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The many ways of marking Osama bin Laden's death

An Islamist kisses a picture of Osama bin Laden, who was killed on May 2, during a protest in Cairo on May 6. Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters.
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An Islamist kisses a picture of Osama bin Laden, who was killed on May 2, during a protest in Cairo on May 6.

Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters.

A rebel fighter armed with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) controls an intersection at the western gate of Ajdabiyah, Libya Photo by Yannis Behrakis for Reuters.
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A rebel fighter armed with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) controls an intersection at the western gate of Ajdabiyah, Libya

Photo by Yannis Behrakis for Reuters.

Nikita Tikhonov (right) and Yevgenia Khasis listen to their sentences in a Moscow courtroom on May 6. The court sentenced Khasis to 18 years in prison and Tikhonov to life for the killing of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova Photo by Mikhail Voskresensky for Reuters.
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Nikita Tikhonov (right) and Yevgenia Khasis listen to their sentences in a Moscow courtroom on May 6. The court sentenced Khasis to 18 years in prison and Tikhonov to life for the killing of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova

Photo by Mikhail Voskresensky for Reuters.

Belarusians plant potatoes, a staple part of their diet, on a field in the village of Kurovichi, 140 kilometers west of Minsk. Photo by Sergei Grits for AP.
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Belarusians plant potatoes, a staple part of their diet, on a field in the village of Kurovichi, 140 kilometers west of Minsk.

Photo by Sergei Grits for AP.

People are seen through the smashed windscreen of a damaged vehicle at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 4. The bomb tore through a cafe packed with young men watching a football match, killing and wounding scores. Photo by Khalid Mohammed for AP.
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People are seen through the smashed windscreen of a damaged vehicle at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 4. The bomb tore through a cafe packed with young men watching a football match, killing and wounding scores.

Photo by Khalid Mohammed for AP.

A Pakistani woman photographs her daughter at a gate of the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where bin Laden was killed. Photo by Aqeel Ahmed for AP.
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A Pakistani woman photographs her daughter at a gate of the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where bin Laden was killed.

Photo by Aqeel Ahmed for AP.

A Russian World War II veteran follows naval cadets at a war memorial in Moscow ahead of the country's Victory Day on May 9 Photo by Alexander Nemenov for AFP.
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A Russian World War II veteran follows naval cadets at a war memorial in Moscow ahead of the country's Victory Day on May 9

Photo by Alexander Nemenov for AFP.

A pair of military boots, a bottle of whisky, and a memorial candle are placed at the base of a 9-11 memorial across the street from Ground Zero in New York, one day after bin Laden was killed. Photo by Kathy Willens for AP.
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A pair of military boots, a bottle of whisky, and a memorial candle are placed at the base of a 9-11 memorial across the street from Ground Zero in New York, one day after bin Laden was killed.

Photo by Kathy Willens for AP.

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