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Day in pictures
A Lebanese supporter of Samir Geagea
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Lebanese supporters of Christian militia leader Samir Geagea celebrate in Beirut after his release from prison.
Hindu holy man
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A Hindu holy man walks back after taking dip in the River Ganges.
Polish miners
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Polish miners demanding retirement privileges demonstrate in front of parliament in Warsaw.
Buddhist monk in Laos
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A Buddhist monk studies at his temple in Vientiane, Laos.
Space Shuttle Discovery
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The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Grant Hackett swims in Canada
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Grant Hackett of Australia swims in a preliminary heat of a competition in Montreal, Canada.
British army piper
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A British army piper unveils the Edinburgh Tattoo - a display by the British armed forces.
Swedish Santa surrounded by 'Santa assistants'
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Sweden's representative at the annual Santa Claus World Convention, being held in Copenhagen, enjoys a swim.


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