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THAILAND/MISSING
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February 07, 2007
Thai woman Jaeyaena Beuraheng is seen outside her family home in southern Thailand's Narathiwat province...
Narathiwat, Thailand
Thai woman Jaeyaena Beuraheng is seen outside her family home in southern Thailand's Narathiwat province...
Thai woman Jaeyaena Beuraheng is seen outside her family home in southern Thailand's Narathiwat province February 7, 2007. The 76-year-old Malay woman, who got on the wrong bus 25 years ago and ended up living at the other end of the country, has been reunited with her family, officials and domestic media said Tuesday. REUTERS/Surapan Boonthanom (THAILAND)
USA-BECKHAM/ WAX
RTR1LIZA
January 23, 2007
Wax figures of David (L) and Victoria Beckham (C) are welcomed by a wax figure of U.S. President George...
New York, UNITED STATES
Wax figures of David and Victoria Beckham are welcomed by a wax figure of U.S. President George W. Bush...
Wax figures of David (L) and Victoria Beckham (C) are welcomed by a wax figure of U.S. President George W. Bush at Madame Tussauds in New York January 23, 2007. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)
COLOMBIA/
RTR1MBUF
February 12, 2007
Julian, a pet Red Howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), uses the toilet in La Pintada, Antioquia province,...
La Pintada, Colombia
Julian, a pet Red Howler monkey, uses the toilet in La Pintada
Julian, a pet Red Howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), uses the toilet in La Pintada, Antioquia province, Colombia February 12, 2007. REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera (COLOMBIA)
SPAIN/
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February 20, 2007
A man dressed as a woman urinates on a street during the Carnival in Cadiz late February 19, 2007. The...
Cadiz, Spain
A man dressed as a woman urinates during the Carnival in Cadiz
A man dressed as a woman urinates on a street during the Carnival in Cadiz late February 19, 2007. The carnival will run until February 25. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN)
RUSSIA/
RTR1NF2D
March 13, 2007
A four-wheel drive is parked on top of another car to draw attention to the lack of parking space and...
St.Petersburg, Russia
A four-wheel drive is parked on top of another car in central St Petersburg
A four-wheel drive is parked on top of another car to draw attention to the lack of parking space and the effect it has on drivers' behaviour, in central St Petersburg March 13, 2007. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (RUSSIA)
USA/
RTR1NPV6
March 21, 2007
Kosher for Passover Coke bottles sit on display at grocery store in Great Neck, New York, March 20, 2007....
Great Neck, UNITED STATES
Kosher Coke bottles are seen in New York
Kosher for Passover Coke bottles sit on display at grocery store in Great Neck, New York, March 20, 2007. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)
RUSSIA/
RTR1PJHA
May 11, 2007
A police dog carries a cat when ordered to, in a display of skill, during a show at the Russian OMON...
Moscow, Russia
A police dog carries a cat to show its training level during a show at Russian OMON riot special police...
A police dog carries a cat when ordered to, in a display of skill, during a show at the Russian OMON riot special police training base outside Moscow, May 10, 2007. REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin (RUSSIA)
IRAQ/
RTR1QRHU
June 12, 2007
U.S. soldiers push the car of an Iraqi man to start the engine at a check point in north Baghdad June...
Baghdad, Iraq
U.S. soldiers push the car of an Iraqi man to start the engine at a check point in north Baghdad
U.S. soldiers push the car of an Iraqi man to start the engine at a check point in north Baghdad June 13, 2007. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (IRAQ)
GERMANY/
RTR1R8PZ
June 28, 2007
A youth dressed as clown performs beside German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a European youth meeting...
Berlin, Germany
A youth dressed as clown performs beside German Chancellor Merkel during a European youth meeting in...
A youth dressed as clown performs beside German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a European youth meeting in the yard of the Chancellery in Berlin June 28, 2007. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY)
RUSSIA-BABY/
RTR1UA58
September 27, 2007
Baby girl Nadia (L), who weighed 7.75 kg (17.1 lbs) after birth, lies in a maternity ward in the Siberian...
