WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pauses as he speaks to the media outside Ellingham Hall in Norfolk, England December 17. A British judge granted bail of 200,000 pounds ($317,400) on Tuesday for his release.
Assange being driven away from Westminster Magistrates Court in a police van, in London December 14, 2010. (/Paul Hackett/Reuters)
Police officers detain a Tibetan exile during a protest outside the venue where Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is addressing a gathering on India-China relations in New Delhi December 16. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
A Shi'ite Muslim walks on fire at a ceremony during the Ashura festival at a mosque in central Yangon December 16. (Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters)