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Mist over Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, England (13/02/2008)

Morning fog rises beneath the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, England. The bridge was opened in 1864 and is crossed by about 12,000 vehicles every day.

Passengers line up to buy train tickets at the Caiyuanba Railway Station in Chongqing municipality, China (13/02/2008)

Millions of people in China are making their way home after the New Year holiday, including these people queuing to buy train tickets at Caiyuanba station in Chongqing municipality.

A man sleeps on a traffic island in the middle of a road in Lahore

A homeless man sleeps on a traffic island in the middle of a road in the centre of the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Maryam Amash holds identification documents showing her date of birth (13/02/2008)

Maryam Amash, an Israeli Arab who claims to be the world's oldest living person at 120 years old, holds identification documents showing her year of birth as 1888.

A baby Red Titi monkey and its father in London Zoo, England (13/02/2008)

Vale, a four-week-old baby Red Titi monkey sits on his father Thiago's back. The monkeys live in a recently-opened rainforest enclosure in London Zoo, England.

Japanese cartoonist Riyoko Ikeda with fans at the Taipei International Book Exhibition in Taiwan (13/02/2008)

Japanese cartoonist Riyoko Ikeda poses with fans at a book fair in Taipei. Ms Ikeda is famed for her comics depicting stories related to historical French queen, Marie Antoinette.

An Iraqi boy watches a US soldier kick a football in Baghdad, Iraq (13/02/2008)

An Iraqi boy watches as a soldier from the US Army 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment kicks a football during a patrol of the Azamiyah neighbourhood, north Baghdad.

Children look out of a truck at a camp in Kisumu, Kenya (13/02/2008)

Children displaced by ethnic violence in Kenya wait to leave a camp in Kisumu. More than 600,000 people are believed to have fled their homes since fighting broke out in December.

Children paddle in the sea at New Brighton, near Liverpool (13/02/2008)

British children take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather with a paddle in the sea at New Brighton.

The Red Arrows create a heart shape using smoke above RAF Scampton (13/02/2008)

The British Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, create a heart shape using smoke above RAF Scampton ahead of Valentine's Day on Thursday.





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