Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 1

Updated: 2011-03-02 16:33


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 1

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on the semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington March 1, 2011. The recent surge in oil prices is unlikely to have a big impact on the US economy, but could dampen growth and raise inflation if sustained, Bernanke said on Tuesday. [Photo/Agencies]


NPC & CPPCC sessions

Lawmakers and political advisers gather in Beijing to discuss major issues.

Self-made aircraft

An automobile mechanic in Northeast China made a test flight of his self-made aircraft which cost about US$395.

Venetian Carnival

Masked revellers celebrate in Saint Mark's Square in Venice.

All about the Year of the Rabbit
President Hu visits the US
Ancient life