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  • Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a rally near the president's Malacanang Palace in Manila on Labor Day, Tuesday, May 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Workers express anger, gloom, elation on May Day

    On the front lines of May Day protests this year, along with the traditional chants, banners and marches, a gamut of emotions flowed through the crowds.

  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Iranian Navy personnel take part in their naval maneuvers dubbed Velayat 90 on the Sea of Oman, Iran, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Ali Mohammadi)

    Iran defiant amid appeals for European sanctions

    Iran closed out naval war games in the Gulf on Tuesday much the way they began last month: striking a tone of military defiance while Western powers rallied behind tougher oil and financial sanctions as a crippling tool against Tehran's nuclear program.

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