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A Bornean Orang Utan hangs from a vine as he feeds in Singapore. The Singapore Zoo is renowned for its flagship animal, Orang Utan, and exhibits both the endangered Bornean and critically endangered Sumatran sub-species in a social setting. It is also known for its efforts in promoting and educating the public about the importance of wildlife conservation through its educational programs and breeding of these endangered species.dd

Wong Maye-E/AP

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A young girl runs past pro-peace graffiti written during the post-election violence of the previous election in 2007 and a poster of presidential candidate Raila Odinga, center-right, in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Election officials in Kenya transported their ballot counts to be tallied in the capital Wednesday after the preliminary electronic vote counting system broke down, while the coalition of a top presidential candidate levied charges of meddling against Britain's High Commissioner.

Ben Curtis/AP

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Wang Baiqiang and his family walk along a dirt road on the way to the station in his hometown of Dong'an, Henan Province, ahead of a trip to work in a shoes factory at costal industrial area of Jiangsu Province. China's new leaders are planning a system of national residence permits to replace the household registration or 'hukou' regime, a government source said, a vital reform that will boost its urbanisation campaign and drive consumption-led growth.The hukou system, which dates to 1958, has split China's 1.3 billion people along urban-rural lines, preventing many of the roughly 800 million Chinese who are registered as rural residents from settling in cities and enjoying basic urban welfare and services.Picture taken February 17, 2013.

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Palestinian hold posters depicting Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez during a vigil outside the Venezuelan consulate in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Chavez supported the Palestinian statehood aspirations.

MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

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The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is framed by the art installation, "Cupid's Span", in San Francisco, California. The Bay Bridge - No. 2 to its famous neighbor, Golden Gate - will be decorated with some 25,000 lights by artist Leo Villareal, making a massive illuminated sculpture.

ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

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Children look through the grille of their home at Mishomoroni area of Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa.

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Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Canada reacts after her final run in the women's moguls event at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Voss.dfs

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One month-old endangered Bornean Orang Utan sleeps on his mother named Miri in Singapore. The Singapore Zoo is renowned for its flagship animal, the Orang Utan, and exhibits both the endangered Bornean and critically endangered Sumatran sub-species in a social setting. It is also known for its efforts in promoting and educating the public about the importance of wildlife conservation through its educational programs and breeding of these endangered species.

Wong Maye-E/AP

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Members of the San Antonio Living History Association fire muskets as they take part in a pre-dawn memorial ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and those who fell on both sides in San Antonio.

Eric Gay/AP

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A rickshaw rider shaves as another takes a nap in a street corner, Yangon, Myanmar.

Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

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The coffin of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez is driven through the streets of Caracas after leaving the military hospital where he died of cancer in Caracas. Chavez died on Tuesday, and authorities have not yet said where he will be buried after his state funeral on Friday.

JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS

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