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Editor’s choice – Best photos

A woman sits between carriages as the train travels to Mymensing from Dhaka September 20, 2009. Millions of residents in Dhaka are traveling home from the capital city to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday today, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.    REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

An anti-Castro Cuban exile shouts slogans against the “Peace Without Borders” concert in Cuba, during a protest at Miami’s little Havana, Florida September 20, 2009. Hundreds of thousands of people jammed Havana’s Revolution Square for a concert by Colombian rocker Juanes and other international pop stars who hope music can do what politics has not–bring together Cubans here and in the United States. Many exiles had accused Juanes of helping to legitimize a government that they said denied its people basic human rights and stifled dissent by throwing opponents in jail.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Soldiers of 33 Armoured Engineer Squadron are greeted by their partners and families on their return to Swinton Barracks at Parham Down near Tidworth in south west England September 20, 2009. 104 soldiers form the regiment returned to Britain after taking part in operation Panther’s Claw in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Choi Na-yeon of South Korea is sprayed with beer from golfer Yani Tseng (unseen) after making a birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the LPGA Samsung World Championship at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California September 20, 2009.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Editor’s choice – Best photos

John Casas, 15, prepares to go for an athletics training session in Medellin September 17, 2009. Casas, who lives in the violent Comuna 13 neighborhood in Medellin, lost his legs in a car accident. The Casas family were displaced by civil war from their home in Uraba, Antioquia province. John is being helped by a rehabilitation center and dreams of participating in the Paralympics in London 2012.  REUTERS/Albeiro Lopera

A model presents a creation from the Isaac Mizrahi Spring 2010 collection during New York Fashion Week, September 17, 2009.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Security guards gather in front of a shopping mall where military vehicles will pass towards Tiananmen Square, ahead of a rehearsal for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, in Beijing September 18, 2009. The Chinese government is flooding Beijing with armed police and up to one million security “volunteers” to head off any unrest over October’s sensitive anniversary of 60 years of Communist Party rule. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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The world’s tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, poses for photographers next to school children at an event in London September 16, 2009. Kosen, who is 2 meters 46.5 cm (8 feet 1 inch) tall and also claims the record for the largest hands and largest feet, attended the event to promote the Guinness World Records 2010 book. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

A worker tries to lift up a weak cow from among the carcasses of drought-stricken cows in a paddock at the Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) factory near Athi River, 50km (31 miles) east of the capital Nairobi, September 16, 2009. Farmers are making their way to the recently revived KMC in a bid to cut their losses by selling their drought-stricken livestock for meat. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Anabel Veloso, dancer from the flamenco company “Deje Flamenco”, performs during  the flamenco show “Nacidos del Mar” (Born of the Sea),  at Roquetas de Mar Aquarium in southeast Spain September 16, 2009. REUTERS/Francisco Bonilla

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A dancer performs in the scene “Crisis” during the press presentation of the new revue directed by Philippe Decoufle, new Artistic Director for Crazy Horse Paris at the Crazy Horse in Paris September 14, 2009.    REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A boy sniffs glue on National Children’s Day in Kathmandu September 14, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands in front of the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City September 14, 2009, as he takes part in a “global day of prayer” called by Orthodox rabbis in response to what they described as mounting threats to Israel. The Jewish state is eyeing Iran’s nuclear programme and is under U.S.-led pressure to enter peace talks with the Palestinians that could entail ceding occupied biblical land. Some of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews have also been protesting against the state’s secular domestic policies. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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A woman carries a suitcase after being displaced by the rising water level of the river Yamuna after heavy rain in New Delhi September 13, 2009. Ceaseless rain and the release of water in Haryana on Sunday continue to flood the low lying areas of the capital, local media reported. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A resident does a handstand during a morning exercise session at the Temple of Sun Park in Beijing September 13, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Beyonce (R) performs “Single Ladies” at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, September 13, 2009.     REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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Abdel Basset al-Megrahi sits in a wheelchair in his room at a hospital in Tripoli September 9, 2009. The dying Libyan convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing and freed on compassionate grounds despite U.S. objections was met by African parliamentary deputies on Wednesday in an apparent public show of support. REUTERS/Ismail Zetouny

