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Last Updated: Monday, 29 January 2007, 13:29 GMT
Day in pictures

A statue of a man's head with eyeballs on springs

One of the pieces on display at the Jake And Dinos Chapman Installation exhibition at Tate Britain in London.

Ukrainian cadets standing in the snow in Kiev

Ukrainian cadets brave the cold in Kiev at a memorial ceremony for 300 cadets, soldiers and boys killed by the Red Army on this day in 1918.

A Chinese man walks past a poster promoting Casino Royale

A Chinese man walks past a poster in Shanghai promoting the new James Bond film 'Casino Royale', the first Bond film allowed to be shown in China.

Indian police jostle with Indian AIDS activists

Indian police officers block demonstrators who are fearful that a possible ruling in favour of the pharmaceutical company Novartis could make life-saving drugs too expensive.

Colourful pig statues in Hong Kong

A series of pig statues are on display at a Hong Kong shopping mall to celebrate the Year of Pig as the Chinese lunar New Year starts on 18 February.

Afghan Shia Muslims with bloodied backs after flailing themselves

Afghan Shia Muslims flail themselves in a procession during the 10 day mourning period of Ashura in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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