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Project halted due to bird nests

[2013-06-24 02:24]

Work on a section of the massive South-to-North Water Diversion Project in Central China has been halted due to the large number of sand martins nesting in a slope marked for demolition.

Spacecraft completes manual docking

[2013-06-24 02:05]

The Shenzhou X spacecraft completed a manual docking with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module on Sunday, the last docking maneuver before China's manned space program enters the space lab stage.

Terraces cultivate global recognition

[2013-06-24 01:03]

The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces rise up the Ailao Mountains from the Honghe River's southern bank. This man-made wonder was inducted into UNESCO's World Heritage List on Saturday.

Super moon shines brightly this weekend

[2013-06-23 13:03]

The largest full moon of the year called the "super moon" will light up the night sky this weekend.

Crocodiles escape from farm in S China

[2013-06-23 09:50]

Hundreds of crocodiles had reportedly escaped from a crocodile farm in Gaozhou city, Guangdong province. The farm owner claimed that there were not that many as reported.

Andy, are you ready?

[2013-06-23 08:55]

British star Andy Murray is burdened again to end his nation's 77-year wait for a Wimbledon title.

Home of space dreams

[2013-06-23 08:15]

Shenzhou X manned spacecraft blasted off on June 12 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, which is also home to scientists, soldiers and their families.

City living

[2013-06-23 08:12]

Which city has the lowest rental, which city sells the cheapest hamburger meal, and which city would you go to buy designer bags?

Global Smurfs Day celebrations

[2013-06-23 08:06]

Participants dance as they attend a flash mob near the Eiffel Tower during a celebration for the 85th birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs, on "Global Smurfs Day" in Paris, June 22, 2013.

Summer solstice marked around the world

[2013-06-22 12:18]

Different kinds of events brought out thousands of participants to celebrate the year's longest day.

'Americans In China' fashion show

[2013-06-22 08:37]

A model presents a creation by Proenza Schouler at "Americans In China" fashion show, presenting the creations of former CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America)/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists, at the Ming Dynasty City Wall Relics Park in Beijing June 21, 2013.

Lucky winners get 'best jobs'

[2013-06-22 07:56]

After two months of scrutiny, Australian tourism officials have whittled down thousands of applicants and announced six winners of the "Best Jobs in the World" campaign in Sydney.

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