Female service personnel line up before the National Day military parade in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. Romanians celebrated 90 years since the unification of Transylvania, Walachia and Moldova into one state in 1918.
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By The Book
A Qatari looks at pages from a Quran in Hijazi script from the Arabian Peninsula (7th Century) at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. Qatar's Islamic museum, designed by the famous American architect I.M. Pei, opened to the public on Monday as this tiny, oil-rich nation challenges its Gulf rivals Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the quest for international attention and outside investment.
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Strike A Pose
Sara the walrus and her Russian trainer Sergiy perform during a show at the newly-opened Istanbul Dolphinarium in Istanbul, Turkey, Dec. 1, 2008.
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Wild About Rugby
A performer takes part in a Maori welcome ceremony ahead of the draw for the Rugby World Cup 2011 pool allocation outside a giant rugby ball beside Tower Bridge in London, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. Defending champion South Africa must play Wales at the next rugby union World Cup in 2011 and host New Zealand will meet France in a repeat of their dramatic quarterfinal a year ago.
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Palestinian children look on as they wait for a ship carrying aid from Libya, in the Gaza City port, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. The Israeli navy on Monday turned away a Libyan ship heading to Gaza with 3,000 tons of humanitarian aid, ending the most high-profile effort yet to break a blockade of the Hamas-ruled territory.
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World AIDS Day
Activist Romulo Araujo jumps inside a large inflatable bubble to promote HIV awareness during a protest marking World AIDS Day in Brasilia, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. The bubble reads in Portuguese "The prejudice isolates ..."
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Local residents light candles in front of the Taj Mahal hotel in memory of those who died in the terror attacks last week in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008.
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President-elect Barack Obama, left, stands with Secretary of State-designate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., center, and National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Marine Gen. James Jones, right, at a news conference in Chicago, Dec. 1, 2008.
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A firefighter walks behind a burning tanker truck Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, after it rolled off the road and exploded north of Cairo, Ohio. The driver told troopers he reached to grab something in his cab when the truck went off the road. Then when he swerved to get back on the road, the weight of the fuel in the tanker shifted, causing it to overturn.
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