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LEBANON-REFUGEES/
RTS2L9UR
July 07, 2019
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese...
ARSAL, Lebanon
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese...
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, Lebanon July 4, 2019. Picture taken July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
LEBANON-REFUGEES/
RTS2L9UA
July 07, 2019
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese...
ARSAL, Lebanon
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese...
A worker uses a jackhammer to dismantle concrete huts at a makeshift Syrian refugee camp in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, Lebanon July 4, 2019. Picture taken July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEO
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 27, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
MYANMAR-CHINA/JADE
RTX1YVEL
December 16, 2015
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November...
Yangon, Myanmar
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state
Miners search for jade stones at a mine dump at a Hpakant jade mine in Kachin state, Myanmar November 27, 2015. Using heavy earth-excavators and explosives, miners have been tearing into Myanmar's northern hills in recent months, in a rush to excavate more jade from the world's richest deposits of the gemstone before a new government takes office next year. Picture taken November 27, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
UKRAINE-CRISIS/
RTSCL0
September 09, 2015
Workers use an auger to drill a hole for a stake to build a fence at a construction site for Russia's...
BELGOROD REGION, Russia
Workers use auger to drill hole for stake to build fence at construction site for Russia's new military...
Workers use an auger to drill a hole for a stake to build a fence at a construction site for Russia's new military base near the Russian-Ukrainian border in the village of Soloti, southeast of Belgorod, Russia, September 7, 2015. Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev. The base, when completed, will even have its own swimming pool, skating rink and barber shop, according to public documents. Picture taken September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Anton Zverev
UKRAINE-CRISIS/
RTSCKW
September 09, 2015
Workers use an auger to drill a hole for a stake to build a fence at a construction site for Russia's...
BELGOROD REGION, Russia
Workers use auger to drill hole for stake to build fence at construction site for Russia's new military...
Workers use an auger to drill a hole for a stake to build a fence at a construction site for Russia's new military base near the Russian-Ukrainian border in the village of Soloti, southeast of Belgorod, Russia, September 7, 2015. Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev. The base, when completed, will even have its own swimming pool, skating rink and barber shop, according to public documents. Picture taken September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Anton Zverev
THAILAND-BLAST/
RTX1PO3E
August 26, 2015
A craftsman fixes the statue of Hindu god Brahma after it was damaged during the deadly blast at the...
Bangkok, Thailand
A craftsman fixes the statue of Hindu god Brahma after it was damaged during the deadly blast at the...
A craftsman fixes the statue of Hindu god Brahma after it was damaged during the deadly blast at the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, August 26, 2015. Police on Tuesday questioned a taxi driver who may have driven the main suspect away from the area of last week's deadly attack in Bangkok, as forensic experts struggle to unearth vital evidence in Thailand's worst ever bombing. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BELARUS-BUSINESS/
RTX1OMD0
August 18, 2015
German and Belarussian labourers work to renovate a house in Minsk August 18, 2015. German charity organisation...
Minsk, Belarus
German and Belarussian labourers work to renovate a house in Minsk
German and Belarussian labourers work to renovate a house in Minsk August 18, 2015. German charity organisation "Heim-statt Tschernobyl e.V." (Houses instead of Chernobyl) and its Belarussian partner OkoBau organised a workshop conducted by German experts in plaster, metals and insulation to train Belarussian workers in the use of traditional and environmentally friendly materials in construction. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
BRAZIL-OLYMPICS/
RTX1LPAC
July 24, 2015
Workers are pictured at the construction site of the handball venue at the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio...
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Workers are pictured at the construction site of the handball venue at the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio...
Workers are pictured at the construction site of the handball venue at the Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 24, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
USA-SEATTLE/TUNNEL
RTR4VJ8J
March 31, 2015
Workers look on as they lift the machine head from Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine,...
Seattle, USA
Workers lift machine head from Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, from access pit for...
