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CHINA/
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November 27, 2007
Tourists take photos of each other near a temple at Nanshan Cultural Centre, about 60km (37 miles) west...
Hainan, China
Tourists take photos of each other near a temple at Nanshan Cultural Centre
Tourists take photos of each other near a temple at Nanshan Cultural Centre, about 60km (37 miles) west of Sanya, in south China's Hainan Island province November 26, 2007. China's domestic tourism is booming as evidenced by an estimated 150 million people who took to the road, rail and air during this year's "golden week" Labour Day holiday in May. China's government is considering changing the country's three holiday weeks and introduce long weekends to cope with traveller congestion. REUTERS/Nir Elias (CHINA)
KENYA
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January 08, 2007
Somali refugees run from the dust at Ifo camp near Dadaab, about 80km (50 miles) from Liboi on the border...
Dadaab, Kenya
Somali refugees run from the dust at Ifo camp near Dadaab
Somali refugees run from the dust at Ifo camp near Dadaab, about 80km (50 miles) from Liboi on the border with Somalia in north-eastern Kenya, January 8, 2007. Aid agencies are operating three large refugee camps in Dadaab where about 160,000 Somali refugees are held and said they could provide more staff to help Kenya with any new influx. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (KENYA) Also see image: GF2DWKUQLYAA
RUSSIA/
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January 26, 2007
A woman feeds pigeons outside a metro station in central Moscow, January 26, 2007. REUTERS/Thomas Peter...
Moscow, Russia
A woman feeds pigeons outside a metro station in central Moscow
A woman feeds pigeons outside a metro station in central Moscow, January 26, 2007. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (RUSSIA)
USA-EXECUTIONS
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January 17, 2007
Protester Jack Payden-Travers from the group "Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty" shouts...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Protester Jack Payden-Travers is dragged by Supreme Court police during a protest against executions...
Protester Jack Payden-Travers from the group "Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty" shouts slogans as he is dragged by police following his arrest on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington January 17, 2007. According to Amnesty International, since 1976 when the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty, over 1,000 condemned prisoners have been executed, while about 3,400 sit on death row. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES)
GREECE-STRIKE/
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January 10, 2007
A riot policeman holds his shield after a protester threw paint during a rally outside the Greek Parliament...
Athens, Greece
A Greek policeman stands behind his shield outside Parliament in Athens
A riot policeman holds his shield after a protester threw paint during a rally outside the Greek Parliament in Athens January 10, 2007. Thousands of teachers, students and public servants across the country staged a one-day strike to protest against government plans to reform higher education and introduce private universities. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis (GREECE)
MALAYSIA/
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January 31, 2007
A young Hindu devotee takes a shower before starting his pilgrimage to the sacred Batu Caves temple during...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Young Hindu devotee takes shower before starting pilgrimage to sacred Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam...
A young Hindu devotee takes a shower before starting his pilgrimage to the sacred Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur on January 31, 2007. Thousands of Hindus, who comprise over eight percent of the 26 million Malaysia's population, participate in the annual Hindu thanksgiving festival, in which devotees subject themselves to painful rituals in a demonstration of faith and penance, held in honour of Lord Subramaniam. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA)
INDIA/
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January 30, 2007
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim girl watches a procession on the final day of the week-long annual Ashura mourning...
Delhi, India
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim girl watches a procession in Delhi
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim girl watches a procession on the final day of the week-long annual Ashura mourning rite, the highpoint of the Shi'ite religious calendar, in the old quarters of Delhi, January 30, 2007. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (INDIA)
IRAN/RELIGION
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January 30, 2007
An Iranian man stands in front of an Arabic script during the Shi'ite Ashura religious festival in Tehran...
Tehran, Iran
Iranian man stands in front of an Arabic script during the Shi'ite Ashura religious festival in Tehran...
An Iranian man stands in front of an Arabic script during the Shi'ite Ashura religious festival in Tehran January 30, 2007. Muslim Shi'ites mark Ashura, the day when Imam al-Hussein, the "leader of the martyrs" and grandson of Prophet Mohammad was killed in Kerbala in 680 AD. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
INDIA/
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January 30, 2007
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession on the final day of the week-long annual...
