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BRITAIN-EU/IRELAND-BORDER
RTS1OYGU
March 23, 2018
Potter Brenda McGinn stands outside her studio, the former Jas Boylan shoe factory which was the main...
MULLAN, Ireland
The Wider Image: Criss-crossing Irish border, Brexit threatens status quo
Potter Brenda McGinn stands outside her studio, the former Jas Boylan shoe factory which was the main employer in the area until it shut down due to The Troubles, in Mullan, Ireland, March 16, 2018. "When I came back, this would have been somewhere you would have driven through and have been quite sad. It was a decrepit looking village," said McGinn, whose Busy Bee Ceramics is one of a handful of enterprises restoring life to the community. "Now this is a revitalised, old hidden village." REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne SEARCH "KILCOYNE BORDER" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
AFGHANISTAN DAILY LIFE/
RTR4MWRG
January 26, 2015
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he brushes a customer's shoes in Kabul, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Omar...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he brushes a customer's shoes in Kabul
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he brushes a customer's shoes in Kabul, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR3YP05
July 15, 2014
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he waits for customers in Kabul July 15, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he waits for customers in Kabul
A cobbler sits at a roadside as he waits for customers in Kabul July 15, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SYRIA-CRISIS/
RTX18H7V
February 09, 2014
A Syrian cobbler repairs a military boot at his shop in Damascus February 9,2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri...
Damascus, Syria
A Syrian cobbler repairs a military boot at his shop in Damascus
A Syrian cobbler repairs a military boot at his shop in Damascus February 9,2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTX10DPM
June 06, 2013
A commuter (L) walks past cobblers sitting in a line waiting for customers outside a metro station in...
New Delhi, India
A commuter walks past cobblers sitting in a line waiting for customers outside a metro station in New...
A commuter (L) walks past cobblers sitting in a line waiting for customers outside a metro station in New Delhi June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KENYA-ELECTIONS
RTR3ELOM
March 05, 2013
A cobbler returns change to his customer in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Joseph...
Mombasa, Kenya
A cobbler returns change to his customer in Mombasa
A cobbler returns change to his customer in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Joseph Okanga (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
POPE-RESIGNATION/CLOTHES
RTR3DSHD
February 14, 2013
Shoemaker Antonio Arellano works on a red shoe he made for Pope Benedict XVI in his shop in downtown...
Rome, Italy
Shoemaker Arellano works on a red shoe he made for Pope Benedict XVI in his shop in downtown Rome
Shoemaker Antonio Arellano works on a red shoe he made for Pope Benedict XVI in his shop in downtown Rome February 14, 2013. Far from the designer stores on the other side of the Tiber, Arellano's shop, with its smell of glue and racks of shoe polish, is unremarkable, except for the fact that, due to its location, he counts Benedict as a loyal customer. With Benedict set to retire to an apartment inside the Vatican City, Arellano hopes he will remain his customer, even if the pope no longer visits in person. REUTERS/Tony Gentile (ITALY - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EGYPT-POLITICS/
RTR3B9ZU
December 06, 2012
A protester holding up his shoe chants slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi in front of a...
Cairo, Egypt
A protester holding up his shoe chants slogans against Egyptian President Mursi in front of a barbed...
A protester holding up his shoe chants slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi in front of a barbed wire barricade guarded by a tank, outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 6, 2012. Egypt's Republican Guard restored order around the presidential palace on Thursday after fierce overnight clashes killed seven people, but passions ran high in a struggle over the country's future. Hundreds of Mursi's supporters who had camped out near the palace overnight withdrew before a mid-afternoon deadline set by the Republican Guard. Dozens of Mursi's foes remained, but were kept away by a barbed wire barricade guarded by tanks. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST)
YEMEN/
RTR3AULQ
November 25, 2012
A shoemaker works in his hut at a pro-democracy protest camp in Sanaa November 25, 2012. Protesters are...
