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Bell tolls in memory Chernobyl nuke diaster

[2011-04-26 09:23]

Black-clad Orthodox priests sang solemn hymns, Ukrainians lit thin wax candles and a bell tolled 25 times for the number of years that have passed since the Chernobyl disaster as the world began marking the anniversary Tuesday of the worst nuclear accident in history.

No kidding, it's a golden bus!

[2011-04-26 08:15]

A driver cleans the front window of a bus which is covered all over by gold foil in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, April 25, 2011.

Taliban tunnel 480+ out of Afghan prison

[2011-04-26 06:58]

Hundreds of prisoners escaped from a jail in Afghanistan's south on Monday through a tunnel dug by Taliban insurgents, officials said.

Sandstorm sweeps across NW China

[2011-04-25 22:16]

A round of sandstorms hit Ningxia on Monday, lowering the visibility to less than 20 meters.

Snapshot: The world in 24 hours, April 24

[2011-04-25 15:53]

the world in 24 hours

Powering through heavy snow

[2011-04-25 15:06]

Workers build a steel tower for electric power in the mountains at an altitude of about 4,700 meters in Tibet autonomous region during heavy snow on April 23, 2011.

Polar bear twins meet the public

[2011-04-25 14:53]

Polar bear girl-boy twins born in Dalian Laohutan Ocean Park in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, are shown at 30 days in this file photo released on April 25, 2011.

Beijing fire kills 17, all migrants

[2011-04-25 13:47]

Beijing fire kills 17, all migrants

Hats show in New York Easter parade

[2011-04-25 10:44]

Three girls pose when they participate the Easter parade in New York Fifth Avenue, April 24, 2011.

Civil service exam craze across the nation

[2011-04-25 10:34]

About 83,000 people took the exam that day.

Weekly Photos: April 18 - 24

[2011-04-25 09:47]

Auto show, kindergarten, demolished "Sea Palace," Earth Day,  little dancers

17,200 Cambodians evacuated during border clash

[2011-04-25 07:55]

4,285 Cambodian families of 17,200 people have been evacuated in the three days of armed clashes between Cambodian and Thai troops.

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