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GLOBAL-GENDER/
RTS24A75
October 05, 2018
A sign is seen on the door to the female toilets at the Tung Po Dim Siu Yi restaurant in Hong Kong, China,...
Hong Kong, China
Sign is seen on the door to the female toilets at the Tung Po Dim Siu Yi restaurant in Hong Kong
A sign is seen on the door to the female toilets at the Tung Po Dim Siu Yi restaurant in Hong Kong, China, October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
CHINA-ODDLY/
RTS1W25H
July 10, 2018
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured in...
Shanghai, China
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured in...
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured in a men's room of a public toilet in Shanghai, China July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song
CHINA-DAILYLIFE/
RTX5C27F
March 25, 2018
A public toilet is seen at a village of Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan province, China...
Yunnan, China
A public toilet is seen at a village of Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan province
A public toilet is seen at a village of Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan province, China March 23, 2018. Picture taken March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song
CHINA-ODDLY/
RTS1LG5C
January 28, 2018
A woman walks toward a toilet among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous...
Altay, China
A woman walks toward a toilet among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay
A woman walks toward a toilet among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China January 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee
CHINA-ODDLY/
RTS1LG5A
January 28, 2018
A toilet is seen among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,...
Altay, China
A toilet is seen among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay
A toilet is seen among mountains covered with snow in Hemu of Altay, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China January 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee
SOCCER-ENGLAND-BRS-NOR/
RTX2UEH5
December 10, 2016
Football Soccer Britain - Barnsley v Norwich City - Sky Bet Championship - Oakwell - 10/12/16 General...
United Kingdom
General view of the open air gents toilets
Football Soccer Britain - Barnsley v Norwich City - Sky Bet Championship - Oakwell - 10/12/16 General view of the open air gents toilets Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Ed Sykes Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.
CALIFORNIA-LGBT/SCHOOL
RTX2AK5Y
April 18, 2016
The first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee Education Complex...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
The first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee Education Complex...
The first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee Education Complex high school in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CUBA-ENTERTAINMENT/
RTS9L4R
March 07, 2016
A couple takes a selfie behind a public toilet during a performance by U.S. electronic music group Major...
Havana, Cuba
A couple takes a selfie behind a public toilet during a performance by U.S. electronic music group Major...
A couple takes a selfie behind a public toilet during a performance by U.S. electronic music group Major Lazer in Havana, March 6, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
HEALTH-TOILETS/WIDERIMAGE
RTS7BF1
November 16, 2015
A public toilet is seen in London Fields in east London, Britain October 31, 2015. Some 2.4 billion people...
London, BRITAIN
The Wider Image: Around the world in 45 toilets
A public toilet is seen in London Fields in east London, Britain October 31, 2015. Some 2.4 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking disease and other dangers, according to the United Nations. The UN says that while there is sufficient fresh water on the planet for everyone, "bad economics and poor infrastructure" mean that every year millions of people - most of them children - die from diseases linked to poor sanitation, unhygienic living conditions and lack of clean water supplies. To mark World Toilet Day on November 19, Reuters photographers captured pictures of toilets in cities, towns and villages around the globe. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili PICTURE 43 OF 45 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY: "AROUND THE WORLD IN 45 TOILETS". SEARCH "REUTERS OUTHOUSE" FOR ALL IMAGES.
HEALTH-TOILETS/WIDERIMAGE
RTS7BDA
November 16, 2015
Public toilets are seen at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq city, Jordan, October 19, 2015. Some 2.4...
Azraq, Jordan
The Wider Image: Around the world in 45 toilets
Public toilets are seen at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq city, Jordan, October 19, 2015. Some 2.4 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking disease and other dangers, according to the United Nations. The UN says that while there is sufficient fresh water on the planet for everyone, "bad economics and poor infrastructure" mean that every year millions of people - most of them children - die from diseases linked to poor sanitation, unhygienic living conditions and lack of clean water supplies. To mark World Toilet Day on November 19, Reuters photographers captured pictures of toilets in cities, towns and villages around the globe. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed PICTURE 34 OF 45 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY: "AROUND THE WORLD IN 45 TOILETS".SEARCH "REUTERS OUTHOUSE" FOR ALL IMAGES.
