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News of the world, Jan 18

News of the world, Jan 18
Palestinian civilians and medics run to safety during an Israeli strike over a UN school in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip before the ceasefire began. A woman and a child were killed in the Israeli strike on the UN-run school in northern Gaza where civilians were sheltering from the fighting, medics and witnesses said. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
Bollywood film star Sanjay Dutt, accompanied by his wife Manyata, waves to the crowd during a pre-elections road show in Lucknow. Dutt will stand for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat on a Samajwadi Party ticket in the upcoming elections due to be held in the first half of 2009. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
US vice president-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill, president-elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle wave from the back of the train as they leave Wilmington, Delaware, during the 137-mile train trip from Philadelphia to Washington to begin a four-day inaugural celebration. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
Helmeted riot police stand behind their vehicles as they block a main road to face off protestors during a demonstration against Israeli attack in Gaza in Ankara. At least 1,203 Palestinians, including 410 children, have now been killed and 5,300 wounded in the three-week-old Israeli offensive. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso takes Banzai cheers with party members during the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) annual convention in Tokyo. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
Demonstrators pray in front of the ancient Coliseum in Rome during a protest against Israeli attacks on the Gaza strip. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 18
Calligraphists write Spring Festival couplets during an event of calligraphists writing scrolls freely for residents to mark the upcoming lunar New Year in Beijing, China. People are preparing Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of ox on the lunar calendar which falls on the 26th of January, 2009. (Getty Images)

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