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<p>A police officer (L) and a demonstrator scuffle near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi  </p>

A police officer (L) and a demonstrator scuffle near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A police officer (L) and a demonstrator scuffle near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A man places a candle at a memorial for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton  </p>

A man places a candle at a memorial for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man places a candle at a memorial for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

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<p>A woman looks for her name at a polling station before voting during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah  </p>

A woman looks for her name at a polling station before voting during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A woman looks for her name at a polling station before voting during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Syrian refugee children queue as they wait to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah  </p>

Syrian refugee children queue as they wait to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Syrian refugee children queue as they wait to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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<p>Arsenal's Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match in Wigan, northern England December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis </p>

Arsenal's Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match in Wigan, northern England December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

Arsenal's Mikel Arteta celebrates scoring against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match in Wigan, northern England December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis

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<p>Birds fly over mosques during sunset in Old Cairo December 22, 2012.  EUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  </p>

Birds fly over mosques during sunset in Old Cairo December 22, 2012. EUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Birds fly over mosques during sunset in Old Cairo December 22, 2012. EUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah </p>

A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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<p>Shaban, 13, a homeless boy who lives in a tent, makes a fire to keep warm in the Mokattam Hills after sunset in Cairo December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  </p>

Shaban, 13, a homeless boy who lives in a tent, makes a fire to keep warm in the Mokattam Hills after sunset in Cairo December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Shaban, 13, a homeless boy who lives in a tent, makes a fire to keep warm in the Mokattam Hills after sunset in Cairo December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A boy is pictured standing with his father outside a polling station during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah  </p>

A boy is pictured standing with his father outside a polling station during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A boy is pictured standing with his father outside a polling station during the second and final round of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Giza, south of Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Stephanie Sarup leaves flowers next to a road sign for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, in Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton </p>

Stephanie Sarup leaves flowers next to a road sign for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, in Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Stephanie Sarup leaves flowers next to a road sign for those killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, in Connecticut December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

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<p>Students sit in a classroom doing eye exercises at a primary school for children of migrant workers in Shanghai, December 18, 2012.  REUTERS/Darcy Holdorf  </p>

Students sit in a classroom doing eye exercises at a primary school for children of migrant workers in Shanghai, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Darcy Holdorf

Students sit in a classroom doing eye exercises at a primary school for children of migrant workers in Shanghai, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Darcy Holdorf

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<p>A demonstrator sits atop a truck as he takes part in a protest rally near the presidential palace in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood  </p>

A demonstrator sits atop a truck as he takes part in a protest rally near the presidential palace in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A demonstrator sits atop a truck as he takes part in a protest rally near the presidential palace in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Villagers decorate the Catholic church for upcoming Christmas Mass in Gaojiabao village near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee  </p>

Villagers decorate the Catholic church for upcoming Christmas Mass in Gaojiabao village near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Villagers decorate the Catholic church for upcoming Christmas Mass in Gaojiabao village near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A seven-year-old ethnic Tibetan girl diagnosed with congenital heart disease plays with a mobile phone as she lies on bed before having her surgery at a hospital in Hefei, capital of eastern China's Anhui province, December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Stringer  </p>

A seven-year-old ethnic Tibetan girl diagnosed with congenital heart disease plays with a mobile phone as she lies on bed before having her surgery at a hospital in Hefei, capital of eastern China's Anhui province, December 22, 2012. ...more

A seven-year-old ethnic Tibetan girl diagnosed with congenital heart disease plays with a mobile phone as she lies on bed before having her surgery at a hospital in Hefei, capital of eastern China's Anhui province, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Myanmar's first dwarf traditional boxers Larbaw (R) and Tarbaw train for their traditional boxing match in Yangon December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun  </p>

Myanmar's first dwarf traditional boxers Larbaw (R) and Tarbaw train for their traditional boxing match in Yangon December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar's first dwarf traditional boxers Larbaw (R) and Tarbaw train for their traditional boxing match in Yangon December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

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<p>An attendant stands inside a high-speed train during an organized experience trip from Beijing to Zhengzhou, as part of a new rail line, December 22, 2012.  REUTERS </p>

An attendant stands inside a high-speed train during an organized experience trip from Beijing to Zhengzhou, as part of a new rail line, December 22, 2012. REUTERS

An attendant stands inside a high-speed train during an organized experience trip from Beijing to Zhengzhou, as part of a new rail line, December 22, 2012. REUTERS

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<p>Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor (R) challenges Stoke City's Steven N'Zonzi during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez  </p>

Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor (R) challenges Stoke City's Steven N'Zonzi during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor (R) challenges Stoke City's Steven N'Zonzi during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>A Greek Orthodox priest walks inside the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad  </p>

A Greek Orthodox priest walks inside the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Greek Orthodox priest walks inside the Church of the Nativity, the site revered as the birthplace of Jesus, ahead of Christmas in the West Bank town of Bethlehem December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Syed Riaz Shah Shirazi, husband of Fehmida Shah, an anti-polio health worker and mother of six, who was killed by unknown gunmen, sits in a room at his residence on the third day of mourning after her funeral in Karachi December 20, 2012.  REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro  </p>

Syed Riaz Shah Shirazi, husband of Fehmida Shah, an anti-polio health worker and mother of six, who was killed by unknown gunmen, sits in a room at his residence on the third day of mourning after her funeral in Karachi December 20, 2012. ...more

Syed Riaz Shah Shirazi, husband of Fehmida Shah, an anti-polio health worker and mother of six, who was killed by unknown gunmen, sits in a room at his residence on the third day of mourning after her funeral in Karachi December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>Police try to stop demonstrators near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi  </p>

Police try to stop demonstrators near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police try to stop demonstrators near the presidential palace during a protest rally in New Delhi December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Miami Heat's LeBron James (C) is defended by Utah Jazz Jamaal Tinsley (L) and Randy Foye (R) during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Miami, Florida, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Rhona Wise  </p>

Miami Heat's LeBron James (C) is defended by Utah Jazz Jamaal Tinsley (L) and Randy Foye (R) during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Miami, Florida, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Rhona Wise

Miami Heat's LeBron James (C) is defended by Utah Jazz Jamaal Tinsley (L) and Randy Foye (R) during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Miami, Florida, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Rhona Wise

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<p>Children wait in line during a toy distribution organised by Sapana organization at the Quinta da Lage neighborhood in Lisbon December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante  </p>

Children wait in line during a toy distribution organised by Sapana organization at the Quinta da Lage neighborhood in Lisbon December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Children wait in line during a toy distribution organised by Sapana organization at the Quinta da Lage neighborhood in Lisbon December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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<p>People dressed as Santa Claus row boats through the fog on the Venice canal December 22, 2012. REUTERS/ Manuel Silvestri  </p>

People dressed as Santa Claus row boats through the fog on the Venice canal December 22, 2012. REUTERS/ Manuel Silvestri

People dressed as Santa Claus row boats through the fog on the Venice canal December 22, 2012. REUTERS/ Manuel Silvestri

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<p>Soldiers keep guard near a man sitting outside a polling centre during the final stage of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in El Arbeen district of Suez, 120 km (75 miles) away from Cairo, December 22, 2012.  REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany  </p>

Soldiers keep guard near a man sitting outside a polling centre during the final stage of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in El Arbeen district of Suez, 120 km (75 miles) away from Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany more

Soldiers keep guard near a man sitting outside a polling centre during the final stage of a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in El Arbeen district of Suez, 120 km (75 miles) away from Cairo, December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

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