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Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 November, 2004, 23:03 GMT
Day in pictures: 24 November
A huge Christmas tree is framed against skyscrapers in Hong Kong
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A huge Christmas tree is framed against skyscrapers in Hong Kong.
Opening of the ice rink at London's Somerset House
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Skates at the ready in London as the ice rink opens for the festive season at Somerset House.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz offers flowers at a shrine in India
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Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz offers flowers at the Nizamuddin Dargah, a shrine to a Sufi saint in Delhi, during a visit to India.
Pedestrian crossing signals featuring female figures
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Pedestrian crossing signals featuring female, rather than male, figures, are launched in Zwickau in Germany on a three-month trial.
A Chinese construction worker drinks baijiu, an alcoholic spirit distilled from sorghum
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A Chinese construction worker drinks baijiu, an alcoholic spirit distilled from sorghum, during his lunch break.
An Iraqi policeman walks past a truck which drove off a bridge in Baghdad
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The ruins of a truck which drove off a bridge after a suicide bomb attack in Baghdad.
Volunteers make Korea's traditional  food kimchi in Seoul
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About 2,000 volunteers in Seoul make kimchi, Korea's traditional spicy, pickled and fermented vegetables, to donate to needy neighbours.
A school building burned down in southern Thailand
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A Thai Muslim schoolgirl and her brother look at a school building burned down in Pattani province, southern Thailand, by suspected Islamic militants.
Floyd County police officer looks at the collapsed highway north of Rome, Georgia
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A policeman inspects a collapsed section of highway in the American state of Georgia.
Guerrilla fighters of the 'banana bloc' of the Colombian United Self-Defence paramilitary forces in Turbo Municipality, department of Antioquia, northwest Colombia
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Some of the hundreds of paramilitaries who are laying down their arms in Colombia get a lesson in brushing their teeth.




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