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The world in photos: July 6-12

[2015-07-13 10:57]

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

Djokovic downs Federer to win third Wimbledon crown

[2015-07-13 09:56]

Novak Djokovic displayed his full acrobatic repertoire to capture a third Wimbledon title with a 7-6(1) 6-7(10) 6-4 6-3 victory over seven-times champion Roger Federer on Sunday.

Top 10 Chinese companies by profit margin in 2015

[2015-07-13 08:39]

Liquor maker Kweichow Moutai surpassed commercial real estate developer SOHO China to report the highest profit margin of 47.6 percent.

No room in the pool

[2015-07-12 15:24]

In today's trending, too many tourists pile up in a pool, a tower in Shandong seems to be modeled after a luxury hotel in Dubai, a drone that's part of a college student's marriage proposal is grounded and government officials in Yan'an will be working Saturdays through September.

Top gaokao scholars saddle up for a ride in the park

[2015-07-10 15:23]

In today's trending, top scoring gaokao students dressed as traditional scholars ride through their hometown, a Sina Weibo user draws and circulates cartoons to help find her missing grandmother, a new graduate who needs to use up credit on her bus card buys fares for fellow passengers and a mother forgets to take her baby with her at a Beijing subway stop.

Girl who shoots straight with bow and arrow

[2015-07-10 13:38]

Cao Yichen, a national level-1 athlete, used to be a member of the provincial archery team in Shanxi province. She now coaches at an archery club in Taiyuan city after she retired.

Bereaved seniors turn attention to grandchildren

[2015-07-10 08:20]

There were more than a million families in China who had lost their only child as of 2012. Despite growing reports of childless elderly, their lives have taken on new meaning through their grandchildren. Although being companions and a comfort to them, supporting grandchildren can bring added pressure to already financially constrained families.

Unusual but true: sleep in a transparent glass room clinging to cliff

[2015-07-10 09:19]

If everyone from EU just chips in a few Euros, can they get Greece sorted? Toddler climbs rock walls before walking? Birth month likely effects what diseases you are at risk of? Interesting, red-hot and downright odd anecdotes from around the world in our news review of the week.

24-year-old ethnic Chinese girl runs for US Congress

[2015-07-10 16:32]

Lindy Li, 24, a southwestern Sichuan native who moved to the United States at six, has launched a campaign for the Democratic nomination to represent Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives.

Plane makes emergency landing after fire

[2015-07-08 15:43]

Flight HU7244 of Hainan Airlines flying from Hefei to Guangzhou had to make a forced landing just after takeoff after fire was detected in the cargo cabin on Tuesday.

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