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48 Hours

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48 Hours - 25 Sep 2011
48 Hours - 25 Sep 2011
LIBYA/
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September 23, 2011
A rebel on crutches fires a rocket propelled grenade while fighting on the front line in Sirte September...
Sirte, Libya
A rebel on crutches fires a rocket propelled grenade while fighting on the front line in Sirte
A rebel on crutches fires a rocket propelled grenade while fighting on the front line in Sirte September 24, 2011 REUTERS/Anis Mili (LIBYA - Tags: CONFLICT MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE SEE: GM1E7AR1RJY01
SPAIN/
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September 23, 2011
A would-be immigrant sits inside a police van after arriving at the port in Malaga, southern Spain September...
Malaga, Spain
A would-be immigrant sits inside a police van after arriving at the port in Malaga
A would-be immigrant sits inside a police van after arriving at the port in Malaga, southern Spain September 23, 2011. Some 44 would-be immigrants, including 2 women, aboard a zodiac were intercepted off the southern Spanish coast as they were heading to European soil from Africa, authorities said. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN BURIAL/
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September 23, 2011
An Afghan boy carries a chair from the Wazir Akbar Khan hill after the burial ceremony of Burhanuddin...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan boy carries a chair from the Wazir Akbar Khan hill after the burial ceremony of Rabbani, former...
An Afghan boy carries a chair from the Wazir Akbar Khan hill after the burial ceremony of Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council in Kabul September 23, 2011. Weeping Afghans gathered under tight security on Friday to bury Rabbani, the government's chief peace negotiator killed this week by a suicide bomber posing as a Taliban envoy with a message about possible talks. After prayers at the presidential palace, a coffin draped in the black, red and green national flag was taken to a hilltop in the Wazir Akbar Khan district for burial. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: OBITUARY POLITICS)
POPE-GERMANY/
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September 23, 2011
The plane carrying Pope Benedict XVI arrives at Erfurt airport, September 23, 2011. Pope Benedict visits...
Erfurt, Germany
The plane carrying Pope Benedict XVI arrives at Erfurt airport
The plane carrying Pope Benedict XVI arrives at Erfurt airport, September 23, 2011. Pope Benedict visits his German homeland, touring mostly Protestant and atheist regions in the ex-communist east after previous visits to Catholic strongholds in the Rhineland and his native Bavaria. REUTERS/Frank Augstein/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)
NEWZEALAND
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September 25, 2011
A tourist walks through steam on a bridge above thermal water in a park in Rotorua September 25, 2011....
Rotorua, New Zealand
A tourist walks through steam on a bridge above thermal water in a park in Rotorua
A tourist walks through steam on a bridge above thermal water in a park in Rotorua September 25, 2011. The geothermal activity and bubbling mud volcanoes are the main attractions of the central area of the northern island of New Zealand. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT)
OBAMA-UN/
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September 23, 2011
U.S. President Barack Obama waves during a family photo with leaders attending the Open Government Partnership...
New York, UNITED STATES
U.S. President Barack Obama waves during a family photo with leaders attending the Open Government Partnership...
U.S. President Barack Obama waves during a family photo with leaders attending the Open Government Partnership event
in New York September 20, 2011. Picture taken September 20, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
BRAZIL/
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September 24, 2011
Cancer patients cry at the end of the "Festival of the Life" fashion show at the Cancer Perola Byington...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Cancer patients cry at the end of the "Festival of the Life" fashion show at the Cancer Perola Byington...
Cancer patients cry at the end of the "Festival of the Life" fashion show at the Cancer Perola Byington Hospital in Sao Paulo September 23, 2011. The event was held to promote greater self-esteem and bring attention to the struggle for life among cancer patients, according to the State Health Secretariat of Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY FASHION)
LIBYA-SIRTE/
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September 23, 2011
Anti-Gaddafi fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher near Sirte, one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining...
