US issues global travel alert as manhunt continues for Paris attackers

Citing "increased terrorist threats" from militant groups in various regions ofthe world, the U.S. State Department issued a global travel alert on Monday following deadly militant attacks in France and Mali.

Gates coaxes China on giving

Bill Gates says he is hopeful that China will pass new legislation to make it easier for people to donate to philanthropic causes.

Snow-clad scenery in the Great Wall

A train passes through Juyong Pass of the Great Wall on the Beijing to Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, line on Monday. Beijing and neighboring areas saw heavy snowfall during the weekend.

Taking a glance into the future

With the theme "Win-win collaborative innovation toward the building of an intelligent society", WRC 2015 runs until Wednesday.

Faye Wong to release album in 12 years

Faye Wong has announced that she will release a new album entitled "Getting By", which will be her first album release in 12 years.

College to broadcast basketball games in Chinese

When the University of Dayton's men's basketball team plays Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday, fans will be able to follow the action in Mandarin Chinese.

Germany bids farewell to ex-chancellor Helmut Schmidt

Two weeks after the death of German ex-chancellor Helmut Schmidt, Germany's heads of state and government bade farewell to the former leader on Monday in Hamburg.

Yoko Ono charms Beijing audiences in solo exhibition

The 82-year-old conceptual artist and singer Yoko Ono was in Beijing late last week for her exhibition Golden Ladders, which is being held at a Faurschou Foundation gallery in the city's 798 art district.

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Enjoy snow scenery in Tianjin

Photos taken on Nov 21, 2015 show snow-covered Limutai scenic spot in Jixian county, North China's Tianjin municipality.

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Queens native takes the helm at MOCA

Taking a leadership role at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown might seem daunting, but Nancy Yao Maasbach, MOCA's president, said it's a move that has roots in her childhood.

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