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Deadly looting in Philippines

[2013-11-14 01:21]

Desperation gripped Philippine islands devastated by Typhoon Haiyan as looting turned deadly on Wednesday and survivors panicked over delays in supplies of food, water and medicine.

Government leaders to be held accountable for school safety

[2013-11-14 01:07]

Local government leaders should take the main responsibility for campus safety at primary and middle schools, the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

Rare bird finds sanctuary

[2013-11-14 00:31]

There are fewer than 100 breeding pairs of the spoon-billed sandpiper left in the world, and a stretch of intertidal mudflats in Jiangsu province is one of the last resting places on their migration route.

Graduation celebration for Santas

[2013-11-13 10:41]

Students from the Brazilian Santa Claus school throw their hats into the air during their graduation ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Nov 12, 2013.

Xiamen Airlines gets milestone 100th Boeing

[2013-11-13 09:26]

Boeing and Xiamen Airlines today in Seattle celebrated the 100th airplane to join China's only all-Boeing carrier.

One World Trade Center deemed tallest US skyscraper

[2013-11-13 07:39]

The skyscraper at New York's World Trade Center has been designated the tallest building in the United States by virtue of its spire, surpassing Chicago's Willis Tower, an international body said on Tuesday.

PANDA! set to debut in Las Vegas

[2013-11-13 06:51]

The first Chinese theatrical production to take up residency in Las Vegas, the internationally renowned tourist center of gambling, shopping and nightlife, will open next month at the Palazzo Resort Hotel and Casino, just in time for the Christmas season.

Lest we repeat the horrors of the past

[2013-11-13 02:02]

Monday was Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I (1914-18), one of the deadliest conflicts in history. Preparations are already underway in many countries for the war’s centenary next year.

Haiyan toll rises in Guangxi, Hainan

[2013-11-13 00:48]

The official death toll in Hainan province and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region was raised to 10 on Tuesday after Typhoon Haiyan grazed the coast of southern China, with millions affected, according to local civil affairs authorities.

US honors its veterans with ceremonies, parades

[2013-11-12 11:17]

The United States marked Veterans Day on Monday with ceremonies across the nation, from parades to the president at Arlington National Cemetery.

Carnival season kicks off in Cologne

[2013-11-12 09:20]

Carnival revellers celebrate the start of the carnival in Cologne November 11, 2013.

In love with Yunnan

[2013-11-12 02:02]

To an environmental expert from the United States, Southwest China's Yunnan province is a rich field to explore, with its diverse geography and vastly varied flora, fauna and anthropology.

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