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Ocean cleaned after oil leak and blast killed 48

[2013-11-24 09:43]

About 3,000 square meters of ocean has been polluted after an oil pipeline explosion in Shandong province's Qingdao city on Friday killed 48 and left another 136 in hospital.

UN climate talks reach deal

[2013-11-23 10:07]

Governments at the UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw on Friday agreed a set of decisions on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and the degradation of forests.

Beijing won't enforce 'idling engine' rule

[2013-11-23 01:36]

Lawmakers said that a new measure in Beijing's air pollution prevention and treatment draft regulation, asking drivers to turn off their engines when idling for more than three minutes, is not compulsory.

Chinese medical teams reach Philippines

[2013-11-23 01:30]

Aid from China is still pouring into the hardest-hit areas in the central Philippines as the death toll and damage caused by super Typhoon Haiyan keeps growing.

Feel-good stories ask questions of us all

[2013-11-23 01:25]

To dispel the gloom of the day, there is nothing like a heartwarming true story. Make it two stories, a perfect pair, as a matter of fact, that took place across the Pacific Ocean almost simultaneously.

US marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination

[2013-11-23 00:55]

US marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination

47 die in oil pipe blast

[2013-11-23 00:26]

The death toll from an oil pipeline explosion in eastern Chinese city of Qingdao has risen to 47.

No holds barred training for elite force

[2013-11-22 23:54]

Soldiers crawl forward in the mud as icy water is poured onto their bodies from a fire truck. They then jump into a pool and are prevented from getting out by a man in a black mask who kicks their faces or shoulders. Explosions constantly ring out nearby.

Oil pipeline blast leaves 22 dead in E China

[2013-11-22 14:00]

A leaky pipeline caught fire and exploded on Friday morning in the coastal city of Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, leaving 6 dead and 7 severely injured.

Good couples get better

[2013-11-22 11:16]

Pictures of good couples among politicians around the world.

50th anniversary of the assassination of Kennedy

[2013-11-22 10:11]

Two fresh flower petals and a Roman Catholic Mass card from President John F. Kennedy's funeral are seen placed on the plaque declaring Dallas' Dealey Plaza a National Historic landmark, near the spot of the 1963 assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

More than 9m Syrians need humanitarian aid

[2013-11-22 09:54]

Some 9.3 million Syrian people need humanitarian assistance, but continued fighting has constrained the aid workers, a UN spokesperson said Thursday.

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