News of the world, Oct 22

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The speedometer of a bus which crashed lays on a barrier in Etroubles, in the Aosta valley. Two people died, including the driver, 26 were injured and Juventus fans heading to the Champions League clash with Real Madrid, Swiss tourists and Italian immigrants were among those on the bus. (Getty Images)
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An Iraqi officer inspects a large amount of weapons which have been found in an industrial area in Baghdad's Sadr City. The discovery of the weapons cache is one of the latest achievements of the security operation which was launched in the Shiite bastion last spring. (Getty Images)
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South Korean workers protest alleged labor violations by the Kiryung Electronics Factory, which builds Sirius Satellite radios, outside the Sirius headquarters in New York. The workers say that women making Sirius Satellite radios are stripped of their rights. (Getty Images)
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Colombian indigenous men carry the body of mate Jesus Antonio Nene in Villarrica, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia, killed by the police in a clash during their march to Cali demanding the restitution of lands and the respect of their autonomy. The demonstrators, who are to arrive in Cali on October 24, expect President Alvaro Uribe to receive them. (Getty Images)
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The Indian spacecraft Polar Sattelite Launch Vehicle -C11 (PSLV) takes off carring India's first lunar probe Chandrayaan-1 at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, around 110KM north of southern Indian city of Chennai. The space craft is carrying 11 payloads including two from the US and four from europe. For India the 80-million-dollar mission puts the country on the inside track of a fast-developing Asian space race. (Getty Images)
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Firemen try to extinguish a fire on the roof of the headquarters of Austria's special police force in Wiener Neustadt, eastern Austria, 50km from Vienna. A single-engined aircraft crashed into the headquarters of Austrian police's elite Cobra unit in Wiener Neustadt. (Getty Images)
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Pro-Taiwan independent activists display placards during a protest outside Parliament in Taipei. Dozens of pro-Taiwan independent demonstrators displayed placards chanting slogans to show their determination of anti-Chinese products during the protest. (Getty Images)
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A Colombian soldier trains an explosive sniffer dog at Pedro Nel Ospina Military Base in Bello, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Getty Images)
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A cargo boat sails past a stone sculpture on the ancient Jinghang Grand Canal during the 2008 BMW China Culture Journey in Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province, China. Besides making a donation, BMW has launched a series of activities to preserve Chinese cultural heritage in Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces. The 1,614 miles journey will explore the folk culture along the Jinghang Canal. (Getty Images)
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