Barnaul, Russia
Baby girl Nadia, who weighed 7.75 kg (17.1 lbs) after birth, lies in a maternity ward in the Siberian...
Baby girl Nadia (L), who weighed 7.75 kg (17.1 lbs) after birth, lies in a maternity ward in the Siberian city of Barnaul September 26, 2007. One Siberian mother has done more than her fair share to heal Russia's dire population decline. Tatyana Khalina shocked her husband by giving birth to a 7.75 kg (17.1 lbs) baby girl this month, her 12th child. REUTERS/Andrey Kasprishin (RUSSIA)
USA/
RTR1RIKX
July 06, 2007
A two-year-old Pug dog is partially buried in the sand on a beach by some children in Leucadia, California...
LEUCADIA, UNITED STATES
A two-year-old Pug dog is partially buried in the sand on a beach by some children in Leucadia
A two-year-old Pug dog is partially buried in the sand on a beach by some children in Leucadia, California July 5, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES)
UGANDA/
RTR1QLSM
June 08, 2007
A monkey sleeps next to a dog at Lacor camp for internally displaced persons in northern Uganda June...
LACOR, Uganda
A monkey sleeps next to a dog at Lacor camp for internally displaced persons in northern Uganda
A monkey sleeps next to a dog at Lacor camp for internally displaced persons in northern Uganda June 8, 2007. REUTERS/Euan Denholm (UGANDA)
RUSSIA
RTR1MD4W
February 13, 2007
A street photographer's monkey dressed in warm clothes stands near Red Square and Kremlin during a snowfall...
Moscow, Russia
A street photographer's monkey dressed in warm clothes stands near Red Square and Kremlin in Moscow
A street photographer's monkey dressed in warm clothes stands near Red Square and Kremlin during a snowfall in Moscow February 13, 2007. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA)
INDIA
RTR1RJ4I
July 06, 2007
Morphy, a 45-day-old dog, and Cathey, a 30-day-old cat, play at a veterinary hospital as they wait to...
Hyderabad, India
Morphy, a dog, and Cathey, a cat, play at a veterinary hospital in Hyderabad
Morphy, a 45-day-old dog, and Cathey, a 30-day-old cat, play at a veterinary hospital as they wait to be vaccinated in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad July 6, 2007. July 6 is celebrated as "World Zoonosis Day" the world over to bring awareness about the disease. "Zoonosis" is any infectious disease that is transmitted from animals to humans. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
CHINA/
RTR1OQ1O
April 16, 2007
A six-floor villa is viewed on the construction site in the central business district of Shenzhen April...
Shenzhen, China
A six-floor villa is viewed on the construction site in the central business district of Shenzhen
A six-floor villa is viewed on the construction site in the central business district of Shenzhen April 17, 2007. Choi Chu Cheung, the owner of the villa, and his wife Zhang Lian-hao, refused to accept the compensation offered by the developer who plans to build a financial centre on the site. The couple are demanding that the developer compensate them with property similar in size or raise the offer from 6,500 yuan ($840) to 18,000 yuan ($2,327) per square metre. REUTERS/Paul Yeung (CHINA) Also see GF2DXHZQODAA
BRITAIN
RTR1ORMK
April 18, 2007
Stumpy, a three-legged duck, is photographed from below standing on a plate of glass at Warrawee Duck...
Southampton, UK
Stumpy the duck is photographed standing on a plate of glass at Warrawee Duck Farm near Southampton England...
Stumpy, a three-legged duck, is photographed from below standing on a plate of glass at Warrawee Duck Farm near Southampton in southern England April 17, 2007. Stumpy was born with four legs, but now only has three after one of his spare legs was amputated after he caught it in a fence. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN)
CZECH-EXHIBITION/
RTR1OK5F
April 12, 2007
A girl listens to a device at an interactive exhibition called the "Orbis Pictus" in Prague, April 12,...
