Rescuers carry an injured child on a stretcher after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area in southwest China's Yunnan province. The quake reportedly collapsed thousands of buildings when it struck Sunday afternoon.
Rescue crews work on the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222, which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday.
Ukrainian emergency workers are seen Thursday at what's reported to be the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in the settlement of Grabovo, in the Donetsk region.
Riot police detain a protester as they use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday.
People dig graves Thursday for miners who died in an explosion in Soma, Turkey. Anger over what's being called the deadliest industrial accident in the country's history has set off protests nationwide.
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An eyewitness photo shows an inflatable playhouse being blown high in the air. Two boys were seriously injured when they fell out at 15 feet, and a girl who fell out at a lower height also was hurt. Proceeds from the licensing of this image are being donated to the kids' families.
Rhode Island state troopers and Providence police stand in the lobby of the Dunkin' Donuts Center after an accident during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performance Sunday.
Afghan villagers pray at the site of a landslide in Abi-Barik Saturday. Rescuers searched in vain for survivors of the disaster, which is feared to have killed more than 2,000 people.
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South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won also apologized to a country increasingly angry over the handling of the sinking and for lax regulatory enforcement that authorities say contributed to the accident.