Sanaa, Yemen
A shoemaker works in his hut at a pro-democracy protest camp in Sanaa
A shoemaker works in his hut at a pro-democracy protest camp in Sanaa November 25, 2012. Protesters are still living at the protest camp one year after a power transfer deal pulled Yemen back from the brink of civil war. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY)
CZECH-BATA/ARCHITECTURE
RTR39TPC
October 31, 2012
A worker walks past a damaged building in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October...
Zlin, Czech Republic
A worker walks past a damaged building in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin
A worker walks past a damaged building in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata created as part of a "utopian" factory village for his workers almost a century ago. A world war and four decades of communism has taken some of the shine off Zlin and dozens of the red-brick buildings in its giant factory complex had since fell into disrepair. Now public and private investors are in the final stages of a decade-old plan to restore the area. Picture taken October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSPACE SOCIETY REAL ESTATE)
CZECH-BATA/ARCHITECTURE
RTR39TPB
October 31, 2012
A view shows reconstructed and damaged buildings in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in...
Zlin, Czech Republic
A view shows reconstructed and damaged buildings in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in...
A view shows reconstructed and damaged buildings in an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata created as part of a "utopian" factory village for his workers almost a century ago. A world war and four decades of communism has taken some of the shine off Zlin and dozens of the red-brick buildings in its giant factory complex had since fell into disrepair. Now public and private investors are in the final stages of a decade-old plan to restore the area. Picture taken October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSPACE SOCIETY REAL ESTATE)
CZECH-BATA/ARCHITECTURE
RTR39TOW
October 31, 2012
Workers fix a roof at Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata...
Zlin, Czech Republic
Workers fix a roof at Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin
Workers fix a roof at Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata created as part of a "utopian" factory village for his workers almost a century ago. A world war and four decades of communism has taken some of the shine off Zlin and dozens of the red-brick buildings in its giant factory complex had since fell into disrepair. Now public and private investors are in the final stages of a decade-old plan to restore the area. Picture taken October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSPACE SOCIETY REAL ESTATE)
CZECH-BATA/ARCHITECTURE
RTR39TON
October 31, 2012
A view shows an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata...
Zlin, Czech Republic
A view shows an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin
A view shows an area of Bata's former shoe factory complex in Zlin, October 23, 2012, which Tomas Bata created as part of a "utopian" factory village for his workers almost a century ago. A world war and four decades of communism has taken some of the shine off Zlin and dozens of the red-brick buildings in its giant factory complex had since fell into disrepair. Now public and private investors are in the final stages of a decade-old plan to restore the area. Picture taken October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSPACE SOCIETY REAL ESTATE)
MEXICO-KAHLO/
RTR38K4G
September 28, 2012
A restoration expert prepares to wrap a shawl, that had belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo,...
Mexico City, Mexico
A restoration expert prepares to wrap a shawl with paper at the "Blue House" in the neighborhood of Coyoacan...
A restoration expert prepares to wrap a shawl, that had belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, with paper at the "Blue House" in the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City September 27, 2012. After 50 years under lock and key, hundreds of colorful dresses, shawls and accessories worn by Kahlo will be displayed by a Mexico City museum in November. Museum officials discovered the items - which include corsets, shoes and photographs - in 2004 when they entered previously sealed rooms in the "Blue House" Kahlo shared with her husband, Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, in the capital.The exhibit explores Kahlo's unique wardrobe inspired by Mexico's indigenous women with richly embroidered frocks, flowery headpieces and ornate silver jewelry, turning her into a fashion muse and earning her a spot in Vogue magazine in 1937. Picture taken September 27, 2012. To match story MEXICO-KAHLO/ REUTERS/Claudia Daut (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
MEXICO-KAHLO/
RTR38K47
September 28, 2012
A restoration expert shows the lace on the hem of a skirt that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida...
Mexico City, Mexico
A restoration expert shows the lace on the hem of a skirt that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida...