Delhi, India
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession in Delhi
An Indian Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession on the final day of the week-long annual Ashura mourning rite, the highpoint of the Shi'ite religious calendar, in the old quarters of Delhi, January 30, 2007. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (INDIA)
AFGHANISTAN
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January 29, 2007
The shadows of Afghan Shi'ite Muslims holding chains fall on a bloody street during an Ashura procession...
Kabul, Afghanistan
The shadow of Afghan Shi'ite Muslims holding chains falls on a bloody street during an Ashura procession...
The shadows of Afghan Shi'ite Muslims holding chains fall on a bloody street during an Ashura procession in Kabul, January 29, 2007. The Ashura festival commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, one of Prophet Mohammad's grandsons who was killed in 680 AD in Kerbala of Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
MAURITANIA-SPAIN/MIGRANTS
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February 12, 2007
A migrant rests after arriving at the port of Nouadhibou February 12, 2007. Up to 400 African and Asian...
Nouadhibou, Mauritania
A migrant rests after arriving at the port of Nouadhibou
A migrant rests after arriving at the port of Nouadhibou February 12, 2007. Up to 400 African and Asian migrants began disembarking in northern Mauritania on Monday from a battered freighter intercepted by the Spanish coastguard over a week ago, witnesses said. REUTERS/Juan Medina (MAURITANIA)
MAURITANIA-ELECTION/
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March 11, 2007
Prints left by voters' fingers marked with indelible ink stain the doorway of a polling station guarded...
CHENGUETTI, Mauritania
Prints left by voters' fingers marked with indelible ink stain the doorway of a polling station guarded...
Prints left by voters' fingers marked with indelible ink stain the doorway of a polling station guarded by a soldier in the ancient desert town of Chenguetti, some 500 km (300 miles) northeast of the capital Nouakchott, March 11, 2007. Mauritanians began voting on Sunday to choose a president and restore civilian rule to the Saharan Islamic state after 19 months under a military junta. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (MAURITANIA)
BRITAIN-SHIP/
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January 22, 2007
A man pushes a barrel up the beach at Branscombe on the south Devon coast January 22, 2007. Scores...
BRANSCOMBE, United Kingdom
A man pushes a barrel up the beach at Branscombe on the South Devon coast, south east England
A man pushes a barrel up the beach at Branscombe on the south Devon coast January 22, 2007. Scores of people flocked to the site of a shipwreck on the southern English coast on Monday to scavenge among beached containers for cargo which included a BMW motorcycle, shoes and wine, police said. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN)
FRANCE/
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January 09, 2007
Tents for homeless people, provided by the French association "Enfants de Don Quichotte" (Children of...
Nice, France
Tents for homeless people provided by the French association line the beach in Nice
Tents for homeless people, provided by the French association "Enfants de Don Quichotte" (Children of Don Quichotte), line the beach in Nice January 9, 2007. The French association draws attention to the need for long-term accommodation solutions for France's homeless. Homeless people in Nice decided to continue their action camping on the seaside of the French Riviera capital. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
SPAIN-SHIP/
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January 30, 2007
Men clean up engine fuel from a refrigerator ship that ran aground near Algeciras, southern Spain, January...
multiple cities, Spain
Men clean up engine fuel from a refrigerator ship that ran aground near Algeciras
Men clean up engine fuel from a refrigerator ship that ran aground near Algeciras, southern Spain, January 30, 2007. The ship ran aground on a Spanish beach in stormy seas on Sunday, breaching the hull and spilling engine fuel over protected coasts near Gibraltar, Spanish media reported environmental groups as saying. REUTERS/Anton Meres (SPAIN)
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/
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March 05, 2007
A reveller takes part in the annual carnival in Santo Domingo March 4, 2007. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (DOMINICAN...
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
A reveller takes part in the annual carnival in Santo Domingo
A reveller takes part in the annual carnival in Santo Domingo March 4, 2007. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)
IRAQ-FRANCE/VILLA
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January 11, 2007
Tags and graffiti are seen on the walls of a villa belonging to the family of former Iraqi leader Saddam...
Grasse, France
Tags and graffiti are seen on the walls of a villa belonging to the family of former Iraqi leader Saddam...
