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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

A woman carries a child as she walks past police involved in a firefight with gang members on the streets of Karachi’s Dalmia area October 13, 2009. Police raided the area after reports that criminals and gangsters were busy looting shops in the shanty neighborhood in Karachi, a Reuters journalist at the scene said.  REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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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

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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

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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

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A surfer walks in from the ocean as a fog rolls in at Rockaway Beach in New York, October 4, 2009   REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A resident uses an improvised raft to transfer a pig from a backyard swine farm, after his house was affected by floodwaters caused by continuous rain brought by Typhoon Parma, in La Union province, north of Manila October 4, 2009.   REUTERS/Stringer

Baltimore Ravens fullback Le’Ron McClain wears a pink glove, for breast cancer awareness week, during warm-ups before the Ravens’ NFL game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Massachusetts October 4, 2009.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a cultural program on the eve of Gandhi’s 140th birth anniversary, in the central Indian city of Bhopal October 1, 2009. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

Palestinian boys walk past a mural depicting captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, in Gaza city October 1, 2009. Israel will free 20 Palestinian women from jail as early as Friday in exchange for a videotape from Hamas proving the Israeli soldier held in the Gaza Strip since 2006 is alive, officials on both sides said on Wednesday.   REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A view of China’s 60th anniversary parade in Beijing, China, in this satellite image taken and released on October 1, 2009.  REUTERS/DigitalGlobe

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Helicopters from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) air force fly in formation during a massive parade to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, in Beijing October 1, 2009.  REUTERS/David Gray

A man pauses in Tsunami destroyed Maninoa Siumu on the southern coast of Western Samoa September 30, 2009.     REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

An injured girl cries during an evacuation after an earthquake hit Padang, Indonesia’s Sumatra island September 30, 2009.   REUTERS/Muhammad Fitrah/Singgalang Newspaper

Editor’s choice – Best photos

Los Angeles Lakers’ Lamar Odom prepares for a TV interview during the NBA basketball team’s media day in Los Angeles, September 29, 2009.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A destroyed structure is seen among debris near a church following a tsunami in the village of Leone, American Samoa, September 29, 2009. Scores of people are reported to have been killed in the Samoan Islands after a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 triggered a series of tsunami waves early Tuesday local time.  REUTERS/Raj Borsellino

A policeman checks a window as he stands guard near the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, September 29, 2009, where ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has taken refuge. Honduras’ de facto government sent troops on Monday to shut down two media stations loyal to ousted Zelaya, drawing fresh condemnation of its increasingly heavy-handed rule. REUTERS/Henry Romero