc rider Alvaro Bautista of Spain crashes during the warm-up session of the Australian Grand Prix on Phillip Island, October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Mick Tsikas

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<p>Maldivian Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Ibrahim Didi signs a declaration calling on countries to cut down carbon dioxide emissions ahead of a major U.N. climate change conference in December, in the Maldives, October 17, 2009. 



REUTERS/Maldives Government/Handout </p>

Maldivian Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Ibrahim Didi signs a declaration calling on countries to cut down carbon dioxide emissions ahead of a major U.N. climate change conference in December, in the Maldives, October 17, 2009....more

Maldivian Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Ibrahim Didi signs a declaration calling on countries to cut down carbon dioxide emissions ahead of a major U.N. climate change conference in December, in the Maldives, October 17, 2009. REUTERS/Maldives Government/Handout

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<p>People flee as security forces secure the area around an international guest-house in Kabul after an attack by Taliban militants, October 28, 2009. 



REUTERS/Ahmad Masood </p>

People flee as security forces secure the area around an international guest-house in Kabul after an attack by Taliban militants, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

People flee as security forces secure the area around an international guest-house in Kabul after an attack by Taliban militants, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>A still image taken from video released by prosecutors shows the May 11, 2009 killing of Mariano Bacio Terrasino outside a bar in central Naples. 



REUTERS/Procura Della Repubblica/Handout </p>

A still image taken from video released by prosecutors shows the May 11, 2009 killing of Mariano Bacio Terrasino outside a bar in central Naples. REUTERS/Procura Della Repubblica/Handout

A still image taken from video released by prosecutors shows the May 11, 2009 killing of Mariano Bacio Terrasino outside a bar in central Naples. REUTERS/Procura Della Repubblica/Handout

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<p>An Iraqi woman reacts as she walks past the Ministry of Works and Municipalities, damaged by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, October 26, 2009. 



REUTERS/Saad Shalash </p>

An Iraqi woman reacts as she walks past the Ministry of Works and Municipalities, damaged by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, October 26, 2009. REUTERS/Saad Shalash

An Iraqi woman reacts as she walks past the Ministry of Works and Municipalities, damaged by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, October 26, 2009. REUTERS/Saad Shalash

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<p>Security forces measure a hole made by an explosion at the site of a bomb blast at the International Islamic University in Islamabad, October 20, 2009. 



REUTERS/Adrees Latif </p>

Security forces measure a hole made by an explosion at the site of a bomb blast at the International Islamic University in Islamabad, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Security forces measure a hole made by an explosion at the site of a bomb blast at the International Islamic University in Islamabad, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Immigrants lean on the fences during an unrest inside Pagani detention centre, in the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, near the sea border with Turkey, October 19, 2009. 


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Immigrants lean on the fences during an unrest inside Pagani detention centre, in the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, near the sea border with Turkey, October 19, 2009. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Immigrants lean on the fences during an unrest inside Pagani detention centre, in the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, near the sea border with Turkey, October 19, 2009. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

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<p>Jessica Gil Ortiz from Colombia falls during her routine in the women's floor final at the Gymnastics World Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 18, 2009. Gil Ortiz was taken to hospital after the fall. 



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Jessica Gil Ortiz from Colombia falls during her routine in the women's floor final at the Gymnastics World Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 18, 2009. Gil Ortiz was taken to hospital after the fall. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Jessica Gil Ortiz from Colombia falls during her routine in the women's floor final at the Gymnastics World Championships at the O2 Arena in London, October 18, 2009. Gil Ortiz was taken to hospital after the fall. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

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<p>Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gets into a car after an official welcoming ceremony in Sofia, October 15, 2009. 



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Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gets into a car after an official welcoming ceremony in Sofia, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gets into a car after an official welcoming ceremony in Sofia, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

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<p>School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a cultural programme on the eve of Gandhi's 140th birth anniversary, in the central Indian city of Bhopal, October 1, 2009. 



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School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a cultural programme on the eve of Gandhi's 140th birth anniversary, in the central Indian city of Bhopal, October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a cultural programme on the eve of Gandhi's 140th birth anniversary, in the central Indian city of Bhopal, October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

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<p>Young Chinese girls and boys dressed in uniforms similar to that of old Chinese soldiers, pose for photographs while standing on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, October 12, 2009. 



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Young Chinese girls and boys dressed in uniforms similar to that of old Chinese soldiers, pose for photographs while standing on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, October 12, 2009. REUTERS/David Gray

Young Chinese girls and boys dressed in uniforms similar to that of old Chinese soldiers, pose for photographs while standing on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, October 12, 2009. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>Minnesota Twins' Nick Punto throws out New York Yankees' Robinson Cano in the sixth inning during their MLB American League Division Series playoff baseball game in New York, October 7, 2009.



