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THREE CHEERS FOR MITT
THREE CHEERS FOR MITT: Elizabeth Cuevas-Nuenda, of the Puerto Rican Chamber of Congress, cheered as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned at the Hispanic Leadership Network’s luncheon at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, Fla., Friday. (Charles Dharapak/Associated Press)

SET POINT
SET POINT: Andy Murray of Britain celebrated winning the third set during his semifinal match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Friday. Mr. Djokovic went on to win the match. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)

BAD MEDICINE
BAD MEDICINE: Lubna mourned over the body of her uncle Chaudhry Mohammad Gulab, a heart patient who died in Lahore, Pakistan, on Friday. The government in Pakistan’s Punjab province is scrambling to recall contaminated drugs that have killed more than 100 people in the last month. (Mani Rana/Reuters)

GUNS AND FLAGS
GUNS AND FLAGS: A Syrian soldier who defected to join the Free Syrian Army held up his rifle and waved a Syrian independence flag in the Damascus suburb of Saqba on Friday. (Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

SOMBER ANNIVERSARY
SOMBER ANNIVERSARY: A white rose was placed on barbed wire at the museum of the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz Birkenau on Friday, marking the 67th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

DISCONNECTED
DISCONNECTED: A cargo ship paused in the water on Friday after colliding with and partially collapsing a bridge near Aurora, Ky. The ship was traveling upriver toward the Kentucky Lock and Dam when it hit the steel bridge, which was built in the 1930s and handles about 2,800 vehicles a day. (Tina Carroll/Associated Press)

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ORGANIZED PROCESSION
ORGANIZED PROCESSION: Soldiers carried the coffin of former Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash during his funeral procession in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday. Mr. Denktash, who died Jan. 13 at the age of 87, worked to create a separate Turkish Cypriot state. (Petros Karadjias/Associated Press)

SINGLE FILE
SINGLE FILE: A still from aerial video shows passengers of the Costa Concordia evacuating the sinking cruise ship off the coast of Giglio, Italy, Jan. 14. Costa Crociere, which operated the ship, said the commander had been properly trained, but he was detained and transcripts indicated that he evacuated the vessel before some of the passengers. (Guardia Costiera/Reuters)

CRYING OUT
CRYING OUT: Police officers scuffled with Tibetan activists trying to escape from a police bus outside New Delhi’s Hyderabad House, the venue of new border talks between Indian and Chinese officials. (Manan Vatsyayana/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

THROUGH THE FIRE
THROUGH THE FIRE: A man rode a horse through a bonfire Monday in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, in honor of San Anton, the patron saint of animals. (Juinen/Getty Images)

QUITE A STRETCH
QUITE A STRETCH: Great Britain’s Andy Murray played during the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday. Mr. Murray defeated American Ryan Harrison 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. (Jason O’Brien/Action Images/Zuma Press)

PUMPING AWAY
PUMPING AWAY: Hoses to be used to pump diesel and gasoline stretched from the Russian tanker Renda toward the iced-in town of Nome, Alaska, Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy cleared a path for the tanker to deliver much-needed fuel. (Grant DeVuyst/U.S. Coast Guard/Reuters)

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The best photos of 2011 from around the globe. Warning: All images in this entry are shown in full, not screened out for graphic content. Some images contain dead bodies, graphic content and tragic events. We consider these images an important part of human history.

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HORSE FAIR HORSE FAIR: A boy walked his horses down the street at the Appleby Horse Fair Friday in Appleby, England. The fair is one of the key gathering points for the Romany, gypsy and traveling communities, and is attended by about 5,000 people who come to buy and sell horses. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

UP IN THE AIR UP IN THE AIR: A laborer worked on a steel structure at a financial building construction site in Jefei, China, Friday. The cityscape below was obscured by smoke from burning straw. (Reuters)

SAYING GOODBYE SAYING GOODBYE: Relatives of a German soldier killed in Afghanistan comforted each other after a funeral at the Evangelische Epiphanias Church in Hanover, Germany, Friday. (John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

SURROUNDED SURROUNDED: An Egyptian policeman, center, tried to protect a female reporter as people tried to attack her during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo Friday. Hundreds of Egyptians gathered to call for speeding up the pace of democratic transition. (Mohamed Omar/European Pressphoto Agency)

SOCRATIC METHOD SOCRATIC METHOD: Portugal’s interim Prime Minister Jose Socrates responded to supporters in downtown Lisbon on the last day of election campaigning Friday. General elections are Sunday. (Paulo Duarte/Associated Press)

SNAKE OR SNACK? Fishermen skinned a sea snake on Girgaum beach in Mumbai Friday. (Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)

ARMS AFLAME ARMS AFLAME: A television image shows balls of fire and columns of smoke rising from an arms depot in the Udmurtia region in central Russian early Friday. Fire raged through the facility, where artillery shells and rockets were stored. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from nearby homes. (AFP/Getty Images)