Prague, Czech Republic
A girl listens to a device at an interactive exhibition called the "Orbis Pictus" in Prague
A girl listens to a device at an interactive exhibition called the "Orbis Pictus" in Prague, April 12, 2007. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC)
BHUTAN-ELECTIONS/
RTR1OZX8
April 24, 2007
A decorated wall of a house is seen in the town of Paro, April 21, 2007. Picture taken April 21, 2007....
Paro, Bhutan
A decorated wall of a house is seen in the town of Paro
A decorated wall of a house is seen in the town of Paro, April 21, 2007. Picture taken April 21, 2007. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (BHUTAN)
NORWAY/
RTR1P002
April 24, 2007
A runner passes a sign, warning of the dangers of polar bears, on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of...
Longyearbyen, Norway
A runner passes a sign, warning of the dangers of polar bears, on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of...
A runner passes a sign, warning of the dangers of polar bears, on the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard April 24, 2007. The signs reads: "Applies to the whole of Svalbard". REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (NORWAY)
TENNIS/
RTR1P9QB
May 02, 2007
Roger Federer (bottom) of Switzerland returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during "The Battle of...
Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Federer returns the ball to Nadal during "The Batte of Surfaces" tennis match in Mallorca
Roger Federer (bottom) of Switzerland returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during "The Battle of Surfaces" tennis match at Palma's Arena in Palma de Mallorca, Spain May 2, 2007. The match is a tennis match played on a hybrid court comprising of half clay and half grass. REUTERS/Dani Cardona (SPAIN) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E6631EPV01.
SPAIN/
RTR1OYI0
April 23, 2007
A boy tries to grab books hanging from the ceiling of a bus stop during Book Day in Madrid April 23,...
Madrid, Spain
A boy tries to grab books hanging from the ceiling of a bus stop during Book Day in Madrid
A boy tries to grab books hanging from the ceiling of a bus stop during Book Day in Madrid April 23, 2007. Spain celebrates Book Day on the anniversary of the death of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, author of the famous book "Don Quijote de la Mancha". REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN)
AUSTRALIA
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November 02, 2005
A woman approaches an artwork called "Big Chook", made of fibreglass and high gloss epoxy marine paint,...
Sydney, Australia
Woman approaches artwork called Big Chook on Tamarama Beach in Sydney
A woman approaches an artwork called "Big Chook", made of fibreglass and high gloss epoxy marine paint, on Tamarama Beach in Sydney November 2, 2005. Australian artist Jeremy Parnell says people frying themselves on the beach for a suntan inspired his piece which joins 100 artworks contributed by international and Australian artists at the annual outdoor Sculpture by the Sea exhibition which is in its ninth year. REUTERS/Will Burgess FR051103 Pictures of the Month November 2005 Also see image: GM1DVDHTXHAA
AUSTRALIA
RTR19VTW
November 02, 2005
A woman approaches an oversize beach chair and pair of slippers called "Recliner Rex" on Tamarama Beach...
Sydney, Australia
Woman approaches oversize beach chair and pair of slippers called Recliner Rex on Tamarama Beach in Sydney...
A woman approaches an oversize beach chair and pair of slippers called "Recliner Rex" on Tamarama Beach in Sydney November 2, 2005. New Zealand artist Regan Gentry made the piece from canvas, steel, nylon, wood, rubber and silicon which is for sale for A$25,000 (US$18,500). It joins 100 artworks contributed to by international and Australian artists at the annual outdoor Sculpture by the Sea exhibition which is in its ninth year. REUTERS/Will Burgess
CHINA/
RTR1OY0H
April 23, 2007
Li Zhiyuan rides a paddle boat made of recycled materials on the river at a park in Hefei, east China's...
Hefei, China
Li Zhiyuan rides a paddle boat made of recycled materials on the river at a park in Hefei
Li Zhiyuan rides a paddle boat made of recycled materials on the river at a park in Hefei, east China's Anhui province, April 23, 2007. Li, the designer of the paddle boat, spent one and half months making the bike using trashed wood, bottles, cans and bicycles which cost him less than 100 yuan (USD 12), local media reported. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
JAPAN
RTR1P460
April 28, 2007
Babies, held by amateur sumo wrestlers, face each other during a baby-crying contest at Sensoji temple...
