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Rescue hero may lose both legs

[2012-07-16 07:35]

A 20-year-old student who risked his life in an attempt to save a suicidal man from being hit by a train could lose both legs below the knee.

30-vessel fishing fleet arrives in Nansha

[2012-07-16 06:48]

A fleet of 30 fishing vessels from Hainan arrived at a fishing venue of Nansha Islands in the southern-most of China's territory Sunday.

Leaders hit the road to boost growth

[2012-07-16 03:22]

Inspection tours to pump up economic confidence are being undertaken by top leaders after economic data recorded the slowest growth in three years.

Equestrians demonstrate horse lassoing

[2012-07-15 15:50]

Equestrians demonstrate horse lassoing during a horse culture festival in Abaga Banner, Xilingol League, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, July 14, 2012.

Mango festival held in SW China

[2012-07-15 15:37]

Local residents and tourists spray liquid containing mango juice during a festival in Yongde county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, July 14, 2012. The county, famous for producing mango in China, held the annual festival also to attract investment and promote tourism.

Torrential rains to soak south China

[2012-07-15 15:09]

China's top meteorological authority on Sunday issued a blue warning for heavy rain as the country's southern regions are forecast to be pounded by downpours over the next three days.

Will the real Andersen please stand up?

[2012-07-15 07:59]

The great thing about the Hans Christian Andersen stories is that you can read them as a child, then read them again many years later and get an entirely new appreciation.

Painted faces

[2012-07-15 07:49]

Reuters' photographer Beawiharta follows the colorful faces and even more colorful costumes.

Fairy-tale adventure

[2012-07-15 07:45]

His magical stamps of Hans Christian Andersen stories transported him to Denmark for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies.

Dinosaurs visit Beijing park

[2012-07-14 21:08]

More than 80 dinosaur models of about 50 species from Zigong Dinosaur Museum in Southwest China’s Sichuan province are on display at Jingshan Park for the third time.

Fans practice yoga at 474m

[2012-07-14 15:56]

More than 30 yoga fans practice yoga on the 100th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center, July 14, 2012. The 100th floor is the observation deck, which offers views from 474 meters above ground level.

Islands move sparks protest

[2012-07-14 07:43]

Overseas Chinese protest against Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's decision to "nationalize" the Diaoyu Islands, which belongs to China, in front of the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles on July 12, 2012.

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