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Power Politics
The State of the World: Power Politics
CAMPAIGN BUSH
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September 07, 2004
U.S. President George W. Bush speaks from behind a podium at a Missouri Victory 2004 rally while campaigning...
Columbia, UNITED STATES
US President George W Bush speaks from the podium in Missouri.
U.S. President George W. Bush speaks from behind a podium at a Missouri Victory 2004 rally while campaigning in Columbia, Missouri, September 7, 2004. UNICS REUTERS/Larry Downing US ELECTION LSD
GERMANY PUTIN
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February 09, 2003
Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves Berlin's Tegel airport in his
limousine February 9, 2003. Putin...
Berlin, Germany
RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN LEAVES BERLIN'S TEGEL AIRPORT IN HIS
LIMOUSINE.
Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves Berlin's Tegel airport in his
limousine February 9, 2003. Putin is on a two-day visit to Germany for
talks with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder with whom he shares deep
misgivings about a possible U.S. attack on Iraq with talks expected to
focus on a new Franco-German initiative to avert war. REUTERS/Alexandra
Winkler

AX/JOH/CRB
POLAND
RTRB7XN
May 15, 2005
People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw May...
Warsaw, Poland
People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw.
People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw May 15, 2005. A few hundred people marched through the Polish capital to celebrate European unity and express support for Ukraine's' EU ambitions before the Council of Europe Heads of State and Government Summit, held on May 16 and 17 in Warsaw. REUTERS/Katarina Stoltz PP05060270 PK/JOH
BUSH
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May 08, 2005
Russian President Vladimir Putin lends some assistance as U.S. President George W. Bush drives Putin's...
Moscow, Russia
President Bush gets some help as he drives a 1964 Volga in Novo Ogarevo.
Russian President Vladimir Putin lends some assistance as U.S. President George W. Bush drives Putin's 1956 Volga after their meeting at Putin's Presidential Residence in Novo Ogarevo, outside Moscow, May 8, 2005. Bush is on a four-nation tour centred around the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe but balanced by visits to Latvia and Georgia which are reluctant to celebrate the start of the Cold War division of the continent. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Pictures of the month May 2005 KL/YH
IRAQ
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January 30, 2005
An Iraqi police officer checks a donkey, pulling a disabled man on a cart, before allowing it to enter...
Basra
Iraqi police officer checks donkey in polling station in Basra.
An Iraqi police officer checks a donkey, pulling a disabled man on a cart, before allowing it to enter a polling station in the country's second largest city of Basra, January 30, 2005. Insurgents unleashed a wave of bloody attacks on Iraq's historic election on Sunday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens in suicide bombings and mortar strikes at polling stations across the country. Pictures of the month January 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Atef Hassan HH/JV
FRANCE
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May 23, 2005
A local resident looks at campaign posters, in favour as well as against the European constitution, in...
Cambrai, France
A local resident looks at campaign posters for the French EU constitution referendum in Northern France....
A local resident looks at campaign posters, in favour as well as against the European constitution, in Cambrai, northern France May 23, 2005. French opinion polls have put the 'no' campaign in the lead for the May referendum, raising the possibility that France, one of the founding members of the Union, could reject the EU constitution. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PP05060270 PR/ISL/PN
BUSH
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May 25, 2004
U.S. President George W. Bush is chased by a cicada as he walks up the steps to Air Force One outside...
Andrews Air Force Base, United States of America
US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH IS CHASED BY CICADA IN MARYLAND.
U.S. President George W. Bush is chased by a cicada as he walks up the steps to Air Force One outside of Washington at Andrews Air Force Base, May 25, 2004. The nation's capital is swamped with the once every seventeen-year appearance of the cicadas. REUTERS/Larry Downing LSD/HB
BUSH-KATRINA/
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September 14, 2005
U.S. President George W. Bush boards Air Force One after speaking about Hurricane Katrina's damage to...
New Orleans, UNITED STATES
US President George W Bush boards Air Force One after speech in New Orleans.
U.S. President George W. Bush boards Air Force One after speaking about Hurricane Katrina's damage to the nation on network television from Jackson Square in New Orleans, September 15, 2005. Bush believes the vision for rebuilding should be "locally inspired," but that the country as a whole needs to be committed to that longer-term effort. The president will continue to the White House following the speech. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Larry Downing LSD/PEK/DH
BUSH FRANCE USA
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May 26, 2002
National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice (L) listens to a question
with U.S. President George W. Bush...