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Minnesota Twins' Nick Punto throws out New York Yankees' Robinson Cano in the sixth inning during their MLB American League Division Series playoff baseball game in New York, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Minnesota Twins' Nick Punto throws out New York Yankees' Robinson Cano in the sixth inning during their MLB American League Division Series playoff baseball game in New York, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Mohammed Anwar (C), a tailor, reacts after he recovered one of his three sewing machines in the flood-affected area of Alampur village, in India, October 7, 2009. 



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Mohammed Anwar (C), a tailor, reacts after he recovered one of his three sewing machines in the flood-affected area of Alampur village, in India, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Mohammed Anwar (C), a tailor, reacts after he recovered one of his three sewing machines in the flood-affected area of Alampur village, in India, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

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<p>A giant marionette is lifted to be placed into a boat during the fourth day of a street theatre in Berlin, October 4, 2009. 



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A giant marionette is lifted to be placed into a boat during the fourth day of a street theatre in Berlin, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A giant marionette is lifted to be placed into a boat during the fourth day of a street theatre in Berlin, October 4, 2009. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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<p>Nine-year-old Indah, who has two broken legs, screams in agony as she is consoled by her grandmother inside a makeshift tent erected outside the partially destroyed M Djamil hospital in Padang, in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 3, 2009. 



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Nine-year-old Indah, who has two broken legs, screams in agony as she is consoled by her grandmother inside a makeshift tent erected outside the partially destroyed M Djamil hospital in Padang, in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 3, 2009....more

Nine-year-old Indah, who has two broken legs, screams in agony as she is consoled by her grandmother inside a makeshift tent erected outside the partially destroyed M Djamil hospital in Padang, in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, October 3, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>A toilet is all that remains of a home in the tsunami-destroyed village of Lalomanu on Samoa's southern coast, October 1, 2009. 



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A toilet is all that remains of a home in the tsunami-destroyed village of Lalomanu on Samoa's southern coast, October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A toilet is all that remains of a home in the tsunami-destroyed village of Lalomanu on Samoa's southern coast, October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>Smoke rises from tyres set ablaze as a Palestinian throws a stone at Israeli soldiers during clashes at the Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, October 9, 2009. 



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Smoke rises from tyres set ablaze as a Palestinian throws a stone at Israeli soldiers during clashes at the Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Smoke rises from tyres set ablaze as a Palestinian throws a stone at Israeli soldiers during clashes at the Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, October 9, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Wang Bangyin, a local farmer, holds his rescued son after the pair were reunited at Guiyang Welfare Centre for Children in Guiyang, Guizhou province, October 29, 2009. 



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Wang Bangyin, a local farmer, holds his rescued son after the pair were reunited at Guiyang Welfare Centre for Children in Guiyang, Guizhou province, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

Wang Bangyin, a local farmer, holds his rescued son after the pair were reunited at Guiyang Welfare Centre for Children in Guiyang, Guizhou province, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily

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<p>Richard Heene (L) holds his son six-year-old Falcon Heene pointing at a news helicopter hovering over their house in Fort Collins, Colorado, October 15, 2009. 




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Richard Heene (L) holds his son six-year-old Falcon Heene pointing at a news helicopter hovering over their house in Fort Collins, Colorado, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Richard Heene (L) holds his son six-year-old Falcon Heene pointing at a news helicopter hovering over their house in Fort Collins, Colorado, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>A worker walks on oil pipes at a refinery in Suining, Sichuan province, October 22, 2009. 



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A worker walks on oil pipes at a refinery in Suining, Sichuan province, October 22, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

A worker walks on oil pipes at a refinery in Suining, Sichuan province, October 22, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A girl comforts her friend who holds a picture of Mohamed El Mathari during a memorial march in Frejus, southeastern France, October 27, 2009. 



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A girl comforts her friend who holds a picture of Mohamed El Mathari during a memorial march in Frejus, southeastern France, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A girl comforts her friend who holds a picture of Mohamed El Mathari during a memorial march in Frejus, southeastern France, October 27, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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<p>Belgian riot police protect themselves against hay sprayed by milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Council headquarters in Brussels, October 5, 2009.



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Belgian riot police protect themselves against hay sprayed by milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Council headquarters in Brussels, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

Belgian riot police protect themselves against hay sprayed by milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Council headquarters in Brussels, October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

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