Oct 11: Day in pics

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Chen Guangbiao, dressed in green, holds up a bicycle as he stands on a car in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Chen, a Chinese entrepreneur, bought 43 Geely cars to compensate people whose Japanese-brand cars had been damaged during a series of anti-Japan protests throughout China last month. Reuters Photo

Chen Guangbiao, dressed in green, holds up a bicycle as he stands on a car in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Chen, a Chinese entrepreneur, bought 43 Geely cars to compensate people whose Japanese-brand cars had been damaged during a series of anti-Japan protests throughout China last month. Reuters Photo

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McLaren-Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain (L) and his girlfriend Jessica Michibata (R) arrive at the paddock of the Korean Circuit in Yeongam one day before the start of the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. AFP photo

McLaren-Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain (L) and his girlfriend Jessica Michibata (R) arrive at the paddock of the Korean Circuit in Yeongam one day before the start of the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. AFP photo

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AIA group chief executive and president Mark Tucker addresses a press conference at the company's headquarters in Hong Kong. Asian insurance giant AIA said it will buy ING's Malaysian insurance unit for $ 1.73 billion, the Dutch banking firm's first step in selling off its assets in the region. AFP photo

AIA group chief executive and president Mark Tucker addresses a press conference at the company's headquarters in Hong Kong. Asian insurance giant AIA said it will buy ING's Malaysian insurance unit for $ 1.73 billion, the Dutch banking firm's first step in selling off its assets in the region. AFP photo

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Japan's finance minister Koriki Jojima (R) meets with International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the annual meetings of IMF and the World Bank Group in Tokyo. AFP photo

Japan's finance minister Koriki Jojima (R) meets with International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the annual meetings of IMF and the World Bank Group in Tokyo. AFP photo

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Police officers investigate near the dead body of a man at a crime scene in Apodaca. The man was shot dead by police after he had collected the payment of a ransom. Reuters Photo

Police officers investigate near the dead body of a man at a crime scene in Apodaca. The man was shot dead by police after he had collected the payment of a ransom. Reuters Photo

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Mercedes-AMG driver Michael Schumacher of Germany (R) arrives at the paddock of the Korean Circuit in Yeongam one day before the start of the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. AFP photo

Mercedes-AMG driver Michael Schumacher of Germany (R) arrives at the paddock of the Korean Circuit in Yeongam one day before the start of the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. AFP photo

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A fisherman prepares his net on a deteriorated pier in Puerto Colombia. This pier was built in 1888 and was used until 1936 as a sea terminal for passengers and cargo heading to and from Barranquilla city. At the time that Puerto Colombia was a major seaport, this was for a while the third longest pier in the world. However, now the pier has become a dilapidated relic. Reuters Photo

A fisherman prepares his net on a deteriorated pier in Puerto Colombia. This pier was built in 1888 and was used until 1936 as a sea terminal for passengers and cargo heading to and from Barranquilla city. At the time that Puerto Colombia was a major seaport, this was for a while the third longest pier in the world. However, now the pier has become a dilapidated relic. Reuters Photo

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North Koreans dance in front of the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea to mark the 67th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. AP photo

North Koreans dance in front of the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea to mark the 67th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. AP photo

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Members of the Blue Man Group skydive above the Las Vegas Strip to promote their new show at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, where they landed, in Las Vegas. AP photo

Members of the Blue Man Group skydive above the Las Vegas Strip to promote their new show at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, where they landed, in Las Vegas. AP photo

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (L) speaks during a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (R) during a visit to Parliament House in Canberra. AFP photo

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (L) speaks during a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (R) during a visit to Parliament House in Canberra. AFP photo

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A girl uses a horse and cart to collect recyclable materials at the municipal garbage dump in Managua. The United Nations' International Day of the Girl falls on October 11. Reuters photo

A girl uses a horse and cart to collect recyclable materials at the municipal garbage dump in Managua. The United Nations' International Day of the Girl falls on October 11. Reuters photo

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A man walks past a mural of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan from his classic film Deewar on his 70th birthday. AFP photo

A man walks past a mural of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan from his classic film Deewar on his 70th birthday. AFP photo

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Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi attends a campaign rally ahead of the state assembly elections at Fagvel village. Reuters/Amit Dave

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi attends a campaign rally ahead of the state assembly elections at Fagvel village. Reuters/Amit Dave

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