Paris, France
US PRESIDENT BUSH AND FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC LISTEN TO
QUESTION.
National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice (L) listens to a question
with U.S. President George W. Bush (L) and French President Jacques
Chirac during a joint press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris,
France, after meeting privately, May 26, 2002. REUTERS/Larry Downing

LSD/WS
ARMY PARADE
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December 31, 2000
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein fires shots into the air on December 31, 2000. Saddam presided on Sunday...
Baghdad
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein fires shots into the air
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein fires shots into the air on December 31, 2000. Saddam presided on Sunday over what appeared to be the biggest military parade in Baghdad since the 1991 Gulf War, greeting army units with shots from a rifle he held in one hand. REUTERS/Faleh Kheiber PP03040084 HIGHEST QUALITY AVAIALBLE
SUMMIT UN
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September 13, 2005
U.S. President George W. Bush writes a note to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a Security...
New York, USA
US President Bush writes a note to Secretary of State Rice during the Security Council meeting in New...
U.S. President George W. Bush writes a note to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a Security Council meeting at the 2005 World Summit and 60th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York September 14, 2005. World leaders are exploring ways to revitalize the United Nations at a summit on Wednesday but their blueprint falls short of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's vision of freedom from want, persecution and war. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Rick Wilking PJ/PEK/
DAKAR
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July 20, 2005
US Secretary of State Rice listens to translation during visit to closing ceremony of international trade...
Dakar, Senegal
US Secretary of State Rice listens to translation during visit to closing ceremony of international ......
US Secretary of State Rice listens to translation during visit to closing ceremony of international trade conference in Dakar. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice listens to a translation using headphones during a visit to the closing ceremony of an international trade conference in Senegal's capital Dakar July 20, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly Pictures of the month July 2005
BUSH ROVE CIA
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October 28, 2005
Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff Lewis 'Scooter' Libby walks out of the West Wing towards...
Washington, DC, UNITED STATES
US Vice President Cheney's chief of staff Libby walks out of the West Wing in Washington
Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff Lewis 'Scooter' Libby walks out of the West Wing towards the Eisenhower Executive Office Building earlier Friday before resigning from his position at the White House in Washington, D.C., October 28, 2005. Libby resigned after he was indicted Friday on charges of obstruction of justice, perjury and making false statements in the CIA leak investigation. REUTERS/Jason Reed Pictures of the Month October 2005
BUSH INAUGURAL
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January 19, 2005
U.S. President George W. Bush appears onstage as a curtain painted with the outline of the State of Texas...
Washington, USA
President Bush appears behind a map of Texas at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball.
U.S. President George W. Bush appears onstage as a curtain painted with the outline of the State of Texas parts in front of him at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball in Washington, January 19, 2005. The event is part of celebrations leading up to the inauguration of President Bush for his second term January 20. Pictures of the month January 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005. REUTERS/Brian Snyder BS
WHT204D
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May 03, 2003
BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE U.S. President George W. Bush looks down at his dog Barney as he and Australian...
Washington, UNITED STATES
BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE President Bush looks down at his dog at a press conference at the Bush ranch in...
BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE U.S. President George W. Bush looks down at his dog Barney as he and Australian Prime Minister John Howard hold a joint press conference at the Bush ranch in Crawford, Texas, May 3, 2003. Howard and his wife Janette spent the night at the ranch. The two leaders met to discuss post war Iraq, national security and trade issues. Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS
BRITAIN/ELECTION
RTRN088
February 11, 2005
A young girl puts her fingers in her ears as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair talks at the Sage conference...
Gateshead, UK
A young girl puts her fingers in her ears as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair talks at the Sage ......
A young girl puts her fingers in her ears as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair talks at the Sage conference centre in Gateshead. A young girl puts her fingers in her ears as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair addresses the Spring Labour Party conference in Gateshead February 11, 2005. Blair has toured Britain as he travelled north to Gateshead announcing the first of six election pledges. Pictures of the month February 2005 REUTERS/Jeff J Mitchell PP05060084 Pictures of the Year 2005 Also see image GF2DUDOWQLAA
KOREA NORTH
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October 15, 2005
A North Korean security guard carries a metal detector in front of a giant statue of their leader Kim...
