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CHINA-TAIWAN/POLITICS
RTX1UZO5 
November 06, 2015 
An activist holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and China's... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
An activist holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma and China's President... 
An activist holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and China's President Xi Jinping, protests against the upcoming Singapore meeting between Ma and Xi, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, November 6, 2015. As Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou was being peppered with reporters' questions ahead of his historic meeting with China's leader, Chinese state television was showing a dreary press conference on industrial reform. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHINA-TAIWAN/POLITICS
RTX1UZNT 
November 06, 2015 
Activists holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and China's President... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
Activists holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma and China's President Xi,... 
Activists holding a placard showing the merged faces of Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou and China's President Xi Jinping, protest against the upcoming Singapore meeting between Ma and Xi, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan, November 6, 2015. As Taiwan President Ma was being peppered with reporters' questions ahead of his historic meeting with China's leader, Chinese state television was showing a dreary press conference on industrial reform. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang 
Academy Awards
Academy Awards 
Sparkling Details - 23 Feb 2015 
29 PICTURES 
LIFE-GYM-HUMANS
RTR23PAQ 
January 21, 2009 
A fitness instructor does some exercises for photographers with a human weight at a Gymbox gym in London... 
London, United Kingdom 
A fitness instructor does some exercises for photographers with a human weight at a Gymbox gym in London... 
A fitness instructor does some exercises for photographers with a human weight at a Gymbox gym in London January 21, 2009. A British gym is trying to add human interest to otherwise dreary workouts by replacing traditional dumbbell weights with human ones.The Gymbox chain gym in central London says fitness enthusiasts can now swap their usual lumps of metal for human beings in a range of shapes and sizes. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN) 
LIFE-GYM-HUMANS
RTR23PAL 
January 21, 2009 
Human weights pose for photographers as they stand in a line in order of their weight at a Gymbox gym... 
London, United Kingdom 
Human weights pose for photographers as they stand in a line in order of their weight at a Gymbox gym... 
Human weights pose for photographers as they stand in a line in order of their weight at a Gymbox gym in London January 21, 2009. A British gym is trying to add human interest to otherwise dreary workouts by replacing traditional dumbbell weights with human ones.The Gymbox chain gym in central London says fitness enthusiasts can now swap their usual lumps of metal for human beings in a range of shapes and sizes. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN) 
LIFE-GYM-HUMANS
RTR23PAJ 
January 21, 2009 
A fitness instructor does some squat exercises for photographers using a human weight at a Gymbox gym... 
London, United Kingdom 
A fitness instructor does some squat exercises for photographers using a human weight at a Gymbox gym... 
A fitness instructor does some squat exercises for photographers using a human weight at a Gymbox gym in London January 21, 2009. A British gym is trying to add human interest to otherwise dreary workouts by replacing traditional dumbbell weights with human ones.The Gymbox chain gym in central London says fitness enthusiasts can now swap their usual lumps of metal for human beings in a range of shapes and sizes. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN) 
LIFE-GYM-HUMANS
RTR23PAI 
January 21, 2009 
A gym member does some exercises for photographers using human weights at a Gymbox gym in London January... 
London, United Kingdom 
A gym member does some exercises for photographers using human weights at a Gymbox gym in London 
A gym member does some exercises for photographers using human weights at a Gymbox gym in London January 21, 2009. A British gym is trying to add human interest to otherwise dreary workouts by replacing traditional dumbbell weights with human ones.The Gymbox chain gym in central London says fitness enthusiasts can now swap their usual lumps of metal for human beings in a range of shapes and sizes. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN) 
ROMANIA/
RTR21QIL 
August 27, 2008 
A cameraman films inside of a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital... 
Bucharest, Romania 
A cameraman films inside of a decorated public transport bus in Bucharest 
A cameraman films inside of a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital until the end of August in Bucharest August 27, 2008. Three such buses, furbished by the Romanian Culture Institute, will have French actors entertaining passengers in an attempt to transform dreary daily public transport. REUTERS/Mihai Barbu (ROMANIA) 
