Thousands of scrapped taxis are pictured at a yard in the center of China's Chongqing city on March 4. Traffic congestion and pollution have worsened dramatically in Chinese cities as the country's long-running economic expansion has allowed increasing numbers of consumers to make big-ticket purchases such as cars. China may surpass the US this year to become the largest car market in the world. AFP/Newscom
At Kfar Aza, a kibbutz that overlooks the northern Gaza Strip, the tinny sound of wind chimes mixed with the rumble of jets and the staccato pounding of artillery this afternoon. Though residents say they fear Hamas's rockets, their biggest concern was the recent revelation of tunnels extending into Israel.