China's Li Na on Tuesday breezed past German Andrea Petkovic 6-2, 6-4 in the Australian Open women's singles quarterfinals, and continues her battle to be the first Chinese player to make it to a Grand Slam final.
U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a five-year freeze on some government spending and warned of painful cuts ahead on Tuesday in a centrist speech designed to prove he has fiscal discipline and can work with resurgent Republicans.
A prisoner plays with a child on Jan 25, at Haidian detention house in Beijing. The detention house granted well behaved prisoners the opportunity to have dinner with their family in exchange for their good conduct.
A total of 38 giant rose sculptures, by US artist Will Ryman, have been installed along a section of Park Avenue in New York, Jan 25, 2011.
Residents line up to buy soy sauce from a time-honored brand in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu province, Jan 25, 2011.
Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 24, 2011.
Fire broke out on a sculpture next to the west side of the Beijing National Stadium on Jan 24,2011. The blaze started after a welding accident during the construction of a “Lucky Cloud Rabbit” sculpture.
Li Na of China beat Andrea Petkovic 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the Australian Open semifinals for the second straight year.
A man suspected of attempting to avoid charges stemming from a deadly traffic accident by invoking the name of his well-connected father will go to trial on Wednesday, the China Youth Daily reported on Monday.
Dubai's boom may have fizzled, but you can still live the high life perched atop the world's tallest building as the glitzy Gulf emirate unveils one of the world's highest restaurants.
Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 23, 2011.