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Highlights from Obama's inaugural parade

[2013-01-22 09:47]

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk and wave after emerging from the presidential limousine during the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Jan 21, 2013.

Pollution, traffic hot topics for advisers

[2013-01-22 07:49]

Air pollution and traffic congestion are likely to top the agenda when Beijing's lawmakers and political advisers gather for their annual meetings this week.

Yellow River frozen by cold snap

[2013-01-22 07:48]

Ice is seen on the Yinchuan section of the Yellow River in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Jan 21, 2013.

Weekly photos: Jan 14 - 20

[2013-01-21 10:49]

Weekly photos: Jan 14 - 20

Obama sworn in at low-key White House ceremony

[2013-01-21 03:08]

US President Barack obama was officially sworn in to the second term at a private ceremony in the White House Sunday. Biden sworn in to 2nd term as US VP

Snow brings travel delays as it clears the air

[2013-01-21 02:49]

Snow will continue on Monday, according to weather authorities. Snow grounded flights and delayed high-speed trains, but also helped to clean the air.

Workers assured of wages ahead of festival

[2013-01-21 02:08]

Labor authorities nationwide are keeping an eye on businesses that have been known to withhold wages to prevent thousands of migrant workers from being cheated before Spring Festival.

Courses for horses

[2013-01-20 09:33]

With Psy's Gangnam Style song and dance routine being so popular it would be no surprise if more people wanted to try out the real thing: horse riding.

Gangnam Style to hit China's Spring Festival gala

[2013-01-20 09:11]

Gangnam Style singer Psy is set for the upcoming Lunar New Year Spring Festival in China.

Rallies assail Obama's proposed gun curbs

[2013-01-20 09:00]

Pro-gun activists who say the right to own firearms is under attack from US President Barack Obama's proposals to reduce gun violence held "high noon" rallies across the United States.

Beating the Retreat ceremony in New Delhi

[2013-01-20 08:34]

India's Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels in front of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi Jan 19, 2013.

Obama to fete second term with oaths, parade

[2013-01-20 08:23]

Obama will take the oath of office during an inauguration celebration that kicks off his second term in a more muted tone than his swearing-in four years ago.

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