Tokyo, Japan
Babies, held by amateur sumo wrestlers, face each other during a baby-crying contest at Sensoji temple...
Babies, held by amateur sumo wrestlers, face each other during a baby-crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo April 28, 2007. Eighty-four babies born in 2006 took part in the event which is held to pray for the babies' health and growth. The winner of the contest is the baby who cries the loudest. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
CHINA/
RTR1P458
April 28, 2007
An acrobat practises during training at the Qian Jin acrobatic troupe in Shenyang, capital of northeast...
Shenyang, China
Acrobat practises during training at Qian Jin acrobatic troupe in Shenyang
An acrobat practises during training at the Qian Jin acrobatic troupe in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning province April 28, 2007. The troupe will perform in Hong Kong on the 10th anniversary of its return to China on July 1. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA)
MEXICO-TUNICK/
RTR1PEIH
May 06, 2007
Thousands of naked volunteers pose for U.S. photographer Spencer Tunick at Mexico City's Zocalo square...
Mexico City, Mexico
Thousands of naked volunteers pose for U.S. photographer Spencer Tunick at Mexico City's Zocalo square...
Thousands of naked volunteers pose for U.S. photographer Spencer Tunick at Mexico City's Zocalo square May 6, 2007. A record 18,000 people took off their clothes to pose for Tunick on Sunday in Mexico City's Zocalo square, the heart of the ancient Aztec empire. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO)
PANAMA/
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May 08, 2007
Worm filled lollypops are displayed during an interview with their producer, Annie Munoz, in Panama City,...
Panama City, Panama
Worm filled lollypops are displayed in Panama City
Worm filled lollypops are displayed during an interview with their producer, Annie Munoz, in Panama City, May 8, 2007. Munoz, who started a project making candies filled with grasshoppers and oat meal worms, hopes to sell them throughout Panama and export to the rest of Central America and China.
REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA)
VIETNAM/SNAKE
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May 09, 2007
A man slaughters snake at a restaurant at Le Mat, dubbed "Snake Village", some 10 km (6 miles) east of...
Le Mat, Vietnam
To match feature VIETNAM/SNAKE
A man slaughters snake at a restaurant at Le Mat, dubbed "Snake Village", some 10 km (6 miles) east of Hanoi May 9, 2007. Le Mat, a village of new houses, old shanty homes, winding alleys and ancient temples with Chinese-style roofs, is known for consuming snake meat as well as using the serpents for medicinal purposes and its supposed qualities as an aphrodisiac for men. To match feature VIETNAM/SNAKE REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM)
JAPAN
RTR1PFA0
May 07, 2007
A model demonstrates the use of Umo Inc.'s 24-carat gold leaf "Gold Facial Treatment" at the Beautyworld...
Tokyo, Japan
A model demonstrates the use of Umo Inc.'s 24-carat gold leaf "Gold Facial Treatment" at Beautyworld...
A model demonstrates the use of Umo Inc.'s 24-carat gold leaf "Gold Facial Treatment" at the Beautyworld Japan 2007 trade fair in Tokyo May 7, 2007. The treatment costs 30, 000 yen ($250). REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN) Also see image: GF1DVGQKCEAA
GOLDENDRAGON PROSPECTS
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May 09, 2007
Scott Fraser, vice president of SBT (holdings) Co Ltd., demonstrates an 'e-cigarette', which activates...