Tags and graffiti are seen on the walls of a villa belonging to the family of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and abandoned after the 2003 invasion by coalition forces in Grasse, south eastern France January 11, 2007. Iraq is in talks with France over the return of properties which belonged to Saddam Hussein's family and which was frozen under U.N. sanctions. Translation of grafitti reads: "United peace to all who understand me." REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE)
GERMANY/
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March 21, 2007
A flock of sheep and goats gather in a field in front of the German RWE AG energy company's 'Staudinger'...
Frankfurt, Germany
Water vapour rises from the cooling towers at the 'Staudinger' coal power plant in Grosskrotzenburg
A flock of sheep and goats gather in a field in front of the German RWE AG energy company's 'Staudinger' coal power plant, as water vapour rises from its cooling towers in Grosskrotzenburg, 30km (18 miles) south of Frankfurt, March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY)
SWIMMING-WORLD/
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March 24, 2007
Germany's Britta Kamrau-Corestein fights against waves as she swims in front of the Melbourne skyline...
Melbourne, Australia
Germany's Britta Kamrau-Corestein fights against waves as she swims in front of the Melbourne skyline...
Germany's Britta Kamrau-Corestein fights against waves as she swims in front of the Melbourne skyline during the women's 25-km open water race at the World Aquatic Championships March 24, 2007. Kamrau-Corestein was in the lead as the race was cancelled due to bad weather conditions. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay (AUSTRALIA)
KOREA/
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February 14, 2007
Members of the South Korean Marine Corps honour their parents for Lunar New Year's Day during an annual...
Pyongchang, South Korea
Members of the South Korean Marine Corps honour their parents for Lunar New Year's Day during an annual...
Members of the South Korean Marine Corps honour their parents for Lunar New Year's Day during an annual winter season drill in Pyongchang, about 180km (113 miles) east of Seoul, February 14, 2007. Marine Corps carry out the training course every year to improve their members; combat abilities in cold weather and heavy snowfall. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA)
HONGKONG
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February 28, 2007
A woman sunbathes on the deck of the Queen Mary 2, the world's largest ocean liner, as it arrives at...
Hong Kong, China
A woman sunbathes on the deck of the Queen Mary 2 in Hong Kong
A woman sunbathes on the deck of the Queen Mary 2, the world's largest ocean liner, as it arrives at Kwai Chung Modern Terminals in Hong Kong February 28, 2007. REUTERS/Paul Yeung (CHINA)
INDONESIA/
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January 25, 2007
Indonesian children take a bath near a construction site in Jakarta January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Beawiharta...
Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian children take a bath near a construction site in Jakarta
Indonesian children take a bath near a construction site in Jakarta January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA)
INDIA/
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March 05, 2007
Wrestlers exercise in the northern Indian city of Mathura March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Adeel Halim (INDIA)
Mathura, India
Wrestlers exercise in Mathura
Wrestlers exercise in the northern Indian city of Mathura March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Adeel Halim (INDIA)
SOOCER-SPAIN/
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January 07, 2007
Real Madrid's David Beckham gestures after their Spanish First Division soccer match against Deportivo...
Coruna, Spain
Real Madrid's Beckham gestures after their Spanish First Division soccer match against Deportivo Coruna...
Real Madrid's David Beckham gestures after their Spanish First Division soccer match against Deportivo Coruna at Coruna's Riazor stadium January 7, 2007. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal (SPAIN)
BRITAIN/
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February 02, 2007
Christie's employee Zoe Schoon walks past British artist Damien Hirst's piece "Untitled" at a public...
London, United Kingdom
Christie's employee walks past Hirst piece at public preview in London
Christie's employee Zoe Schoon walks past British artist Damien Hirst's piece "Untitled" at a public preview of the Post War and Contemporary art sale at Christie's auction showroom in west London February 2, 2007. The largest sale of its type will take place later in February, with works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Francis Bacon, Sigmar Polke and Damien Hirst. The sale is estimated to fetch in excess of £40 million (US$78.8 million). REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN)
JAPAN
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March 15, 2007
A girl looks at her mobile phone outside Harajuku Station in Tokyo, March 15, 2007. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs...
