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Guangdong set to slam underground prostitution

[2014-02-11 01:21]

Authorities in Guangdong province are set to launch a three-month crackdown on the sex industry across the province after media outlets recently uncovered rampant prostitution in massage parlors and hotels in Dongguan.

Giraffe shot and dismembered in Copenhagen Zoo

[2014-02-10 14:41]

The Copenhagen Zoo went ahead with a plan to shoot and dismember a healthy giraffe on Sunday and feed the 18-month-old animal's carcass to lions.

Polar bears hug

[2014-02-10 11:19]

Two polar bears, which are brother and sister, hug each other to enjoy their quality time in Churchill, Canada, Feb, 2014.

Weekly Photos: Feb 3 - 9

[2014-02-10 09:45]

Weekly Photos: Feb 3 - 9

It's not just performing this year

[2014-02-10 07:56]

China witnesses a rush of applications for performing arts schools, with tens of thousands of students taking exams and demonstrating their performance skills.

Women empowered by PLA careers

[2014-02-10 00:39]

A sailor's life on the ocean waves was once beyond the wildest dreams of women like Alimra Jumadel, who comes from a city on the China-Kazakhstan border.

WH on lockdown as man tries to climb fence

[2014-02-08 10:05]

A man carrying two suspicious bags attempted to climb the White House fence Friday afternoon, prompting a lockdown of the White House grounds, according to White House pool report.

Westminster Dog Show in New York

[2014-02-08 09:11]

Dogs are seen at the Hotel Pennsylvania as part of the Westminster Dog Show in New York February 7, 2014.

Mourning Hoffman

[2014-02-08 07:00]

Family and close friends bid their final farewells on Friday at a private funeral for actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose tragic death of an apparent overdose at the age of 46 robbed the entertainment world of one of its finest talents.

Sochi opens Winter Olympics

[2014-02-08 02:52]

The Olympic Rings are lit as performers take part in opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014

Newborns welcome the new year

[2014-02-07 10:44]

Medical workers take care of the newborns in the neonatology department in Yongnian county, North China's Heibei province, Feb 6, 2014. In the first seven days of the Year of the Horse, (Jan 31 to Feb 6 in 2014), the hospital welcomed 126 newborns, with blessings and an extra workload.

First snow falls in Beijing

[2014-02-07 08:48]

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