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Koyu Abe, a Zen priest, chants mantra during a candle light …

(Reuters) - Koyu Abe, a Zen priest, chants mantra during a candle light ceremony honouring the ancestors at his Joenji temple in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At the temple thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the radiati...

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A bee is pictured on a sunflower in Fukushima, northern Japan …

(Reuters) - A bee is pictured on a sunflower in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At a temple in Fukushima thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the radiation. "It is as if an invisible snow had fallen on Fukushima and co...

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A Pakistani man collects holy books after a suicide bombing …

(AP) - A Pakistani man collects holy books after a suicide bombing at a mosque in Ghundi, in the Pakistani tribal area of Khyber on Friday, Aug 19, 2011. A bomb exploded in a mosque in a Pakistani tribal region as hundreds were gathered for prayers Fri...

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Nuns wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI at the monastery …

(Reuters) - Nuns wait for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI at the monastery of El Escorial in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, on the second day of his four-day visit to Spain coinciding with the World Youth Day festivities, August 19, 2011. RE...

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U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Brook Bailey of Charlie Company's …

(Reuters) - U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Brook Bailey of Charlie Company's 2nd battalion 35th infantry regiment, Task Forces Bronco, climbs during an early morning mountain patrol at the Chaw Kay district in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan August 1...

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A boy sits in front of a wooden grave tablets during a candlelight …

(Reuters) - A boy sits in front of a wooden grave tablets during a candlelight ceremony honouring the ancestors in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At a temple in Fukushima, thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the radiation...

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A worker for an office cleaning company monitors the level of …

(Reuters) - A worker for an office cleaning company monitors the level of radiation at a playground at an elementary school during their efforts to lower the radiation level in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At a temple in Fukushima thousand...

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A worker of an office cleaning company monitors the level of …

(Reuters) - A worker of an office cleaning company monitors the level of radiation at a playground of an elementary school in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At a temple in Fukushima thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the...

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A Buddhist monk is pictured during a candle light ceremony honouring …

(Reuters) - A Buddhist monk is pictured during a candle light ceremony honouring the ancestors at Joenji temple in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At the temple thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the radiation. "It i...

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A worker decontaminating radiated particles on a window of an …

(Reuters) - A worker decontaminating radiated particles on a window of an elementary school in Fukushima, northern Japan August 6, 2011. At a temple in Fukushima thousands of sunflowers have been planted to help fight the radiation. "It is as if a...

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