HEALTH-TOILETS/WIDERIMAGE
RTS7B8H
November 16, 2015
Posters, including those advertising treatments for sexually transmitted diseases, are stuck to the walls...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: Around the world in 45 toilets
Posters, including those advertising treatments for sexually transmitted diseases, are stuck to the walls of a public toilet in a residential area for migrant workers in Shigezhuang village, Beijing, China, October 13, 2015. Some 2.4 billion people around the world don't have access to decent sanitation and more than a billion are forced to defecate in the open, risking disease and other dangers, according to the United Nations. The UN says that while there is sufficient fresh water on the planet for everyone, "bad economics and poor infrastructure" mean that every year millions of people - most of them children - die from diseases linked to poor sanitation, unhygienic living conditions and lack of clean water supplies. To mark World Toilet Day on November 19, Reuters photographers captured pictures of toilets in cities, towns and villages around the globe. REUTERS/Jason Lee TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY PICTURE 7 OF 45 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY: "AROUND THE WORLD IN 45 TOILETS". SEARCH "REUTERS OUTHOUSE" FOR ALL IMAGES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
USA-ENTERTAINMENT/
RTS3RDA
October 09, 2015
Micah Lee dressed as Edwards Scissorhands applies make-up in the men's room on Day Two of New York Comic...
New York, UNITED STATES
Lee dressed as Edwards Scissorhands applies make-up in the men's room on Day Two of New York Comic Con...
Micah Lee dressed as Edwards Scissorhands applies make-up in the men's room on Day Two of New York Comic Con in Manhattan, New York, October 9, 2015. The event draws thousands of costumed fans, panels of pop culture luminaries and features a sprawling floor of vendors in a space equivalent to more than three football fields at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Manhattan's West side. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
SOUTHKOREA-SOCIETY/
RTR4RUJK
March 03, 2015
A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace...
GAPYEONG, South Korea
A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace...
A bride waits for her groom before a mass wedding ceremony of the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong, March 3, 2015. The Unification Church founded by evangelist reverend Moon Sun-myung in Seoul in 1954, performed its first mass wedding in 1961 with 33 couples. Approximately 3,800 couples from around the world attended the mass wedding on Tuesday. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA-MISSOURI/SHOOTING
RTR4FRRJ
November 27, 2014
A protester confronts another protester (bottom), who was attempting to protect a convenience store,...
Oakland, UNITED STATES
A protester confronts another protester, who was attempting to protect a convenience store, during a...
A protester confronts another protester (bottom), who was attempting to protect a convenience store, during a demonstration following the Monday grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of Michael Brown, in Oakland, California November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN-POLITICS/
RTR4E5U1
November 14, 2014
A message from the Scottish National Party is displayed in the men's toilets at their annual party conference...
Perth, United Kingdom
A message from the Scottish National Party is displayed in the men's toilets at their annual party conference...
A message from the Scottish National Party is displayed in the men's toilets at their annual party conference in Perth, Scotland November 14, 2014. The party faces the unusual position of having seen its support soar since it lost the independence referendum in September. So strong is its resurgence that it threatens to take any number of UK parliamentary seats from Labour at next May's general election. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA-TRANSGENDER/CALIFORNIA
RTR48EXX
September 30, 2014
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September...
Irvine, UNITED STATES
A gender neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. The University of California will designate gender-neutral restrooms at its 10 campuses to accommodate transgender students, in a move that may be the first of its kind for a system of colleges in the United States. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY POLITICS)
USA-TRANSGENDER/CALIFORNIA
RTR48EXT
September 30, 2014
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September...
Irvine, UNITED STATES
A gender neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine
A gender-neutral bathroom is seen at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California September 30, 2014. The University of California will designate gender-neutral restrooms at its 10 campuses to accommodate transgender students, in a move that may be the first of its kind for a system of colleges in the United States. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY POLITICS)
CHINA/
RTR3V71R
June 23, 2014
Urinal filters designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball are pictured after...
Shanghai, China
Urinal filters designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball are pictured after...