A restoration expert shows the lace on the hem of a skirt that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo at the "Blue House" in the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City September 27, 2012. After 50 years under lock and key, hundreds of colorful dresses, shawls and accessories worn by Kahlo will be displayed by a Mexico City museum in November. Museum officials discovered the items - which include corsets, shoes and photographs - in 2004 when they entered previously sealed rooms in the "Blue House" Kahlo shared with her husband, Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, in the capital.The exhibit explores Kahlo's unique wardrobe inspired by Mexico's indigenous women with richly embroidered frocks, flowery headpieces and ornate silver jewelry, turning her into a fashion muse and earning her a spot in Vogue magazine in 1937. The embroidery on the pillow reads "Wake up sleeping heart." Picture taken September 27, 2012. To match story MEXICO-KAHLO/ REUTERS/Claudia Daut (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
MEXICO-KAHLO/
RTR38K3W
September 28, 2012
Restoration expert Renato Camarillo Duque arranges a shawl that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida...
Mexico City, Mexico
Restoration expert Renato Camarillo Duque arranges a shawl that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida...
Restoration expert Renato Camarillo Duque arranges a shawl that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo at the "Blue House" in the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City September 27, 2012. After 50 years under lock and key, hundreds of colorful dresses, shawls and accessories worn by Kahlo will be displayed by a Mexico City museum in November. Museum officials discovered the items - which include corsets, shoes and photographs - in 2004 when they entered previously sealed rooms in the "Blue House" Kahlo shared with her husband, Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, in the capital.The exhibit explores Kahlo's unique wardrobe inspired by Mexico's indigenous women with richly embroidered frocks, flowery headpieces and ornate silver jewelry, turning her into a fashion muse and earning her a spot in Vogue magazine in 1937. Picture taken September 27, 2012. To match story MEXICO-KAHLO/ REUTERS/Claudia Daut (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
MEXICO-KAHLO/
RTR38K3Q
September 28, 2012
A restoration expert arranges the ruffles on a blouse that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo...
Mexico City, Mexico
A restoration expert arranges the ruffles on a blouse that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo...
A restoration expert arranges the ruffles on a blouse that belonged to iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo at the "Blue House" in the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City September 27, 2012. After 50 years under lock and key, hundreds of colorful dresses, shawls and accessories worn by Kahlo will be displayed by a Mexico City museum in November. Museum officials discovered the items - which include corsets, shoes and photographs - in 2004 when they entered previously sealed rooms in the "Blue House" Kahlo shared with her husband, Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, in the capital.The exhibit explores Kahlo's unique wardrobe inspired by Mexico's indigenous women with richly embroidered frocks, flowery headpieces and ornate silver jewelry, turning her into a fashion muse and earning her a spot in Vogue magazine in 1937. Picture taken September 27, 2012.To match story MEXICO-KAHLO/ REUTERS/Claudia Daut (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
GEORGIA/
RTR33X3R
June 20, 2012
A man works inside a shoe repair shop in a subway in the Georgian capital Tbilisi June 20, 2012. REUTERS/David...
Tbilisi, Georgia
A man works inside a shoe repair shop in a subway in the Georgian capital Tbilisi
A man works inside a shoe repair shop in a subway in the Georgian capital Tbilisi June 20, 2012. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
PAKISTAN/
RTR33F3P
June 11, 2012
Cobbler Gul Rehman, 55, repairs a customer's shoe along a sidewalk in Karachi's business district, early...
Karachi, Pakistan
Cobbler Gul Rehman repairs a customer's shoe along a sidewalk in Karachi's business district
Cobbler Gul Rehman, 55, repairs a customer's shoe along a sidewalk in Karachi's business district, early morning June 11, 2012. Rehman earns about 300 Pakistani rupees ($3) per day. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY POVERTY)
PAKISTAN/
RTR3056G
March 31, 2012
A cobbler walks in a closed market during a partial strike called by traders against power cuts in Lahore...
Lahore, Pakistan
A cobbler walks in a closed market during a partial strike called by traders against power cuts in Lahore...
A cobbler walks in a closed market during a partial strike called by traders against power cuts in Lahore March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GERMANY-GREECE/PARTNERSHIP
RTR2Z1PH
March 08, 2012
ATTENTION EDITORS - IMAGE 11 OF 26 TO ACCOMPANY PICTURE PACKAGE 'TWIN TOWNS'
Marios Fragoulides repairs...
