A dealer waits for merchants in an orange purchasing station at the Yanjing Township on January 10, 2008 in Chongqing Municipality, China. Farmers in Yanjing Township, a major orange growing region have suffered huge losses this year due to a bumper harvest and price hikes of capital goods. Oranges are often going unsold or for their purchasing price of 0.4 yuan (about 5 US cent) per kg. Over 10,000 tons of oranges are going rotten in fields.
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Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown talks with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, as they walk up the stairs of 10 Downing street, on January 10, 2008 in London.
The Falcon planes to which Clara Rojas and Consuelo Gonzales will be transfered after being freed by Colombian FARC rebels are isolated by barriers in the airport of Santo Domingo, municipality of San Cristobal, state of Tachira, western Venezuela, 10 January, 2008. The two high-profile women hostages held in the Amazon jungle by rebels for more than five years have been freed on Thursday, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that they have been handed over. AFP PHOTO/Jorge CASTRO
The headquarters of the German state railways Deutsche Bahn (DB) stands illuminated at Potsdamer Platz on January 10, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. German state railways Deutsche Bahn and German locomotive drivers' union GDL discussed today again about an independent labour contract for locomotive drives.
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Czech President Vaclav Klaus, his wife Livie Klaus, wife of Slovak Prime Minister Svetlana Fico and Slovak PM Robert Fico pose for photographers during their meeting on January 10, 2008, in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Klaus has begun his two-day official visit to the Slovak Republic.
Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic (2nd R), his wife Silvia (R), Czech President Vaclav Klaus (2nd L) and his wife Livie (L) during their meeting on January 10, 2008, in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.. Klaus has begun his two-day official visit to the Slovak Republic.
Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic (L) and his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus review a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony on January 10, 2008, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Klaus started his two-day official visit to the Slovak Republic.