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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.

Chinese schools vie in moot court

[2014-04-08 11:21]

Students from five Chinese university law schools are among about 400 law school students participating in the world's largest moot court competition being held in Washington.

The world in photos: March 31-April 6

[2014-04-08 11:10]

Pupils take mobile phone 'selfies' with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she arrives for a visit at Robert-Jungk Europe High School as part of the Europe-Project Day, in Berlin March 31, 2014.

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