ROMANIA/
RTR21QIJ 
August 27, 2008 
An actor plays the piano inside a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital... 
Bucharest, Romania 
An actor plays the piano inside a decorated public transport bus in Bucharest 
An actor plays the piano inside a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital until the end of August in Bucharest August 27, 2008. Three such buses, furbished by the Romanian Culture Institute, will have French actors entertaining passengers in an attempt to transform dreary daily public transport. REUTERS/Mihai Barbu (ROMANIA) 
ROMANIA/
RTR21QIC 
August 27, 2008 
French actors stand in front of a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital... 
Bucharest, Romania 
French actors stand in front of decorated public transport bus in Bucharest 
French actors stand in front of a decorated public transport bus that will travel across Romania's capital until the end of August in Bucharest August 27, 2008. Three such buses, furbished by the Romanian Culture Institute, will have French actors entertaining passengers in an attempt to transform dreary daily public transport. REUTERS/Mihai Barbu (ROMANIA) 
KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE
RTR208JD 
May 06, 2008 
A wall is covered with posters of cram schools at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams" in... 
Seoul, South Korea 
To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE 
A wall is covered with posters of cram schools at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams" in Korean -- in Seoul May 5, 2008. About 20,000 of Koreans have shut themselves off from the rest of Seoul and formed a dreary enclave on the edge of the capital where they study for some of the toughest exams the country has to offer in the hopes of becoming a lawyer or a top-tier bureaucrat. Picture taken on May 5, 2008. To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE
RTR208JB 
May 06, 2008 
Placards promoting cram schools are hung at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams" in Korean... 
Seoul, South Korea 
To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE 
Placards promoting cram schools are hung at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams" in Korean -- in Seoul May 5, 2008. About 20,000 of Koreans have shut themselves off from the rest of Seoul and formed a dreary enclave on the edge of the capital where they study for some of the toughest exams the country has to offer in the hopes of becoming a lawyer or a top-tier bureaucrat. Picture taken on May 5, 2008. To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE
RTR208JA 
May 06, 2008 
Signboards of cram schools and restaurants are seen at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams"... 
Seoul, South Korea 
To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE 
Signboards of cram schools and restaurants are seen at "Goshi Village" -- goshi meaning "higher exams" in Korean -- in Seoul May 5, 2008. About 20,000 of Koreans have shut themselves off from the rest of Seoul and formed a dreary enclave on the edge of the capital where they study for some of the toughest exams the country has to offer in the hopes of becoming a lawyer or a top-tier bureaucrat. Picture taken May 5, 2008. To match Reuters Life! KOREA-EXAM/VILLAGE REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (SOUTH KOREA) 
CANADA
RTXO001 
November 29, 2005 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in north... 
North Vancouver, Canada 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in ..... 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in north Vancouver, British Columbia, November 29, 2005. The unexpected wintry conditions offered residents a change of scenery in the normally dreary and rainy lower mainland on the Canadian west coast. 
CANADA
RTR1BS87 
November 29, 2005 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in north... 
North Vancouver, Canada 
Snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter in north Vancouver 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in north Vancouver, British Columbia, November 29, 2005. The unexpected wintry conditions offered residents a change of scenery in the normally dreary and rainy lower mainland on the Canadian west coast. REUTERS/Andy Clark 
CANADA
RTR1BS6X 
November 29, 2005 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in North... 
North Vancouver, Canada 
Snowman stands in park after snowstorm on Canadian west coast in North Vancouver 
A snowman stands in a park after a blast of winter bringing heavy wet snow and cold temperatures in North Vancouver, British Columbia November 29, 2005. The unexpected wintry conditions offered residents a change of scenery in the normally dreary and rainy lower mainland on the Canadian west coast. REUTERS/Andy Clark 
TAIWAN
RTRDUQ0 
February 03, 2001 
Low lying clouds envelope central Taipei February 3, 2001. Wet, dreary weather is typical in Taiwan during... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
TAIPEI BUILDINGS ARE SEEN THROUGH LOW LYING CLOUDS. 
Low lying clouds envelope central Taipei February 3, 2001. Wet, dreary weather is typical in Taiwan during the month of February.