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures during a right-wing youth party meeting in Rome September 9, 2009. Reports that 30 women attended 18 parties hosted by Berlusconi and some were paid to have sex with guests have added to the Italian leader’s problems at a time of speculation that his grip on power may be weakening. A cabinet source said there was no comment on the reports on Wednesday in Corriere della Sera and La Stampa — two respected Italian dailies — suggesting Berlusconi indulged his taste for young women on a larger scale than hitherto suspected. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Minnesota Twins batter Justin Morneau fouls a ball off his cheek during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto September 9, 2009.   REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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Israeli models display wedding dresses made mostly from toilet paper in Tel Aviv September 8, 2009. Seven designers created gowns made mostly from toilet paper as part of an advertising campaign for an Israeli toilet paper company to mark September 9, 2009 (09/09/09), one of the most popular dates for wedding ceremonies. REUTERS/Gil Cohen Magen

A schoolgirl sits in a classroom at Syed Pasha school, which was built by Canadian troops, near Kandahar Air Field September 8, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly

A cat sits on pet food at a stall in a market in Bangkok September 8, 2009.
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The World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk windmills are illuminated by LED lights, at the Kinderdijk September 7, 2009. The wind mills are lit up this year to mark the first time energy-efficient LED lighting has been used.     REUTERS/Jerry Lampen

An internally displaced girl waits with her belongings in the parking lot of a bus terminal in Karachi, for transport back to her home in the Swat Valley region on September 7, 2009. About 1200 internally displaced persons, who fled a military offensive against the Taliban in the Swat Valley region a few months earlier, departed on a 20-hour journey to their villages from the southern seaport Karachi on Monday, an official overlooking the repatriation process said.   REUTERS/Athar Hussain

A woman dives in a lake in the Lobau area, the floodplain forest along the Danube River, as she enjoys the last summerdays in Vienna September 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Herwig Prammer

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Police stand over six suspected armed robbers arrested in central Cape Town, September 3, 2009. South Africa has one of the world’s highest rates of violent crime, with 18,487 murders, 36,190 rapes, and 14,201 reported carjackings in 2007-8, according to police. Many crimes go unreported.  REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Monks play volleyball at Rabdey Dratsang in the southeastern district of Samdrup Jongkhar in Bhutan September 3, 2009. Five decades ago, Bhutan was a feudal, medieval place with no roads, proper schools or hospitals and scarcely any contact with the outside world. Today education and healthcare are free and life expectancy has risen to 66 years from less than 40. REUTERS/Singye Wangchuk

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Christina McHale of the U.S. during their evening match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, September 3, 2009.     REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

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Mayan women Maria Ana Tay Balam (L) and Maria Magdalena Cajti, whose husbands are among the almost 250.000 people who were killed during Guatemala´s 36-year civil war, stand together after a press conference in Guatemala City September 1, 2009. Tay Balam and Cajti, along with a few others, testified against former military commissioner Felipe Cusanero, who became the first person to be convicted of the forced disappearance of people, being sentenced to 150 years in prison in a landmark case that overcame Guatemala’s notorious bureaucracy and impunity.  REUTERS/Doriam Morales

An aerial view shows a labyrinth in the form of a cow that is cut into a corn and hemp field in Marienfelde outside Berlin September 2, 2009. The labyrinth was created by the Federal Institute of Risk Assessment to raise awareness for healthy eating and dangers from harmful substances in food as well as to explain the digestion process in the stomach of a cow.     REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man prays beside his injured wife in a makeshift tent set up by local medical teams after an earthquake in Pangalengan, about 30 km from the city of Bandung, West Java September 3, 2009.   REUTERS/Supri

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