Tokyo, Japan
A girl looks at her mobile phone outside Harajuku Station in Tokyo
A girl looks at her mobile phone outside Harajuku Station in Tokyo, March 15, 2007. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs
SINGAPORE-ECONOMY/
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February 14, 2007
A worker fills in the cracks in the wall on a retail building in the evening sunshine in Singapore February...
Singapore, Singapore
A worker fills in the cracks in the wall on retail building in the evening sunshine in Singapore
A worker fills in the cracks in the wall on a retail building in the evening sunshine in Singapore February 14, 2007. Singapore's trade-reliant economy expanded faster than expected in the fourth quarter on a pick up in domestic activity, data showed on Wednesday, prompting the government to lift its expectations for 2007. REUTERS/Russell Boyce (SINGAPORE)
IRAN/
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January 25, 2007
A bird flies through the polluted sky of Tehran January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
Tehran, Iran
Bird flies through the polluted sky of Tehran
A bird flies through the polluted sky of Tehran January 25, 2007. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)
SPORT-SPEED SKATING/
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February 04, 2007
Skaters train in the morning session for the Essent Isu Speed Skating World Cup at the Oval Lingotto...
Turin, Italy
Skaters train in the morning session for the Essent Isu Speed Skating World Cup at the Oval Lingotto...
Skaters train in the morning session for the Essent Isu Speed Skating World Cup at the Oval Lingotto in Turin, northern Italy, February 4, 2007. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY)
CHINA-CAVE/
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February 12, 2007
Two ethnic Miao children play basketball at a school playground inside a huge cave at a remote Miao village...
ZIYUN, China
Two ethnic Miao children play basketball at a school playground inside a huge cave at a remote Miao village...
Two ethnic Miao children play basketball at a school playground inside a huge cave at a remote Miao village in Ziyun county, southwest China's Guizhou province February 12, 2007. The village of Zhongdong, which literally means "middle cave", is built in a huge, aircraft hangar-sized natural cave, carved out of a mountain over thousands of years by wind, water and seismic shifts. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA) Also see image: GF1DURNZDEAA
QUEBEC/ELECTION/
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March 15, 2007
Action Democratique leader Mario Dumont (L) laughs during a luncheon in Delson, Quebec, March 15, 2007....
DELSON, Canada
Action Democratique leader Dumont laughs during luncheon in Delson
Action Democratique leader Mario Dumont (L) laughs during a luncheon in Delson, Quebec, March 15, 2007. Quebec voters will go to the polls in a provincial election on March 26. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi (CANADA)
BUSH-SPEECH/
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January 24, 2007
Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) stands in front of Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) as they arrive for...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Senator Obama stands in front of Senator Clinton before US President Bush delivers his annual State of...
Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) stands in front of Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) as they arrive for U.S. President George W. Bush's annual State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 23, 2007. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)
USA-CAMPAIGN-CLINTON/
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March 21, 2007
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton listens to his wife, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton listens to his wife Hillary speak at a campaign fund-raiser in Washington...
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton listens to his wife, U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), speak at a campaign fund-raiser in Washington March 20, 2007. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES)
MOROCCO
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March 05, 2007
Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (c) reviews a military guard of honour in Rabat March...
Rabat, Morocco
Spain's PM Zapatero reviews a military guard of honour in Rabat
Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (c) reviews a military guard of honour in Rabat March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante (MOROCCO)
USA-CONGRESS/PELOSI
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January 04, 2007
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacts as she takes the podium for the first time after...
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. Speaker of the House Pelosi reacts as she takes the podium for the first time in Washington
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacts as she takes the podium for the first time after she was elected the first ever female Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on the first day of the 110th Congress in Washington January 4, 2007. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)
FRANCE-AUBRAC/
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March 21, 2007
France's President Jacques Chirac (R) and Interior Minister and UMP political party presidential candidate...
