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Severe drought hits Southwest China

[2015-04-27 10:01]

Due to lack of rainfall in the region, 245,000 mu (16,333 hectares) of crops are suffering from drought, and 33,400 residents lack drinking water. [Photo/CFP]

History razed in Nepal earthquake

[2015-04-26 08:09]

The combo photo shows the nine-story Dharahara Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks built by Nepal's royal rulers as a watchtower in the 1800s and a UNESCO-recognized historical monument, July 28, 2013 (above) and the ruins of the tower after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

'Chi-pao teachers' found in Guangdong

[2015-04-26 09:20]

Teachers in kindergarten are wearing chi-pao in South China's Guangdong province on April 24, 2015.

Tourists evacuated from Nepal quake area arrive in Kunming

[2015-04-26 21:26]

A total of 230 passengers stranded in the quake-hit Nepal returned home by China Eastern Airlines flights on Sunday.

Topping off ceremony in Harvard

[2015-04-26 03:05]

Members of the Chao family signing the beam at the topping off ceremony of the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School in Boston.

In photos: Strong earthquake struck Nepal

[2015-04-25 17:15]

An earthquake struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half-way between the town and the capital Kathmandu.

Stunts, Parkour, Action!

[2015-04-24 11:25]

Kyle Shapiro has ticked a few boxes since moving to Shanghai five years ago: He has started his own business (tick), worked on a major blockbuster with Jackie Chan (tick), done a TV ad for Sony (tick) and set up the city's only Ninja Warrior program (tick).

City starting to close gap with world fashion capitals

[2015-04-24 11:25]

There was a small but important difference at this year's Shanghai Fashion Week: for the first time, it had an official showroom where deals potentially worth millions of dollars could be struck

Across America over the week (from April 17 to 23)

[2015-04-25 02:26]

Across America over the week (from April 17 to 23)

5th Beijing International Film Festival closes

[2015-04-24 11:07]

The curtain fell on the fifth Beijing International Film Festival on Thursday night after Mexican movie The Beginning of Time won the biggest honor.

Top 10 auto lookalikes in China

[2015-04-24 07:45]

Automobile market in China is largely dominated by foreign brands; domestic auto makers have been making their way into local market with enthusiasm and vigor.

Flights cancelled as ash cloud pours from Chile volcano

[2015-04-24 07:17]

An ash cloud from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile that erupted unexpectedly on Wednesday was blowing into Chile and Argentina on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights from nearby cities in both countries and blanketing residents in ash.

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