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Editor’s choice – November 18

Virginia Labrador, 26, as a contestant in the Miss Sevilla pageant pose during a presentation in the Andalusian capital of Seville November 17, 2009. The winner of the pageant held on December 5 in Seville, will go on to compete in the Miss Spain beauty contest in 2010. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Taxis line up to get their tanks filled on a viaduct in Chongqing municipality November 17, 2009. Central and eastern Chinese provinces faced the worst natural gas shortage in years as supplies were diverted to snowstorm-hit northern China, while producers lacked incentives to expand output because of poor margins, a state broadcaster said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Stringer

A Palestinian laborer prays at a construction site in Gilo, a Jewish settlement on land Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to its Jerusalem municipality, November 17, 2009. Israel declined comment on Tuesday on a report of new U.S. demands it curb settlement round Jerusalem, but it reaffirmed its determination to go on building on occupied West Bank land that it has annexed to the city. The controversial Israeli barrier and the West Bank town of Bethlehem are seen in the background. Reuters/Baz Ratner

Arju, 4, looks out from a his makeshift house built over a canal in the Rayerbazar area in Dhaka November 17, 2009. Arju lives in the house with his parents and five siblings. His father Anisul Huq earns 120 tk. ($1.70) a day pulling a  rickshaw in the city and pays 700 tk. ($10) a month to rent one room in the house. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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Editor’s choice – November 17

A fisherman stands on the shore of the swollen Capilano River in North Vancouver, British Columbia November 16, 2009. Several days of steady rain have some areas on flood watch.        REUTERS/Andy Clark

A Jewish settler carries roof tiles after a house was demolished at an outpost near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Negohot November 16, 2009. According to witnesses,several structures were demolished by Israeli authorities on Monday at an outpost that Israel considers illegal.  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Afghan boys play soccer along a road in Kabul November16, 2009.   REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

Editor’s Choice – November 16

A 15-year-old girl with a gunshot wound on her leg rests in the emergency room of a hospital near the Petare slum in Caracas November 14, 2009. Gun laws are lax in Venezuela, where the government estimates there are 6 million firearms circulating among the population of about 28 million. Venezuela’s murder rate is about 8 times that of the United States. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

An Iraqi policeman stands guard in front of a damaged helicopter which police believed have belonged to former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s family near Samarra, 100 km (62 miles) north of Baghdad, November 13, 2009. Three helicopters were found hidden in farms on Friday, a police source said. REUTERS/Sabah al-Bazee

A worker installs lanterns to decorate the site of an opening ceremony for a newly-built highway in Luoyang, Henan province November 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Carlf Zhang

Editor’s choice – November 13

Men mourn the death of a Pakistani man working at the Iranian consulate in Peshawar after his body was brought to a Shi’ite congregation hall there on November 12, 2009. A gunman shot dead a Pakistani working at Iran’s consulate in the city of Peshawar on Thursday, police said, in an attack likely to compound strains in relations between the Muslim neighbors. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

An Afghan girl touches her mother’s artificial leg the ICRC Ali Abad Orthopedic center in Kabul November 12, 2009. The center, which is run mostly by disabled people, aims to educate and rehabilitate landmine victims and people with any kind of deformities, to help them integrate effectively into society. They also provide the patients with a 18-months interest free $600 micro credit loan. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

People pose next to a wax figure of President Barack Obama at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Shanghai November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song

Editor’s choice – November 12

People in swimsuits dance during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimwear parade at one time, in Sydney November 12, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Ice forms on a public bus, following a snowfall in Taiyuan, Shanxi province November 11, 2009. Thousands of vehicles have been trapped on roads after two days of snow in China’s biggest coal-mining province, disrupting the movement of people and coal, state media reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer

A wooden cross floats amongst poppies that have been thrown into a fountain in Trafalgar Square during the Armistice Day of remembrance in central London November 11, 2009.    REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Editor’s choice – November 11

A young Buddhist monk holds a pair of sunglasses during a teaching session by spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Tawang, in the northeastern Indian state of Arunchal Pradesh November 10, 2009. The Dalai Lama arrived by helicopter in this remote Buddhist enclave nestled in the icy folds of the eastern Himalayas on Sunday. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Remains of a swimming pool are seen where a hotel stood before Hurricane Katrina struck at the Gulf Coast in Gulfport, Mississippi November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The coffins of six British soldiers killed in Afghanistan are driven though the streets of Wootton Bassett in southwest England November 10, 2009. Six British servicemen were flown home on Tuesday — five of whom were shot by a rogue Afghan policeman. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Editor’s choice – November 10

People peer through a section of the former Berlin Wall at the wall memorial “Bernauer Strasse” in Berlin November 9, 2009, during day-long celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.   REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Palestinian and international activists stand atop a concrete blast wall on a patrol road used by Israeli troops along the controversial Israeli barrier during a protest marking the 20th anniversary of the toppling of the Berlin Wall, in the al-Amari refugee camp in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A member of a cross-community group takes part in a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall, at a “Peace Line” in west Belfast, Northern Ireland November 9, 2009. “Peace Lines” or Walls were erected during “the troubles” to separate the Catholics and Protestants. The red lines across the person’s face is caused by another photographer’s auto focus assist.   REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Editor’s choice – November 9

Taiwanese pianist Chen Kuan-yu performs during a concert in the middle of a rice paddy in Chishang Township, Taitung County November 7, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

French priest Pouchard is given oxygen after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning during his mass in Angres church near Lievin, northern France, November 8, 2009. About 150 people were listening to the mass in the church when the incident occurred. REUTERS/Stringer

Parishioners at Greater Vision Community Church cry during the altar call as a pastor offers prayers for those killed in the shooting at the Fort Hood Army post in Killeen, Texas, November 8, 2009. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Editor’s choice – November 6

Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall (L) reacts as she waits for her husband Prince Charles to fire the gun on the HMCS Haida in Hamilton, Ontario November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill

Drivers of mass transit system buses receive H1N1 vaccine injections at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province November 6, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Tiger Woods reaches for the ball as he plays on the 8th hole during the 2009 HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai November 6, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song

Editor’s choice – November 5

New York Yankees players celebrate with Alex Rodriguez (13) after they defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 to win the 2009 World Series in New York November 4, 2009. REUTERS/Bill Kostroun

Visitors at Durban’s Ushaka Marine World get a good view of a shark, November 1, 2009. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Buddhist monks walk through the Shwe Indein Pagoda near Inle lake November 4, 2009. REUTERS/Soe Zeya

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