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Divers find ancient Roman cargo from shipwreck in Israel

[2016-05-17 14:08]

Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman period.

Taoist priests worship their ancestors in Central China

[2016-05-17 09:31]

Taoist priests worship their ancestors by kneeling down on stone steps

The world in photos: May 9-May 15

[2016-05-16 14:15]

We present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Top 10 most generous companies in China

[2016-05-16 06:46]

Ping An Insurance paid 93.07 million yuan just in salaries to its senior executives last year, becoming the most generous among all listed companies in the country.

Wine market shrugs off slump

[2016-05-16 08:19]

When Rob Bevis launched Roque Fine Wine, an importer and wholesaler of fine wine, in China three years ago, he was told the country's wine market was nearing a tipping point.

Terracotta teddy bears debut in Wuxi

[2016-05-16 10:40]

Teddy bear "Terracotta Warriors" are seen at an exhibition in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, May 15, 2016.

Karst wonderland in Southwest China

[2016-05-13 11:22]

Karst wonderland in Southwest China

Love on the rubble: wedding stories after deadly quake eight years ago

[2016-05-13 10:59]

An earthquake that killed more than 69,000 people eight years ago in Southwest China's Sichuan province has left inerasable trauma to survivors, but life is going on as people have never stopped their pursuit of love and happiness.

Italy's violin-makers struggle to hit profitable note

[2016-05-13 10:57]

Making violins is apassion in Cremona, the ancient Italian town that has beenproducing them since the 16th century, but turning passion intoprofits has not been easy.

High-tech gadgets shine at CES Asia in Shanghai

[2016-05-12 10:46]

The three-day CES Asia 2016 lowered the curtain on Wednesday at Shanghai New International Expo Center, with the participation of more than 3,200 enterprises from over 150 countries.

Cannes Film Festival opens amid terror threat

[2016-05-12 07:58]

The 69th Cannes Film Festival opens in Cannes, France, on Wednesday.

Supporters of Rousseff clash with police as her removal looms

[2016-05-12 11:05]

Supporters of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff clashed with police outside the Senate on Wednesday ahead of a vote to put her on trial for breaking budget laws, that would mark the end of 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest country.

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