CGTN's 10 most popular YouTube videos of 2018
Updated 07:25, 04-Jan-2019
It's been a tumultuous year punctuated by unforgettable stories, from shocking news to cute and cuddly scenes, CGTN is giving you the list of its top 10 YouTube videos of 2018. 
An Indian man was heavily injured when taking a selfie right by the railroad tracks while a train approached. India has the highest number of selfie deaths in the world.
A panda breeder was washing the face of a panda cub when three others snuggled up to him from behind.
CCTV footage posted online showed a boy in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality getting trapped in a cargo elevator after peeing on the buttons, causing a power outage.
An explosion interrupted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's speech in a celebration of the National Guard's 81st anniversary on August 4, 2018. Maduro and the rest of the government staff escaped unharmed, while seven National Guard soldiers were injured.
Children were encouraged to smoke at Epiphany celebrations in Portugal-the so-called "King's Feast." Parents encourage their children, some as young as five, to smoke cigarettes. The tradition is kept alive one generation after another. Portuguese authorities don't intervene. 
The video of a boy following a guard on Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to salute him tugged the heartstrings of Chinese netizens. The video was posted by a user named "qidao4840" on Kuaishou, a live streaming platform. The clip was shared over 10,000 times on China's Twitter-like Weibo after it was uploaded.
This video footage shows a driver opening his door and knocking down a passing scooter driver in Jinhua City, east China's Zhejiang Province. The scooter driver rolled on the ground before her head was run over by a cement tanker. Thanks to the woman's helmet, she escaped death with only minor head injuries.
Dramatic video showed a woman in northwest China's Gansu Province suddenly falling through the pavement as it collapsed beneath her. Fortunately, she was rescued by local police and only suffered rib fractures.
A cyclist was knocked to the ground by a bounding wild kangaroo in Queensland while enjoying a bike ride with her friends. Luckily, she survived the crash, but needed stitches for a knee injury.
In the Indian city of Bharuch, a bull attacked an unsuspecting woman on the street, throwing her into the air. She did not suffer serious injury. Stray cattle has become a cause of concern on the streets of India, with many owners abandoning aging or unproductive animals after the government banned their sale for slaughter.