Hong Kong, China
Scott Fraser, vice president of SBT (Holdings) Ltd., demonstrates an e-cigarette in Hong Kong
Scott Fraser, vice president of SBT (holdings) Co Ltd., demonstrates an 'e-cigarette', which activates light and vapour, in Hong Kong May 9, 2007. Golden Dragon (Holdings) Ltd, which controls SBT, purveyors of the world's first "electronic cigarette", expects sales to double in 2007 as it expects overseas and some of China's legion of smokers try to kick the habit. The battery-powered, cigarette-shaped devices that deliver nicotine when inhaled and otherwise hope to emulate the smoking experience -- can find a market as tobacco substitutes, for health or pleasure. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA)
AUSTRALIA-COFFEE/
RTR1PS2T
May 17, 2007
A visitor passes by a Kopi Luwak signboard in a shopping mall in Jakarta May 17, 2007. Kopi Luwak, made...
Jakarta, Indonesia
A visitor passes by a Kopi Luwak signboard in a shopping mall in Jakarta
A visitor passes by a Kopi Luwak signboard in a shopping mall in Jakarta May 17, 2007. Kopi Luwak, made in Indonesia from coffee beans excreted by native civet cats, is reputedly the world's rarest and most expensive coffee, painstakingly extracted by hand from the animal's forest droppings. REUTERS/Dadang Tri (INDONESIA)
JAPAN
RTR1PSKG
May 17, 2007
Members of a Korean comic martial arts troupe perform a scene about a fighting family from "Jump", a...
Tokyo, Japan
Members of a Korean comic martial arts troupe perform a scene during a press preview in Tokyo
Members of a Korean comic martial arts troupe perform a scene about a fighting family from "Jump", a work that mixes martial arts, acrobatics and comedy, during a press preview in Tokyo May 17, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Caronna (JAPAN)
JAPAN/
RTR1Q0FJ
May 23, 2007
Orient Industry President Hideo Tsuchiya poses with sex dolls at his company's showroom in Tokyo May...
Tokyo, Japan
Orient Industry President Hideo Tsuchiya poses with sex dolls at his company's showroom in Tokyo
Orient Industry President Hideo Tsuchiya poses with sex dolls at his company's showroom in Tokyo May 23, 2007. Orient Industry makes sex dolls to order with a variety of bodies, faces and hairstyles that cost from 140,000 yen (US$1,150) for a basic model to 650,000 yen (US$5,400) for models with realistic latex skin and internal metal skeletons. REUTERS/Michael Caronna (JAPAN)
ALBANIA/
RTR1Q1S8
May 24, 2007
A cat nurses puppies near the town of Mamurras, 50 km (31 miles) from Tirana, May 24, 2007. The cat,...
Tirana, Albania
A cat nurses puppies near the town of Mamurras
A cat nurses puppies near the town of Mamurras, 50 km (31 miles) from Tirana, May 24, 2007. The cat, which had lost her kitten, started caring for the puppies after their mother was killed by a car. REUTERS/Arben Celi (ALBANIA)
USA/
RTR1PZAN
May 22, 2007
Artist Elonifer Skyhawk paints over the damaged Pepe Ozan's sculpture, "The Dreamer", at the Golden Gate...
San Francisco, UNITED STATES
Artist Elonifer Skyhawk paints over the damaged Pepe Ozan's sculpture, "The Dreamer", at the Golden Gate...
Artist Elonifer Skyhawk paints over the damaged Pepe Ozan's sculpture, "The Dreamer", at the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California May 22, 2007. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES)
CHINA/
RTR1Q5D6
May 27, 2007
Chen Yan (R), a 51-year-old Chinese female impersonator of China's late Chairman Mao, waves to the crowd...
Mianyang, China
Chen Yan, an impersonator of China's late Chairman Mao, waves to the crowd during a photocall in Mianyang...
Chen Yan (R), a 51-year-old Chinese female impersonator of China's late Chairman Mao, waves to the crowd during a photocall in Mianyang in southwest China's Sichuan province May 26, 2007. Chen, measuring 1.55 metres (5.1 feet) tall, was discovered by a beautician during a local TV show. She has to wear a pair of specially designed platform shoes to increase her height to 1.80 metres (5.9 feet). Chen is said to be the first woman to impersonate the former Chinese leader. Picture taken May 26, 2007. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (CHINA)
JAPAN
RTR1QIC5
June 06, 2007
A gold fish eats batters seeping from a layer of oil under a cooker during a demonstration of Japan's...
