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Editor’s choice – Best photos

September 14, 2009

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

Editor’s choice – Best photos

September 10, 2009

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

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September 9, 2009

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

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September 8, 2009

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

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September 4, 2009

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

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September 3, 2009

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

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September 2, 2009

The melted metal from a vehicle that burned during the Station Fire is pictured in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles, California September 1, 2009. The so-called Station Fire has charred 127,000 acres (51,000 hectares), an area nearly the size of Chicago, destroyed at least 62 homes, and is still capable of terrible destruction, fire commander Mike Dietrich said.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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September 1, 2009

A Palestinian fisherman runs out of a fishing boat after it was hit by Israeli army naval fire at Gaza’s seaport August 31, 2009. Israeli army said fishermen on the boat violated security boundaries of the coast of Gaza Strip, crossing into an area out of permitted fishing zone. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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August 31, 2009

Albino siblings Esthefany Caroline (L) and Kauan Fernandes (R) play with their cousin Taina (C) outside their home in the V9 slum of Olinda, in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, August 25, 2009. Three of five of the Fernandes family’s children are albinos, which according to genetics professor Valdir Balbino of the Federal University of Pernambuco is a very rare occurrence considering the parents and two children are dark-skinned Afro-Brazilians. REUTERS/Alexandre Severo-JC Imagem