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Shots of the Week - 05 Dec 2008
Shots of the Week - 05 Dec 2008
CHINA/
RTR2234F
November 29, 2008
Medical personnel conduct eye tests for students at a high school in Shanghai November 29, 2008. The...
SHANGNHAI, China
Medical personnel conduct eye tests for students at a high school in Shanghai
Medical personnel conduct eye tests for students at a high school in Shanghai November 29, 2008. The banner reads, "Health is the base of country and nation's prosperity". REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA)
HUNGARY
RTR229A6
December 04, 2008
Synchronised swimmers perform during the ceremonial opening of central Europe's largest indoor aquaworld...
Budapest, Hungary
Synchronised swimmers perform during the ceremonial opening of central Europe's largest indoor aquaworld...
Synchronised swimmers perform during the ceremonial opening of central Europe's largest indoor aquaworld complex in Budapest on December 4, 2008. REUTERS/Karoly Arvai (HUNGARY)
POLAND-COAL/
RTR22827
December 03, 2008
A Greenpeace activist makes adjustments while hanging from the ceiling inside a giant model of the globe...
KONIN, Poland
Greenpeace activist makes adjustments while hanging inside giant model of the globe near Konin open mine...
A Greenpeace activist makes adjustments while hanging from the ceiling inside a giant model of the globe near Konin open mine, 70 km from Poznan, western Poland December 3, 2008. Greenpeace established a camp to protest against the damage it says the Konin mine is doing to the climate, regional tourism and farming, and against the planned opening of new sites. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND)
USA/
RTR228G6
December 04, 2008
An ice skater performs during the 76th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in...
UNITED STATES
An ice skater performs during the 76th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in...
An ice skater performs during the 76th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in New York December 3, 2008. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)
COLOMBIA/
RTR2283R
December 03, 2008
New sub-lieutenants participate a military ceremony at an army school in Bogota December 3, 2008. Colombia's...
Bogota, Colombia
New sub-lieutenants participate a military ceremony at an army school in Bogota
New sub-lieutenants participate a military ceremony at an army school in Bogota December 3, 2008. Colombia's army commander General Oscar Gonzalez was decorated with his third sun in his military career. REUTERS/John Vizcaino (COLOMBIA)
TAIWAN/
RTXB1QQ
November 28, 2008
Tourists walk among rock formations in Yehliu, Wanli Township, Taipei County November 28, 2008. Yehliu...
Taipei, Taiwan
Tourists walk among rock formations in Yehliu, Wanli Township, Taipei County, Taiwan
Tourists walk among rock formations in Yehliu, Wanli Township, Taipei County November 28, 2008. Yehliu is a cape on the north coast of Taiwan, between Taipei and Keelung. It is formed by the Datun Mountain stretching into the sea and is famous for its geological shapes carved by sea erosion. REUTERS/Nicky Loh (TAIWAN)
ITALY/
RTR223F7
November 29, 2008
The former church tower of the Village of Graun in South Tyrol sticks out of the partially frozen Lake...
GRAUN, Italy
The former church tower of the Village of Graun in South Tyrol sticks out of partially frozen Lake Reschen...
The former church tower of the Village of Graun in South Tyrol sticks out of the partially frozen Lake Reschen reservoir in Northern Italy November 29, 2008. The village was destroyed and the valley flooded in 1950, due to damming up the Etsch river to produce electricity. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (ITALY)
AUSTRALIA/
RTR2274V
December 03, 2008
A man dressed as a Star Wars character leaves the "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibition...
Sydney, Australia
A man dressed as a Star Wars character leaves the "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibition...
A man dressed as a Star Wars character leaves the "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney December 3, 2008. The exhibition runs till April 26, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA)
BRITAIN
RTR226L4
December 02, 2008
Snow covers rooftops near Burnley, northern England, December 2, 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN)
Manchester, United Kingdom
Snow covers rooftops near Burnley, northern England
Snow covers rooftops near Burnley, northern England, December 2, 2008. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN)
USA-RETAILSALES/
RTR226PJ
December 02, 2008
A "going out of business" sign is pictured at a Mervyns department store in West Covina, California on...
West Covina, UNITED STATES
Going out of business sign is pictured at a Mervyns department store in West Covina, California
A "going out of business" sign is pictured at a Mervyns department store in West Covina, California on November 29, 2008. Bargain-hunting holiday shoppers did not save U.S. retail sales in November, which will likely represent a second straight month of declines for the industry. Picture taken November 29. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES) FOR BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE also see GF2E4CC1FNS01
KOREA-NORTH/
RTR22508
December 01, 2008
North Koreans wash their laundry at the Yalu River at the border to China near the North Korean city...
Hyesan, North Korea
North Koreans wash their laundry at the Yalu River at the border to China near the North Korean city...
North Koreans wash their laundry at the Yalu River at the border to China near the North Korean city of Hyesan December 1, 2008. North Korea slashed the number of South Korean workers at a joint industrial enclave in the North on Monday in a border clampdown seen as a pressure tactic to change Seoul's tough policy towards its neighbour. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause (NORTH KOREA)
YEMEN-MIGRANTS/
RTR226WX
December 02, 2008
A body of an Ethiopian would-be migrant is laid on the beach after it washed up on the coast of the southern...
AHWAR, Yemen
Body of Ethiopian would-be migrant is laid on beach after it washed up on coast of Ahwar
A body of an Ethiopian would-be migrant is laid on the beach after it washed up on the coast of the southern Yemeni town of Ahwar December 2, 2008. At least 20 people drowned after smugglers forced their passengers overboard off the coast of Ahwar, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN)
INDIA-MUMBAI/ISRAEL
RTR226M4
December 02, 2008
Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather for the funeral of Aryeh Leibish Teitelboim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood...
Jerusalem, Israel
Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather for funeral in Jerusalem
Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather for the funeral of Aryeh Leibish Teitelboim in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood December 2, 2008. Teitelboim was among the five hostages killed at the Jewish center and more than 144 people dead in Mumbai after the attacks by Islamist militants on luxury hotels and other sites in India's financial capital. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (JERUSALEM)
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