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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/17

    People pull a Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 weighing 210 tons during an attempt to break the world record at Hong Kong's Airport. The Civil Aviation Department and the aviation industry will jointly organize an aircraft pull event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of aviation development in Hong Kong.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/16

    People smeared with coloured powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colours, at a university in Calcutta, India. The traditional event heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

  • In Pictures Protests in Bahrain

    A Bahraini antigovernment protester gestures in front of riot police on an overpass near Pearl roundabout on March 13, in Manama, Bahrain.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/23

    Members of Brunei's armed forces march past the royal dais during the 27th celebration of Brunei National Day in Bandar Seri Begawan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/17

    Pang Qing, top, and Tong Jian of China perform during the pairs short program competition at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Taipei, Taiwan.

  • In Pictures Bahrain protests

    Demonstrators shout antigovernment slogans after riot police attacked protesters in Manama, Bahrain, on Feb. 17. Medical officials said four people were killed.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/03

    A model presents a creation by Pilar Vera during the International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. The show will run until Feb. 6.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/31

    A protester holds a placard depicting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as Adolf Hitler in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Jan. 31.

  • An anxious Israel watches neighboring Egypt unravel

    An anxious Israel watches neighboring Egypt unravel

    'We are anxiously monitoring what is happening in Egypt and [elsewhere] in our region,' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his cabinet Sunday morning.

  • Egypt's crackdown on protesters evokes Iran's heavy hand in 2009 unrest

    Egypt's crackdown on protesters evokes Iran's heavy hand in 2009 unrest

    With more than 100 estimated dead so far as Egyptian protests resume for a fifth day, Egypt's 'zero tolerance' policy is reminiscent of Iran's force to quash unrest after Ahmadinejad's reelection.