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  • Hu Jia released after years in Chinese prison

    Hu Jia released after years in Chinese prison

    Hu Jia, a prominent Chinese political activist, was released after 3-1/2 years in prison. Under the terms of his release he will not be able to speak to media for one year.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/05

    China's Li Na return the ball to Italy's Francesca Schiavone during their women's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday June 4. Li Na became the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam event.

  • In Pictures France's first lady: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy poses prior to a television interview, in Paris, on May 16.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/06

    Greens/European Free Alliance French members hold crossed nuclear signs and others with wind turbines at the beginning of a debate on the implications of Japan's Fukushima disaster on nuclear safety in Europe during a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/08

    A man in a panda costume walks alongside a businessman in Tokyo.

  • In Pictures Military women of the world

    Women soldiers train in the Israel Defense Forces' Karakal Battalion, Nov. 2010.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/19

    A baby is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia. More than 500 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox Church during the 15th mass baptism ceremony at the country's main Holy Trinity Cathedral.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/15

    A young monk holds a traditional parasol as he waits for the arrival of Tibet's exiled Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in Pemayangtse monastery in Pelling in India's Himalayan state of Sikkim. The Dalai Lama is in Sikkim, which borders China, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins his three-day visit to New Delhi.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/14

    A TP Mazembe soccer supporter mugs for the camera during the club World Cup semifinal soccer match against Brazil's SC Internacional do Porto Alegre at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • Europe puts limits on banker bonuses

    Europe puts limits on banker bonuses

    The European Parliament passed a bill today that would cap and defer financial traders' and bankers' bonuses, giving Europe the toughest regimes in the world. The caps are a backlash against the global financial meltdown, and the bonuses that followed.