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BIG view: Top 10 PHOTOS in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: December 22, 2011 09:59 IST


Photographs: Amir Cohen/Reuters

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights a candle for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the southern city of Ashdod December 21, 2011. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important Jewish holidays and is celebrated by Jews worldwide

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Photographs: Erik De Castro/Reuters

A day-old white lion cub lies next to his mother Sumba in their enclosure at Belgrade's Zoo December 21. The four white lions cubs, an extremely rare subspecies of the African lion, have become the zoo's greatest attraction. Another four white lion cubs were born in April earlier this year

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Photographs: Erik De Castro/Reuters

A boy takes a break from shovelling mud as he cleans his house swamped with mud from flash floods triggered by Typhoon Washi in Iligan city, southern Philippines December 21. Residents of two southern Philippine cities battered by a storm that left over 1,000 people dead and displaced hundreds of thousands started the hard work of reclaiming their lives as authorities buried dozens of bodies in concrete vaults on Wednesday

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Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Nadia Taryan of Emirates jumps with her horse during the equestrian jumping team final at the Arab Games in Doha December 21

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Photographs: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters

The Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew leaves a trail across the night sky in this long exposure taken as it blasts off at the Baikonur cosmodrome, December 21. The ISS crew is made up of US astronaut Donald Pettit, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

Giant pandas Xingya (top) and Xingrong reach for a piece of apple at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province December 21. China will begin sending pandas bred in captivity into a controlled wilderness area in southwestern Sichuan province next month. The first six pandas selected from 108 raised by the Chengdu Giant Panda Rehabilitation Project will be released to a protected natural area covering more than 2,000 acres

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Photographs: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

A protester shouts anti-military council slogans front of a barricade placed by the Egyptian military next to a building near the cabinet offices to separate the Egyptian military and riot police from protesters near Tahrir Square in Cairo December 21. Tahrir Square and the surrounding streets were quiet throughout the night for the first time in a week.

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Photographs: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Lazio's mascot, a white headed eagle called Olimpia, flies before the start of the Italian Serie A soccer match against Chievo at the Olympic stadium in Rome December 21

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Photographs: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth unveils his statue of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs during a ceremony in a private business park in Budapest December 21

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Photographs: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters

A man dressed as Santa Claus arrives by helicopter during an event at the San Juan de Dios Hospital, in Guatemala City, December 21. The hospital organised the event to distribute gifts to children who are hospitalized to receive medical attention. This is the 28th year that the hospital is organising the event

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