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Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province, in this file picture taken June 19, 2009. China's government is struggling to meet pollution reduction targets and has pledged to spend over 3 trillion yuan ($494 billion) to tackle the problem, creating a growing market for companies that can help boost energy efficiency and lower emissions.

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A displaced boy mimics the photographer taking a picture of him, using a fake plastic jewel, at a United Nations compound which has become home to thousands of people displaced by the recent fighting, in the capital Juba, South Sudan Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Some 25,000 people live in two hastily arranged camps for the internally displaced in Juba and nearly 40,000 are in camps elsewhere in the country, two weeks after violence broke out in the capital and a spiralling series of ethnically-based attacks coursed through the nation, killing at least 1,000 people.

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Displaced boys lying on the mattress outdoors where they sleep react with laughter upon realising they are being photographed, at a United Nations compound which has become home to thousands of people displaced by the recent fighting, in the capital Juba, South Sudan Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Some 25,000 people live in two hastily arranged camps for the internally displaced in Juba and nearly 40,000 are in camps elsewhere in the country, two weeks after violence broke out in the capital and a spiralling series of ethnically-based attacks coursed through the nation, killing at least 1,000 people.

Ben Curtis/AP

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Supporters of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League beat a lawmaker and supporter of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) during a protest by opposition activists in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Security forces and opposition activists clashed in Bangladesh's capital on Sunday, leaving at least one person dead, as thousands of police took to the streets to foil a mass rally calling on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to cancel upcoming elections.

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Stoke City's Ryan Shawcross (L) gives away a penalty as he handles this shot from Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane in London, December 29, 2013.

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Pro-European integration supporters in their cars hold a rally near the residence of Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich located outside Kiev, December 29, 2013. Police in Ukraine on Friday accused five suspects detained over the savage beating of a reporter of links to the opposition, an allegation the opposition condemned as an attempt to deflect suspicions of government complicity.

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Mourners greet each other as they arrive for a visitation at a funeral home in Montreal, Sunday, December 29, 2013, to pay their respects to reputed mafia boss Vito Rizzuto, who died last week from natural causes.

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A Palestinians rides a horse on Gaza beach as the sun sets in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013.

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Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie "The Eagle", a British skier who in 1988 became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, salutes to the crowd prior to his show jump before the second day of the 62nd four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany, December 29, 2013. The prestigious four-hills tournament starts in Oberstdorf today and will end in Bischofshofen on January 6.

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Everton's Seamus Coleman celebrates after scoring a goal against Southampton during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park in Liverpool, northern England December 29, 2013.

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Noriaki Kasai from Japan soars through the air during the trial round for the first jumping of the 62nd four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, southern Germany, December 29, 2013. The prestigious four-hills tournament starts in Oberstdorf today and will end in Bischofshofen on January 6.

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A man dressed up as Spiderman poses for photos as he takes part in the annual "air worthiness" test of confetti in Times Square in New York, December 29, 2013.

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The Xue Long (Snow Dragon) Chinese icebreaker sits in the ice pack unable to get through to the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, in East Antarctica, December 28, 2013, some 100 nautical miles (185 km) east of French Antarctic station Dumont D'Urville and about 1,500 nautical miles (2,800 km) south of Hobart, Tasmania. The Snow Dragon was one of three icebreakers sent to free the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, which became stranded on Tuesday in ice driven by strong winds.

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Priests in white robes walk to give communion to people at an outdoor Catholic mass in Madrid, December 29, 2013. Tens of thousands attended a mass celebrating the traditional family unit in Madrid, nine days after the government proposed to change the abortion law making it more difficult for women to terminate a pregnancy.

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Children carry goods at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels' control, and Al-Masharqa neighbourhoods, an area controlled by the regime December 29, 2013.

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The Chaparrastique volcano, behind electricity cables, spews ash at the municipality of San Miguel December 29, 2013. The Chaparrastique volcano in eastern El Salvador belched a column of hot ash high into the air on Sunday, frightening nearby residents and prompting authorities to order evacuations in the area. There were no immediate reports of injuries in the San Miguel region, where the volcano is located and that is known for its coffee plantations.

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