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REWIND: The BEST images in the last 72 hours

Last updated on: December 6, 2010 08:51 IST

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We bring you a presentation of the best photos in the last 72 hours from around the world.

Ustad Sadiq, 45, welds a truck at a decorative vehicle workshop in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Decorating trucks is a long tradition in Pakistan and drivers use everything from wood, metal, jangling chains, shiny objects and 3D creations to decorate their trucks as a reminder of their home as they travel long distances across Pakistani highways

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Photographs: Mian Khursheed/Reuters
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A Code Pink protester holds a sign asking for the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy during the Senate Arms Services Committee hearing on the Pentagon's report's findings on the policy on Capitol Hill in Washington


Photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
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British beggar Lyndon works with his laptop at the Rossio square in Lisbon. Lyndon and his friend Jose have been beggars since eight years ago, and instead of asking for money to eat, they ask for alcohol and drugs with a slogan "At least I'm honest". The duo have even created their own website where they explain their philosophy of life and collect donations from people. Their only possessions are two dogs and a computer


Photographs: Rafael Marchante/Reuters
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A man on his knees raises his hands inside an Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) office after being detained for suspected involvement in reprisal attacks on a local FPI office in Abidjan. Two security guards were injured at FPI local party headquarters in Abidjan in retaliation attack for violence which saw three people killed at opposition party headquarters, in a sign on mounting tensions between political camps in Ivory Coast.


Photographs: Emmanuel Braun/Reuters
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A passenger sits covered with a sheet at Gatwick Airport, in southern England. More heavy snow caused havoc across Britain last week, keeping Gatwick closed for a second day, disrupting rail services and leaving travellers stranded. 



Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters
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Demonstrators hold a rally to protest against a proposed new tax code in central Kiev. Political tension is rising over the fate of the proposed new tax reform plan which has brought thousands of small business owners out on to the streets in protest. 


Photographs: Gleb Garanich/Reuters
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A three-year-old boy looks out from a door of a classroom in Tenglong kindergarten, a school for children of migrant workers, in Beijing. Preschools are the "weakest" part of China's education system, according to the Chinese government which says it will generally improve the country's kindergartens to ensure a quality start for children, Xinhua News Agency reported.


Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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Members of Qatar's delegation react after the announcement that Qatar is going to be host nation for the FIFA World Cup 2022, in Zurich 


Photographs: Francois Lenoir/Reuters
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Muslims pray for rain in drought-hit Jordan during a mass in Amman. The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs called on Jordanians to gather on Thursday to hold Salat Al Istisqa, special prayers for rain, across the kingdom, the Jordan News Agency reported.


Photographs: Ali Jarekji/Reuters
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Sanjay poses at the Rambo Circus in Mumbai. The Rambo circus travels all over the country throughout the year. It has a seating capacity of 2,000 people and tickets are priced from 150 rupees. According to Rambo Circus owner Sujit Dilip, the ban on the use of wild animals, the lack of new artists and various restrictions by the government have resulted in the drastic decline of the circus industry in India.



Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men look at a forest fire that broke out near kibbutz Beit Oren in the north of Israel. The huge forest fire swept northern Israel on Thursday, killing over 40 people, many of them prison guards who were trapped in a bus trying to flee the flames, security officials said


Photographs: Nir Elias/Reuters
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Miami Heat's Lebron James performs his customary pre-game chalk toss ritual in front of fans prior to facing his former NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Cleveland, Ohio


Photographs: Scott McKinney/Reuters
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A lone tree is seen in the fog on a snow covered field in Rubigen, near Bern, Switzerland



Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters
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Protesters try to evade a policeman as students clash with police in front of the Greek parliament during a protest in solidarity with British students and against austerity and education reforms in Greece. Greek police fired teargas in clashes with protesting university students. 




Photographs: Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters
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Elderly villager Radovan Raicevic feeds cattle on his house porch in the flooded village of Berislavci, 25 km (15 km) south of the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. Heavy rain caused rivers to overflow and flood areas of Albania, Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro. 


Photographs: Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters
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