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Vu Cong Doanh, left, and Ta Xuan Binh exercise on the Long Bien bridge in Hanoi, Oct. 25, 2010. Elderly Vietnamese exercise every day on the bridge that for them represents the steel dragon giving strength and power. Long Bien bridge was built in 1903 with the architectural concept of the famous French architect Gustave Eiffel across the Red River to connect two parts of Hanoi. Bombed repeatedly during the Vietnam War because of it strategic value, the bridge was repeatedly repaired and now trains, mopeds, bicycles and pedestrians use it to cross the river.
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People play Chinese chess in downtown Hanoi, Oct. 25, 2010.
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A cat sits on the train lines during a strike at the Athens central train station, Oct. 25, 2010. All train services in Greece have been suspended after state railway employees launched a series of strikes against planned reforms.
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A Palestinian woman is seen holding her baby amidst the wreckage of her family home in Beit Lahiya, Gaza, Oct. 25 2010. The house was destroyed during the Israeli assault on Gaza in early 2009, and because of the blockade imposed by Israel on the enclave, construction materials are very difficult to obtain.
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