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    May 22: School graduates celebrate the end of lessons at school with St. Basil Cathedral, left, and Kremlin's Spassky Tower, right in the background, on Red Square in Moscow, Friday.

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    May 22: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reviews an honor guard as he arrives at the Government House in Beirut, Lebanon. Biden reinforced U.S. support for Lebanon's government ahead of key parliamentary elections that could see the pro-Western faction ousted by Iranian-backed Hezbollah and its allies.

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    May 22: Pakistani Army soldiers guard a post on top of a defense position on a former base of Taliban militants overlooking the Swat Valley, at Banai Baba Ziarat area, northwest of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, Pakistan. Troops are encircling Taliban militants in their mountain base as well as the main town in the Swat Valley, as the U.N. appealed for $543 million to ease the suffering of nearly 2 million refugees from the fighting.

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    May 22: A view of the the Pope2You web site, on a computer screen in Rome. Pope Benedict XVI, at the center of the home page, has entered the world of social networking sites and smartphones with a Vatican portal that includes Facebook and iPhone applications.

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    May 22: In this undated photo released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service in Tokyo Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il claps his hands as he inspects the Korean People's Army Air Force Unit 814 at an unknown location in North Korea.