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Federer knocked out of US Open by Robredo

[2013-09-03 10:03]

Former world number one Roger Federer was knocked out of the US Open on Monday by Spain's Tommy Robredo.

Boy, 5, aims to be 'youngest pilot'

[2013-09-03 02:34]

A man known for his tough teaching style is trying to get his 5-year-old son recognized as the world's youngest pilot.

Fighting malaria

[2013-09-03 02:34]

Professor Li Guoqiao and his team from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine have been successfully combating malaria cases in the Union of Comoros in Africa since 2006.

Boy may have artificial eyes soon

[2013-09-03 02:20]

Guo Bin, 6, whose eyes were gouged out in an attack by an unknown assailant is expected to have ocular prosthesis, or artificial eyes, implanted in three months, doctors said.

Top novelist makes debut in English

[2013-09-03 02:12]

English-language editions of two entertaining and insightful novels written by one of China's most accomplished novelists, the late Lao She, will soon be on bookshelves around the country.

Rooftop buildings face awkward home truths

[2013-09-03 00:34]

Illegal rooftop constructions have prompted heated discussions, with a range of structures discovered around the country.

Serena beats Stephens as Murray cruises

[2013-09-02 13:33]

Serena Williams easily won her eagerly-awaited clash with Sloane Stephens at the US Open on Sunday as normal service resumed at the last grand slam of year.

International air show ends with stunning flare

[2013-09-02 11:01]

A dazzling demonstration flight on Sep 1 concludes the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. The air show, which started Aug 27, attracted the world's top aircraft makers to tout their wares, in the hope of grabbing a big slice of the multi-billion dollar market as Russia looks to replace its ageing air fleet.

Private push

[2013-09-02 09:55]

Increasing number of Chinese companies spreading their wings abroad, especially in Europe and Africa.

Merkel in TV debate with rival before election

[2013-09-02 05:45]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces off her Opposition challenger Peer Steinbrueck on Sunday night in their only TV debate before the September 22 general election.

Beijing prepares for September gridlock

[2013-09-02 00:51]

Beijing's traffic authorities will use motorbikes and helicopters as part of a series of measures to tackle heavy traffic in September.

Experts: US unwise to wage war on Assad

[2013-09-02 00:09]

A US military strike against Syria, if implemented, would be the "most directionless" action taken by Washington in its Middle East policies, Chinese observers said.Kerry to sell attack on Syria  West pushing Syria toward total doom Few support Syria strike Obama to use G20 for Syria attack justification

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