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Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

Nov. 15 Photo Brief: Tension builds in the Middle East, a Patriotic John Daly and “Big Phil” the giant Euro coin

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Hamas and Israel step up rocket attacks, John Daily in red, white, blue and in the trees, “Big Phil” an Austrian model of the Euro coin worth approximately $1.7 million and more in today’s daily brief.

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Oct. 4 Photo Brief: World animal day, hopping in Belarus and the Great Wall gets crowded

Oct. 4 Photo Brief: World animal day, hopping in Belarus and the Great Wall gets crowded

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Catching a bear nap during World Animal Day in Finland, things get hopping in Belarus, the Great Wall in China gets a bit crowded and more in today’s daily brief.
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Oct. 2 Photo Brief: Gandhi’s 143rd birthday, Chanel’s alternative energy runway show, Hong Kong’s sunken ferry

Oct. 2 Photo Brief: Gandhi’s 143rd birthday, Chanel’s alternative energy runway show, Hong Kong’s sunken ferry

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School children dress up as Mahatma Gandhi to celebrate his 143rd birthday, Karl Lagerfeld presents Chanel’s Spring/Summer line at the Grand Palais in Paris during Paris Fashion Week, relatives pay their respects to the victims of Monday’s fatal ferry collision in Hong Kong and more in today’s daily brief.
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Muscle Up: 2012 bodybuilding championships in Hong Kong

Muscle Up: 2012 bodybuilding championships in Hong Kong

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Agency France Presse staff photographer Philippe Lopez takes a behind the scenes look at the 2012 International Bodybuilding and Fitness Invitation Championship which was held in Hong Kong. Participants, who darken their skin with tanning products and apply oils to increase shine, do a series of mandatory poses and display their best shaped muscles to a panel of judges who assign points based on their appearance.

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