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REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: October 10, 2011 13:45 IST

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Defected army soldiers secure the frontline of a site of recent clashes with forces loyal to Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa October 8. Saleh said on Saturday he would leave power in the coming days, the closest the veteran leader has come to announcing he plans to step down after nine months of mass protests against his 33 year rule. Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters


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US military officer CPT Padraic Heiliger from Alpha Co, 2nd Battalion 35th Infantry, Task Force "Cacti" lifts a boy while on patrol in a village near Combat Outpost Penich in Khas Kunar district in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan October 7. Erik De Castro/Reuters


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A Paraguayan reveller dances during the annual Hispanic Day Parade in New York October 9. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters


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An anti-Gaddafi fighter cries for an injured comrade during heavy clashes with Gaddafi loyalists outside the State Security compound in Sirte October 9. Asmaa Waguih/Reuters


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Australia Wallabies' Adam Ashley-Cooper (R) attempts to tackle South Africa Springboks' Jean de Villiers during their Rugby World Cup quarter-final match at Wellington Regional Stadium October 9. David Gray/Reuters


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Singer Paul McCartney and his bride Nancy Shevell arrive for their marriage ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall in London October 9. Former Beatle Paul McCartney wed for the third time on Sunday when he and New York heiress Nancy Shevell were married in a civil ceremony in London. Kieran Doherty/Reuters


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Yemeni Tawakul Karman smiles as she talks on a mobile phone after it was announced that she won the Nobel Peace Prize, in her tent, in Tagheer square in Sanaa October 8. Karman said on Friday the award was a victory for Yemen's democracy activists and they would not give up until they had won full rights in a 'democratic, modern Yemen'. Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters


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The newly inaugurated skyscraper tower of Huaxi village is seen in Huaxi village, Jiangsu province, October 8. Huaxi, also known as China's richest village, celebrates its 50th anniversary with the inauguration of a massive 328-meters (1,076 feet) high skyscraper that screams for attention from its lowly skyline. A solid gold bull weighing a ton also greets visitors at a viewing area on the 60th-floor of the tower, a testament to the wealth of the village. In Huaxi, those from the original 2,000 residents have at least a house, a car, and $250,000 in the bank and enjoy universal health care and free education. Carlos Barria/Reuters


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A picture of North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung decorates a building in the capital Pyongyang early October 8. Damir Sagolj/Reuters


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Thai men paddle a boat through the waters on a downtown street as flooding causes havoc October 9 in Ayutthaya, Thailand. Around 200 factories closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya because of flooding, which is posing a threat to Bangkok as well. Over 260 people have died in flood-related incidents since late July according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. Some areas of the country are experiencing the worst flooding in 50 years, mainly in the centre, north and northeast. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images


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