Oreokastro, Greece
Marios Fragoulides repairs a shoe at a shop in Oreokastro, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece...
ATTENTION EDITORS - IMAGE 11 OF 26 TO ACCOMPANY PICTURE PACKAGE 'TWIN TOWNS'
Marios Fragoulides repairs a shoe at a shop in Oreokastro, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, March 7, 2012. Ties between Germany and Greece run deep. More than 300,000 Greeks reside in Germany, making them one of the biggest ethnic communities in the country. Nearly one in ten Greeks has worked, studied or lived in Germany. And roughly two million Germans spend their holidays in Greece every year, more than from any other country. Despite these links, officials from both countries are now realising that grass-roots cooperation between the countries has been virtually non-existent. Only about 30 partnerships between German and Greek towns currently exist, for example, compared to 2,000 German-French pairings. One partnership that has existed for over half a decade is between Oreokastro, a posh but increasingly troubled suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, and Detmold in the west German state of North Rhine Westphalia. Picture taken March 7, 2012. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY)
GERMANY-GREECE/PARTNERSHIP
RTR2Z1NH
March 08, 2012
Marios Fragoulides repairs a shoe at a shop in Oreokastro, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece,...
Oreokastro, Greece
Marios Fragoulides repairs a shoe at a shop in Oreokastro, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece...
Marios Fragoulides repairs a shoe at a shop in Oreokastro, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, March 7, 2012. Ties between Germany and Greece run deep. More than 300,000 Greeks reside in Germany, making them one of the biggest ethnic communities in the country. Nearly one in ten Greeks has worked, studied or lived in Germany. And roughly two million Germans spend their holidays in Greece every year, more than from any other country. Despite these links, officials from both countries are now realising that grass-roots cooperation between the countries has been virtually non-existent. Only about 30 partnerships between German and Greek towns currently exist, for example, compared to 2,000 German-French pairings. One partnership that has existed for over half a decade is between Oreokastro, a posh but increasingly troubled suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, and Detmold in the west German state of North Rhine Westphalia. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTR2V049
December 08, 2011
Raju, 30, a cobbler works inside a shoe factory in Jammu December 8, 2011. Raju earns 3,500 Rupees ($68)...
Jammu, India
Raju works inside a shoe factory in Jammu
Raju, 30, a cobbler works inside a shoe factory in Jammu December 8, 2011. Raju earns 3,500 Rupees ($68) a month. In the background, are pictures of wrestlers, bodybuilders and an image of Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity Lakshmi. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY RELIGION)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2SWJO
October 20, 2011
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN -...
Quetta, Pakistan
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta October 20, 2011. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
INDIA/
RTXXS2K
October 15, 2011
Budhram, a 55-year-old cobbler, works next to a giant shoe on display at his stall at a crafts fair in...
Chandigarh, India
Cobble works next to a giant shoe on display at his stall in Chandigarh
Budhram, a 55-year-old cobbler, works next to a giant shoe on display at his stall at a crafts fair in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 15, 2011. Budhram took 45 days to make the nine-foot-long shoe weighing 30 kilograms. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2QAY0
August 25, 2011
An Afghan cobbler waits for customers as he sits in his shop in Kabul August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mohammad...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan cobbler waits for customers as he sits in his shop in Kabul
An Afghan cobbler waits for customers as he sits in his shop in Kabul August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2NQT9
June 16, 2011
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta on June 16, 2011. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN...
Quetta, Pakistan
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta Pakistan
A cobbler fixes a rubber sole at a shop in Quetta on June 16, 2011. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
NIGERIA
RTR2L44S
April 11, 2011
Cobblers are seen along a street in Obalende district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos April 11,...
Lagos, Nigeria
Cobblers are seen along a street in Obalende district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos
Cobblers are seen along a street in Obalende district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos April 11, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
CUBA/
RTR2CQHB
April 12, 2010
A man comes out of his shoe repair shop in Havana April 12, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags:...