Workers look on as they lift the machine head from Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, from an access pit for repairs in Seattle, Washington March 30, 2015. The cutter head of the world's largest-diameter tunnel-boring machine was being hoisted out of a temporary pit in Seattle on Monday as construction crews work to fix a key component in a long-delayed multibillion-dollar highway replacement project. The machine, nicknamed Bertha, overheated and stopped working in December 2013 after digging just 10 percent of a planned tunnel route to replace an ageing waterfront highway that hugs downtown Seattle, stalling a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul. REUTERS/Jason Redmond TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
USA-SEATTLE/TUNNEL
RTR4VJ6T
March 31, 2015
Workers look on as the machine head of Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, is lifted from...
Seattle, USA
Machine head from Bertha, world's largest tunnel-boring machine, is lifted from access pit for repairs...
Workers look on as the machine head of Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, is lifted from an access pit for repairs in Seattle, Washington March 30, 2015. The cutter head of the world's largest-diameter tunnel-boring machine was being hoisted out of a temporary pit in Seattle on Monday as construction crews work to fix a key component in a long-delayed multibillion-dollar highway replacement project. The machine, nicknamed Bertha, overheated and stopped working in December 2013 after digging just 10 percent of a planned tunnel route to replace an ageing waterfront highway that hugs downtown Seattle, stalling a $3.1 billion roadway overhaul. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
SYRIA-CRISIS/
RTR4SO22
March 09, 2015
A rebel fighter uses a drill while digging a cave in the mountains, to be used as shelters from the bombing...
Hama, Syria
A rebel fighter uses a drill while digging a cave in the mountains, to be used as shelters from the bombing...
A rebel fighter uses a drill while digging a cave in the mountains, to be used as shelters from the bombing of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in al-Latamna town, in the northern countryside of Hama, March 9, 2015. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT MILITARY)
UKRAINE-CRISIS/
RTR3PAWT
May 15, 2014
A miner works at the Gorniak 95 coal mine in the town of Makiyivka, near the regional capital of Donetsk...
MAKIYIVKA, Ukraine
A miner works at the Gorniak 95 coal mine in the town of Makiyivka near the regional capital of Donetsk...
A miner works at the Gorniak 95 coal mine in the town of Makiyivka, near the regional capital of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine May 15, 2014. Donetsk and Luhansk yield more than 15 percent of Ukraine's GDP, including around a third of its industrial output from the giant steel smelters and other heavy industry of the Donbass, one of Europe's most productive coal-producing regions. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT ENERGY)
USA-RESCUE/MOCK
RTR3IL2D
March 25, 2014
A rescue specialists for USA-1 repels while using a jackhammer to rescue a victim from the scene of a...
Perry, UNITED STATES
A rescue specialists for USA-1 repels while using a jackhammer to rescue a victim from the scene of a...
A rescue specialists for USA-1 repels while using a jackhammer to rescue a victim from the scene of a mock disaster area during a training exercise at the Guardian Center in Perry, Georgia, March 25, 2014. A week of field training, the first of its kind at the 830-acre training site, to be open to the media, began Monday with the arrival of USA-1 from Fairfax, Virginia along with its sister team in Los Angeles, California. USA-1 has been deployed by the U.S. Agency for International Development to 30 foreign disasters, including earthquakes in Haiti, Armenia and Iran, the tsunami in Japan and the typhoon in the Philippines. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY HEALTH DISASTER)
POLAND-SHALE/GAS
RTX11H8O
July 09, 2013
A worker hoses down drilling equipment with water at a shale gas fracking facility run by Poland's PKN...
USCIMOW, Poland
A worker hoses down drilling equipment with water at a shale gas fracking facility run by Poland's PKN...
