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Snapshots: the world in 24 hours April 6

[2011-04-07 14:14]

the world in 24 hours

Spring arrives in China's first 'slow city'

[2011-04-07 11:26]

Yellow rape flowers decorate the town of Yaxi, Gaochun county, in East China's Jiangsu province, April 6, 2011. Yaxi was designated China's first "slow city" in late 2010 by Cittaslow International, a sustainable lifestyle movement that started in Italy in 1999, for its slow pace and environment-friendly lifestyle.

Old Japanese bomb discovered

[2011-04-07 07:59]

Workers lift a bomb, extending 1.7 meters in length and weighing 500 kilograms, out of the ground of a construction site in Liuzhou, in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Wednesday.

Domestic fuel prices are hiked

[2011-04-07 07:39]

The move will put additional pressure on China's inflation battle and could impede the country's economic expansion.

Weekly Photos March 28 - April 3

[2011-04-06 17:25]

Qingming Festival, protecting Tibetan antelopes, gold car, drum dance of Yao ethnic group, World Autism Awareness Day.

British billionaire unveils 'flying' submarine

[2011-04-06 17:25]

Virgin Group head Sir Richard Branson sits on top of a solo piloted submarine during a photo opportunity at a news conference in Newport Beach, California April 5, 2011.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours April 5

[2011-04-06 16:23]

Snapshots, The world in 24 hours

Owners seek a spot for their guide dogs

[2011-04-06 15:16]

Guide dog is a family member of people who have visual difficulty.

Schools re-open in Japan's quake zone

[2011-04-06 14:20]

Over 70 schools began their regular classes on Wednesday in the city of Fukushima, after the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country on March 11.

Report: Work on Disney park will start on Friday

[2011-04-06 07:56]

The construction of Walt Disney Co's new theme park and resort in Shanghai will start on Friday, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Fruits of his labor

[2011-04-06 06:32]

Artist Tian Hongbo from Weifang, Shandong province, shows one of his peach-stone carvings on April 4, 2011.

7 elementary students injured in dog attack

[2011-04-05 16:37]

A wild dog broke into an elementary school and bit 7 students and a security guard on the neck and face before it was beaten to death. Four students were seriously injured in the dog attack.

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