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Oktoberfest kicks off in Germany

[2013-09-22 10:42]

Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to Munich over the next two weeks for the 180th Oktoberfest, which runs until October 6.

Bo Xilai gets life in prison

[2013-09-22 10:35]

Bo Xilai, former Party chief of Chongqing, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for bribery, embezzlement and power abuse.
Trial of Bo Xilai: evidence, charges and defenseProsecutors seek heavy punishment for Bo Xilai
Bo accepts bribes worth 20.44m yuan

Liaoning carrier completes its furthest sea trial

[2013-09-22 09:23]

More than 100 takeoff and landing tests were completed on the carrier before it returned to Qingdao on Saturday.

In pictures: Nairobi mall shooting spree

[2013-09-22 09:20]

Gunmen stormed the shopping mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Saturday, killing at least 39 people including children and sending scores fleeing in panic, in an attack claimed by the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab.

China braces for super typhoon Usagi

[2013-09-22 07:16]

Southern Chinese coastal provinces have evacuated residents, issued alerts and canceled air and shipping services as super typhoon Usagi strengthens over the Pacific and moves towards China.

Islamists claim gun attack on Nairobi mall, 39 dead

[2013-09-22 04:36]

Gunmen stormed a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Saturday, killing 39 people including close relatives of Kenya's president, in an attack claimed by the Somali Islamist group al Shabaab.

China, US applaud improvement of military ties

[2013-09-21 14:50]

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday hailed the recent progress made in improving the China-US military relations, vowing to keep promoting mutual military exchanges and strategic trust.

In the best possible taste?

[2013-09-21 01:22]

Whether you think it's creative or not, Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck proves that a common object such as a child's bath-time friend can inspire the birth of a public art work, winning popularity and arousing commercial interest

Action pledged for new type of Sino-US ties

[2013-09-21 00:41]

China and the United States are committed to building a new type of major power relationship by expanding cooperation and holding candid talks on differences.

Two family-style eateries are where animals roam

[2013-09-21 00:18]

The Water and Nature restaurant is part eatery, part aquarium. Located near the Pudong New Area's Century Park, the city's largest, tropical fish swim in giant glass tanks built into the establishment's walls or positioned through the middle of tables.

13 injured in Chicago park shooting

[2013-09-20 17:18]

Thirteen people have been shot at a park on Chicago's southwest side, including a 3-year-old boy who was in critical condition.

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c hit Chinese market

[2013-09-20 16:36]

Apple kicks off sales of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Friday in nine countries including the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

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