Reports said 11 Siberian tigers starved to death having been fed nothing but chicken bones at a Chinese zoo.
A thick layer of ice covers Florida oranges in Dover, Fla. on Jan. 11.
A visitor walks past a giant snow sculpture at an Ice and Snow Festival in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province on Jan. 10, 2008. The Ice and Snow Festival, which features hundreds of massive sculptures carved out of ice, has become a huge draw for visitors, turning northern China's often forbidding temperatures into a competitive advantage.
Gold turtles and toads are displayed at a jewelery shop in Seoul, South Korea, on April 21. Gold prices hit record highs for a fifth session and silver rallied to its strongest since 1980 as the dollar slid to a three-year low against a basket of major currencies and oil prices rallied.
Members of the tough task contingent are engaged in physical scramble up the side of a building during the national fire brigade extinguishment tough task maneuver at the fire-fighting training base in Shenyang City, in northeast China's Liaoning province on July 9. Special fire fighters for tough commitments demonstrate their stunt skills, including a 5,000-meter run with heavy loads, fire extinguishing in air, and rescue from collapsed sites.
Parents protest as tests show more than 2,000 children affected. Two new cases show that pollution regulations are often not enforced.
India's Navy chief says his military is no match for China's growing forces.
Measures include checkpoints around the city and missiles by the Olympic stadium.