An official of the local department of people's armed forces helps Shi Xiaoguang, a shaolin kungfu star, put on a red flower at a farewell party.
From Brazilian Ronaldo to resurgent Roger Federer, ongoing Olympic test events to scorching league games, here we bring you the best sports images of this week (Nov 27- Dec 3).
Braving dreadful height
It was a Friday morning and two lovers were going through a heart-searing breakup.
A big heart for a small soul
Beijing witnessed the first snowfall of this winter on Friday morning.
The world's longest Christmas cake, a 1,068 meter-long vanilla flavored log with a bitter chocolate cover, created by 80 cooks, is displayed at a hotel in Shanghai on Thursday. The cake is achieved a new Guinness World Record during a charity event on the day, aimed to raise funds for children with cancer.
In the 1950s, Zdenek Miler stumbled over a molehill in woods west of Prague, giving him the idea for an animated cartoon character that has enchanted millions of children around the world and even made it into space on a NASA shuttle.
Russians will vote in parliamentary elections on December 4.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is seen during its lighting ceremony in New York November 30, 2011.
The list of rules in Xiao Baiyou's house is endless: No Coca Cola while surfing the Internet, no air conditioner even in the summer, no pocket money, and definitely no socializing or extra curricular activities.
The notice that classes would be suspended for volunteer wokr quickly stirred up dissatisfaction among students and their parents, developing into a protest against compulsory volunteerism, servitude versus service.