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Shaolin kung fu dazzles the UN

[2013-10-11 05:34]

Shi Yongxin, the 30th-generation abbot of the legendary Shaolin Temple, led a cultural delegation to perform kung fu at United Nations headquarters on Oct 9.

Fiscal deadlock will be resolved, Kerry tells Li

[2013-10-10 23:18]

Premier Li Keqiang has been assured by US Secretary of State John Kerry that the United States is committed to resolving its fiscal impasse.

Tian'anmen posing

[2013-10-10 16:52]

Looking back at the poses of tourist from 2012 to September 2013, Tian'anmen Square has obviously become a place for show off for young and old, men and women.

When robots take over the world

[2013-10-10 15:07]

Robots have enhanced many fields of life, such as manufacturing, medical services, science, entertainment and daily life.

Life struggles on after devastating flood

[2013-10-10 13:21]

Yuyao has seen the worst flood in decades as Typhoon Fitow rattled the province, cutting off electricity and water, and creating a shortage of daily necessities.

Obama nominates Yellen for top spot at Fed

[2013-10-10 03:51]

Obama said Janet Yellen is a proven leader who knows how to build consensus in managing the Fed's dual mandate of controlling inflation and increasing employment.Yellen 'to maintain continuity' at US Fed

Reliving bicycle kingdom

[2013-10-10 01:40]

Dressing up in retro style, bicycle enthusiasts ride their two wheels to show their support for Car-Free Day. Xu Junqian joins the fun event in Shanghai.

Floodwaters hamper relief efforts

[2013-10-10 01:18]

The flood, caused by Typhoon Fitow, inundated houses, cut off roads, paralyzed telecom services, and forced schools and factories to shut down in this industrial city with a population of more than 1 million.

ZTE shoots for global markets

[2013-10-10 00:53]

It all began with Yao Ming. The Houston Rockets aggressively began marketing the National Basketball Association club to Asian fans living both in the United States and overseas in 2002, with the signing of the 229-centimeter Chinese center who would go on to become an eight-time NBA All-Star.

3 US scientists win Nobel chemistry prize

[2013-10-09 19:44]

Three US scientists won the 2013 Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for laying the foundations for development of computers to understand complex chemical processes from the purification of exhaust fumes to photosynthesis.

Rare look in Shaolin temple

[2013-10-09 15:33]

An overseas fan practices Shaolin kung fu at Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, Henan province, Sept 7, 2013.

Last photos of Hungarian wingsuit diver

[2013-10-09 11:38]

Hungarian wingsuit diver Victor Kovats, who was confirmed dead Wednesday, performs a warm-up flight during the 2nd Redbull WWL World Wingsuit Championship in Zhangjiajie of Central China's Hunan province on October 8, 2013.

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