A worker hoses down drilling equipment with water at a shale gas fracking facility run by Poland's PKN Orlen Company on the outskirts of the village of Uscimow, south-eastern Poland, June 5, 2013. Hopes that Poland could lead a U.S.-style shale gas boom in Europe are fading fast as energy companies say red tape is delaying commercial output and Warsaw's draft proposals to cut bureaucracy do not go nearly far enough. Picture taken June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (POLAND - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENERGY)
PALESTINIANS-EGYPT/TUNNELS
RTR3DQEX
February 13, 2013
A Palestinian worker repairs a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces, beneath the Egyptian-Gaza...
Rafah, Palestinian Territories
Palestinian worker repairs a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces, beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border...
A Palestinian worker repairs a smuggling tunnel flooded by Egyptian forces, beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip February 10, 2013. Egyptian forces have flooded smuggling tunnels under the border with the Palestinian-ruled Gaza Strip in a campaign to shut them down, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said. Picture taken February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS)
MYANMAR/
RTR366RJ
August 05, 2012
A boy with a pneumatic drill breaks rocks near a construction site in Myanmar's new capital Naypyitaw...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar
A boy with a pneumatic drill breaks rocks near a construction site in Myanmar's new capital Naypyitaw...
A boy with a pneumatic drill breaks rocks near a construction site in Myanmar's new capital Naypyitaw August 5, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SOCIETY)
CHINA-ECONOMY/GROWTH
RTR34UVT
July 12, 2012
A labourer works at a construction site in Beijing's central business district July 12, 2012. China's...
Beijing, China
A labourer works at a construction site in Beijing's central business district
A labourer works at a construction site in Beijing's central business district July 12, 2012. China's economy may have grown around 7.5 percent in the second quarter and nearly 8 percent in the first half, and will recover steadily in the second half as policy stimulus gains traction, a senior economist at the cabinet's think-tank said on Thursday. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS EMPLOYMENT)
USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
RTR32V1W
May 31, 2012
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los Angeles, California May 14, 2012. At the height of the U.S. housing bubble, the practice of "flipping" homes - buying them for cheap, fixing them up and reselling them for a quick profit - was popular enough to inspire its own TV show. The housing crash that began about five years ago put the brakes on it, but it is now re-emerging in another form, with some investors selecting foreclosed homes in cities like Los Angeles and Phoenix for flipping. Picture taken May 14, 2012. To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
RTR32V1V
May 31, 2012
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los Angeles, California May 14, 2012. At the height of the U.S. housing bubble, the practice of "flipping" homes - buying them for cheap, fixing them up and reselling them for a quick profit - was popular enough to inspire its own TV show. The housing crash that began about five years ago put the brakes on it, but it is now re-emerging in another form, with some investors selecting foreclosed homes in cities like Los Angeles and Phoenix for flipping. Picture taken May 14, 2012. To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
RTR32V1U
May 31, 2012
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP
A construction worker uses a jackhammer while demolishing the cement deck of a foreclosed home in Los Angeles, California May 14, 2012. At the height of the U.S. housing bubble, the practice of "flipping" homes - buying them for cheap, fixing them up and reselling them for a quick profit - was popular enough to inspire its own TV show. The housing crash that began about five years ago put the brakes on it, but it is now re-emerging in another form, with some investors selecting foreclosed homes in cities like Los Angeles and Phoenix for flipping. Picture taken May 14, 2012. To match story USA-HOUSING/FORECLOSURES-FLIP REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
GERMANY/
RTR2ZNRX
March 21, 2012
A worker mounts 320 square metres of solar panels on the roof of a farmstead barn in Binsham near Landshut...
BINSHAM, Germany
A worker mounts 320 square metres of solar panels on the roof of a farmstead barn in Binsham
A worker mounts 320 square metres of solar panels on the roof of a farmstead barn in Binsham near Landshut March 21, 2012. German government plans cuts in the solar funding. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)
RUSSIA/
RTR2Y37W
February 19, 2012
Fishermen drill ice-holes during a competition in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok February 19,...
Vladivostok, Russia
Fishermen drill ice-holes during a competition in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok
Fishermen drill ice-holes during a competition in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok February 19, 2012. Participants of the contest, which was held during the "People Fishing All-Russian Festival" under the patronage of Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, competed against one another to drill ice-holes in the quickest time possible, according to organizers. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
GERMANY/
RTR2XWLC
February 15, 2012
A worker drills a hole underneath the McDonald's brand sign at a store of the global fast food chain...
Berlin, Germany
A worker drills a hole underneath the McDonald's brand sign at a store of the global fast food chain...
A worker drills a hole underneath the McDonald's brand sign at a store of the global fast food chain in Berlin February 15, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS LOGO FOOD)
SLOVENIA/
RTR2VUG7
January 03, 2012
A man applies the finishing touches on a banner during a gathering to oppose a law that allows same-sex...
SKOFJA LOKA, Slovenia
A man applies the finishing touches on a banner during a gathering to oppose a law that allows same-sex...
A man applies the finishing touches on a banner during a gathering to oppose a law that allows same-sex couples to adopt children, in Skofja Loka January 3, 2012. Family and children's rights activists are trying to gather 40,000 signatures from people supporting a referendum to repeal the law.
REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic (SLOVENIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR2ULN6
November 29, 2011
Huang Lianfei, a worker at a metal craft workshop, stands on a ladder as he drills to construct a model...
Shenyang, China
Huang Lianfei, a worker at a metal craft workshop, stands on a ladder as he drills to construct a model...
Huang Lianfei, a worker at a metal craft workshop, stands on a ladder as he drills to construct a model robot based on a character from the cartoon "Transformers", in Shenyang, Liaoning province November 29, 2011. Inspired by the cartoon, Huang had worked on the model made from discarded automobile parts for about a month. REUTERS/Sheng Li (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT ENTERTAINMENT)
CANADA-PDAC/
RTR2JJQX
March 06, 2011
Delegates look at drill bits during the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) trade...
Toronto, Canada
Delegates look at drill bits during the PDAC trade show in Toronto
Delegates look at drill bits during the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) trade show in Toronto March 6, 2011. The world's largest mining convention has generated even more excitement than usual given rising demand and surging metal prices. REUTERS/Mike Cassese (CANADA - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS)
LOWES/
RTR2J032
February 23, 2011
A customer passes a display of tools at a Lowe's store in Quincy, Massachusetts February 23, 2011. No....
Quincy, UNITED STATES
A customer passes a display of tools at a Lowe's store in Quincy
A customer passes a display of tools at a Lowe's store in Quincy, Massachusetts February 23, 2011. No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc reported weaker same-store sales versus larger rival Home Depot and issued a lackluster earnings forecast after losing market share in the appliances segment, sending its shares down. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
LOWES/
RTR2J02Y
February 23, 2011
A Lowe's employee helps a customer at a Lowe's store in Quincy, Massachusetts February 23, 2011. The...
Quincy, UNITED STATES
A Lowe's employee helps a customer at a Lowe's store in Quincy
A Lowe's employee helps a customer at a Lowe's store in Quincy, Massachusetts February 23, 2011. The No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc reported weaker same-store sales versus larger rival Home Depot and issued a lackluster earnings forecast after losing market share in the appliances segment, sending its shares down. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
GERMANY/
RTXX6W8
January 28, 2011
A worker uses an pneumatic drill to break off the tarmac road surface that was damaged by frost on the...
Berlin, Germany
Worker breaks off tarmac road surface that damaged by frost at Strasse des 17. Juni in Berlin
A worker uses an pneumatic drill to break off the tarmac road surface that was damaged by frost on the Strasse des 17. Juni in Berlin, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: TRANSPORT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
PORTUGAL/
RTXVZ32
December 23, 2010
Miners prepare holes for explosives inside the copper mine of Aljustrel December 22, 2010. The mine,...
