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A policeman checks a van at a checkpoint near the venue of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group annual meeting in Tokyo. Some 20,000 government and institution officials, including IMF chief Christine Lagarde, will gather for the IMF and the World Bank Group annual meetings in Tokyo from October 9 to 14. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO

A policeman checks a van at a checkpoint near the venue of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group annual meeting in Tokyo. Some 20,000 government and institution officials, including IMF chief Christine Lagarde, will gather for the IMF and the World Bank Group annual meetings in Tokyo from October 9 to 14. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic counsellor and director of the research department Olivier Blanchard (C) announces the world economic outlook at a press conference in Tokyo. The IMF cut its forecast for Japan's growth this year and 2013, saying a slowdown in disaster reconstruction spending will weigh on the world's third-largest economy. AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO

International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic counsellor and director of the research department Olivier Blanchard (C) announces the world economic outlook at a press conference in Tokyo. The IMF cut its forecast for Japan's growth this year and 2013, saying a slowdown in disaster reconstruction spending will weigh on the world's third-largest economy. AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO

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In a file picture taken on April 15, 2012, SA-3 ground-to-air missiles are displayed during a military parade in honour of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea said on October 9, 2012 it possessed "strategic rocket forces" capable of striking the US mainland, as it responded to a new US-South Korean deal to extend the range of the South's missile systems. AFP PHOTO/ Ed Jones / FILES

In a file picture taken on April 15, 2012, SA-3 ground-to-air missiles are displayed during a military parade in honour of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang. North Korea said on October 9, 2012 it possessed "strategic rocket forces" capable of striking the US mainland, as it responded to a new US-South Korean deal to extend the range of the South's missile systems. AFP PHOTO/ Ed Jones / FILES

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The Singaporean frigate RSS Stalwart is seen docked at Queens wharf after an event with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Wellington. Lee Hsien Loong is on a three day visit to New Zealand. AFP PHOTO/MARTY MELVILLE

The Singaporean frigate RSS Stalwart is seen docked at Queens wharf after an event with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Wellington. Lee Hsien Loong is on a three day visit to New Zealand. AFP PHOTO/MARTY MELVILLE

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A lion dance group performs during a welcoming ceremony for Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on board the Singaporean frigate RSS Stalwart at Queens wharf in Wellington. Lee Hsien Loong is on a three day visit to New Zealand. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE

A lion dance group performs during a welcoming ceremony for Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on board the Singaporean frigate RSS Stalwart at Queens wharf in Wellington. Lee Hsien Loong is on a three day visit to New Zealand. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE

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Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa (front C) smiles as he poses for photos with participants of a tour the central bank organised for delegates visiting Tokyo for the International Monetary Fund meetings in Tokyo. Bank of Japan Governor Shirakawa said on Tuesday, that attempts to maintain high growth beyond a country's potential could cause various imbalances. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa (front C) smiles as he poses for photos with participants of a tour the central bank organised for delegates visiting Tokyo for the International Monetary Fund meetings in Tokyo. Bank of Japan Governor Shirakawa said on Tuesday, that attempts to maintain high growth beyond a country's potential could cause various imbalances. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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Supporters listen as Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign event at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Supporters listen as Republican vice presidential candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a campaign event at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner addresses students during his visit to The American Embassy School in New Delhi. Geithner is on a two-day visit to India. AFP PHOTO/MANSI THAPLIYAL/POOL

US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner addresses students during his visit to The American Embassy School in New Delhi. Geithner is on a two-day visit to India. AFP PHOTO/MANSI THAPLIYAL/POOL

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Finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram (L) shakes hands with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner before their meeting in New Delhi. Geithner is on a two-day visit to India. REUTERS/B Mathur

Finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram (L) shakes hands with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner before their meeting in New Delhi. Geithner is on a two-day visit to India. REUTERS/B Mathur

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives to meet the family of a Dalit teenaged girl, who immolated herself after being allegedly gang-raped, at Sachcha Khera in Jind. PTI Photo

Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives to meet the family of a Dalit teenaged girl, who immolated herself after being allegedly gang-raped, at Sachcha Khera in Jind. PTI Photo

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BSP supremo Mayawati shows a book while addressing a party rally on the occasion of party founder Kanshiram's sixth death anniversary in Lucknow. PTI Photo

BSP supremo Mayawati shows a book while addressing a party rally on the occasion of party founder Kanshiram's sixth death anniversary in Lucknow. PTI Photo

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