Tokyo, Japan
Gold fish eat batters sweeping from layer of oil under cooker during demonstration of Water Fryer's deep...
A gold fish eats batters seeping from a layer of oil under a cooker during a demonstration of Japan's cooking equipment maker Water Fryer Co.'s deep fryer named Clean fryer at an international food machinery and technology exhibition in Tokyo June 6, 2007. Gold fish were used to demonstrate how the deep fryer uses water to catch falling batter of the oil in order to keep the cooking oil clean. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)
AUSTRALIA-SHIP/
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June 08, 2007
A man takes a photo of the 40,000 tonne coal ship Pasha Bulker as it sits about 100 metres (330 feet)...
Newcastle, Australia
A man takes a photo of the 40,000 tonne coal ship Pasha Bulker as it sits about 100 metres (330 feet)...
A man takes a photo of the 40,000 tonne coal ship Pasha Bulker as it sits about 100 metres (330 feet) from Nobbys Beach after running aground near the coal port of Newcastle on Australia's east coast June 8, 2007. Huge seas beached a 40,000 tonne coal ship in Australia on Friday, sparking a major rescue operation that saw all 22 crew members airlifted off the stricken vessel in gale force winds. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AUSTRALIA)
DINOSAURS-CHINA/BIRD
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June 13, 2007
A woman takes a photograph of a model of a Gigantoraptor during a news conference announcing its discovery...
Beijing, China
A woman takes a photograph of a model of a Gigantoraptor in Beijing
A woman takes a photograph of a model of a Gigantoraptor during a news conference announcing its discovery in Beijing June 13, 2007. China has uncovered the skeletal remains of a gigantic, surprisingly bird-like dinosaur, which has been classed as a new species and genus. Eight metres long and standing at twice the height of a man at the shoulder, the fossil of the feathered but flightless Gigantoraptor erlianensis was found in the Erlian basin in Inner Mongolia, researchers wrote in the latest issue of Nature. The researchers said the dinosaur was discovered in April 2005. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV (CHINA)
BRITAIN/
RTR1QN1K
June 09, 2007
A reveller enjoys the Isle of Wight Festival at Seaclose Park in Newport on the Isle of Wight June 9,...
Newport, United Kingdom
A reveller enjoys the Isle of Wight Festival
A reveller enjoys the Isle of Wight Festival at Seaclose Park in Newport on the Isle of Wight June 9, 2007. REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico (BRITAIN)
SWITZERLAND
RTR1QMJ4
June 09, 2007
Participants take part in an office chair race to protest against fascism and racism at the parliament...
Bern, Switzerland
Participants take part in an office chair race to protest against fascism and racism in Bern
Participants take part in an office chair race to protest against fascism and racism at the parliament square in Bern June 9, 2007. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND)
GERMANY/
RTR1QR6R
June 12, 2007
An actor in a giant mouse costume poses with a mock pair of binoculars during filming for a satirical...
Berlin, Germany
An actor dressed as in giant mouse costume poses during filming for a satiric TV show in front of the...
An actor in a giant mouse costume poses with a mock pair of binoculars during filming for a satirical TV show in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin June 13, 2007. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke (GERMANY)
AFRICA-TOOTHBRUSHES/
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June 18, 2007
Elimane Diop, 70, holds out sticks which he sells as traditional toothbrushes in Senegal's capital Dakar...
Dakar, Senegal
To match feature AFRICA-TOOTHBRUSHES/
Elimane Diop, 70, holds out sticks which he sells as traditional toothbrushes in Senegal's capital Dakar June 18, 2007. Across the continent south of the Sahara, many people go about their daily business with a small stick or twig protruding from their mouth, which they chew or use to scrub their teeth. To match feature AFRICA-TOOTHBRUSHES/ REUTERS/ Finbarr O'Reilly (SENEGAL)
JAPAN/
RTR1QZLJ
June 21, 2007
An employee of Tsukioka Co. Ltd displays heart-shaped edible gold pieces on his tongue at the 20th Interphex...