Aljustrel, Portugal
Miners prepare holes for explosives inside the copper mine of Aljustrel
Miners prepare holes for explosives inside the copper mine of Aljustrel December 22, 2010. The mine, closed for years, was reopened in the summer in light of increasing copper prices. Picture taken December 22, 2010. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro (PORTUGAL - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY EMPLOYMENT)
CHILE-MINE/ACCIDENT
RTXSGOO
September 20, 2010
The precision drilling machine (bottom) that has been assembled to dig an escape route for the 33 miners...
Copiapo, Chile
Combo of the precision drilling machine assembled in Copiaco
The precision drilling machine (bottom) that has been assembled to dig an escape route for the 33 miners trapped underground inside a copper and gold mine at San Jose mine near Copaipo is seen in this September 20, 2010 combination photo. Pictures taken September 11, 2010 (top) and September 20, 2010. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (CHILE - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
CHILE-MINE/ACCIDENT
RTR2HVW2
September 03, 2010
A Schramm T130 Drill, normally used to bore water wells, arrives at the copper and gold mine where 33...
Copiapo, Chile
A Schramm T130 Drill arrives at the copper and gold mine where 33 miners have been trapped underground...
A Schramm T130 Drill, normally used to bore water wells, arrives at the copper and gold mine where 33 miners have been trapped underground since August 5, in Copiapo some 725 km (450 miles) north of Santiago, September 3, 2010. The new drill is being used parallel to another slower one already working, in a bid to reach the miners stuck in a hot and humid tunnel 2,300 feet (700 meters) underground for the past 29 days. REUTERS/Luis Hidalgo (CHILE - Tags: BUSINESS DISASTER IMAGES OF THE DAY)
OIL-SPILL/
RTR2H97P
August 11, 2010
Drill pipes sit aboard an idle oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico near Port Fourchon, Louisiana August 11,...
PORT FOURCHON, UNITED STATES
Drill pipes sit aboard an idle oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico near Port Fourchon, Louisiana
Drill pipes sit aboard an idle oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico near Port Fourchon, Louisiana August 11, 2010. Several staffed rigs have sat awaiting drill permits since a moratorium was placed on new drilling in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. REUTERS/Lee Celano (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS)
ODD-GERMANY/LUTHER
RTR2H8QP
August 11, 2010
An assistant fixes a plastic statuette of 16th-century Protestant reformer Martin Luther, which is part...
Wittenberg, Germany
An assistant fixes a plastic statuette of 16th-century Protestant reformer Martin Luther by German artist...
An assistant fixes a plastic statuette of 16th-century Protestant reformer Martin Luther, which is part of the art installation 'Martin Luther - I'm standing here' by German artist Ottmar Hoerl, in the main square in Wittenberg, eastern Germany August 11, 2010. The installation of 800 one-metre high figurines, based on a statue of Martin Luther on the town square and intended to replace it while it is being renovated, will be open to the public on August 14 and runs till September 12, 2010. Hoerl's creation has created some controversy, with some Protestant theologians saying the statuettes, make a mockery of Luther's achievements. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
OIL-RIG/LEAK
RTR2EJ1U
May 29, 2010
The Discover Enterprise drill ship sits at the source of the Deepwater Horizon leak in the Gulf of Mexico...
Gulf Of Mexico, UNITED STATES
Discover Enterprise drill ship sits at source of Deepwater Horizon leak in Gulf of Mexico
The Discover Enterprise drill ship sits at the source of the Deepwater Horizon leak in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana May 29, 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR2DEQB
May 03, 2010
A worker installs an advertising poster in Zurich May 3, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (SWITZERLAND...
Zurich, Switzerland
A worker installs an advertising poster in Zurich
A worker installs an advertising poster in Zurich May 3, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
IRAN-EARTHQUAKE/
RTXS4SA
April 25, 2010
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to...
Tehran, Iran
A construction worker uses a jack hammer to remove support pillars for the final floor of a high rise...
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.