Sirte, Libya
Anti-Gaddafi fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher near Sirte
Anti-Gaddafi fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher near Sirte, one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining strongholds, September 24, 2011. Libyan provisional government forces backed by NATO warplanes swarmed into the city of Sirte on Saturday but weathered heavy sniper fire as they tried to win control of one of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi's last bastions of support. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) FOR BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE: ALSO SEE GM1E87C1LND01
SAFRICA/
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September 24, 2011
A traditional Isicathamiya group performs during a competition in Durban September 24, 2011. The Isicathamiya...
Durban, South Africa
Traditional Isicathamiya group performs during a competition in Durban
A traditional Isicathamiya group performs during a competition in Durban September 24, 2011. The Isicathamiya Festival held on South Africa's Heritage Day saw 111 groups competing in a genre made known worldwide by South African musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Isicathamiya groups consist mainly of men who sing acapella and perform tightly choreographed dance moves which keep the singers on their toes. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IVORY-COAST/
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September 24, 2011
A man dances during the generation festival of the Ebrie ethnic group in Anono, Abidjan September 24,...
Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
A man dances during the generation festival of the Ebrie ethnic group in Anono, Abidjan
A man dances during the generation festival of the Ebrie ethnic group in Anono, Abidjan September 24, 2011. This feast is an initiation ceremony marking the transition of adolescents to adulthood. During this festival, the leader of the age group passes a torch to another that will in turn manage village affairs. The festival thus symbolises the handover of the administrative business of the ethnic group to the next generation. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST
- Tags: SOCIETY)
THAILAND/
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September 24, 2011
A baby of migrant workers from Myanmar, with traditional tanaka paste on its face, sleeps in a hammock...
Mahachai, Thailand
Baby of migrant workers from Myanmar sleeps in a hammock at their accommodation at the port town of Mahachai,...
A baby of migrant workers from Myanmar, with traditional tanaka paste on its face, sleeps in a hammock at their accommodation at the port town of Mahachai, near Bangkok September 24, 2011. Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from Myanmar and other neighbouring countries escape poverty to search for prosperity in Thailand but human rights groups are expressing concerns that the rights of many of those workers are being violated. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EGYPT-MUBARAK/TANTAWI
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September 24, 2011
An anti-Mubarak protester and supporter of Egyptian cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, former leader of...
Cairo, Egypt
Anti-Mubarak protester and supporter of Egyptian cleric Sheikh Abdel-Rahman is seen smoking cigarette...
An anti-Mubarak protester and supporter of Egyptian cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, former leader of the Islamic Group who is serving a prison term in the U.S., is seen smoking a cigarette through a hole in a banner demanding political prisoners be freed, at the police academy where former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is on trial in Cairo September 24, 2011. Egypt's ruling military council head testified in Mubarak's trial on Saturday in a hearing that could decide the fate of the ex-president accused of responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators earlier this year. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
FRANCE
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September 24, 2011
French writer Tristane Banon arrives to attend a gathering to protest against aggressors of rape victims...
Paris, France
French writer Banon arrives to attend a gathering to protest against aggressors of rape victims near...
French writer Tristane Banon arrives to attend a gathering to protest against aggressors of rape victims near courthouse in Paris September 24, 2011. Banon has filed a legal complaint of attempted rape against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: CRIME LAW)
ITALY-FASHION/
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September 23, 2011
Models stand backstage before the Mila Schon Spring/Summer 2012 women's collection during Milan Fashion...
Milan, Italy
Models stand backstage before the Mila Schon Spring/Summer 2012 women's collection during Milan Fashion...
Models stand backstage before the Mila Schon Spring/Summer 2012 women's collection during Milan Fashion Week September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Paolo Bona (ITALY - Tags: FASHION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
EMIRATES-ELECTIONS/CAMPAIGN
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September 24, 2011
Women cast their votes at a voting station in Dubai, ahead of the Federal National Council elections,...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
To match feature EMIRATES-ELECTIONS/CAMPAIGN
Women cast their votes at a voting station in Dubai, ahead of the Federal National Council elections, September 24, 2011. The United Arab Emirates is gearing up for the second elections in its 40-year history, but officials and candidates are finding it tough to answer a commonly asked question: why can't everyone vote? To match feature EMIRATES-ELECTIONS/CAMPAIGN REUTERS/Abdullah Salem (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IMF/
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September 24, 2011
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is reflected in a glass of water...
