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UNITED KINGDOM, London : Thailand's Nina Lamsan Ligon riding Butts Leon rides past spectators as she competes in the Cross Country phase of the Eventing competition of the 2012 London Olympics at the Equestrian venue in Greenwich Park, London, July 30, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS
LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA, SIRTE : National Transitional Council fighters fire against Moamer Kadhafi's troops in the town of Sirte on October 10, 2011, as they move in for the kill against the strongman's remaining diehards. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS
GREECE, Athens : A protestor tries to catch his breath after inhaling tear gas on June 15, 2011 during a demonstration near the parliament in the center of Athens. Thousands of protesters ringed the Greek parliament building on Wednesday as the government tried to push through its emergency package inside and a general strike paralysed the country. AFP PHOTO / Angelos Tzortzinis
How yesterday’s enemies became today’s friends: with this common internet project, press agencies AFP and dpa retrace the landmark steps in franco-german friendship on the web. At http://www.50elysee.com, the two agencies commemorate the signing of the Elysée Treaty of friendship 50 years ago (on January 22, 1963), by french president Charles de Gaulle and german chancellor Konrad Adenauer.