A construction worker uses a jack hammer to remove support pillars for the final floor of a high rise building in north Tehran April 15, 2010. The municipality said they had built one too many floors than their permit allowed. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked 5 million Tehranis to evacuate the capital since they know their sprawling metropolis is due for a massive earthquake. When the last major earthquake hit, in 1831, Tehran was tiny compared to the metropolis where today the work-day population can reach 15 million. Picture taken April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS DISASTER)
QUAKE-CHILE/
RTR2B21N
February 28, 2010
Rescue workers try to enter the bottom floor of a damaged building after an earthquake in Concepcion...
Concepcion, Chile
Rescue workers try to enter the bottom floor of a damaged building after an earthquake in Concepcion
Rescue workers try to enter the bottom floor of a damaged building after an earthquake in Concepcion February 28, 2010. Chilean rescuers used shovels and sledgehammers on Sunday to find survivors of a huge earthquake in Chile that unleashed a Pacific tsunami and triggered looting by desperate and hungry residents. REUTERS/Jose Luis Saavedra (CHILE - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
SRILANKA/
RTR2AY19
February 26, 2010
A labourer balances himself on a rock wall as he uses his feet to guide a jackhammer at a quarry in the...
Colombo, Sri Lanka
A labourer balances himself on a rock wall as he uses his feet to guide a jackhammer at a quarry in the...
A labourer balances himself on a rock wall as he uses his feet to guide a jackhammer at a quarry in the town of Kaduwela, 20km (12 miles) east of Colombo, February 26, 2010. The labourers working in the quarries earn about 1800 Sri Lankan Rupees ($15) a day, depending on how much rocks they can break to be put into lorry trucks. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds (SRI LANKA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
FORECLOSURE-EVICTIONS/
RTR26X8Z
August 20, 2009
A locksmith changes the locks on a house after Orange County sheriff's deputy Dan Mendoza (R) and Anaheim...
Anaheim, UNITED STATES
A locksmith changes the locks on a house after an eviction order
A locksmith changes the locks on a house after Orange County sheriff's deputy Dan Mendoza (R) and Anaheim police officer Chris Ned (C) enforce an eviction order in Anaheim, California, June 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
CHINA-ECONOMY/
RTR25PPQ
July 16, 2009
Employees assemble an engine at the production line of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
Employees assemble an engine at the production line of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. in Hefei
Employees assemble an engine at the production line of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. in Hefei, Anhui province July 16, 2009. China's annual GDP growth accelerated to 7.9 percent in the second quarter from 6.1 percent in the first quarter, as a surge in bank lending and government spending made it the best-performing major economy in the world. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR24PSD
June 16, 2009
Miners stand in front of drill machine 'Gaby' after breaking through at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at...
Amsteg, Switzerland
Miners stand in front of drill machine 'Gaby' after breaking through at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at...
Miners stand in front of drill machine 'Gaby' after breaking through at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel June 16, 2009. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND TRAVEL BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
SWITZERLAND/
RTR24PRL
June 16, 2009
Miners stand in front as the drill machine 'Gaby' breaks through the rock at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg...
Amsteg, Switzerland
Miners stand in front as the drill machine 'Gaby' breaks through the rock at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg...
Miners stand in front as the drill machine 'Gaby' breaks through the rock at the section Erstfeld-Amsteg at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel June 16, 2009. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world's longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND TRAVEL BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
SLOVENIA/
RTXDT7D
April 09, 2009
Slovenian artist Franc Grom drills a hole in an empty egg shell in Vrhnik April 9, 2009. Grom drills...
VRHNIKA, Slovenia
Slovenian artist Franc Grom drills a hole in an empty egg shell in Vrhnik
Slovenian artist Franc Grom drills a hole in an empty egg shell in Vrhnik April 9, 2009. Grom drills thousands of holes into egg shells to create unique Easter eggs of fragile beauty. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic (SLOVENIA SOCIETY RELIGION)
CHILE-COPPER/SONAMI
RTXDAOZ
March 27, 2009
Workers gather inside a cave next to a drill machine at the Andina copper mine, about 80 km (49 miles)...
