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Wheels of fire


Chinese folk artists perform shehuo, or “community fire,” a performance art dating back to ancient earth worship rituals for good harvests and fortune, in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province on Sunday. Photo: IC

Man detained for stepping on Chinese flag

A Guangdong Province man was detained after he was caught on video stepping all over a Chinese flag while conducting a traditional ceremony, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 19:53:40

Underdressed for success

The Cupid's Undie Run, a charity event to benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF), is held in New York City on Saturday. CTF is fighting neurofibromatosis, a disorder that causes ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/11 19:53:39

Stacked in her favor

Restaurant customer Bethany Gleave, 21, takes on the 21 Pancake Challenge at the Infamous Diner in Manchester, UK. This super-sized eating challenge containing a mountain of thick American pancakes and ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/11 19:53:39

Girl sells her long hair to help family keep in touch

A girl who sold her braids to raise money for a smartphone so her family could stay in touch with her working mother has warmed hearts in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:43:19

Woman receives rare intestine transplant from sister

A 27-year-old woman received a rare living-donor intestine transplant from her little sister at a Northwest China hospital.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:43:18

Angry man late for train fined for smashing screen

A man rushing to catch his train in South China was instead taken on a trip to the police station after he jumped through a security checkpoint and smashed a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:43:17

Hospital stormed to free suspect

About 20 people stormed a hospital in southern Spain and freed a suspected drug trafficker who had been injured in a motorcycle crash as he tried to escape arrest, officials ...
Source: AFP | 2018/2/8 18:43:17

Passengers at Siberia airport left freezing to await Putin

Passengers were left stranded Wednesday in freezing temperatures on a Russian plane with its doors left open at a Siberian airport where President Vladimir Putin was due to land.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

Clean competition

A cleaning robot works the floor of the Main Press Center (MPC) of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Thursday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

Handy craft

An Indian college student displays her henna-decorated hand during an inter college henna competition at Maharani Laxmi Bai Girls College in Bhopal, India on Tuesday. More then 350 young women ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/8 18:38:39

Colombia protests Escobar restaurant in Singapore

Colombia has lodged an angry complaint with Singapore over a restaurant in the city-state named after drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/7 19:58:39

Sweet and sour victory: Guy eats 117 lemons in one sitting for cash prize

A worker in Yunnan Province proved he was no sucker after he downed 117 lemons to win a company contest on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Monument to waste

A 8.7-meter-tall installation comprised of thousands of articles of used clothing is displayed in the Oculus shopping mall at Westfield World Trade Center in New York City on Tuesday. The ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Liquor brand's perfume smells of marketing push

A liquor company in China has been selling perfume in what industry experts say is a bid to sniff out a new, younger market online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Rogue robot upstages Turkey minister

Being interrupted by impatient audience members is a headache - but part of the job - for most politicians.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Little pipers

Primary school children dressed in traditional Dong ethnic costumes practice the lusheng, a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo pipes, in Guanyinshan Dong village, Congjiang county of Southwest China's Guizhou ...
Source: IC | 2018/2/7 19:53:39

Man sneaks behind counter, steals over 6k yuan in lottery tickets

A Beijing man won himself a pair of handcuffs after he printed out thousands of yuan in lottery tickets while an outlet clerk wasn't looking, media reported Monday
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 18:38:40

French rapper sentenced for blocking motorway

French rap star Sofiane received a four-month suspended jail sentence on Monday for blocking a motorway near Paris last year to film the video for his hit song "Toka."
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 18:38:40