Pyongyang, North Korea
A North Korean security guard carries a metal detector in front of a giant statue of their leader Kim...
A North Korean security guard carries a metal detector in front of a giant statue of their leader Kim Il Sung in central Pyongyang October 15, 2005. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause Pictures of the month October 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005
CHINA-USA-RUMSFELD
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October 19, 2005
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (L) and China's Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan attend a welcoming...
Beijing, China
US Defense Secretary Rumsfeld and China's Defense Minister Gangchuan attend welcoming ceremony at Chinese...
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (L) and China's Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan attend a welcoming ceremony at the Chinese Defense Ministry in Beijing October 19, 2005. China can dispel global worries about its strategic intentions and ensure future prosperity by opening up its political system, Rumsfeld told future Chinese leaders on Wednesday. REUTERS/Jason Lee Pictures of the month October 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005
CAEN
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June 05, 2004
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (L) hugs French President Jacques Chirac (R) at the end of Chirac's...
Caen, France
GERMAN CHANCELLOR SCHROEDER HUGS FRENCH PRESIDENT CHIRAC AT CAEN MEMORIAL DURING D-DAY CEREMONIES.
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (L) hugs French President Jacques Chirac (R) at the end of Chirac's speech during the France-German ceremony at the Memorial for Peace in Caen, June 6, 2004 as part of D-Day ceremonies in Normandy. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Pictures of the Year 2004 VK/JES/AA
FRANCE POLITICS
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November 10, 2005
French President Jacques Chirac (R) speaks with Interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy (L) during the plenary...
Paris, France
French President Chirac speaks with Interior minister Sarkozy during plenary session of Franco-Spanish...
French President Jacques Chirac (R) speaks with Interior minister Nicolas Sarkozy (L) during the plenary session of a Franco-Spanish summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 10, 2005. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
JAPAN
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November 07, 2005
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (L) watches as Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi whips out...
Tokyo, Japan
Yemeni President Saleh offers Japan's PM Koizumi a dagger in Tokyo
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh (L) watches as Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi whips out an Arabic dagger "khanjar" which Saleh presented as a gift during a meeting at the premier's official residence in Tokyo November 7, 2005. Saleh flew in to Japan on Sunday for a three-day visit. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao Pictures of the Month November 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005
ITALY SPAIN
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December 01, 2005
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (R) and his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi...
Rome, Italy
Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero and his Italian counterpart Berlusconi listen to national anthems at...
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (R) and his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi listen to the national anthems at Villa Madama in Rome December 1, 2005. Zapatero is in Rome for a bilateral meeting with Berlusconi. REUTERS/Max Rossi Pictures of the Month December 2005
GERMANY ELECTION
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August 30, 2005
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder sings with members of a coal miners choir at the end of a Social...
Berlin, Germany
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder sings with members of a coal miners choir at the end of a ...
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder sings with members of a coal miners choir at the end of a Social Democrats one-day extraordinary party meeting in Berlin. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder sings with members of a coal miners choir at the end of a Social Democrats one-day extraordinary party meeting in Berlin August 31, 2005. Germany's elections will be held on September 18, one year ahead of schedule, after the country's highest court ruled the early vote engineered by Schroeder legal. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Pictures of the month August 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005
GERMANY ELECTION
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September 17, 2005
Angela Merkel leader of the CDU reacts after first exit polls in the Germany's general election in Berlin....
Berlin, Germany
Angela Merkel leader of the CDU reacts after first exit polls in the Germany's general election in ......
Angela Merkel leader of the CDU reacts after first exit polls in the Germany's general election in Berlin. Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) walks on stage to address supporters after first exit polls in the Germany's general election at party headquarters in Berlin September 18, 2005. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
BRITAIN BLAIR
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November 23, 2004
Britain's Queen Elizabeth wears State Crown as she walks through Royal Gallery during State Opening of...
