Wednesday, July 15, 2020

(160623) — HONG KONG, June 23, 2016 (Xinhua) — Firefighters work to put out...

(160623) -- HONG KONG, June 23, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Firefighters work to put out fire at a multi-storey industrial building in East Kowloon area of Hong Kong, south China, June 23, 2016. The fire that broke out in an industrial building in Hong Kong was upgraded to No. 4 alarm on Tuesday night. A firefighter was killed and seven other firemen were injured when battling the blaze. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)(mcg)

(161207) — OAKLAND, Dec. 7, 2016 (Xinhua) — Flowers, candles, notes and photos are...

(161207) -- OAKLAND, Dec. 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Flowers, candles, notes and photos are seen to mourn the victims of a warehouse fire in Oakland, California, the United States, Dec. 7, 2016. The death toll of the worst fire in the history of Oakland stood at 36. (Xinhua/Xu Yong) (sxk)

KENYA-NAIROBI-COUNTRYWIDE PROTEST

(160523) -- NAIROBI, May 23, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A Kenyan policeman fires teargas during a protest in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 23, 2016. One person was killed and scores injured in Kenya during countrywide protests to press for the removal of the top electoral body, officials and witnesses said on Monday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

LOCKHART, July 31, 2016 (Xinhua) — A helicopter is seen at the site of...

LOCKHART, July 31, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A helicopter is seen at the site of a balloon crash accident near Lockhart, a city in the central part of the U.S. state of Texas, July 30, 2016. U.S. Texas Department of PUBLIC Safety has confirmed that 16 people were killed on Saturday morning after a hot air balloon caught on fire and crashed near Lockhart. The accident occurred shortly after 7:40 a.m. local time on Saturday near Lockhart, when the hot air balloon with at least 16 people on board crashed into a pasture, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in a statement on Saturday. (Xinhua/Zhang Yongxing/IANS)

(161209) — SEOUL, Dec. 9, 2016 (Xinhua) — South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn...

(161209) -- SEOUL, Dec. 9, 2016 (Xinhua) -- South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (L) holds the first cabinet meeting after he became acting president in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (zjy)

(170223) — SEOUL, Feb. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) — Protesters hold posters during an anti-THAAD...

(170223) -- SEOUL, Feb. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Protesters hold posters during an anti-THAAD rally in front of the Lotte department store in Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2017. In the proposed deal of South Korea's government, a golf course, currently owned by Lotte Group, would be used for the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system, according to media reports. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (zhf)

PARIS, Dec. 2, 2016 (Xinhua) — Photo taken on Dec. 2, 2016 shows Asieland...

PARIS, Dec. 2, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Dec. 2, 2016 shows Asieland agency, the travel agency where a hostage-taking incident occurs, in Paris, capital of France. A gunman was taking hostage seven people in the travel agency in Paris 13th district on Friday, according to local report. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen/IANS)

(161118) — BERLIN, Nov. 18, 2016 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Barack Obama waves as...

(161118) -- BERLIN, Nov. 18, 2016 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One for departure at Tegel Airport in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Nov. 18, 2016. U.S. President Barack Obama left Berlin on Friday, ending his last visit to Germany and Europe during his term of office. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi) (dtf)

CHINA-LIAONING-XINGCHENG-SEA ICE (CN)

(160111) -- XINGCHENG, Jan. 11, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Frontier soldiers patrol on the sea ice at a beach in Xingcheng, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Jan. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Qing) (wyo)

(161113) — WELLINGTON, Nov. 13, 2016 (Xinhua) — Photo taken on Nov. 14, 2016...

(161113) -- WELLINGTON, Nov. 13, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 14, 2016 (local time) shows a living room of a house in Wellington, New Zealand. A major earthquake rocked South Island of New Zealand in the wee hours of Monday, followed by a series of strong aftershocks and a tsunami warning. (Xinhua) (cyc)