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The world in photos: Aug 15- Aug 21

[2016-08-22 09:45]

Here, we present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Kickboxing and throwing punches: Welcome to flight security training

[2016-08-22 11:12]

Aviation security officers, also known as flight security officers, are responsible for guarding safety of persons on board a civilian aircraft. To become an aviation security officer is not easy

Qinqiang Opera actors brave heat to bring smile to faces

[2016-08-22 07:10]

For villagers at Changwu county of Shaanxi province, the most exciting tradition is temple fair, while the most important event in a temple fair is Qinqiang Opera performance.

Top 10 cities with highest GDP in H1

[2016-08-19 06:57]

According to statistics from 21 Century Economic Research Institute, Chinese cities with rapid growth in the first half of 2016 were greatly benefited from their fast-growing third industry.

Chinese teenagers take gold, silver on 10m platform

[2016-08-18 16:34]

Chinese teenagers Ren Qian and Si Yajie claimed the gold and silver medals respectively in the women's individual 10 metre platform event.

US granted re-run to send China out of relay race

[2016-08-19 07:58]

China unfortunately lost the chance to enter the women's 4x100m final at Rio Olympics with a narrow gap behind the Canadians after the US successfully appealed its second chance to race alone.

China inches toward gold after beating Netherlands

[2016-08-19 11:19]

China inches toward gold after beating Netherlands

Premier Li welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi

[2016-08-18 19:18]

Premier Li Keqiang welcomed Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to China during a ceremony at the People's Great Hall on Thursday afternoon.

Zhao wins China's first gold medal in men's taekwondo

[2016-08-18 09:47]

Zhao Shuai wins China's first gold medal in men's taekwondo

World's top 10 innovative economies

[2016-08-18 07:11]

Switzerland retained its title as the world's most innovative country, followed by Sweden and the United Kingdom, according to this year's Global Innovation Index.

Dancing, food and religion, all in a Xinjiang wedding

[2016-08-17 15:35]

Bride Gulsubinur Rozi walks into the banquet hall where a wedding ceremony is held in Aksu, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Aug 14, 2016. The wedding ceremony combines traditional elements and modern fashion.

Men's table tennis overcomes singles loss to win team event

[2016-08-18 09:19]

Chinese men's table tennis gained a tough win in the team's gold medal match again Japan after 4 rounds of battle in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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