Havana, Cuba
A man comes out of his shoe repair shop in Havana
A man comes out of his shoe repair shop in Havana April 12, 2010. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (CUBA - Tags: SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MALAYSIA-ECONOMY/INFLATION
RTR2BTDP
March 19, 2010
Cobbler Syahrial Amiruddin repairs shoes at his workshop in Kuala Lumpur March 19, 2010. Malaysia's consumer...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cobbler Syahrial Amiruddin repairs shoes at his workshop in Kuala Lumpur
Cobbler Syahrial Amiruddin repairs shoes at his workshop in Kuala Lumpur March 19, 2010. Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) in February rose by 1.2 percent from a year ago, its second consecutive month of positive numbers, government data showed on Friday. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXPIDS
October 10, 2009
An Afghan shoemaker works in the front of his shop at a market in Baraki Rajan, Baraki Barak district...
BARAKI BARAK, Afghanistan
An Afghan shoemaker works in the front of his shop at a market in Baraki Rajan
An Afghan shoemaker works in the front of his shop at a market in Baraki Rajan, Baraki Barak district in Logar province October 10, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTXPB9C
October 05, 2009
An Afghan shoemaker works in his shop at the marketplace in the center of Kherwar district in Logar province...
KHERWAR, Afghanistan
An Afghan shoemaker works in his shop at the marketplace in the center of Kherwar district in Logar province...
An Afghan shoemaker works in his shop at the marketplace in the center of Kherwar district in Logar province October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Nikola Solic (AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT SOCIETY)
PAKISTAN/
RTR27Y5L
September 17, 2009
Shoemaker Abdul Ahad, 30, hammers a rubber sole onto a traditional leather sandal at a store in Karachi...
Karachi, Pakistan
Shoemaker Ahad hammers a rubber sole onto a traditional leather sandal at a store in Karachi
Shoemaker Abdul Ahad, 30, hammers a rubber sole onto a traditional leather sandal at a store in Karachi September 17, 2009. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN/
RTR277O6
August 29, 2009
A man repairs used footwear at a shoe market in Karachi August 29, 2009. REUTERS/Akthar Soomro (PAKISTAN...
Karachi, Pakistan
A man repairs used footwear at a shoe market in Karachi
A man repairs used footwear at a shoe market in Karachi August 29, 2009. REUTERS/Akthar Soomro (PAKISTAN SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)
PALESTINIANS-ECONOMY/ACCESS
RTR2759B
August 27, 2009
Palestinian workers put finishing touches on shoes, some meant to be transported to Israel, at a factory...
Hebron, Palestinian Territories
To match feature PALESTINIANS-ECONOMY/ACCESS
Palestinian workers put finishing touches on shoes, some meant to be transported to Israel, at a factory in the West Bank city of Hebron August 25, 2009. Wary Palestinian businessmen say some major internal Israeli checkpoints removed this summer can easily be re-established, so their operating environment remains fraught with unpredictability. But with easier movement, trade is indeed on the rise in places, and as a result there are more jobs.Picture taken August 25, 2009. To match feature PALESTINIANS-ECONOMY/ACCESS REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK BUSINESS POLITICS)
IRAN-ELECTION/ECONOMY
RTR2468M
June 02, 2009
A cobbler works at a shack in southern Tehran May 26, 2009. A slump in the West checked oil's surge last...
Tehran, Iran
To match feature IRAN-ELECTION/ECONOMY
A cobbler works at a shack in southern Tehran May 26, 2009. A slump in the West checked oil's surge last year, but rising consumer prices -- as well as a lack of jobs -- are still the loudest complaint in Tehran as the Islamic Republic heads to a presidential election where President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faces a challenge from reformers. Photo taken May 26, 2009. To match feature IRAN-ELECTION/ECONOMY REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS SOCIETY BUSINESS)
PAKISTAN/
RTXE6JF
April 20, 2009
Cobblers work at a roadside shop in Islamabad April 20, 2009. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN SOCIETY...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Cobblers work at a roadside shop in Islamabad
Cobblers work at a roadside shop in Islamabad April 20, 2009. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN SOCIETY BUSINESS)
KASHMIR/
RTXATUM
November 21, 2008
A cobbler makes leather shoes inside his workshop in Jammu November 14, 2008. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED...
