A man checks a stock exchange monitor outside a bank in Milan, Italy. Italy's key borrowing rate spiked Wednesday well above the 7 percent level that eventually forced other eurozone countries to seek bailouts.
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, left, holds the hand of Reforms Minister Umberto Bossi during a must-watched vote at the Lower Chamber, in Rome, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011.
Moroccan-born dancer Karima El-Mahrough, nicknamed "Ruby the Heart Stealer," shakes hands with Austrian entrepreneur Richard Lugner, her date for the Vienna Opera Ball.
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