DCS/PB 
USA
RTXK8KK 
January 20, 2001 
Washington police restrain and arrest a protestor January 20, 2001 during the inaugural parade of [President... 
Washington, USA 
Washington police restrain and arrest a protestor January 20, 2001 during the inaugural parade of [P..... 
Washington police restrain and arrest a protestor January 20, 2001 during the inaugural parade of [President George W. Bush]. Dreary skies and a day-long rain covered the Washington area throughout the [Bush] inaugural festivities. 
BUSH
RTRD9B5 
January 20, 2001 
Washington police restrain and arrest a protestor January 20, 2001 during the inaugural parade of President... 
Washington, USA 
WASHINGTON DC POLICE RESTRAIN A PROTESTOR. 
Washington police restrain and arrest a protestor January 20, 2001 during the inaugural parade of President George W. Bush. Dreary skies and a day-long rain covered the Washington area throughout the Bush inaugural festivities.

GAC/HB 
BUSH
RTRD98X 
January 20, 2001 
On a dreary, rain-filled January 20, 2001, George W. Bush is sworn in on the west side of the U.S. Capitol... 
Washington, USA 
OVERALL VIEW OF INAUGURATION OF GEORGE W BUSH. 
On a dreary, rain-filled January 20, 2001, George W. Bush is sworn in on the west side of the U.S. Capitol building. In his inaugural speech, Bush pledged he would work to build "a single nation of justice and opportunity.

ME 
MALAYSIA CEMETERY
RTR6FXK 
June 23, 2000 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-MALAYSIA-CEMETERY - Workers clean the cemetery at the Nirwana Memorial Park... 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
WORKERS CLEAN THE CEMETERY AT THE NIRWANA MEMORIAL PARK NEAR KUALA LUMPUR. 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-MALAYSIA-CEMETERY - Workers clean the cemetery at the Nirwana Memorial Park just outside Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur June 23. Sprawling over 206 hectares staked in by fluorescent-coloured flags, the leafy cemetery aspires to shed dreary images of death into something more fun. Picture taken June 23, 2000.

ZH 
ENTERTAINMENT GRANT
RTRC668 
August 17, 1999 
British actor Hugh Grant (R), shown in a August 17, 1999 file photo with actress Elizabeth Hurley (L)... 
Berlin, USA 
FILE PHOTO OF ELIZABETH HURLEY AND HUGH GRANT AT PREMIERE. 
British actor Hugh Grant (R), shown in a August 17, 1999 file photo with actress Elizabeth Hurley (L) at a Los Angeles premiere, says his life was just too dreary for his ex-partner Hurley. In a interview published on December 18, 2000 in the German magazine Hoer Zu, Grant said "I would love to be a jet-setter, flying off to parties in New York and Monte Carlo. Obviously I was too dull for Liz.

BK/MMR 
TAIWAN VILLAGE
RTRL73V 
January 22, 1999 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - Taiwan Nationalist army veteran Kao Ching-lien, 89, stands... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE. 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - Taiwan Nationalist army veteran Kao Ching-lien, 89, stands inside his former residence in the Four-Four-South village, a dreary army shantytown in Taipei's new financial district. The tiny room had been Kao's home for five decades, but faces demolition as Taiwan's cramped capital looks for space to grow. The village was built in 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government lost a civil war to Mao Zedong's communist troops and fled to the island. Pictures taken 14JAN99.

AH/CC/AA 
TAIWAN VILLAGE
RTRL731 
January 22, 1999 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - The black-tiled Four-Four-South military village, built in... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE. 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - The black-tiled Four-Four-South military village, built in 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist troops lost a Chinese civil war to the Chinese communists and fled to Taiwan, faces demolition as Taipei's cramped capital looks for space to grow. The dreary army shantytown is located in Taipei's new "golden" financial district, surrounding by modern skyscrapers.

AH/CC/AA 
TAIWAN VILLAGE
RTRL72U 
January 22, 1999 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - Eighty-four-year-old Taiwan veteran Chang Li-cheng, holds... 
Taipei, Taiwan 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE. 
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-TAIWAN-VILLAGE - Eighty-four-year-old Taiwan veteran Chang Li-cheng, holds a shining knief inside his house in the Four-Four-South village, a dreary army shantytown in Taipei's new financial district. The tiny room had been Chang's home for five decades, but faces demolition as Taiwan's cramped capital looks for space to grow. Chang is one of the few remaining residents who refuses to leave, keeping two knives at his bedside just in case his evictors show up in the middle of the night. The village was built in 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government lost a civil war to Mao Zedong's communist troops and fled to the island.

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