Urinal filters designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball are pictured after a renovation in a men's room of a shopping mall promoting the 2014 Brazil World Cup, in Shanghai June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
CHINA/
RTR3V71M
June 23, 2014
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured after...
Shanghai, China
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured after...
An urinal filter designed in the likeness of a soccer field with a goal post and a ball is pictured after a renovation in a men's room of a shopping mall promoting the 2014 Brazil World Cup, in Shanghai June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP)
BRAZIL-WORLDCUP/
RTR3TYO8
June 16, 2014
Young Brazilian girls wait to use a beach bathroom in Fortaleza June 15, 2014. In a project called 'On...
Fortaleza, Brazil
Young Brazilian girls wait to use a beach bathroom in Fortaleza
Young Brazilian girls wait to use a beach bathroom in Fortaleza June 15, 2014. In a project called 'On The Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Mike Blake (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTR3TWW7
June 15, 2014
A groom comes out from a toilet as brides stand at the venue for a mass wedding ceremony at Ramlila ground...
New Delhi, India
A groom comes out from a toilet as brides stand at the venue for a mass wedding ceremony at Ramlila ground...
A groom comes out from a toilet as brides stand at the venue for a mass wedding ceremony at Ramlila ground in New Delhi June 15, 2014. A total of 92 physically challenged couples of all religions from across India took their wedding vows on Sunday during the mass wedding ceremony organised by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), organisers said. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
BRAZIL-WORLDCUP/
RTR3TU84
June 15, 2014
Signs indicating the women's toilet are seen at the media centre of Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre...
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Signs indicating the women's toilet are seen at the media centre of Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre...
Signs indicating the women's toilet are seen at the media centre of Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre June 14, 2014. In a project called "On The Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP SOCIETY)
BRAZIL-WORLDCUP/
RTR3T3JP
June 10, 2014
Unfinished public toilets are seen outside of the Dunas Arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 10, 2014....
Natal (Brazil), Brazil
Unfinished public toilets are see outside of the Dunas Arena soccer stadium in Natal
Unfinished public toilets are seen outside of the Dunas Arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 10, 2014. Natal will host its first of four scheduled matches of the 2014 World Cup on June 13. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
MALAYSIA-SEVEN/IPO
RTR3O8EG
May 08, 2014
A 7-Eleven employee is seen inside the store in Kuala Lumpur May 8, 2014. Malaysia's biggest convenience...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A 7-Eleven employee is seen inside the store in Kuala Lumpur
A 7-Eleven employee is seen inside the store in Kuala Lumpur May 8, 2014. Malaysia's biggest convenience store operator, 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd , is seeking to raise up to $226 million in its initial public offering, a term sheet of the deal showed.The company, controlled by Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan, set an indicative price range of 1.33 ringgit to 1.38 ringgit per share. The top end of the range values the company at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 19.5 times. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: BUSINESS)
MALAYSIA-SEVEN/IPO
RTR3O8DW
May 08, 2014
Vincent Tan, the founder of the Berjaya Group, speaks during the launch of the 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Vincent Tan, the founder of the Berjaya Group, speaks during the launch of the 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings...
Vincent Tan, the founder of the Berjaya Group, speaks during the launch of the 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd prospectus inside a hotel in Kuala Lumpur May 8, 2014. Malaysia's biggest convenience store operator, 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd , is seeking to raise up to $226 million in its initial public offering, a term sheet of the deal showed.The company, controlled by Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan, set an indicative price range of 1.33 ringgit to 1.38 ringgit per share. The top end of the range values the company at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 19.5 times. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: BUSINESS)
MALAYSIA-SEVEN/IPO
RTR3O8DL
May 08, 2014
A customer patronizes a 7-Eleven store in Kuala Lumpur May 8, 2014. Malaysia's biggest convenience store...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A customer patronizes a 7-Eleven store in Kuala Lumpur
A customer patronizes a 7-Eleven store in Kuala Lumpur May 8, 2014. Malaysia's biggest convenience store operator, 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd , is seeking to raise up to $226 million in its initial public offering, a term sheet of the deal showed.The company, controlled by Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan, set an indicative price range of 1.33 ringgit to 1.38 ringgit per share. The top end of the range values the company at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 19.5 times. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: BUSINESS)
JAPAN-TAX/
RTR3J9J3
March 31, 2014
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store shows old price tags after changing them ahead of a sales tax...
