South Korean Female Soldiers

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 4471, Fact
    South Korean Female Soldiers



    South Korean university students prepare for an establishment ceremony of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) for female cadets at Sookmyung Womens University on December 10, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean defense ministry has agreed to admit women into its college-based Reserve Officers Training Program for the first time since the program began in 1963. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)...

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    Multi-national Missiles Strike Libya

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1534, Fact
    Multi-national Missiles Strike Libya



    In this handout from the Ministry of Defence, Royal Air Force VC10 and Tristar air-to-air refuelling aircraft support the first UK air combat mission in support of UN Resolution 1973 in flight on March 19, 2011. Col Muammar Gaddafi has vowed a [long war] against the [crusader aggression] after over 100 missiles were fired by the US and UK, during multi-national action aimed at enforcing a UN-mandated no-fly zone. (Photo by SAC Neil Chapman/MoD via Getty Images)...

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    Heathrow Airport's Animal Reception Centre

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2140, Fact
    Heathrow Airport's Animal Reception Centre



    A Galapagos Tortoise shell is used as a foot rest at Heathrow Airports Animal Reception Centre on January 25, 2011 in London, England. Many animals pass through the centres doors ranging from exotic animals such as snow leopards and elephants, snakes and crocodiles, to the more common such as cats and dogs. In 2010 alone the centre processed approximately 10,500 cats and dogs, 1,300 birds, 105,000 day old chicks, 246,000 reptiles, 230 horses and 29 million fish. Most animals are part of zoo transfer schemes, the pet trade, or are pets in transit. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)...

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    Protestors Demonstrate Against The UN Intervention In Libya

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1705, Fact
    Protestors Demonstrate Against The UN Intervention In Libya



    A muslim woman protests opposite Downing street against the military action taken by the UK, USA and France against Libya on March 21, 2011 in London, England. The Pentagon says that United States and United Kingdom military forces have fired more than 110 missiles, with French planes attacking pro-Gaddafi forces near rebel-held Benghazi. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)...

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    Personal Portrait: Bashar Al Assad

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1826, Fact
    Personal Portrait: Bashar Al Assad



    Syrian President Bashar Al Assad watches as Pope John Paul II boards his plane at Damascus airport May 8, 2001 at the end of the Pontiffs four-day visit to Syria....

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    Italian Air Force Station Gioia Del Colle

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    Italian Air Force Station Gioia Del Colle



    An RAF Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon takes off on March 22, 2011 at the Gioia Del Colle airbase in Italy. After last week's UN resolution which voted for a non-fly zone to be enforced over Libya, sorties have continued to be flown by forces representing the UN coalition from Italian military bases. More than 110 missiles have been fired on pro-Gaddafi strongholds in attempt to knock out the Libyan leaders defences....

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    Sony Ericsson Open 2011

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    Sony Ericsson Open 2011



    Sorana Cirstea of Romania hits the ball against Jie Zheng if China during the Sony Ericsson Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 22, 2011 in Key Biscayne, Florida....

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    Australian F1 Grand Prix - Previews.

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    Australian F1 Grand Prix - Previews.



    Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing tries his hand at sheep shearing as he visits a local farm during previews to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 23, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia....

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    Cartier Holds Elephant Polo Match In India

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 3034, Fact
    Cartier Holds Elephant Polo Match In India



    Teams face off in the Cartier Elephant Polo Cup November 18, 2006 in Jaipur, in the Indin state of Rajasthan. Cartier hosted the event which was held to highlight the plight of the dwindling numbers of Asian elephants. Indian and international celebrities flew in the Indias [Pink City] for the high society event held by the global watch and jewelry giant. The animal rights organization, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, [PETA] had planned to protest the match, saying that elephants should not be used for sport. Elephants in Jaipur are commonly used for carrying tourists at...

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    Vitali Klitschko v Odlanier Solis - Weigh In

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 2010, Fact
    Vitali Klitschko v Odlanier Solis - Weigh In



    Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine poses in front of Odlanier Solis of Cuba during the weigh in at Sport Karstadt on March 18, 2011 in Cologne, Germany. The WBC World Championship Heavyweight fight between Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine and Odlanier Solis of Cuba will be held on 19 March 2011....

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