Santiago, Chile
Workers gather inside a cave next to a drill machine at the Andina copper mine
Workers gather inside a cave next to a drill machine at the Andina copper mine, about 80 km (49 miles) northeast of Santiago and 11,482 feet above sea level, March 25, 2009. Chile's second-biggest mining association, Sonami, on Tuesday forecast Chilean copper output will rise 1.3 percent this year from 5.4 million tonnes in 2008, about 100,000 tonnes less than earlier forecast. Picture taken March 25, 2009. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado (CHILE BUSINESS)
STORM-HANNA/
RTX8GBD
September 05, 2008
Clinton Bosley boards up a store front in Myrtle Beach September 5, 2008. Hanna was expected to be just...
Myrtle Beach, UNITED STATES
Clinton Bosley boards up a store front in Myrtle Beach
Clinton Bosley boards up a store front in Myrtle Beach September 5, 2008. Hanna was expected to be just short of minimal Category 1 hurricane strength when it reaches the U.S. East Coast near the North Carolina and South Carolina border early on Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES)
PERU/
RTX75A3
June 20, 2008
Pedro Alegre, a mannequin craftsman, works on a model's torso at a workshop in Lima June 19, 2008. REUTERS/Enrique...
Lima, Peru
Pedro Alegre, a mannequin craftsman, works on a model's torso at a workshop in Lima
Pedro Alegre, a mannequin craftsman, works on a model's torso at a workshop in Lima June 19, 2008. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU)
JORDAN/
RTR1ZX04
April 26, 2008
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public...
Amman, Jordan
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public...
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public show in Amman April 26, 2008. Dasan, 54 and father of six, on Saturday broke 5,000 kg of marble and cement bricks in one minute and sixteen seconds in the presence of Jordanian referees. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (JORDAN)
JORDAN/
RTR1ZX02
April 26, 2008
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public...
Amman, Jordan
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public...
A man operates a jackhammer on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, during a public show in Amman April 26, 2008. Dasan, 54 and father of six, on Saturday broke 5,000 kg of marble and cement bricks in one minute and sixteen seconds in the presence of Jordanian referees. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (JORDAN)
JORDAN/
RTR1ZWZZ
April 26, 2008
A worker breaks through cement slabs on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, with a...
Amman, Jordan
A worker breaks through cement slabs on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, with a...
A worker breaks through cement slabs on the stomach of Mustafa Dasan, a Taekwondo instructor, with a jackhammer during a public show in Amman April 26, 2008. Dasan, 54 and father of six, on Saturday broke 5,000 kg of marble and cement bricks in one minute and sixteen seconds in the presence of Jordanian referees. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (JORDAN)
CANADA/
RTR1ZEB3
April 12, 2008
Serge Lachance taps a maple tree at the Chemin du Roy maple grove in St-Augustin, Quebec, April 11, 2008....
Quebec City, Canada
Serge Lachance taps a maple tree at the Chemin du Roy maple grove in St-Augustin, Quebec
Serge Lachance taps a maple tree at the Chemin du Roy maple grove in St-Augustin, Quebec, April 11, 2008. According to a local newspaper, close to 80% of the worldwide production of maple syrup comes from Quebec. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger (CANADA)
ROMANIA-MINING/
RTR1XM1U
February 27, 2008
A miner works inside a hard coal mine in Lupeni, Jiu Valley, west of Bucharest October 24, 2007. Miners...
Lupeni, Romania
To match feature ROMANIA-MINING
A miner works inside a hard coal mine in Lupeni, Jiu Valley, west of Bucharest October 24, 2007. Miners hope to attract foreign cash to the coal industry, which could help Romania, with its mix of coal, hydro and nuclear power, become a major source of energy exports to southeastern Europe. Picture taken October 24, 2007. To match feature ROMANIA-MINING. REUTERS/Mihai Barbu (ROMANIA)
CHINA/
RTR1VVEV
January 16, 2008
A stone craftsman drills a large rock before it is sculpted into a statue in what is called the 'sculpture...