Saitama, Japan
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store shows old price tags after changing them ahead of a sales tax...
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store shows old price tags after changing them ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March 31, 2014. Japan's sales tax will rise on Tuesday to 8 percent from 5 percent, the first increase in 17 years and the first step in a two-stage boost that is set to take the levy to 10 percent in 2015 as part an effort to curb the nation's massive public debt. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
JAPAN-TAX/
RTR3J9IG
March 31, 2014
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags under a notice informing the change in displayed...
Saitama, Japan
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags under a notice informing the change in displayed...
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags under a notice informing the change in displayed price due to an upcoming sales tax hike, in Tokyo March 31, 2014. Japan's sales tax will rise on Tuesday to 8 percent from 5 percent, the first increase in 17 years and the first step in a two-stage boost that is set to take the levy to 10 percent in 2015 as part an effort to curb the nation's massive public debt. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
JAPAN-TAX/
RTR3J9HZ
March 31, 2014
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March...
Saitama, Japan
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March 31, 2014. Japan's sales tax will rise on Tuesday to 8 percent from 5 percent, the first increase in 17 years and the first step in a two-stage boost that is set to take the levy to 10 percent in 2015 as part an effort to curb the nation's massive public debt. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
JAPAN-TAX/
RTR3J9HV
March 31, 2014
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March...
Saitama, Japan
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March 31, 2014. Japan's sales tax will rise on Tuesday to 8 percent from 5 percent, the first increase in 17 years and the first step in a two-stage boost that is set to take the levy to 10 percent in 2015 as part an effort to curb the nation's massive public debt. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
JAPAN-TAX/
RTR3J9G6
March 31, 2014
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March...
Saitama, Japan
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo
A staff of Lawson, Inc. convenience store changes price tags ahead of a sales tax hike, in Tokyo March 31, 2014. Japan's sales tax will rise on Tuesday to 8 percent from 5 percent, the first increase in 17 years and the first step in a two-stage boost that is set to take the levy to 10 percent in 2015 as part an effort to curb the nation's massive public debt. REUTERS/Yuya Shino (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
ISRAEL/
RTR3II8I
March 25, 2014
Toilets are seen attached to a wall during a drill at a new underground parking lot that can be converted...
Haifa, Israel
Toilets are seen attached to a wall during a drill in the Israeli city of Haifa
Toilets are seen attached to a wall during a drill at a new underground parking lot that can be converted into an emergency bunker and fully functioning hospital at the Rambam Health Care Campus in the northern Israeli city of Haifa March 25, 2014. The Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital is the largest structure of its kind in the world, according to the center, with 1,500 parking spaces able to be converted into a 2,000 bed hospital capable of withstanding conventional and chemical weapons attacks. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (ISRAEL - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
SPAIN/
RTR3IEI2
March 24, 2014
Ruben Hidalgo, 25, a contestant, looks at his reflection in the mirror at a bathroom before taking part...
Seville, Spain
Ruben Hidalgo, 25, a contestant, looks at his reflection in the mirror at a bathroom before taking part...
Ruben Hidalgo, 25, a contestant, looks at his reflection in the mirror at a bathroom before taking part in a body paint pageant during Expobelleza Andalucia (Expobeauty Andalusia) in the Andalusian capital of Seville March 24, 2014. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SINGAPORE-POOR/
RTX16S6T
December 23, 2013
Eighty-year-old cleaner Lim Chin Seng takes a break from his job at a shopping mall in Singapore November...
Singapore, Singapore
Cleaner Lim Chin Seng takes a break from his job at a shopping mall in Singapore
Eighty-year-old cleaner Lim Chin Seng takes a break from his job at a shopping mall in Singapore November 26, 2013. Lim makes about S$1000 ($800) a month, working eight hours, six days a week as a cleaner. Singapore operates a system of compulsory savings, supplemented by employer contributions, for retirement and healthcare through its Central Provident Fund (CPF). Private insurance schemes are also available. Yet, Mindshare, a global media and marketing services firm, found in a survey last year that 72 percent of Singaporeans felt they "cannot afford to get sick due to high medical costs". Picture taken November 26, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY POVERTY)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463R
October 10, 2013
The town of Chiatura is seen from inside a cable car, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September...