Washington, UNITED STATES
IMF Managing Director Lagarde is reflected in a glass of water during a Development Committee news conference...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is reflected in a glass of water during a Development Committee news conference at the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington September 24, 2011. Picture rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA-GUANGDONG/RIOT
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September 23, 2011
A young villager walks inside a damaged government office in Wukan in Lufeng, a city of 1.7 million,...
Lufeng, China
Young villager stands in front of damaged government office in Lufeng
A young villager walks inside a damaged government office in Wukan in Lufeng, a city of 1.7 million, in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong September 24, 2011. Hundreds of villagers enraged over government land seizures staged a third day of protests in southern China on Friday, a day after ransacking government buildings and engaging in skirmishes with police that left at least 12 people injured. REUTERS/Staff (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)
RUSSIA/
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September 25, 2011
Women in traditional Russian costumes stand behind sculptures displaying the Soviet State founder Vladimir...
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Women stand behind sculptures during the 1st Slavic Museum Night festival at the Musem of Modern Art...
Women in traditional Russian costumes stand behind sculptures displaying the Soviet State founder Vladimir Lenin (3d L) and his followers during the 1st Slavic Museum Night festival at the Museum of Modern Art in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk September 24, 2011. The aim of the festival is to preserve the heritage of Slavic culture and revive traditions, according to organizers. Picture taken September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
GREECE-UNREST/
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September 25, 2011
Protesters argue with riot police during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens...
Athens, Greece
Protesters argue with riot police during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens...
Protesters argue with riot police during a rally against the government's new austerity measures in Athens 25, 2011. Greek riot police fired teargas at anti-austerity protesters pelting them with bottles outside parliament on Sunday in the first such unrest after a summer lull. REUTERS/John Kolesidis (GREECE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS)
VIETNAM/
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September 24, 2011
Members of the Laughter Yoga club practise laughing during morning exercise at a public park in Hanoi...
Hanoi, Vietnam
Members of the Laughter Yoga club practise laughing during morning exercise at a public park in Hanoi...
Members of the Laughter Yoga club practise laughing during morning exercise at a public park in Hanoi September 24, 2011. For the past two years, several hundred people have been gathering each morning at a public park in central Hanoi to practise laughing under the instruction of yoga master Le Anh Son in the belief that this will help them to be happier, fight disease and relief the stresses of daily life. Laughter yoga was launched in 1995 by Dr. Madan Kataria, a physician, in India and there are now more than 6,000 clubs in 60 countries, Son said. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: SOCIETY)
BAHRAIN/
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September 23, 2011
A protester standing on a garbage container shouts anti-government slogans as anti-government protesters...
multiple cities, Bahrain
Protester standing on garbage container shouts anti-government slogans as anti-government protesters...
A protester standing on a garbage container shouts anti-government slogans as anti-government protesters try to get back to Manama's Farook Junction, also known as Pearl Square, in Karanna, west of Manama September 23, 2011. A massive police force blocked protesters trying to march to the junction in Bahrain's capital on Friday, witnesses said, a day before a key by-election to fill parliamentary seats vacated by opposition leaders in protest at the crushing of popular unrest in March. A Ministry of Interior statement said that these protesters responded to calls made through social media websites and that since their movements were illegal, security forces dealt with them. Some protesters were arrested and legal action will be taken against them, the statement added. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
IRAN/
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September 23, 2011
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to...
Tehran, Iran
Art installation, made with identification tags similar to those of soldiers killed during Iran-Iraq...
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on their ability to film or take pictures in Tehran.
An art installation, made with identification tags similar to those of soldiers killed during the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), is pictured at a war exhibition held by Iran's revolutionary guard to mark the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war, also known in Iran as the "Holy Defence", at Baharestan square near the Iranian Parliament in southern Tehran September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)
UN-ASSEMBLY/
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September 23, 2011
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up a copy of the letter that he had just delivered to United...
