Hot air balloon challenge kicks off in C China

2013-10-27 16:21:42

Hot air balloons fly during the 2013 H1 China Hong'an Hot Air Balloon Challenge in Hong'an county, Central China's Hubei province, Oct 27, 2013.

Pets halloween costume competition in Philippines

2013-10-26 18:26:28

A Chihuahua dressed as a stuffed deer head costume is seen during the Scaredy Cats and Dogs Halloween costume competition at Eastwood mall in Quezon city, metro Manila, Oct 26, 2013.

Children of shantytown play with pets

2013-10-24 16:28:16

Children in the city's shantytown play with pets while their parents work and leave them to take care of themselves.

Prince George baptised in London

2013-10-24 09:22:10

Prince George, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was being christened at the St. James's Palace on Wednesday.

Nature's masterpieces

2013-10-22 11:38:55

A view of the wind-eroded Yardang landscape in Kumutage Desert in east Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Oct 19, 2013.

Riot police off to Liberia peacekeeping mission

2013-10-22 11:23:43

China's riot police squad, as part of 140 policemen sent by the Chinese government, will leave for Liberia to take part in the United Nations peacekeeping mission for eight months.

Robots kick off soccer match in E china

2013-10-21 09:36:36

Robots take part in a soccer game under the control of contestants in the 2013 China Robot Competition and the Robocup China in Hefei, the capital of East China's Anhui province, Oct 19, 2013.

London mayor visits Hong Kong

2013-10-18 19:10:57

London Mayor Boris Johnson waves to the media while taking a bus in Hong Kong, Oct 18, 2013.

Military skills contest for anti-terror team selection

2013-10-17 15:38:24

More than 200 soldiers have been tested in the obstacle race, 5-kilometers cross-country race, special tactics and some other military skills.

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in India

2013-10-16 21:00:11

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at a mosque in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad October 16, 2013.

Muslims celebrate Corban Festival around China

2013-10-15 17:11:36

Muslims go to Nanguan Mosque to pray during the annual Corban Festival in Yinchuan, capital of Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, Oct 15, 2013.

Highlights: Premier Li Keqiang in Vietnam

2013-10-14 10:06:22

Highlights of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's activities during his state visit to Vietnam from Oct 13-15.