A Chinese child chews the seat of a bicycle cart at a market in Beijing, Tuesday Dec. 4, 2007. Food prices are set to rise around the globe after years of decline, with climate change making it harder for the world's poorest to get adequate food, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Facing The Press
President Bush listens to a reporter's question during his news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, in the Brady Press Room of the White House in Washington.
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Making Some Noise
Workers from private security agencies demonstrate in front of the Italian Parliament in Rome, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. The demonstrators reportedly tried to access parliament from the main entrance in Piazza Montecitiorio square.
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Gillian Gibbons, center, the British teacher jailed in Sudan for letting her students name a teddy bear Muhammad, hugs her son John, left, and her daughter Jessica, right, shortly after arriving at London's Heathrow airport, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. Gibbons, 54, was freed thanks to the efforts of two Muslim members of the Britain's House of Lords and Gibbons' statement that she did not mean any offense.
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Unidentified tribal leaders listen to U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Khowst Province Gov. Arsala Jamal Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at the Tirazye District Center in Khowst Province, Afghanistan. Gates is visiting Afghanistan to evaluate rising violence levels.
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Inside The Numbers
A pedestrian looks at an electronic stock board in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. Japanese stocks fell amid continued worries about the outlook for the U.S. economy, a key export market for Japan.
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A 10-day-old male South China tiger cub is seen at the Laohu Valley Reserve, near Philippolis, South Africa, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. The South China tiger was born on a wildlife reserve in South Africa, the first such tiger to be born outside China.
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The shadow of an Afghan man is cast on the surface of a damaged passenger bus after a suicide car bomber struck in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007. The suicide car bomber targeted a NATO convoy, wounding 22 civilians passing nearby. The attack came as visiting U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates planned to meet with President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan officials in the capital.
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A worker is seen on top of one of the foundations for the new Dubai Metro system on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, in Dubai, UAE. Pakistani and Indian laborers form the backbone of a workforce that has transformed Dubai into a futuristic city that boasts the tallest building in the world (the Burj Dubai). This growth has led to traffic and congestion problems. It is hoped the metro line will alleviate the problem.
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