Paris, France
Chirac and Sarkozy attend a ceremony to honour Lucie Aubrac in Paris
France's President Jacques Chirac (R) and Interior Minister and UMP political party presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy attend a ceremony to honour Lucie Aubrac, one of France's greatest wartime resistance heroes, in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris March 21, 2007. Aubrac, who played a major role in the 1943 rescue of her husband Raymond Aubrac from a Nazi prison, died aged 94. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)
USA-ISRAEL/
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March 14, 2007
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice listens to a question during a news conference at the State...
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. Secretary of State Rice listens to a question during a news conference at the State Department in...
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice listens to a question during a news conference at the State Department in Washington March 14, 2007. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)
ISRAEL/
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February 26, 2007
Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his wife, Aliza, eat lunch together in the official residence...
Jerusalem, Israel
Israel's Prime Minister Olmert and his wife Aliza eat lunch together in Jerusalem
Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his wife, Aliza, eat lunch together in the official residence in Jerusalem February 26, 2007. Aliza Olmert, an artist and mother of four, is known to hold views to the left of her husband, Prime Minister Olmert. She has accompanied him on several visits abroad but largely stays out of the limelight. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM)
RUSSIA-CHECHNYA/
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March 08, 2007
Chechnya's President Ramzan Kadyrov (R) dances during a show at Grozny airfield March 8, 2007, to celebrate...
Grozny, Russia
Chechnya's President Kadyrov dances during a show at Grozny airfield
Chechnya's President Ramzan Kadyrov (R) dances during a show at Grozny airfield March 8, 2007, to celebrate the arrival of the first flight from Moscow. Russia's troubled Chechnya reopened its civilian airport on Thursday in a move intended to show that the war-ravaged region is recovering under its pro-Moscow government. REUTERS/Said Tsarnayev (RUSSIA)
PALESTINIAN ISRAEL
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March 22, 2007
An Israeli army dog attacks Yusra Rabayaa, a Palestinian woman, during an Israeli army raid in the West...
OBADIYAH, Palestinian Territories
An Israeli army dog attacks a Palestinian woman in Obadiyah
An Israeli army dog attacks Yusra Rabayaa, a Palestinian woman, during an Israeli army raid in the West Bank village of Obadiyah, near Bethlehem, March 21, 2007. The dog was supposed to enter a Palestinian house before Israeli soldiers during a search for a wanted militant, but attacked the female bystander, witnesses said. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK)
PALESTINIANS
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February 09, 2007
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (front row, 2nd L-R), Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and Palestinian...
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Palestinian President Abbas, Hamas leader Meshaal and Palestinian PM Haniyeh pray inside the Grand Mosque...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (front row, 2nd L-R), Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh pray inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca, early February 9, 2007. Rival Palestinian factions signed a deal to form a unity government, hoping to end bloodshed between their followers and to win back Western aid halted because of the hostility of Hamas to Israel. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (SAUDI ARABIA)
UKRAINE/
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February 15, 2007
A man who served in the Soviet Union's army takes part in an official ceremony as Ukraine marks the 18th...
Kiev, Ukraine
A man who served in the Soviet Union's army takes part in an official ceremony as Ukraine marks the 18th...
A man who served in the Soviet Union's army takes part in an official ceremony as Ukraine marks the 18th anniversary of the Soviet troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in Kiev, February 15, 2007. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE)
GREECE-STRIKE/
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March 28, 2007
Riot policemen stand guard by the Greek parliament during a march by students and striking workers in...
Athens, Greece
Riot police stand guard by the Greek parliament during march in Athens
Riot policemen stand guard by the Greek parliament during a march by students and striking workers in Athens March 28, 2007. Greek civil servants walked off the job on Wednesday to demand better wages and to put pressure on the government. Early elections are expected, possibly in autumn. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (GREECE)
EGYPT-BROTHERHOOD/PROTEST
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February 09, 2007
A member of the banned Muslim Brotherhood shouts in front of Egyptian riot police during a protest outside...
Cairo, Egypt
A member of the banned Muslim Brotherhood shouts in front of Egyptian riot police during a protest outside...