Tokyo, Japan
An employee of Tsukioka Co. Ltd displays heart-shaped edible gold pieces on his tongue at the 20th Interphex...
An employee of Tsukioka Co. Ltd displays heart-shaped edible gold pieces on his tongue at the 20th Interphex Japan, Asia's largest pharmaceutical industry exhibition, Tokyo June 20, 2007. According to the company, the edible gold helps to refresh the human body. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
USA/
RTR1NS70
March 22, 2007
A pair of boots with iguana heads is seen at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Property Repository...
Commerce City, UNITED STATES
A pair of boots with iguana heads is seen at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Property Repository...
A pair of boots with iguana heads is seen at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Property Repository in Commerce City, Colorado March 22, 2007. The Repository holds thousands of illegal wildlife trade artifacts confiscated at ports of entry to the United States. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES)
USA/
RTR1R0KT
June 21, 2007
Dennis Avner, also known as the Cat Man, poses during Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium grand opening...
New York, UNITED STATES
The Cat Man poses during Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium grand opening in Times Square in New...
Dennis Avner, also known as the Cat Man, poses during Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium grand opening in Times Square in New York, June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)
JAPAN/
RTR1QJIA
June 07, 2007
A model in a LED dress walks at its demonstration in Tokyo June 7, 2007. The dress, with light-emitting...
Tokyo, Japan
A model in a LED dress walks at its demonstration in Tokyo
A model in a LED dress walks at its demonstration in Tokyo June 7, 2007. The dress, with light-emitting diode devices installed inside, was designed by Swarovski and Hussein Chalayan and will be available in Japanese market from fall and winter season in this year. This picture is taken in slow shutter. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
GLASTONBURY/
RTR1R27R
June 23, 2007
A reveller is pulled through the mud in a paddling boat during the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset,...
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
A reveller is pulled through the mud in a paddling boat during the Glastonbury music festival
A reveller is pulled through the mud in a paddling boat during the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, south-west England, June 23, 2007. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN)
JAPAN TRAINBAR/
RTR1RDEA
July 02, 2007
A Panorama train bar staff poses for a picture as a model train runs on a counter in Tokyo June 29, 2007....
Tokyo, Japan
Panorama train bar staff poses for a picture as a model train runs on a counter in Tokyo
A Panorama train bar staff poses for a picture as a model train runs on a counter in Tokyo June 29, 2007. Wedged between nightclubs and karaoke parlours on a back alley of the glitzy Ginza shopping district, the bar attracts railway fans of all ages who sip cocktails while watching miniature electric trains whizz around the counter. Picture taken June June 29, 2007. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
SPAIN/
RTR1REXM
July 03, 2007
A man throws a chair in a Madrid hotel July 3, 2007.Spanish hotel chain NH organised the promotional...
Madrid, Spain
Man throws a chair in a Madrid hotel
A man throws a chair in a Madrid hotel July 3, 2007.Spanish hotel chain NH organised the promotional event which involved the smashing up of one floor of the hotel before its remodelling. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (SPAIN)
FRANCE FASHION
RTR1HYXV
October 03, 2006
A model presents a creation as part of French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier for his Spring/Summer 2007...
Paris, France
A model presents a creation as part of French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier for his Spring/Summer 2007...
A model presents a creation as part of French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier for his Spring/Summer 2007 ready-to-wear fashion collection in Paris October 3, 2006. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE)
USA/
RTR1RL8D
July 08, 2007
Rawni White (R) gets some help from an unidentified participate in the mudpit belly flop after being...
EAST DUBLIN, UNITED STATES
Rawni White gets some help from a participate in the mudpit belly flop after being pulled in the pit...
