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President Xi Jinping talks with ethnic Hezhe people in Tongjiang, a city in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, during an inspection tour. Xi said China’s 56 ethnic groups are one family and none will be left behind on the road to prosperity.

Family matters for Xi

President Xi Jinping talks with ethnic Hezhe people in Tongjiang, a city in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, during an inspection tour. Xi said China’s 56 ethnic groups are one family and none will be left behind on the road to prosperity.

Students from Xiwai International School are “evacuated” from a school bus during a fire drill yesterday in Songjiang District jointly conducted by the Shanghai education commission and Shanghai Traffic Police to teach them how to react in emergencies. — Zhang Suoqing

Emergency training

Students from Xiwai International School are “evacuated” from a school bus during a fire drill yesterday in Songjiang District jointly conducted by the Shanghai education commission and Shanghai Traffic Police to teach them how to react in emergencies. — Zhang Suoqing

Damaged cars along the Arno River where the embankment collapsed early yesterday in central Florence. An underground water main break along Florence’s picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter-long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars.

Sinkhole evacuation in Florence

Damaged cars along the Arno River where the embankment collapsed early yesterday in central Florence. An underground water main break along Florence’s picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter-long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars.


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