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A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotees light oil lamps after offering prayers at The Kelaniya Temple in Kelaniya on January 1, 2011. The tropical island economy has grown at a blistering pace since government troops in May 2009 ended a 37-year ethnic conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels that the United Nations estimates left over 100,000 people dead. By Ishara S. Kodikara AFP/Getty Images.

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