Rawni White (R) gets some help from an unidentified participate in the mudpit belly flop after being pulled in the pit at the 2007 Summer Redneck Games in East Dublin, Georgia, July 7, 2007. The Redneck Games began as a joke in response to the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES)
USA/
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July 11, 2007
The reed boat Abora III sets sail along the Hudson River in New York July 11, 2007. Abora III, led by...
New York, UNITED STATES
Reed boat Abora III sets sail along Hudson River in New York
The reed boat Abora III sets sail along the Hudson River in New York July 11, 2007. Abora III, led by German sailor and explorer Dominique Goerlitz and a crew of 12 from five different countries, is attempting to sail across the Atlantic to Spain in an effort to prove that goods could have been traded across the Atlantic Ocean in ancient vessels thousands of years before Christopher Columbus or the Vikings crossed it. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES)
CHINA/
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July 10, 2007
A worker stands in front of a decorative poster of the Olympic rings made with condoms for the upcoming...
Beijing, China
A worker stands in front of a decorative poster of the Olympic rings made with condoms for the upcoming...
A worker stands in front of a decorative poster of the Olympic rings made with condoms for the upcoming 4th China Reproductive Health New Technologies and Products Expo, in Beijing July 10, 2007. The organizers hope the exhibition will promote the use of condoms for the purpose of HIV/AIDS prevention, state media reported. REUTERS/Ge Gong (CHINA)
CHINA/
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July 13, 2007
He Pingping (R), 19, a 0.73 metres (2 feet, 5 inches) man, adjusts his suit as he shakes hands with Bao...
Baotou, China
Bao Xishun shakes hands with He Pingping in Baotou
He Pingping (R), 19, a 0.73 metres (2 feet, 5 inches) man, adjusts his suit as he shakes hands with Bao Xishun (L), 56, a 2.36-metre (7 feet, 9 inches) herdsman listed by the Guinness World Records as the tallest living man, in Baotou, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region July 13, 2007. He is applying for the Guinness World Record as the world's shortest man,local media reported. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
SOCCER-COPA/
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July 08, 2007
Brazil's striker Robinho jokes with a photographer during a training session at Salvador de La Plaza...
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
Brazil's striker Robinho jokes with a photographer during a training session at Salvador de La Plaza...
Brazil's striker Robinho jokes with a photographer during a training session at Salvador de La Plaza stadium in Puerto la Cruz July 8, 2007. Brazil defeated Chile 6-1 on Saturday and advanced to the semi-final of the Copa America soccer tournament. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (VENEZUELA)
SOCCER-COPA/
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July 12, 2007
Mexico's fans react after their team lost to Argentina in the semi-finals of the Copa America soccer...
Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Mexico's fans react after their team lost to Argentina in the semi-finals of the Copa America soccer...
Mexico's fans react after their team lost to Argentina in the semi-finals of the Copa America soccer tournament in Puerto Ordaz July 11, 2007. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA)
TURKEY-ELECTION/NATIONALISM
RTR1RPUZ
July 11, 2007
A woman and her children look out from inside the wooden replica of the Trojan Horse in Troy, in Dardanelles,...
multiple cities, Turkey
A woman and her children look out from inside the wooden replica of the Trojan Horse in Troy
A woman and her children look out from inside the wooden replica of the Trojan Horse in Troy, in Dardanelles, July 11, 2007. The monuments and mass graves of Gallipoli record the horrors and heroism of war, but also help explain the nationalism that fires Turks and is shaping a parliamentary election campaign. To match feature TURKEY-ELECTION/NATIONALISM REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY)
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July 17, 2007
Bahier, a male liger, is pictured in his enclosure at the private zoo "Arche Noah" in the village of...
GROEMITZ, Germany
Male liger hybrid Bahier is pictured in his enclosure at a private zoo in Groemitz
Bahier, a male liger, is pictured in his enclosure at the private zoo "Arche Noah" in the village of Groemitz on the Baltic Sea coast July 17, 2007. The liger, a result of a breeding of a male lion and a female tiger, was born in the 31-year old private zoo in 1990. REUTERS/Christian Charisius (GERMANY)
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