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  • 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.

  • Free iPads for European Union MPs?

    Free iPads for European Union MPs?

    Apple's iPad goes on sale in Europe Friday, at higher prices than in the US. But members of the European Parliament may get their iPad tablets at taxpayer expense.

  • In Pictures Storms hit Europe

    Waves break along the shore of A Guarda, northwestern Spain, on Saturday. Hurricane-force winds swept through many parts of France over the weekend.

  • Egypt cracks down on foreign protesters heading to Gaza Strip

    Egypt cracks down on foreign protesters heading to Gaza Strip

    American and European activists attempting to go to the Gaza Strip from Egypt to protest Israel's actions during last year's Gaza war have been blocked from doing so – and say they have been harshly treated by Egyptian authorities.

  • Opinion Christianity in Europe: A part of or apart from culture?

    The Swiss minaret ban and the crucifix decision in Europe illustrate the disconnect between religion and culture there.

  • Italians outraged as European court rules against crucifixes

    Italians outraged as European court rules against crucifixes

    After a European court rules against crucifixes in Italian schoolrooms, Italians from across the political spectrum decry an assault on the country's Roman Catholic identity.