London
Britain's Queen Elizabeth wears State Crown as she walks through Royal Gallery during State Opening of...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth wears State Crown as she walks through Royal Gallery during State Opening of Parliament in London. Britain's Queen Elizabeth wears the State Crown as she walks through the Royal Gallery in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster, during the State Opening of Parliament in London, November 23, 2004. Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair put terrorism at the heart of his re-election bid on Tuesday, drawing accusations of scaremongering like those levelled at his ally U.S. President George W Bush. REUTERS/Russell Boyce Pictures of the Month November 2004
BRITAIN
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November 13, 2003
Britain's Prince of Wales launches a guide to help local food producers at
the Royal Academy of Arts...
London, UK
BRITAIN'S PRINCE OF WALES SPEAKS TO FOOD PRODUCERS AT LONDON'S ROYAL
ACADEMY.
Britain's Prince of Wales launches a guide to help local food producers at
the Royal Academy of Arts in London, November 13, 2003. Pictures of the
Month November 2003 REUTERS/Peter Macdiarmid

PKM/MD/JV
MIDEAST
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January 07, 2003
ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON TRIES TO LOOK THROUGH BINOCULARS
WHICH STILL HAVE THEIR LENS CAPS...
Jerusalem, Israel - State of
ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON TRIES TO LOOK THROUGH BINOCULARS
WHICH STILL HAVE THEIR LENS ......
ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON TRIES TO LOOK THROUGH BINOCULARS
WHICH STILL HAVE THEIR LENS CAPS ON NEAR TEL AVIV. 2003 January 7, 2003.
MIDEAST
RTREGRM
October 29, 2004
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat enters a helicopter as he leaves his compound in the West Bank city...
Ramallah
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat enters helicopter as he leave his compound in Ramallah.
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat enters a helicopter as he leaves his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah October 29, 2004. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, weakened by what doctors think may be leukaemia, flew for treatment in France on Friday from the besieged West Bank headquarters where he has been pinned for over 2-1/2 years. REUTERS/Ammar Awad GOT/ACM
IRAQ SADDAM
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October 19, 2005
Saddam Hussein speaks to the Presiding Judge Rizgur Ameen Hana Al-Saedi as his trial begins in a heavily...
Baghdad, Iraq
Saddam Hussein speaks to judge as his trial begins in Baghdad
Saddam Hussein speaks to the Presiding Judge Rizgur Ameen Hana Al-Saedi as his trial begins in a heavily fortified courthouse in Baghdad's Green Zone October 19, 2005. Behind Saddam on his immediate right is Awad Hamad al-Badar, while in the second row are (R to L) Mizhar Abdullah Ruwayyid and Taha Yassin Ramadan. In the third row are (R to L) Ali Dayim Ali, Mohammed Azawi. A defiant Saddam went on trial on Wednesday for crimes against humanity over the killing of more than 140 Shi'ites more than two decades ago. Nearly two years after he was found hiding in a hole in the ground near where he was born, Saddam and seven other members of his now-defunct Baath Party are being tried for events stemming from a failed attempt on the former leader's life in 1982. REUTERS/Bob Strong
IRAN MILITARY
RTRP0FH
September 22, 2005
An Iranian Shahab 3 missile is driven during a military parade to commemorate the start of the 1980-88...
Tehran, Iran
An Iranian Shahab 3 missile is driven during a military parade in Tehran.
An Iranian Shahab 3 missile is driven during a military parade to commemorate the start of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war in Tehran September 22, 2005. To cries of "God is Great" Iran showed off its military might on Thursday and warned potential aggressors that the Islamic state would vigorously repel any attack. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi RH/JJ
IRAN ELECTION
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June 24, 2005
Iranian presidential candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to supporters as he arrives at a polling center...
Tehran, Iran
Iranian presidential candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to supporters as he arrives at a polling ......
Iranian presidential candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to supporters as he arrives at a polling center in Tehran. Iranian presidential candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (3rd L), surrounded by bodyguards, waves to supporters as he arrives at a polling center in Tehran June 24, 2005. Iranians queued up to vote on Friday in a presidential run-off that could end a fragile reform process and toughen policy towards the West if moderate cleric Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani loses to a hardline rival. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
CHILE ELECTION
RTR1ASDZ
December 11, 2005
Supporters of Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet of the Socialist Party wait for her to...
Santiago, Chile
Supporters of Chilean presidential candidate Bachelet wait for her appearance outside campaign headquarters...
