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'Early Mona Lisa' traced to English country home

[2014-12-16 09:17]

Researchers into the provenance of a painting dubbed the "Early Mona Lisa" reported on Monday they had identified an English noble who probably bought it in Italy in the late 18th century and a country house where it was found in 1911.

China deepens Americas ties signing pacts

[2014-12-15 11:59]

China and the Organization of the American States (OAS) signed two agreements on Friday to further expand their cooperation.

Chinese premier arrives in Kazakhstan for visit, SCO meeting

[2014-12-14 16:29]

Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Astana on Sunday for an official visit to Kazakhstan and the attendance of the 13th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

2014 Toronto Santa Speedo Run held in Canada

[2014-12-14 09:27]

Participants in red bathing suits run during the 2014 Toronto Santa Speedo Run event in Toronto, Canada, Dec. 13, 2014. Dozens of participants took part in this annual event to raise money for sick kids on Saturday.

People hold candles to mourn victims of Nanjing Massacre

[2014-12-14 09:08]

Students hold candles to mourn the victims of Nanjing Massacre during China's first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2014.

Fire engulfs ethnic village in SW China

[2014-12-14 08:45]

A fire engulfed an ethnic village in Southwest China's Guizhou province Friday afternoon, with more than 60 houses destroyed, local authorities said Saturday.

Life on his father's back

[2014-12-14 06:28]

Hao Xianghai, who graduated from Hefei Normal University in Hefei, capital city of Anhui province, has been suffering from a rare, currently incurable disease ever since he was 13 years old. Since then, he has gradually lost the ability to walk steadily due to the weakening of his limbs. Hao Jialin, Hao Xianghai's father, chose to accompany and take care of his son when the young man went to study in university. Hao Jialin carried his son around campus and helped him exercise to fight against the aggravating disease. The rare disease made it difficult for the young man to find a job. The father finally breathed a deep sigh of relief when his son got a customer service job at a company. He hopes his son can gradually become independent.

Village of hand-made noodles

[2014-12-13 09:42]

By passing on traditional noodle making techniques invented by someone unknown 600 years ago, the village of Shixia is known as the hand-made noodles village far and wide.

Migratory birds fly over Shengjin Lake

[2014-12-13 09:11]

Photo shows the migratory birds flying over the Shengjin Lake, Chizhou city, East China's Anhui province.

China and OAS cooperation

[2014-12-13 06:53]

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai and the Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza applaud on Friday while watching the performance by Chinese embassy staff and family members in a reception at the OAS headquarters in Washington on Friday.

China to mark first National Memorial Day

[2014-12-13 06:46]

Commemorations were held across China on December 11, 2014, to mourn the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, in which more than 300,000 Chinese were brutally killed after Japanese troops captured the city on December 13, 1937.

Makeup faceoff

[2014-12-12 07:30]

More than 300 makeup artists from around the country took part in the a makeup artists'competition in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Dec 11.

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