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GREYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND: Mines Rescue staff prepare to enter Pike River mine on June 28 in Greymouth, New Zealand. The bodies of 29 miners remain entombed today.
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An image aken from a video uploaded on YouTube shows Syrian anti-government protesters waving the former Syrian flag during a demonstration in Khirbet al-Ghazaleh in Daraa province on November 18, 2011.
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Syrians living in Turkey chant slogans as they wave Turkish and Syrian flags protesting against the government of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers during a demonstration in front of the Syrian consulate in Istanbul, on Nov. 18.
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Silvio Berlusconi sings during the final rally before electoral runoffs, in Naples, Italy on May 27, 2011.
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Afghanistan's National Army (ANA) soldiers secure the vicinity of the upcoming Loya Jirga in Kabul on Tuesday.
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Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers stand guard Monday near where the loya jirga meeting will be held in Kabul starting Wednesday.
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Screen grab of a video clip from shortly after the Colombia volcano eruption in 1985 that shows a boy at an orphanage being treated by paramedics. Claudia Ramirez is sure it's her son Andres Felipe Cubides Ramirez.
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A photo of the missing boy Andres Felipe Cubides Ramirez. He would now be 32 years old.
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A souvenir vendor is seen near the Sphinx at the Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Egypt's antiquities authority closed the largest of the Giza pyramids Friday following rumors that groups would try to hold spiritual ceremonies on the site at 11:11 on Nov. 11, 2011. The closure follows a string of unconfirmed reports in local media that unidentified groups would try to hold "Jewish" or "Masonic" rites on the site to take advantage of mysterious powers coming from the pyramid on the rare date. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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A group of 11 spiritual tourists from Australia who came to visit Egypt's pyramids for 11-11-11.
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A souvenir vendor is seen near the Sphinx at the Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt on Friday. Egypt's antiquities authority closed the largest of the Giza pyramids Friday following rumors that groups would try to hold spiritual ceremonies on the site at 11:11 on Nov. 11, 2011.
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Tourists stroll down the Giza pyramids plateau, even though the Great Pyramid was closed Friday.
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi arrives for the second day of the G20 Summit in Cannes on Nov. 4.
Ai Weiwei gives journalists the latest tally of donations that have been streaming in since last week.
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Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Van, eastern Turkey, late Wednesday.
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Rescue workers try to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in Van, eastern of Turkey, on Thursday. Click on the photo to see a complete slideshow.
Tazeen Ahmad talks to Shakeel Aziz, right, a youth worker in the north of England who uses religion to deter men from getting involved with gangs that groom young girls for sex.
Men talk to Tazeen Ahmad about what motivates men who groom young girls.
NBC's Claudio Lavangna reports from Italy on reaction to word Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will resign when economic reforms pass.
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Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leave Ciampino Airport in Rome in this June 10, 2009 file photograph.
The outline of Beijing's central business district can just about be seen from a plane landing in the capital Wednesday morning--a time when the air was considered clean.
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An image of skies over eastern China taken on October 18, 2011, by NASA's Aqua satellite.
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The infamous @BeijingAir monitor at the centre of the air pollution index ruckus. It lives on top of the U.S. embassy in downtown Beijing.
Watch video that was broadcast on China's most popular satellite channel Hunan TV of a group of retired senior citizens do their own version of Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance."
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A Pakistani vendor looks at his decorated camels while he waits for customers at a livestock market set up for the Eid-al-Adha festival in Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday.
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Pakistanis bargain with a vendor at a livestock market to buy animals for the upcoming Eid-al-Adha festival, on Saturday in Quetta, Pakistan.
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A man walks home with his son after offering the Eid-al-Adha prayers in Karachi, Pakistan on Monday.
Pakistanis are feeling the economic pinch this year during the annual Eid al-Adha holiday, or Festival of Sacrifice. NBC's Amna Nawaz takes a tour of one of Islamabad's animal markets to see how folks are coping.
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Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Euro zone leaders summit in Brussels on Oct. 27, 2011.
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An English-language newspaper seen in Athens on Sunday blares the headline:
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Restaurant worker Christos Mentissidis discusses the Greek economic crisis in Athens.
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Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi addresses a news conference with Italian Finance Minister Giulio Tremonti at the G-20 Summit in Cannes on Friday.
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Protesters pass near the Colosseum during an 'Occupy' protest on Oct.15, 2011 in Rome, Italy. Protesters set fire to a government building, torched cars and smashed bank windows in Rome in the worst violence of the worldwide demonstrations against financial mismanagement and government cutbacks.
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A demonstrator holds a banner which depicts Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with the slogan 'Throw the shoe to Silvio' during an 'Occupy' protest on Oct.15, 2011 in Rome, Italy.
A baby elephant gets a new leg: Conservationists didn't think that Chhouk would survive after having a foot ripped apart by a trap in Cambodia, but thanks to a prosthetic limb, the pachyderm is thriving.
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The elephant Chhouk lefts his prosthetic
leg at the conservation camp in Cambodia.
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A view of the Croisette, with the Palais des Festivals at center in Cannes, France where the G-20 summit is taking place.
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French police patrol in the bay of Cannes ahead of the start of the G-20 summit on Wednesday.
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An anti-G20 demonstrator wearing a mask portraying France's President Nicolas Sarkozy takes part in a protest against globalization on a beach in Nice, southeastern France, near Cannes, on Wednesday.