Baoding, China
A stone craftsman drills large rock before it is sculpted into statue in 'sculpture zone' in Dangcheng...
A stone craftsman drills a large rock before it is sculpted into a statue in what is called the 'sculpture zone' in the town of Dangcheng in Hebei Province, located around 150 km south of Beijing January 16, 2008. The area claims to have a history of stone carving that dates back more than 2000 years. Presently, the zone includes around 10,000 stone craftsman at over 100 factories, that produce thousands of statues per year for export to mainly European customers. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTX4Z0F
December 23, 2007
An Israeli police explosives expert (R) digs for the remains of a rocket fired by Palestinian militants...
Mefalsim, Israel
Israeli police explosives expert digs for the remains of a rocket near Kibbutz Mefalsim
An Israeli police explosives expert (R) digs for the remains of a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza after it landed in a field near Kibbutz Mefalsim, just outside the northern Gaza Strip, December 23, 2007. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (ISRAEL)
OLYMPICS-BEIJING/STADIUM
RTX43P9
November 27, 2007
A labourer works in the square in front of the National Olympic Stadium, also known as the 'Bird's Nest',...
Beijing, China
A labourer works in the square in front of the National Olympic Stadium, also known as the 'Bird's Nest',...
A labourer works in the square in front of the National Olympic Stadium, also known as the 'Bird's Nest', in Beijing, November 27, 2007. The main stadium for next year's Beijing Olympic Games, the $400 million "bird's nest" will open to the public for the first time in April to host a test event, a state newspaper said. REUTERS/Alfred Cheng Jin (CHINA)
RUSSIA/
RTX41J9
November 25, 2007
A man drills a hole into the ice to fish in River Polui in the arctic city of Salekhard some 2000 km...
Salekhard, Russia
A man drills a hole into the ice to fish in River Polui in the arctic city of Salekhard
A man drills a hole into the ice to fish in River Polui in the arctic city of Salekhard some 2000 km (1242 miles) northeast of Moscow November 25, 2007. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko (RUSSIA)
BHUTAN
RTR1QAKV
May 31, 2007
Miners work at a dolomite mine in the Pugli hills near the industrial town of Gomtu in the southwest...
GOMTU, Bhutan
Miners work at a dolomite mine in the Pugli hills near the industrial town of Gomtu in the southwest...
Miners work at a dolomite mine in the Pugli hills near the industrial town of Gomtu in the southwest of Bhutan May 30, 2007. Picture taken on May 30, 2007. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (BHUTAN)
PALESTINIANS/
RTR1P0SM
April 25, 2007
Palestinian labourers use jackhammers at a quarry in the West Bank village of Shioukh near Hebron April...
Shioukh, Palestinian Territories
Palestinian labourers use jackhammers at a quarry near Hebron
Palestinian labourers use jackhammers at a quarry in the West Bank village of Shioukh near Hebron April 10, 2007. Stone and marble factories and quarries, located mainly in the West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Hebron, are at the core of the Palestinian industrial sector. According to the Union of Stone and Marble Industry, the industry employs about 15,000 administrative, skilled and unskilled labourers. Picture taken April 10, 2007.
REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK)
PALESTINIANS/
RTR1P0SB
April 25, 2007
Palestinian labourers use a jackhammer at a marble quarry in the West Bank village of Shioukh near Hebron...
Shioukh, Palestinian Territories
Palestinian labourers use a jackhammer at a marble quarry near Hebron
Palestinian labourers use a jackhammer at a marble quarry in the West Bank village of Shioukh near Hebron April 10, 2007. Stone and marble factories and quarries, located mainly in the West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Hebron, are at the core of the Palestinian industrial sector. According to the Union of Stone and Marble Industry, the industry employs about 15,000 administrative, skilled and unskilled labourers. Picture taken April 10, 2007. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK)
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