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A look at how rich and poor live around the world

Last updated on: April 24, 2012 08:35 IST

A look at how rich and poor live around the world

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The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer not only in India, but across the world.

Let's take a look at how rich and poor live in various countries.

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Image: A salesman arranges a gold necklace inside a jewellery showroom in Kochi.
Photographs: Sivaram V/Reuters
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A pair of high heel shoes is placed on shore in front of a yacht during the summer contingent of the Millionaire Fair of luxury goods in Moscow.

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Photographs: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters
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A man smokes a cigar during the opening night of the Millionaire Fair in Moscow.

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Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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A model presents a dress from Podium Concept during the opening night of the Millionaire Fair in Moscow.

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Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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A visitor looks at the fur of a polar bear at the Top Essence luxury goods show in Beijing.

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Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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Women walk past a window display of luxury goods maker Rolex in Paris' Place Vendome.

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Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters
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A protester participates in a "mass panhandle" organised by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty in the underground Path system that connects office buildings in Toronto's downtown.

OCAP organised the protest to raise awareness about the lack of affordable housing and the homelessness crisis in Toronto.

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Photographs: Mark Blinch/Reuters

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A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters

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Private motor yachts are docked at Gangplank Marina in Washington DC.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters

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Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters

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Homeless shelter resident Richard Paul, who used to be a construction worker, explains his recent leg surgery while sitting in a park as people wait in line to purchase pizza from a pizza mobile in Washington.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters

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A campsite at a homeless tent city in Sacramento California.

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Photographs: Max Whittaker/Reuters

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A man seeks handouts outside a shoe store that is going out of business in San Francisco.

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Photographs: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

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Angel Guevara, two, lies in the bedroom of the apartment her family is being evicted from in Los Angeles.

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Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

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A panhandler begs for money on Fifth Avenue in New York.

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Photographs: Finbarr OReilly/Reuters
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Demonstrators from Acorn's Home Defenders rally outside the foreclosed home of Marie Elie in Elmont, New York.

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Photographs: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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A homeless man sleeps on a bench in a park in Washington.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters
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Homeless men sleep in a park while people wait in line to purchase pizza from a pizza mobile in Washington.

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Photographs: Molly Riley/Reuters
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Harvey, a homeless man, begs for money along 14th Street in Washington.


Photographs: Stelios Varias/Reuters

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