A member of the banned Muslim Brotherhood shouts in front of Egyptian riot police during a protest outside Hussein mosque in Cairo February 9, 2007. Egyptian police used batons against tens of Muslim Brotherhood loyalists on Friday and turned away hundreds of worshippers to block a protest against an Israeli dig near Jerusalem's most sacred Muslim shrine, witnesses said. REUTERS/Amr Dalsh (EGYPT)
PAKISTAN-LAWYERS/
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March 13, 2007
A lawyer stands on the roof of a car in which suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhary is being driven...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A lawyer stands on the roof of a car in which Chaudhary is being driven in, outside the Supreme Court...
A lawyer stands on the roof of a car in which suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhary is being driven in, outside the Supreme Court building in Islamabad March 13, 2007, for Chaudhary's appearance before the Supreme Judicial Council. Opposition swelled on Tuesday to the Pakistani government's move to sack the country's top judge as a judicial council prepared to hear the case against him in a closed session. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN)
AFGHANISTAN
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March 21, 2007
A man tries to kiss a religious flag during Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A man tries to kiss a religious flag during Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul
A man tries to kiss a religious flag during Naw Ruz, the Afghan New Year, in Kabul March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
INDIA-PAKISTAN/TRAIN
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February 22, 2007
A girl cries after bidding farewell to her Pakistani relatives who boarded the Samjhauta Express train...
Delhi, India
Girl cries after bidding farewell to Pakistani relatives who boarded Samjhauta Express train at a railway...
A girl cries after bidding farewell to her Pakistani relatives who boarded the Samjhauta Express train at a railway station in the old quarters of Delhi February 21, 2007. Hundreds of passengers overcame fear and strict security checks on Thursday to travel by rail from India to Pakistan, the first journey on the route since 68 people were killed when a train was bombed this week. Picture taken February 21, 2007. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)
PALESTINIANS ISRAEL
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February 08, 2007
A Palestinian girl shouts in front of Israeli border policemen during a protest against Israeli excavations...
Jerusalem, multiple countries
A Palestinian girl shouts in front of Israeli border policemen during a protest against Israeli excavations...
A Palestinian girl shouts in front of Israeli border policemen during a protest against Israeli excavations near the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City February 8, 2007. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has spurned a call to consider halting excavation work near Jerusalem's most sensitive shrine, which has angered Muslims and threatened a Gaza ceasefire deal. Palestinians have warned Israel the work near a compound housing the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque, Islam's third holiest site, could derail a shaky truce in Gaza with the Jewish state. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (JERUSALEM)
ISRAEL
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January 31, 2007
Ultra-orthodox Jews gather to watch a house demolition in Jerusalem, January 31, 2007. According to the...
Jerusalem, Israel
Ultra-orthodox Jews gather to watch a house demolition in Jerusalem
Ultra-orthodox Jews gather to watch a house demolition in Jerusalem, January 31, 2007. According to the Israeli authorities, the house was demolished due to a lack of permits. REUTERS/Yonathan Weitzman (JERUSALEM)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
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March 09, 2007
A Palestinian demonstrator confronts Israeli border police during a protest against Israel's controversial...
multiple countries
A Palestinian demonstrator confronts Israeli border police during a protest against Israel's controversial...
A Palestinian demonstrator confronts Israeli border police during a protest against Israel's controversial separation barrier near the West Bank village of Bilin March 9, 2007. REUTERS/Yonathan Weitzman (WEST BANK)
IRAN-BRITAIN/FLIGHT
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April 05, 2007
Flight attendant Lucy Nichols keeps the curtain closed as she leaves business class where British military...
London, United Kingdom
Flight attendant Lucy Nichols keeps the curtain closed as she leaves business class where British military...
Flight attendant Lucy Nichols keeps the curtain closed as she leaves business class where British military personnel are seated on their return flight to London from Tehran April 5, 2007. Released from 13 days of captivity and on their way home, 15 British sailors and marines finally had a chance to escape the media spotlight. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (BRITAIN)
IRAQ/
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February 14, 2007
An Iraqi policeman watches a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter leaving an Iraqi Police base southeast of Baghdad,...
Baghdad, Iraq
An Iraqi policeman watches a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter leaving an Iraqi Police base southeast of Baghdad...
An Iraqi policeman watches a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter leaving an Iraqi Police base southeast of Baghdad, February 14, 2007. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (IRAQ)
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IRAQ-USA/CASUALTIES-PROTESTS
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January 01, 2007
A sign is shown at 'Arlington West' in Santa Monica December 31, 2006 to honor the 3,000th soldier killed...
