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Pageant celebrates Tibet's 60th anniversary

[2011-07-19 15:55]

A huge pageant was held in Potala Palace Square Tuesday, as part of the grand ceremony to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

Fiery start to the day in Zhejiang

[2011-07-19 11:11]

Clouds appear ablaze at sunrise in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, on the morning of July 19, 2011.

Tibet marks 60th anniversary of peaceful liberation

[2011-07-19 10:52]

A grand ceremony was held Tuesday in Lhasa, capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

Meteorite found in Xinjiang

[2011-07-19 10:42]

Astronomers inspect a big stony-iron meteorite that was found in Altay prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on July 17, 2011.

Japanese celebrate Marine Day in Tokyo

[2011-07-19 09:13]

Japanese celebrated Monday the annual Marine Day to give thanks to the ocean.

17 police officers leave for Liberia

[2011-07-19 07:08]

Li Qi(R), a police officer from Central China's Hunan province, kisses his wife goodbye on Monday before leaving for Liberia to serve with the United Nations peacekeeping mission.

Tunnel cave-in traps 12 in NE China city

[2011-07-18 15:55]

An excavator is driven into to a tunnel to rescue workers trapped inside at a construction site on Shengli Road of Dalian, a coastal city in Northeast China's Liaoning province, July 18, 2011.

Typhoon brings black skies

[2011-07-18 13:54]

Typhoon Ma-on brings thick thunderclouds to Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, on the morning of July 18, 2011.

Japan beats US in shootout to win World Cup

[2011-07-18 10:33]

Japan became the first Asian nation to win the Women's World Cup on Sunday, beating the United States in a penalty shootout after both sides were level at 2-2 after extra time.

Invasive plant chokes Pearl River

[2011-07-18 09:59]

Large amounts of water hyacinth choke areas of the Pearl River near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, photo taken on July 17, 2011.

Unusual spider with human features

[2011-07-18 08:37]

A spider, with a strange body that looks like a human face, is spotted eating a bee on a sunflower by a local resident at his yard in Gaizhou, Northeast China’s Liaoning province on July 16, 2011.

Begging gymnast gets new grip on life

[2011-07-18 07:50]

Discovered begging in a Beijing subway station, Zhang Shangwu - a former champion gymnast turned thief - has been offered a wide choice of jobs and help, thanks to two days of extensive media coverage.

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