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  • Good Reads: Qaddafi loyalist town fights back, Guantánamo detainees, and Chinese villagers who don't officially exist

    Global News Blog Good Reads: Qaddafi loyalist town fights back, Guantánamo detainees, and Chinese villagers who don't officially exist

    After a weekend dominated by Sept. 11 remembrances, today's papers look at the rest of the world's goings on, with fighting in one of Qaddafi's last holdouts, former Guantánamo detainees adjusting to life in Afghanistan, and a look into how China's central planning leaves many villagers behind.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/12

    Lolo, a black jaguar, plays with Ward, her 14-month-old spotted cub, inside their enclosure at the zoo in Amman, Jordan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/05

    Youths raise their hands in a show of support for Laurent Gbagbo at a rally led by Gbagbo minister and youth leader Charles Ble Goude, in the Koumassi neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. While the United Nations and other world powers recognize rival Alassane Ouattara as the winner of November presidential elections, Gbagbo has refused to step down for more than a month after the presidential runoff vote. The 15-nation regional bloc ECOWAS has threatened to remove the incumbent leader if ongoing negotiations fail.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital. The partial sun eclipse started over the Czech Republic at about 08:00 CET and it will last until 10:50. In the culminating phase, up to 80 percent of the solar disc was obscured by the silhouette of the moon passing between it and Earth.

  • In Pictures Siberian Tigers

    A Siberian tiger looks after her 6 newly born boys on June 1, 2009 in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province of China.

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Short track

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Short track

    Watch for the Korean and Chinese powerhouses to turn in more stellar performances, and for the return of American favorite Apolo Anton Ohno. After the 2006 Torino Olympics, Anton Ohno will be looking to defend his Olympic gold medal in the 500m and upgrade his bronze in the 1,000m.

  • In Pictures Ice and snow sculptures

    A visitor walks past a giant snow sculpture at an Ice and Snow Festival in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province on Jan. 10, 2008. The Ice and Snow Festival, which features hundreds of massive sculptures carved out of ice, has become a huge draw for visitors, turning northern China's often forbidding temperatures into a competitive advantage.

  • Gallery Frozen over: It's 32 degrees somewhere

    Ice hung off a statue of a young boy and a frog at Water Works Park in Port Clinton, Ohio on Dec. 19.

  • China guts budding civil rights movement

    China guts budding civil rights movement

    Authorities have effectively disbarred 20 key lawyers who defended Tibetans, Falun Gong members, and other politically sensitive clients.

  • Chinese eco-detective treads lightly

    Chinese eco-detective treads lightly

    Zhang Yadong provokes and soothes government on environmental issues