YEMEN TURMOIL YEMEN TURMOIL: During a funeral Friday in San’a, Yemen, for dead fighters loyal to opposition Hashed tribal chief Sheikh Sadeq al-Ahmar, a solider stood between the men’s bodies and gathered antigovernment protesters. (Ammar Awad/Reuters)

HIGH WATER HIGH WATER: Members of the South Dakota Army National Guard filled sandbags in Dakota Dunes, S.D., Friday. The southeast South Dakota city is threatened by Missouri River flooding, a result of record rainfall across the northern Plains. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

LOW WATER LOW WATER: A fishing boat sat abandoned on the bottom of the dried-up Poyang Lake, a vast wetland turned dry by China’s worst drought in decades, in Xingzi, Jiangxi Province, China, Thursday. (Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)

MANGO MANIA MANGO MANIA: A laborer carried a basket of mangoes at a wholesale mango market in Bangalore, India, Friday. India recognizes mango as its national fruit and is the world’s largest mango producer, growing about 13 million tons each year. (Aijaz Rahi/Associated Press)

THAILAND ARRESTS THAILAND ARRESTS: People accused of crimes wore handcuffs at a news conference in Bangkok Friday. Metroplitan police arrested 1,752 suspects in criminal cases between May 30 and June 3. (Sukree Sukplang/Reuters)

ON TO THE NEXT ROUND ON TO THE NEXT ROUND: As a ballboy scrambled into place, Spain’s Rafael Nadal, in background, reacted after a point to Britain’s Andy Murray during their men’s semi-final match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris Friday. Nadal won the match 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. (Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images)

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Play began on Sunday at Roland Garros in the French Open. Top-ranked Rafael Nadal began his bid to tie Bjorn Borg’s record of six titles at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. On the women’s side, defending French Open champion, Francesca Schiavone, starts off the tournament as the fifth seed. Schiavone advanced to the second round easily over American Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga. while Nadal had a tougher match, beating American John Isner in five sets. Also advancing to the second round were Australian Open finalists Andy Murray and Li Na, as well as Maria Sharapova, Kim Clijsters and two-time French Open finalist Robin Soderling.

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A ballgirl runs with a ball during a break in the women's singles round one match between Shuai Zhang of China and Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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David Ferrer of Spain serves during the men's singles round one match between David Ferrer of Spain and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland on day one of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 22, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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A general view of Court Phillippe Chatrier as Roger Federer of Switzerland serves during the men's singles first round match between Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia stretches to hit a forehand during the men's singles first round match between Thiemo De Bakker of Netherlands and Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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A detail view of the shoes belonging to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during the men's singles first round match between Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina and Ivo Karlovic of Croatia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Heather Watson of Great Britain celebrates during the women's singles round one match between Stephanie Foretz Gacon of France and Heather Watson of Great Britain on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Marion Bartoli of France plays a backhand during the women's singles round one match between Marion Bartoli of France and Anna Tatishvili of Georgia on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Michael Berrer of Germany serves during the men's singles first round match between Michael Berrer of Germany and Milos Raonic of Canada on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Andy Murray of Great Britain and Eric Prodon of France on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Maria Sharapova of Russia serves during the women's singles round one match between Maria Sharapova of Russia and Mirjana Lucic of Croatia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Johanna Larsson of Sweden serves during the women's singles round one match between Johanna Larsson of Sweden and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain serves during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia celebrates a point during the women's singles round one match between Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Vania King of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Vania King of USA hits a forehand during the women's singles round one match between Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Vania King of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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A dejected Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts as she heads towards defeat during the women's singles round one match between Johanna Larsson of Sweden and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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John Isner of USA serves during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) #

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Ryan Harrison of USA stretches for a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Ryan Harrison of USA and Robin Soderling of Sweden on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain looks on during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus hits a forehand during the women's singles round one match between Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus and Kim Clijsters of Belgium on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain shows his dejection during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Fernando Verdasco of Spain hits a forehand during the men's singles round one match between Juan Monaco of Argentina and Fernando Verdasco of Spain on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Rafael Nadal of Spain shows his dejection during the men's singles round one match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and John Isner of USA on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) #

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Juan Monaco of Argentina serves during the men's singles round one match between Juan Monaco of Argentina and Fernando Verdasco of Spain on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) #

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Belarus' Victoria Azarenka returns the ball to Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) #

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Russia's Maria Sharapova blows a kiss to the public after defeating Croatia's Mirjana Lucic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May, 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) #

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Coco Vandeweghe of the US balances the ball on her fingers in her match against Maria Kirilenko of Russia during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) #

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French tennis lover Marion shows her support for Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, May, 21, 2011. The French Open tennis tournament starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) #

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Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal serves the ball to USA's John Isner during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) #

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Spain's Rafael Nadal (R) returns the ball to US John Isner during their Men's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 24, 2011, in Paris. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images) #

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Japan's Junri Namigata serves to Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak during their Women's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 23, 2011, in Paris. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images) #

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France's Gael Monfils reacts after a point against Germany's Bjorn Phau during their Men's first round match in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 23, 2011, in Paris. (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images) #

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Ball bays look at a match during the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on May 24, 2011, in Paris. (JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images) #

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