Jammu, India
Cobbler makes leather shoes inside his workshop in Jammu
A cobbler makes leather shoes inside his workshop in Jammu November 14, 2008. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)
IRAN/
RTXANKJ
November 16, 2008
A shopkeeper (C) works in his shoe repair shop in Khoy, about 600 km (372 miles) northwest of Tehran...
Tehran, Iran
A shopkeeper works in his shoe repair shop in Khoy
A shopkeeper (C) works in his shoe repair shop in Khoy, about 600 km (372 miles) northwest of Tehran November 12, 2008. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN)
PAKISTAN
RTXAHOI
November 11, 2008
A cobbler and his son wait for customers at a roadside in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad November 11, 2008....
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
A cobbler and his son wait for customers at a roadside in Rawalpindi
A cobbler and his son wait for customers at a roadside in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (PAKISTAN)
FASHION-CBGB/
RTR1ZALJ
April 09, 2008
A store employee walks past a drum display inside a John Varvatos store that has been built inside the...
New York, UNITED STATES
A store employee walks past a drum display inside a John Varvatos store that has been built inside the...
A store employee walks past a drum display inside a John Varvatos store that has been built inside the space once occupied by the music club CBGB in New York April 8, 2008. Picture taken April 8, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES)
AFGHANISTAN
RTR1XA6J
February 19, 2008
An Afghan cobbler works in his shop in Kabul February 19, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan cobbler works in his shop in Kabul
An Afghan cobbler works in his shop in Kabul February 19, 2008. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
KENYA/
RTR1UM52
October 05, 2007
Two men stand at the door of a shoe repair shop on a street in Nairobi's outskirts October 5, 2007. REUTERS/Radu...
Nairobi, Kenya
Two men stand at the door of a shoe repair shop on a street in Nairobi's outskirts
Two men stand at the door of a shoe repair shop on a street in Nairobi's outskirts October 5, 2007. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (KENYA)
INDIA-COBBLER/
RTR1U29U
September 20, 2007
Ram Kumar, 36, a cobbler, shows miniature shoes at a shoe factory in Jammu September 20, 2007. Kumar,...
Jammu, India
Kumar, a cobbler, shows miniature shoes at a shoe factory in Jammu
Ram Kumar, 36, a cobbler, shows miniature shoes at a shoe factory in Jammu September 20, 2007. Kumar, who works at a shoe factory in the northern town of Jammu, spends his weekends making miniature shoes, half-an-inch (1.3 cm) long, in an attempt to get into the Guinness World Book of Records or the Indian equivalent. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)
INDIA-COBBLER/
RTR1U29R
September 20, 2007
Ram Kumar, 36, a cobbler, works at a shoe factory in Jammu September 20, 2007. Kumar, who works at a...
Jammu, India
Kumar, a cobbler, works at a shoe factory in Jammu
Ram Kumar, 36, a cobbler, works at a shoe factory in Jammu September 20, 2007. Kumar, who works at a shoe factory in the northern town of Jammu, spends his weekends making miniature shoes, half-an-inch (1.3 cm) long, in an attempt to get into the Guinness World Book of Records or the Indian equivalent. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)
INDIA
RTR1S126
July 19, 2007
A cobbler waits for the customers in the old quarters of Delhi July 19, 2007. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)...
Delhi, India
A cobbler waits for the customers in the old quarters of Delhi
A cobbler waits for the customers in the old quarters of Delhi July 19, 2007. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA)
NEPAL PROTEST
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April 17, 2006
Shoes of the protesting demonstrators litter the street of Chahabahil in the capital of Kathmandu, April...