Supporters of Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet of the Socialist Party wait for her to appear outside her campaign headquarters to celebrate her first place finish in the general elections in Santiago December 11, 2005. Socialist Bachelet led Chile's presidential elections on Sunday but had not won enough votes to avoid a potentially tight January run-off, probably against rightist candidate Sebastian Pinera. With more than half of votes counted, the government Electoral Service said Bachelet had 45.68 percent, trailed by rightist opposition candidate Pinera with 25.83 percent. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
ARGENTINA ELECTION
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October 20, 2005
Argentina's President Nestor Kirchner tries to catch a balloon that reads "Cristina Senator" during the...
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentine President Kirchner tries to catch balloon during rally in Buenos Aires
Argentina's President Nestor Kirchner tries to catch a balloon that reads "Cristina Senator" during the closing campaign rally for Argentina's first lady and senatorial candidate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in La Matanza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires October 20, 2005. Argentines are going to the polls on October 23 to renew half of the Lower House and a third of the Senate in an election that President Nestor Kirchner billed as a plebiscite on his two-year-old government. According to the last polls, Fernandez de Kirchner is in first place in the senatorial race ahead of Hilda "Chiche" Duhalde, whose husband Eduardo Duhalde served as Argentina's caretaker president between January 2001 and May 2003. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
VENEZUELA
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January 03, 2006
Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales (L) receives a replica of South American independent fighter Simon...
Caracas, Venezuela
Bolivian President-elect Morales receives a replica of Simon Bolivar's sword in Caracas
Bolivian President-elect Evo Morales (L) receives a replica of South American independent fighter Simon Bolivar's sword from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas January 3, 2006. Morales is in Venezuela for a one-day visit. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
POLAND PRESIDENT
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December 22, 2005
A make up artist prepares Poland's outgoing President Aleksander Kwasniewski (L) before he gives his...
Warsaw, Poland
Make up artist prepares outgoing Polish President Kwasniewski in Warsaw
A make up artist prepares Poland's outgoing President Aleksander Kwasniewski (L) before he gives his televised final address to the nation at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw December 22, 2005. President-elect Lech Kaczynski will take over the Presidential office tomorrow. REUTERS/Peter Andrews
ANNA LINDH
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September 16, 2003
A WOMAN WALKS IN FRONT OF A PICTURE OF KILLED SWEDISH FOREIGN MINISTER
ANNA LINDH IN THE STOCKHOLM DEPARTMENT...
Stockholm, Sweden - Kingdom of
A WOMAN WALKS IN FRONT OF A PICTURE OF KILLED SWEDISH FOREIGN MINISTER
ANNA LINDH IN THE STOCKHOLM ......
A WOMAN WALKS IN FRONT OF A PICTURE OF KILLED SWEDISH FOREIGN MINISTER
ANNA LINDH IN THE STOCKHOLM DEPARTMENT STORE WHERE SHE WAS STABBED.
UKRAINE
RTRGZ6N
November 29, 2004
Ukrainian opposition leader and Western-leaning presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko (L) talks to...
Kiev, Ukraine
Ukrainian opposition leader Yushchenko talks to his ally Julia Tymoshenko during rally in central Kiev....
Ukrainian opposition leader and Western-leaning presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko (L) talks to his ally Julia Tymoshenko during a rally in central Kiev, November 29, 2004. Outgoing Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, facing mass protests over a disputed presidential election, on Monday called for a new poll to help end the crisis tearing the nation apart. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko YYK/WS
KIEV
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November 24, 2004
Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential...
Kiev, Ukraine
Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the ...
Ukrainian woman places carnations into shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev. A Ukrainian woman places carnations into the shields of anti-riot policemen standing outside the presidential office in Kiev, November 24, 2004. Ukraine's authorities raised the stakes in a face-off with their liberal opposition on Wednesday as they prepared to announce results of a disputed election that are likely to infuriate thousands of protesters in the streets. Pictures of the month November 2004 REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Pictures of the Year 2004 FR05090006
UKRAINE
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December 01, 2004
Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko wearing helmets take part in a rally...
Kiev, Ukraine
Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Yushchenko rally outside government building in Kiev....
Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko wearing helmets take part in a rally outside the government building in Kiev, December 1, 2004. Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday voted to sack the government of Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich, boosting opposition efforts to end a political crisis triggered by his contested election last month as president. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich PICTURES OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2004 FR05090006 YYK/acm
POLAND ELECTIONS
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October 23, 2005
Two Polish neighbours Michalina (R) and Genowefa (L) dressed in traditional clothes fill in their ballots...
Gluchow, Poland
Two Polish neighbors dressed in traditional clothes fill in ballots during Presidential elections in...
Two Polish neighbours Michalina (R) and Genowefa (L) dressed in traditional clothes fill in their ballots during the presidential elections in the village of Gluchow, central Poland October 23, 2005. Poles choose on Sunday between two former activists in the pro-democracy Solidarity movement for a successor to veteran leftist President Aleksander Kwasniewski, who cannot run in the election after two terms in office. REUTERS/Katarina Stoltz Pictures of the month October 2005
GERMANY ELECTION
RTROGMY
September 17, 2005
A german woman wearing a traditional Black Forest costume casts her vote during the country's general...
Gutach, Germany
A german woman wearing a traditional Black Forest costume casts her vote during the country's ...
A german woman wearing a traditional Black Forest costume casts her vote during the country's general election at the polling station in Gutach. A German woman wearing a traditional Black Forest costume casts her vote during the country's general election at the polling station in Gutach, in the southern German Black Forest region, September 18, 2005. Voting began in Germany's closely fought election on Sunday with millions of undecided voters holding the key to a result that will have major implications for economic reform in Europe. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Pascal Lauener
AFGHAN
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September 17, 2005
An Afghan looks at his inked finger before casting his ballot during parliamentary elections in the outskirts...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
An Afghan looks at his inked finger before casting his ballot during parliamentary elections in ...
An Afghan looks at his inked finger before casting his ballot during parliamentary elections in the outskirts of Kandahar. Haji Kher Muhammed, an Afghan Kuchi nomad, looks at his inked finger before casting his ballot during parliamentary elections in the outskirts of Kandahar, Afghanistan September 18, 2005. Afghans voted in national assembly and provincial elections on Sunday for the first time in decades, an event President Hamid Karzai hailed as a defining moment in the nation's struggle to rebuild after years of conflict. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Adrees Latif
EUROPE TURKEY
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October 13, 2005
Merve Safa Kavakci, a former member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and a member of Fazilet Partisi...
Strasbourg, France
Former member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and member of Fazilet Partisi Kavakci waits for...
Merve Safa Kavakci, a former member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly and a member of Fazilet Partisi (the Virtue Party), waits for the start of the hearing of her case at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, October 13, 2005. Kavakci, who took an oath before the National Assembly wearing an Islamic headscarf, contests a 2001 judgment of the Turkish Constitutional Court that dissolved Fazilet on the ground that the party had become a ?centre of activities contrary to the principle of secularism?. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Pictures of the month October 2005
BUSH PROTEST
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September 25, 2005
Anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan (C) of Vacaville, CA, holds a portrait of her dead military son Casey,...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Anti-war protester Sheehan stands at the gates of the White Houes in Washington during a protest
Anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan (C) of Vacaville, CA, holds a portrait of her dead military son Casey, as she stands at the gates of the White House in Washington to ask for a meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush September 26, 2005. U.S. military mother Cindy Sheehan, whose vigil outside Bush's Texas ranch focused attention on the anti-war movement, was arrested on Monday in a sit-in at the White House after refusing to obey police orders to leave. Pictures of the Year 2005 REUTERS/Jason Reed
DUTCH ASYLUM
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February 11, 2004
Dutch Iranian immigrant Mehdy Kavousi protests against proposed new asylum laws in Zaandijk, the Netherlands...
Zaandijk, Netherlands - Kingdom of
MEHDY KAVOUSI PROTESTS NEW DUTCH ASYLUM BILL WITH HIS LIPS SEWN TOGETHER.
Dutch Iranian immigrant Mehdy Kavousi protests against proposed new asylum laws in Zaandijk, the Netherlands with his lips sewn together in this February 11, 2004 file photo. The Dutch lower house of parliament on February 17, 2004, approved plans to expel up to 26,000 failed asylum seekers, a move that would be unprecedented in Europe. REUTERS/Paul Vreeker Pictures of the month February 2004 PVR/GB
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