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Top 10 China archeological discoveries for 2013

[2014-04-09 22:36]

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage announced its Top 10 list of China archeological discoveries for 2013 on Wednesday in what has been dubbed the Academy Awards of Chinese archeology.

Mummy & me in New Zealand

[2014-04-09 15:42]

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attends a Plunket nurse and parents' group event with her son Prince George at Government House in Wellington.

Australian divers start underwater search for MH370

[2014-04-09 10:31]

Divers embarked on Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield, scan the water for debris in the search zone in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Cleaver-wielding man subdued after tense standoff

[2014-04-09 10:23]

A man held a woman hostage with a cleaver in Kunming, Yunnan province, April 8. The man, who apparently had a dispute with the woman, was finally subdued after an hour-long standoff. The woman was unharmed.

Silicon Summit

[2014-04-09 10:20]

Ten Silicon Valley icons and high-tech business leaders gather on Tuesday night at a seminar hosted by China Daily in Palo Alto to discuss the "China Factors in Silicon Valley".

TV Debate in Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

[2014-04-09 08:15]

Honored guests communicate at a TV Debate named "Reshaping Finance & Trade in Asia" during the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2014 in Boao, South China's Hainan province. The forum will be held from April 8 to 11.

Ming Dynasty 'chicken cup' sells for record $36 million

[2014-04-09 07:56]

An 8.2-centimeter-tall porcelain cup from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) fetched a staggering HK$281.24 million ($36 million) at an auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting a new record for Chinese porcelain at auction.

Pro-Russian demonstrators announce Kharkov's independence

[2014-04-09 07:30]

Pro-Russian demonstrators announce Kharkov's independence in Eastern Ukraine.

Breakdancer 'freezes' in front of Paris landmarks

[2014-04-08 21:13]

A break dancer has been snapped doing handstands in front of dozens of famous landmarks in Paris.

Simply child's play

[2014-04-08 14:07]

Child diplomacy is not a patent for British royals however, as other leaders have a tradition of making foreign trip with their kids.

Photo special: Weird buildings in China

[2014-04-08 13:58]

Some call it creative, others crazy, but there is no denying we are witnessing a wealth of shapes and sizes spring up across China's cities.

Vigil marks one month since MH370 vanished

[2014-04-08 11:32]

More than 100 family members and relatives pray in the early morning at the Metropark Lido Hotel in Beijing during a candlelight vigil for the 239 passengers and crew onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, April 8, 2014.

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