Kathmandu, Nepal
Shoes of protesting demonstrators litter the street of Chahabahil
Shoes of the protesting demonstrators litter the street of Chahabahil in the capital of Kathmandu, April 17, 2006. Nepali troops opened fire on anti-monarchy protesters in an eastern town on Monday and killed one man, witnesses and officials said, as international pressure increased on King Gyanendra to restore multi-party democracy. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
INDIA
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March 23, 2006
Shoe-shine boy Pankaj, 12, works at his trade on a pavement in the eastern India city of Kolkata March...
Kolkata, India
Shoeshine boy works at his trade on a pavement in the eastern India city of Kolkata
Shoe-shine boy Pankaj, 12, works at his trade on a pavement in the eastern India city of Kolkata March 22, 2006. One out of six children in the world is involved in child labour, doing work that is damaging to his or her mental, physical and emotional development. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw
CHINA PARLIAMENT
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March 04, 2004
A Chinese shoemaker works in Beijing March 4, 2004. China's annual session of parliament, the National...
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
A CHINESE SHOEMAKER WORKS IN BEIJING.
A Chinese shoemaker works in Beijing March 4, 2004. China's annual session of parliament, the National People's Congress, opens on Friday. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Guang Niu ASW/SH
IRAQ
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April 14, 2003
A Baghdad policeman hits a painting of Saddam Hussein with his shoe at a law enforcement academy April...
Baghdad, Iraq
A Baghdad policeman hits a painting of Saddam Hussein with his shoe at a law enforcement academy Apr.....
A Baghdad policeman hits a painting of Saddam Hussein with his shoe at a law enforcement academy April 14, 2003. More than 2,000 Baghdad policemen reported back for work to try to restore law and order in the Iraqi capital which has seen massive mayhem after Hussein's rule crumbled.
IRAQ BAGHDAD POLICE
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April 14, 2003
A Baghdad policeman hits a painting of Saddam Hussein with his shoe at
a law enforcement academy April...
Baghdad, Iraq - Republic of
BAGHDAD POLICEMAN HITS PAINTING OF SADDAM HUSSEIN AT LAW ENFORCEMENT
ACADEMY.
A Baghdad policeman hits a painting of Saddam Hussein with his shoe at
a law enforcement academy April 14, 2003. More than 2,000 Baghdad
policemen reported back for work to try to restore law and order in the
Iraqi capital which has seen massive mayhem after Hussein's rule
crumbled. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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PHILIPPINES
RTXI3W7
August 10, 1998
A Filipino shoemaker is surrounded by pairs of old, imported shoes which he repairs at his sidewalk store...
A Filipino shoemaker is surrounded by pairs of old, imported shoes which he repairs at his sidewalk .....
A Filipino shoemaker is surrounded by pairs of old, imported shoes which he repairs at his sidewalk store in Manila August 10. The shoemaker said those who cannot afford to buy new shoes and want their old pairs to look like new ones go to him, who charges them 200 pesos (US$4.50) for the restoration.
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August 10, 1998
A Filipino shoemaker is surrounded by pairs of old, imported shoes which he repairs at his sidewalk store...
Philippines
A FILIPINO SHOEMAKER IS SURROUNDED BY PAIRS OF OLD IMPORTED SHOES.
A Filipino shoemaker is surrounded by pairs of old, imported shoes which he repairs at his sidewalk store in Manila August 10. The shoemaker said those who cannot afford to buy new shoes and want their old pairs to look like new ones go to him, who charges them 200 pesos (US$4.50) for the restoration.

RR/JIR
RTR8KTL
November 12, 1997
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (L) gestures as he speaks to staff in a new shoe shop inside the new shopping...
Germany
KOHL SPEAKS TO SELLERS IN THE MAIN STATION IN LEIPZIG
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (L) gestures as he speaks to staff in a new shoe shop inside the new shopping center of the Leipzig main station following opening ceremonies for the newly renovated station November 12. The rebuilding and restoration of the 1915 central station cost about 500 million German marks. The new central stationl offers restaurants, shops and boutiques.

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