CHIATURA, Georgia
The town of Chiatura is seen from inside a cable car
The town of Chiatura is seen from inside a cable car, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463Q
October 10, 2013
Cable car operator Tea Kekenadze, 30, stands inside her booth as she waits for commuters in the town...
CHIATURA, Georgia
Cable car operator Tea Kekenadze stands inside her booth as she waits for commuters in the town of Chiatura...
Cable car operator Tea Kekenadze, 30, stands inside her booth as she waits for commuters in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463P
October 10, 2013
A closed cable car station is seen during a power cut in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles)...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A closed cable car station is seen during a power cut in the town of Chiatura
A closed cable car station is seen during a power cut in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463H
October 10, 2013
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463G
October 10, 2013
A commuter travels by a cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A commuter travels by a cable car in the town of Chiatura
A commuter travels by a cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463E
October 10, 2013
Fati Ghavtadze, 45, operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles)...
CHIATURA, Georgia
Fati Ghavtadze, 45, operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura
Fati Ghavtadze, 45, operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX1463A
October 10, 2013
A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX14639
October 10, 2013
Cable car passes above an industrial area in Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
CHIATURA, Georgia
Cable car passes above an industrial area in Chiatura
Cable car passes above an industrial area in Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
GEORGIA/
RTX14634
October 10, 2013
A mosaic depicting former Soviet leaders Vladimir Lenin and Josef Stalin is seen on the wall of a cable...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A mosaic depicting former Soviet leaders Vladimir Lenin and Josef Stalin is seen on the wall of a cable...
A mosaic depicting former Soviet leaders Vladimir Lenin and Josef Stalin is seen on the wall of a cable car station in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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October 10, 2013
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September...
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A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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October 10, 2013
A car is parked in front of a cable car station in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A car is parked in front of a cable car station in the town of Chiatura
A car is parked in front of a cable car station in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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October 10, 2013
A commuter looks out of the window of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A commuter looks out of the window of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura
A commuter looks out of the window of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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October 10, 2013
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest...
CHIATURA, Georgia
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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October 10, 2013
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September...
CHIATURA, Georgia
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
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Chiatura's Crumbling Cable Cars - 07 Oct 2013
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October 07, 2013
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest...
CHIATURA, Georgia
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura
Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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October 07, 2013
A cable car travels above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September...
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A cable car travels above the town of Chiatura
A cable car travels above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Eliza Kobiashvili, 56, operates 60-year-old cable cars from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220...
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Kobiashvili operates 60-year-old cable cars from her booth in the town of Chiatura
Eliza Kobiashvili, 56, operates 60-year-old cable cars from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Fati Ghavtadze, 45, operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles)...
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Ghavtadze operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura
Fati Ghavtadze, 45, operates a cable car from her booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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A cable car casts a shadow on a residential building in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles)...
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A cable car casts a shadow on a residential building in the town of Chiatura
A cable car casts a shadow on a residential building in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Cable car control devices are seen inside an operator's booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136...
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Cable car control devices are seen inside an operator's booth in the town of Chiatura
Cable car control devices are seen inside an operator's booth in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
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A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Malkhaz Kapanadze, 36, oils and checks a cable car during maintenance work in the town of Chiatura, some...
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Kapanadze oils and checks a cable car during maintenance work in the town of Chiatura
Malkhaz Kapanadze, 36, oils and checks a cable car during maintenance work in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
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A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura
A 60-year-old cable car passes above the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Cable car operator Tea Kekenadze, 30, watches commuters entering the cable car in the town of Chiatura,...
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Cable car operator Kekenadze watches commuters entering a cable car in the town of Chiatura
Cable car operator Tea Kekenadze, 30, watches commuters entering the cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 25, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 25, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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A commuter looks out from a cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi,...
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A commuter looks out from a cable car in the town of Chiatura
A commuter looks out from a cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years. Picture taken September 12, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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