Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 23

Updated: 2011-01-24 16:02


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 23

A rescue ship works next to a tanker ship, which capsized in the middle of the Rhine (Rhein) river, Europe's most important shipping way for commodities, near Sankt Goarshausen Jan 23, 2011. The river has been partially reopened to shipping after being blocked by the capsized tanker loaded with sulphuric acid, the German inland navigation authority said on Thursday. [Photo/Agencies]

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 23

Two Eurofighter Typhoon planes of the Austrian Flying forces pass by a DC3 plane as a side event during the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Hahnenkamm race, in area of Kitzbuehel, Jan 23, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]


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