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Human rights officials have begun calling Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan "Obama's Gitmo." The base, north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, holds about 600 detainees.
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A boy chops wooden pallets next to a Russian-made Lada in the suburbs of Sofia, Bulgaria. Russian automaker AvtoVAZ has announced it will lay off 25,000 employees from its plant in Togliatti, where 1 in 7 residents is employed by the manufacturer.
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In Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, monuments to the country's founder, Kim Il Sung, are everywhere. Here, North Koreans pay their respects to a 60-foot bronze statue on Mansu Hill.