New York, UNITED STATES
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up a copy of the letter that he had just delivered to United...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up a copy of the letter that he had just delivered to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon requesting full United Nations representation for a Palestinian state, during his address before the 66th United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
UN-ASSEMBLY/
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September 23, 2011
Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian man suspected of throwing stones during clashes in the Arab...
Jerusalem, Israel
Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian man during clashes in Ras al-Amud
Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian man suspected of throwing stones during clashes in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud September 23, 2011. Israeli security forces were on high alert after Friday prayers at a major Muslim mosque in Jerusalem and surrounding Palestinian districts given a deepening diplomatic deadlock over the Palestinians' application for U.N. membership. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BANGLADESH-RICKSHAWS/
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September 23, 2011
Wrecked rickshaws are seen in a dump yard at Mirpur in Dhaka September 23, 2011. Rickshaws far outnumber...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Wrecked rickshaws are seen in a dump yard at Mirpur in Dhaka
Wrecked rickshaws are seen in a dump yard at Mirpur in Dhaka September 23, 2011. Rickshaws far outnumber cars on the streets of many Bangladeshi towns, and they are an important source of income for the country's poor, who often have no other options. Yet the vehicles are a major headache for police, who struggle with licensing and safety issues for the estimated 1 million tricycle rickshaws on the road in Dhaka. Nearly half of all road accidents in the city are believed to involve them. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: CITYSPACE TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY POVERTY)
ITALY-KNOX/
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September 22, 2011
Amanda Knox, the U.S. student convicted of murdering her British flatmate Meredith Kercher in Italy on...
Perugia, Italy
Amanda Knox, the U.S. reacts during her appeal trial session in Perugia
Amanda Knox, the U.S. student convicted of murdering her British flatmate Meredith Kercher in Italy on November 2007, reacts during her appeal trial session in Perugia September 23, 2011. Knox walked into a court room in Perugia on Friday for the final stages of an appeal she is hoping will allow her to walk free after nearly four years in an Italian prison. REUTERS/Giorgio Benvenuti (ITALY - Tags: CRIME LAW)
BRITAIN/
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September 23, 2011
A supporter watches television at the entrance to Dale Farm Travellers site, near Billericay, in southern...
BILLERICAY, United Kingdom
A supporter watches television at the entrance to Dale Farm Travellers site, near Billericay, in southern...
A supporter watches television at the entrance to Dale Farm Travellers site, near Billericay, in southern England September 23, 2011. The High Court in London is due to decide on Friday if Dale Farm residents can be evicted from, their site, which is the UK's largest illegal travellers' site. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY)
LIBYA/
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September 23, 2011
An anti-Gaddafi fighter fires a heavy artillery piece near Sirte, one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining...
Sirte, Libya
An anti-Gaddafi fighter fires a heavy artillery piece near Sirte, one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining...
An anti-Gaddafi fighter fires a heavy artillery piece near Sirte, one of Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining strongholds September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags: CONFLICT POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA/
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September 23, 2011
U.S. Navy Counselor 1st Class Luz Bautista, 30, who is four-months pregnant, (L) watches her daughter...
San Diego, UNITED STATES
A military officer watches her daughter play in the yard at home where she lives with her same-sex partner...
U.S. Navy Counselor 1st Class Luz Bautista, 30, who is four-months pregnant, (L) watches her daughter Destiny, 6, play in the yard at home where she lives with her fiancee U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Alejandra Schwartz, 24, in San Diego, California September 21, 2011. The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, which prevented serving US military personnel from disclosing that they were gay, was abolished Tuesday. However, the military does not recognize same-sex marriage, and same-sex couples do not have the same benefits, or protection from being posted separately that heterosexual married couples in the military have. Bautista is being posted to Illinois for three years on Monday. The couple plans to pass the new baby to each other every few months, so she bonds with both mothers. But Bautista doesn't know when it will be possible for her to live with Alejandra and Destiny again. Picture taken September 21, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
UN-ASSEMBLY/
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September 23, 2011
A Palestinian woman watches a public screening of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' speech at the...
Ramalah, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman watches a public screening of Palestinian President Abbas' speech at the United Nations,...
