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A girl walks past a poster featuring a cat during the Athens 21st International Cat Show January 27, 2013.


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An Indonesian Chinese man cleans the Buddha statue in the preparation for the Lunar New Year celebrations in Satya Buddha Temple in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

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A protester against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi shows expended shotgun cartridges that he said was fired by riot police during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square in Cairo January 27, 2013.


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A Hindu devotee gets in a trance before he starts his pilgrimage to the sacred Batu Caves Temple during Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves outside Kuala Lumpur January 27, 2013. Thaipusam, the festival of penance honouring Lord Murugan, originated from Southern India and introduced to Malaysia in the 19th century by Indian immigrants, is no longer celebrated in India.


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A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower before he starts his pilgrimage to the sacred Batu Caves Temple during Thaipusam festival in Batu Caves outside Kuala Lumpur January 27, 2013.


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Fire-fighters try to extinguish a fire at Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, 187 miles (301 km) west of the state capital of Porto Alegre, in this picture taken by Agencia RBS, January 27, 2013. At least 200 people were killed in the nightclub fire in southern Brazil on Sunday after a band's pyrotechnics show set the building ablaze, and fleeing patrons were unable to find the emergency exits, local officials said.


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Young dancers go through paces as they audition for a a place at the National Ballet School of Canada in Toronto on Sunday January 27, 2013.

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India's Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels as they rehearse for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 27, 2013. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. It is held every year on January 29.


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Malian soldier Ousmane Cisse stands guard on an open road outside Sevare, Mali, January 27, 2013.


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Men land on a wooden sledge during a traditional Bavarian horn sledge race, known as "Schnablerrennen", in Gaissach near Bad Toelz January 27, 2013. The sledge race is an annual event to pay tribute to the traditional way of transporting hay, straw and wood down from the Alpine mountains to the valley.


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Flowers lay on a slab of the Holocaust Memorial to commemorate the victims of the Nazi regime at the International Holocaust Rememberance Day in Berlin, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. The International Holocaust Day marks the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on Jan. 27, 1945.

Markus Schreiber/AP

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Competitors climb nets during the Tough Guy event in Perton, central England, January 27, 2013. The annual event to raise cash for charity challenges thousands of international competitors in a cross country run followed by an assault course consisting of obstacles including water, fire and tunnels.


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Actor Matheus Gomide, a member of the Cia. Carroca de Mamulengos (Carroca of Mamulengos Company) theatre group, performs with a puppet during a rehearsal at his home in Marica January 18, 2013. The company is a family group of actors, musicians, puppeteers, story tellers and clowns.


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A girl blows soap bubbles at a park in Shanghai, January 27, 2013.


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A unicyclist negotiates icy sidewalks on Bay Street in downtown Toronto, Ont. Saturday, January 26, 2013.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds his trophy after defeating Britain's Andy Murray in the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

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