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Norway shocked by twin attacks, 17 killed

[2011-07-23 07:48]

Bomb kills seven in government building in Oslo and a gunman opens fire on youth camp on island, at least 84 people were killed.Norwegian man detained -TV

Hong Kong unveils new series of banknotes

[2011-07-22 21:57]

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the three note-issuing banks, which are Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong), Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp. and Bank of China (Hong Kong) unveiled the designs of the new 2010 Series banknotes on Friday, according to the HKMA.

Cole flowers attract tourists to NW China

[2011-07-22 20:27]

Tourists view cole flowers blooming in the fields in Menyuan county, Southwest China’s Qinghai province, July 21, 2011. Every year in July, these flowers usually attract large numbers of tourists to the county.

Blogger sparks hunt for fake Apple stores

[2011-07-22 20:25]

An American blogger who stumbled upon a near flawless fake Apple Store in China has become an Internet sensation after her post went viral and triggered a feisty debate about piracy in the world's largest economy.

Wedding dresses shine on the old

[2011-07-22 17:34]

A total of 15 elderly couples from a volunteer group in Qingdao have their wedding photos taken at the seaside, to make up for the regret of never wearing wedding clothes before.

Perform Taekwondo amid sardines

[2011-07-22 13:48]

A diver surrounded by sardines performs Taekwondo during a promotional diving performance for summer vacation visitors at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul July 22, 2011.

Burnt bodies found in C China bus fire

[2011-07-22 11:58]

Police and firemen searching for victims from a bus fire Friday morning in Xinyang city, Central China's Henan province, have found several burnt bodies.

Marilyn Monroe made of toast

[2011-07-22 10:32]

An artist paints a portrait of Marilyn Monroe that is made from 7,000 pieces of toast at Xintiandi, a shopping mall in Shanghai, on July 21, 2011. The art work, created by Maurice Bennett, a New Zealand artist who works with toast as his unusual medium, is on display at the mall.

Comic Con in California

[2011-07-22 09:53]

Comic Con was held in San Diego, California on July 21, 2011.

Heat stroke hits the US

[2011-07-22 07:28]

Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the US East Coast and in the Midwest on Thursday to try to cope with a massive heat wave that has killed at least 22 people this week.

Mysterious 'Apple Stores' discovered in SW China

[2011-07-22 06:49]

Although Apple recently revealed its ambitious plan of expanding its retail store network, maybe no one can foresee the swift discovery of three mysterious "Apple Stores" in China's remote southwest.

Drought, famine hit east Africa

[2011-07-21 21:53]

A wide swathe of east Africa, including Kenya and Ethiopia, has been hit by years of severe drought and the United Nations says two regions of southern Somalia are suffering the worst famine for 20 years, with 3.7 million people facing starvation.

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