A Palestinian woman watches a public screening of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' speech at the United Nations, in the West Bank city of Ramallah September 23, 2011. Abbas asked the United Nations on Friday to recognize a state for his people, even though Israel still occupies its territory and the United States has vowed to veto the move. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS)
RUGBY-WORLD/
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September 24, 2011
England's Chris Ashton scores a try during their Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Romania at Otago...
Dunedin, New Zealand
England's Chris Ashton scores a try during their Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Romania at Otago...
England's Chris Ashton scores a try during their Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Romania at Otago Stadium in Dunedin September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Brandon Malone (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SPORT RUGBY IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
AFGHANISTAN-BURIAL/
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September 23, 2011
Afghans carry the coffin of Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghans carry the coffin of Rabbani during his burial ceremony on Wazir Akbar Khan hill in Kabul
Afghans carry the coffin of Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council, during his burial ceremony on Wazir Akbar Khan hill in Kabul September 23, 2011. Weeping Afghans gathered under tight security on Friday to bury former Rabbani, who was killed this week by a suicide bomber posing as a Taliban envoy with a message about possible talks. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST OBITUARY POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/DEATH
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September 23, 2011
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers in the West Bank village...
QUSRA, Palestinian Territories
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers in Qusra near Nablus...
An Israeli soldier fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers in the West Bank village of Qusra near Nablus September 23, 2011. Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in the West Bank on Friday during a confrontation between Palestinians and Jewish settlers in his village, a local Palestinian official said. REUTERS/Nir Elias (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
YEMEN/
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September 25, 2011
Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to demand the ouster of Yemen's President...
Sanaa, Yemen
Anti-government protesters shout slogans during demonstration to demand ouster of Yemen's President Saleh...
Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa September 25, 2011. Yemeni soldiers killed two tribal fighters and wounded 18 anti-government protesters on Sunday in the latest clashes in a week of bloodshed that has raised fears of a descent into all-out civil war. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN-FLOODS/
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September 23, 2011
A girl, displaced by floods, carries pots as she walks on the trunk of a tree floating in the water near...
Badin, Pakistan
A girl, displaced by floods, carries pots as she walks on the trunk of a tree floating in the water near...
A girl, displaced by floods, carries pots as she walks on the trunk of a tree floating in the water near her home in the Badin district of Pakistan's Sindh province September 23, 2011. The latest floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed more than 230 people, destroyed or damaged 1.2 million houses and flooded 4.5 million acres (1.8 million hectares) since late last month, officials and Western aid groups say. More than 300,000 people have been moved to shelters. Some 800,000 families hit by last year's floods are still homeless. Aid groups have warned of a growing risk of fatal diseases. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
INDONESIA-EXPLOSION/
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September 25, 2011
A local television reporter holds a handout picture released by the Indonesian police, showing a dead...
Solo, Indonesia
A reporter holds a handout picture released by the Indonesian police showing a dead suspected suicide...
A local television reporter holds a handout picture released by the Indonesian police, showing a dead suspected suicide bomber, to residents and journalists after an explosion in front of a church in Solo, Central Java September 25, 2011. A suspected suicide bomber attacked a church on Indonesia's Java island on Sunday, killing himself and injuring 17 people, police said. The police is appealing for information to identify the suspect via the handout picture. REUTERS/Andry Prasetyo (INDONESIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST MEDIA RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRAZIL/
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September 25, 2011
Betania EC goalkeaper tries to block a ball during a Peladao Verde championship match against Amigos...
Manaus, Brazil
Betania EC goalkeaper tries to block a ball during a Peladao Verde championship match against Amigos...
Betania EC goalkeaper tries to block a ball during a Peladao Verde championship match against Amigos de Ze da Bossa in Manaus September 24, 2011. According to organizers, the Peladao is the biggest amateur soccer championship in the world with about 761 teams competing at the levels of master, children, women, indigenous and the main category "Peladao Verde". The main category also combines a pageant aspect as participating teams are required to present a beauty queen who will compete for the title of Peladao 2011 Queen. The beauty pageant winner will receive prizes and be involved in social work, and her team, with the other 4 finalists' teams, will earn the right to return to the competition if it was already eliminated. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SOCCER-SPAIN/
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September 24, 2011
Spanish referee Cesar Muniz (L) shows a red card to Valencia's Aritz Aduriz (C) as Sevilla's Fernando...
