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News of the world, Jan 29

News of the world, Jan 29
Employees work in the rail tunnel under the Channel linking Britain and France in Coquelles, northern France, to finish repairing damage cause by a fire last year. The Channel Tunnel will be back at full capacity overnight February 9-10, the company, which built and operates the tunnel infrastructure, said in a statement. Fire broke out on September 11 aboard a shuttle train carrying 27 trucks from Britain to France. Since then, both cross-Channel freight and Eurostar passenger trains from London to Paris and Brussels have been disrupted. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
A model displays Japanese mobile communication giant KDDI's Cyber-shot mobile phone, produced by Sony Ericsson at a Tokyo hotel. The new mobile phone, equipped with an 8 mega-pixel CMOS camera and 3.3-inch OLED display on its stylish body. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
A trader shouts an offer in the Standard & Poors 500 stock index futures pit at the Chicago Board of in Chicago, Illinois. In its statement following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting the Fed said it is prepared to buy longer-term Treasury securities if the circumstances warrant. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao talks after addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos as Klaus Schwab, WEF Founder and Executive Chairman listens. Wen Jiabao arrived at the Davos forum on Wednesday to lead his country's defense of its role in the helping stabilize the world economic crisis. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
Norwegian chef Geir Skeie, centre, jubilates after winning the Bocuse d'Or award in Chassieu, near Lyon, during the Bocuse d'Or, an international cooking contest, named for one of France's legendary chefs Paul Bocuse. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
A Chinese woman takes a Hepatitis B test in a Chinese church in Rotterdam. The Rotterdam Health Service (GGD) has organised a Hepatitis B special campaign for the Chinese community in Rotterdam, as around eight percent of the Chinese community in Rotterdam are infected with Hepatitis B. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
A group of about 200 soldiers embrace family members after arriving from Iraq to Fort Carson, Colorado. A total of about 3,800 soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team are coming home after their 15-month tour of duty in Iraq. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
Employees of Italian auto giant Fiat shout slogans during a demonstration in front of the Palazzo Chigi, where the government is holding a meeting on the challenges facing the car industry in Rome. Fiat chief executive Sergio Marchionne said that Italy's auto sector could shed 60,000 jobs unless the state comes to the rescue. (Getty Images)
News of the world, Jan 29
In this handout image provided by RNL Bio Co Ltd, two cloned Beagles, Magic and Stem, are shown at the National Seoul University in Seoul, South Korea. RNL Bio, a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in stem cell based therapeutics, completed the cloning of the dogs by means of somatic cells. (Getty Images)