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Norway mourns, buries dead, a week after massacre

[2011-07-30 15:24]

Norwegians united in mourning on Friday as the first funerals were held a week after anti-Islam extremist Anders Behring Breivik massacred 77 people in attacks that traumatised the nation.

Japan PM calls for careful cutback on nuke energy

[2011-07-30 07:58]

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday called for a long-term and careful effort to scale back the nation's reliance on nuclear power over the next four decades and make more use of solar energy and other renewable power sources.

Family members mourn train crash victims

[2011-07-29 15:46]

Visitors mourn their dead relatives who were killed in Saturday's devastating train crash in Wenzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province, July 29, 2011.

Massive oil leak on Jilin expressway

[2011-07-29 11:50]

An oil-leaking accident occurred on the loop expressway in Changchun city, the capital of Northeast China’s Jilin province, July 28, 2011.

Vote delayed on US debt bill as default date looms

[2011-07-29 11:15]

A plan to cut the US budget deficit stumbled toward a vote in Congress Thursday and its demise could force a compromise to avert an unprecedented debt default by the world's largest economy.

Camo to wetsuits as military heads underwater

[2011-07-29 10:46]

A group of military divers assess their results during a training course in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Chengdu province, on July 28, 2011.

Guizhou desperate for water as drought persists

[2011-07-29 09:58]

Severe drought persists in Guizhou province, with the rainfall down 50 percent or more year-on-year. Within the province, 29 counties have been hit by moderate drought, while Qianxi is suffering more sever drought

Hard life for non-only child family

[2011-07-28 22:23]

10-year-old Sun Caiyu (center) and her siblings pose for a picture in Woyang county, East China's Anhui province, July 27, 2011. Caiyun broke her arm while playing. The treatment cost several hundred yuan, which could have supported the family's meals for about a month.

CN tower's Edgewalk

[2011-07-28 13:36]

Participants are strapped in to a harness that is attached to a guard rail while walking around the catwalk on the structure 356m (1,168ft) off the ground.

Cable worker gets dirty, becomes Internet star

[2011-07-28 10:46]

Photos of a 48-year-old cable worker, dressed in nothing but his underwear during a cable-repairing mission, have become an Internet sensation, as netizens praise his work ethic.

Miracle young train-wreck survivor on the mend

[2011-07-28 10:46]

The last survivor rescued from Saturday's deadly train crash, two-year-old girl Xiang Weiyi, is said to be in a better condition on July 27, 2011.

Rain sets off mudslide in South Korea

[2011-07-28 06:48]

Rescue workers and residents travel on part of a polystyrene wall move to escape floodwaters after a river burst its banks following heavy rains in Gwangju, about 40 km (25 miles) southeast of Seoul, July 27, 2011.

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