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Australian journalist Peter Greste arrives home

[2015-02-05 09:56]

Australian journalist Peter Greste arrived home in Brisbane on Thursday morning after spending 400 days in an Egyptian jail.

Celebrating being mermaids at Merfest convention

[2015-02-05 09:49]

At the annual Merfest convention in Cary, North Carolina, over 300 mermaid enthusiasts came together to celebrate being mermaids.

Snowboarder towed by a plane reaches speed of 78mph

[2015-02-04 15:27]

A British snowboarder reached speeds of 78 miles-per-hour (126 kms-per-hour) and became the first person to snowboard while be towed by a commercial airplane.

Business opportunities of 'Year of the Sheep'

[2015-02-04 14:40]

As the Chinese zodiac's Year of the of Sheep approaches, sheep-themed products have flooded shops in China.

Italy's new president gets unanimous welcome

[2015-02-04 10:39]

Sergio Mattarella, the new Italian president, started his seven-year mandate on Tuesday with a promise to guarantee the rule of law amid high appreciation of the local political and social world.

At least 6 dead in Metro-North train crash

[2015-02-04 10:25]

At least six people died on Tuesday evening when a New York commuter train struck at least one car near the town of White Plains.

Torturous, beautiful and fun ways of commuting

[2015-02-04 10:18]

Beijing topped the list of commuting time in China in 2014, with the average commute of 97 minutes. The exhausting and tedious trips are not only nightmares for Beijingers or Chinese, but for people across the world. Let us look at how commuters find ways to make their journey.

NATO should not provide aid in Ukraine crisis

[2015-02-04 09:46]

Munich Security Conference chairman Wolfgang Ischinger said Tuesday that NATO should not provide military aid in the Ukraine crisis.

Top 10 rich Chinese on Hurun List 2015

[2015-02-04 07:23]

Hurun Report released the Hurun Global Rich List 2015, a ranking of the US dollar billionaires currently found in the world. "New Energy King" Li Hejun, 48, is now the richest man in China and Bill Gates takes the top spot in the world, according to the report.

Things you may not know about Start of Spring

[2015-02-03 16:13]

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Spring, the first solar term of the year, begins this year on Feb 4 and ends on Feb 18.

Hey, baby, you are my superhero

[2015-02-03 14:06]

From flying faster than a speeding bullet like Superman to web-slinging like your neighborhood Spider-Man, these cute baby pictures show pint-sized superheroes in all their glory.

Drill in snowfield tests the combat level of PLA

[2015-02-03 11:39]

More than 10 units including infantry, artillery and communications jointly participated in the training, which tested the combat level of the troops under cold conditions.

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