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REWIND: The BEST images in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: January 27, 2011 16:33 IST

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We bring you some of the best images in the last 24 hours from across the world.

A worker climbs a ladder after cleaning crude palm oil inside a container at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta. Indonesia will set the export tax for crude palm oil in February at 25 per cent versus 20 percent in January, said a trade ministry official, confirming reports by industry sources.

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Photographs: Dadang Tri/Reuters
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Performers wait before taking part in the opening ceremony of Aqua City, a new flagship attraction at the Hong Kong Ocean Park.

Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters
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Eight-year-old Rupa performs on a tightrope at a roadside in Kolkata. Rupa and her family members earn nearly Rs 200 a day entertaining pedestrians.

Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
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Riot police clash with protesters in Cairo. Thousands of Egyptians defied a ban on protests by returning to Egypt's streets on Wednesday and calling for President Hosni Mubarak to leave office, and some scuffled with police.

Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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A supporter of the People's Alliance for Democracy sits on a road during a rally outside the Government House in Bangkok.

Photographs: Sukree Sukplang/Reuters
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Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek of Italy perform during the pairs short program at the European Figure Skating Championships in Bern.

Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters
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A child smiles as other passengers are reflected on the glass window of a train at the Jinan Railway Station, Shandong province in China. January 19 marked the beginning of the annual Spring Festival travel rush, with an expected 2.56 billion passenger trips in the coming 40 days.

Photographs: Reuters
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A logo of the World Economic Forum is seen through a glass in Davos. Organisers and CEOs at the annual Davos meeting projected cautious confidence in the global economy as the event opened on Wednesday, pointing to numerous risks which could yet derail a still-fragile recovery.

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Actor Donald Sutherland of Canada poses after being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Photographs: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
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Tomas, a lost Humboldt penguin, stands in a boat, which will be used to transfer him to a penguin colony on San Lorenzo Island. Tomas was rescued by lifeguards on Sunday after losing his way and landing at the beach of Agua Dulce in the Lima district of Chorrillos. Humboldt penguins, poached for meat and sought after as household pets, are considered an endangered species according the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture.

Photographs: Mariana Bazo/Reuters
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An employee eats lunch in a office building of the Jianwai SOHO in Beijing. Major commercial property developer SOHO China expects contract sales to grow by a slower pace this year as it holds on to more real estate for leasing, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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