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10 monks pass highest Tibetan Buddhism exam

[2014-04-03 19:50]

Ten monks passed the annual debate defense exam and were accredited as Geshe Lharampas - the highest academic degrees of the Tibetan Buddhism - at Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, on Thursday.

Two Chinese are winners in Met auditions

[2014-04-03 11:11]

When Ao Li saw Manhattan's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - the home of the Metropolitan Opera House - for the first time, he cried.

Koala selfie

[2014-04-03 10:44]

An Australian Koala looks at a camera as it sits atop a branch in its enclosure at Wild Life Sydney Zoo April 3, 2014.

Stunning visions of light

[2014-04-03 08:41]

An artist has tried to communicate invisible forces, including sound and his own feelings through light painting.

Shooting reported at US Army base in Texas

[2014-04-03 08:12]

One person was killed and 14 wounded in a shooting on Wednesday at a US Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, the site of another rampage in 2009, a US official said.

Favorite phones of top leaders

[2014-04-03 07:57]

Peng Liyuan was spotted taking pictures with a home-made Nubia Z5 Mini smartphone during a State visit to Germany last week with her husband President Xi Jinping.

World record skydive attempt

[2014-04-03 07:44]

Skydivers jump from a plane during practice Skydivers practice for largest double-formation skydive world record attempt, Arizona, America, March 29, 2014.

Preparation pays off in quake aftermath

[2014-04-03 07:33]

Chile finds that innovation in building and communication systems helpful

Massive earthquake hits Chile

[2014-04-02 11:39]

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile, triggering a tsunami that hit the northern part of the country.

World Bank to bolster fight on poverty, inequality

[2014-04-02 10:53]

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced measures and called for bold steps to address the poverty and inequality facing the world today.

China's FDI into US zeroing in on high-tech sector

[2014-04-02 10:53]

The two major goals currently driving Chinese investment into the US high-tech sector are increased market share and financial return, but the trading relationship is not without thorns, according to a new report from the Rhodium Group.

Venezuelan anti-govt protestors set on fire in rally

[2014-04-02 09:08]

Venezuelan troops dispersed opposition demonstrators with tear gas on Tuesday and blocked anti-government activist Maria Corina Machado, recently stripped of her seat in the National Assembly

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