Santa Monica, UNITED STATES
A sign is shown at 'Arlington West' in Santa Monica
A sign is shown at 'Arlington West' in Santa Monica December 31, 2006 to honor the 3,000th soldier killed in Iraq. REUTERS/Max Morse (UNITED STATES)
USA-BUSH/
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January 11, 2007
Tears run from the eyes of U.S. President George W. Bush during a ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Tears run from the eyes of U.S. President George W. Bush during a ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor...
Tears run from the eyes of U.S. President George W. Bush during a ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor winner Marine Cpl. Jason Dunham in the East room of the White House in Washington, January 11, 2007. Cpl. Dunham was killed when he jumped on a grenade to save fellow members of his Marine patrol while serving in Iraq. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES)
IRAQ-USA/PROTEST
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January 27, 2007
Actresses and anti-war demonstrators Susan Sarandon (L) and Jane Fonda stand together after they spoke...
multiple cities, multiple countries
Sarandon and Fonda stand together after addressing anti-war rally on the National Mall
Actresses and anti-war demonstrators Susan Sarandon (L) and Jane Fonda stand together after they spoke to thousands of protesters gathered on the National Mall to rally against the war in Iraq, in Washington January 27, 2007. This is the first time in 34 years that Fonda has addressed an anti-war rally after she famously protested against the war in Vietnam. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES)
IRAQ-USA/PROTEST
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January 12, 2007
Alicia Casilio, dressed as an Iraqi civilian, stands silently at an anti-Iraq war protest in Boston,...
Boston, UNITED STATES
Alicia Casilio, dressed as an Iraqi civilian, stands silently at an anti-Iraq war protest in Boston
Alicia Casilio, dressed as an Iraqi civilian, stands silently at an anti-Iraq war protest in Boston, Massachusetts January 11, 2007. The numbers on Casilio's face represent the estimated number of Iraqi civilians killed in the war. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES) FOR BEST QUALITY SEE: GF2E55I0C1B01
IRAQ/
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February 18, 2007
A U.S. soldier from Delta company of the 1st Battalion-504th Parachute Infantry Regiment takes up a...
Baghdad, Iraq
A U.S. soldier takes up a position after a car bomb explosion at a market in the neighbourhood known...
A U.S. soldier from Delta company of the 1st Battalion-504th Parachute Infantry Regiment takes up a position after a car bomb explosion at a market in the neighbourhood known as New Baghdad, southeast of Baghdad, February 18, 2007. Two car bombs tore through a busy shopping area of a mainly Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday, killing 55 people and wounding scores as militants defied a military offensive by U.S. and Iraqi troops. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (IRAQ
IRAQ/
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February 18, 2007
An Iraqi child watches U.S. soldiers leave the area after a car bomb explosion at a market in the neighbourhood...
Baghdad, Iraq
An Iraqi child watches U.S. soldiers leave the area after a car bomb explosion at a market in the neighbourhood...
An Iraqi child watches U.S. soldiers leave the area after a car bomb explosion at a market in the neighbourhood known as New Baghdad, southeast of Baghdad, February 18, 2007. Two car bombs tore through a busy shopping area of a mainly Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday, killing 55 people and wounding scores as militants defied a military offensive by U.S. and Iraqi troops. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (IRAQ)
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March 20, 2007
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher attends a reception to celebrate Vera Lynn's 90th birthday...
London, United Kingdom
Former British Prime Minister Thatcher attends a reception to celebrate Vera Lynn's 90th birthday at...
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher attends a reception to celebrate Vera Lynn's 90th birthday at the Imperial war Museum in London March 20, 2007. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty (BRITAIN)
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March 15, 2007
A prison inmate kicks a sandbag to unleash pent-up anger during a psychological treatment at a prison...
Nanjing, China
Prison inmate kicks a sandbag to unleash pent-up anger during a psychological treatment at a prison in...
A prison inmate kicks a sandbag to unleash pent-up anger during a psychological treatment at a prison in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu province March 15, 2007. REUTERS/Sean Yong (CHINA)
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