Seville, Spain
Spanish referee Cesar Muniz shows a red card to Valencia's Aritz Aduriz as Sevilla's Fernando Navarro...
Spanish referee Cesar Muniz (L) shows a red card to Valencia's Aritz Aduriz (C) as Sevilla's Fernando Navarro points at him during their Spanish First Division soccer match at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA/
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September 24, 2011
Kirgiz falconers hold their saker falcons at a falcon domestication base in Akqi county of Kizilsu Kirgiz...
AKQI, China
Kirgiz falconers hold their saker falcons at a falcon domestication base in Akqi county
Kirgiz falconers hold their saker falcons at a falcon domestication base in Akqi county of Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture, in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region September 22, 2011. The falcons are domesticated for hunting. Picture taken September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Zhao (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA/
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September 24, 2011
Contestants watch a video of a male contestant on electronic screens during the recording of an episode...
Beijing, China
Contestants watch video of male contestant on electronic screens during recording of episode of Chinese...
Contestants watch a video of a male contestant on electronic screens during the recording of an episode of popular Chinese matchmaking television show "If You Are the One" in Beijing September 24, 2011. The show, which is owned by Jiangsu Satellite Television, has 24 single ladies standing on the stage and five bachelors coming up one after another in every episode. The bachelors are allowed three videos respectively giving details about their job, love experiences and friends' opinions. The bachelors then have to try all means to keep the lights on, which stands for the ladies' affection, so that they can gain the right to choose one of the ladies to match up with, or to walk away from the show. REUTERS/Barry Huang (CHINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MOTOR-RACING-MANS/
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September 25, 2011
Kawasaki rider Gregory Leblanc of France celebrates after crossing the finish line in first position...
Le Mans, France
Kawasaki rider Leblanc of France celebrates after crossing the finish line in first position during the...
Kawasaki rider Gregory Leblanc of France celebrates after crossing the finish line in first position during the 34th Le Mans 24-hour motorcycle endurance race in Le Mans, western France, September 25, 2011. The Kawasaki number 11 is also ridden by Julien Da Costa and Olivier Four of France. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN
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September 25, 2011
A teenager working part-time inside the U.S. military's Combat Outpost (COP) Pirtle King tries the dumbbells...
Kunar, Afghanistan
A teenager working part-time inside the U.S. military's COP Pirtle King tries the dumbbells at the base...
A teenager working part-time inside the U.S. military's Combat Outpost (COP) Pirtle King tries the dumbbells at the base gym, in Ghaziabad district, Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan September 25, 2011. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT SOCIETY)
SPAIN/
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September 23, 2011
Inmates watch from inside their cells as a man dressed as a devil holds a firecracker during a performance...
Palma De Mallorca, Spain
Inmates watch from inside their cells as man dressed as devil holds firecracker during performance to...
Inmates watch from inside their cells as a man dressed as a devil holds a firecracker during a performance to commemorate "La Merce", saint patron of prisons, during festivites inside Palma de Mallorca's prison on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca September 24, 2011. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA/
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September 26, 2011
A dog poses on a board at a surf dog contest in Huntington Beach, California September 25, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy...
Huntington Beach, UNITED STATES
A dog poses on a board at a surf dog contest in Huntington Beach
A dog poses on a board at a surf dog contest in Huntington Beach, California September 25, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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September 25, 2011
People are seen in a house during a blackout in Vina del Mar city, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest...
Vina Del Mar, Chile
People is seen in a house during a blackout in Vina del Mar city.
People are seen in a house during a blackout in Vina del Mar city, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago, September 24, 2011. A massive power blackout paralyzed crucial copper mines in Chile on Saturday and darkened vast swaths of the country including the capital Santiago before energy started to be restored, officials said. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez (CHILE - Tags: ENERGY SOCIETY BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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