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Editor’s choice – October 20

A man stands in front of a decorated house in the small village of Sietes, northern Spanish region of Asturias October 19, 2009. The Spanish village of ‘Sietes’ (Sevens) is being decorated with corporative Windows 7 operating system colours for a presentation event that will be held on Thursday October 22 as part of the Windows 7 international launching. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

A child looks on as a policeman patrols the streets near Manguinhos slum as the violence continued two days after drug traffickers shot down one of their crime-fighting helicopters, in Rio de Janeiro October 19, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A masked man shouts slogans in favour of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) guerrillas as he waves a scarf with the yellow-red-green Kurdish colours during a pro Kurdish demonstration in downtown Istanbul October 19, 2009. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A model displays a creation by Mint Designs at a fashion show during Japan Fashion Week in Tokyo October 19, 2009. REUTERS/Michael Caronna

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Editor’s choice – October 19

A police officer stands next to an armored police vehicle as he patrols Jacarezinho slum a day after drug traffickers shot down a police helicopter and set fire to five buses and a school, in Rio de Janeiro October 18, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Debris of a burnt residential building is seen in the northern Indian hill town of Shimla October 18, 2009. No causalities were reported, and the cause of the fire was not known. REUTERS/Amit Kanwar

Jessica Gil Ortiz from Colombia falls during her routine in the women’s floor final at the Gymnastics World Championships at the O2 Arena in London October 18, 2009. Gil Ortiz was taken to hospital after the fall. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Editor’s Choice – October 16


A man enjoys a walk on top of the Mount Saentis (8209 feet above sea level) near Schwaegalp in the eastern Swiss Alps, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

The statue of Nefertiti is pictured during a press preview at the ‘Neues Museum’ (New Museum) building in Berlin, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Dorothy De Low, 99, from Australia participates in table tennis practice at the World Masters Games at Sydney Olympic Park, October 15, 2009. REUTERS/World Masters Games/Craig Golding/Handout

Editor’s choice – October 15

Students use their notebooks and hands to cover their heads during nationwide earthquake drills at Paranaque National High School in Baclaran, Paranaque city, metro Manila October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Yang Yilin of China performs her routine on the beam during the qualifying round of the Gymnastics World Championships at the O2 Arena in London October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Veterinarian Tzahi Eisenberg administers anesthetic shots to Ketty and Mizrahi, two adult chimpanzees, at a zoo in Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv October 14, 2009. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

Editor’s choice – October 14

A dairy cow sticks out its tongue in a cowshed in Hergolding near Munich October 13, 2009. EU agriculture ministers concluded an extraordinary meeting on the crisis in the dairy sector on October 5 but did not come out with any short-term decisions to help struggling milk farmers, leaving them disappointed. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Feng Zhe of China competes on the parallel bars during the qualification round of the Gymnastics World Championships in London October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman collects small pieces of granite in a quarry in the remote village of Thumbalai, 300km (186 miles) east of Colombo, October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Editor’s choice – October 13

Military brass salute the Greek flag in front of the Parthenon temple during the ceremony for the annual anniversary of the liberation of Athens from Nazi occupation at the Acropolis hill in Athens October 12, 2009. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Fans of singer Justin Bieber scream as he performs on NBC’s Today Show in New York, October 12, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A Hamas supporter, playing the role of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, stands behind mock bars during a mock trial for Abbas in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip October 12, 2009, following his decision to postpone action on a U.N. report that criticized Israel’s offensive in Gaza. Abbas on Sunday defended his decision to back the deferral of a vote on a U.N. war crimes report, saying he wanted to secure broad support for the document. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Editor’s choice – October 12

Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A child casts a shadow on an umbrella while playing in the centre of Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Los Angeles Angels Torii Hunter is jeered by Boston Red Sox fans as he strikes out during the eighth inning of their MLB American League Division Series playoff game in Boston October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Editor’s choice – October 9

Palestinians take part in a Fatah rally in support of President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah October 8, 2009.  REUTERS/Fadi Arouri

A man gets a haircut inside a barber shop hit by floods caused by Typhoon Ketsana, locally known as Ondoy, in the town of Taytay, in Rizal, east of Metro Manila October 8, 2009.  REUTERS/John Javellana

Colorado Rockies second baseman Clint Barmes (R) lands on the Philadelphia Phillies Pedro Feliz as he watches the completion of the double play at first base in the sixth inning of their MLB National League Division Series playoff game in Philadelphia, October 8, 2009.  REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Editor’s choice – Best photos

A clown performs during “Slava’s Snowshow”, a stage show created and staged by Russian clown Slava Polunin, in Madrid October 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Juan Medina

A general view of the new PS20 solar plant which was inaugurated last month at “Solucar” solar park in Sanlucar La Mayor, near Seville, October 7, 2009. The solar thermal power plant uses mirrors to concentrate the sun’s rays onto towers where they produce steam to drive a turbine, producing electricity.   REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

A man points to a wall torn down by high winds from the third floor of a house in Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture north of Tokyo October 8, 2009. Typhoon Melor barrelled into Japan’s main island on Thursday, disrupting flights and trains, closing some factories and tearing roofs off houses, but damage was much less than had been feared.  REUTERS/Kyodo

Editor’s choice – Best photos

Honduras’ ousted President Manuel Zelaya receives his hat before a news conference inside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

An Israeli border police officer detains a Palestinian suspected of throwing stones in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem October 5, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Milk farmers spray fresh milk on riot police during a demonstration outside the European Council headquarters in Brussels October 5, 2009. Milk producers from all over Europe protested against lower selling prices of milk outside a meeting of European Union agriculture ministers trying to tackle a crisis in the dairy sector.   REUTERS/Yves Herman