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Astronauts go out of Shenzhou X's return capsule

[2013-06-26 08:04]

Radars and optical instruments deployed at the main landing area in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have detected the return capsule of Shenzhou X spacecraft, which is scheduled to take three astronauts to touch town soon after fulfilling the mission of manned and automated dockings with Tiangong-1 target orbiter.

Djokovic, Williams, and China's Li win openers

[2013-06-26 06:37]

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced to the second round at the Wimbledon Championships on Tuesday while three Chinese women players had mixed fortunes.

Russia, US disagree plan for Syria talks

[2013-06-26 06:17]

Talks between the United States and Russia to set up a Syrian peace conference produced no deal on Tuesday, with the powers on either side of the two-year civil war failing to agree when it should be held or who would be invited.

Cooling off, the traditional way

[2013-06-26 03:08]

While the rest of the world swelters as the mercury shoots up, China keeps cool with the help of ancient practices that have been passed down for countless generations.

Warning on college majors

[2013-06-26 02:41]

University majors such as animation, law, biology, mathematics, physical education and English have been listed as the "red-card" majors — fields in which supply exceeded demand for employment in 2012.

PBOC will act 'if necessary'

[2013-06-26 02:25]

China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will intervene to adjust market liquidity if necessary, following the nation's worst cash crunch in a decade.

Yangtze Delta region braces heavy rains

[2013-06-26 02:12]

Heavy rain that has affected the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River since Monday is expected to last for about a week.

Surviving climber safe at home

[2013-06-26 02:01]

Zhang Jingchuan,the only Chinese climber to survive a pre-dawn terrorist attack in northern Pakistan, was back home in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Edward Snowden's whereabouts unknown

[2013-06-25 09:48]

An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.

Angelina Jolie urges world to end rape in war

[2013-06-25 09:30]

Angelina Jolie made her debut before the UN's most powerful body for refugees and urged the world's nations to make the fight against rape in war a top priority.

Nadal stunned at Wimbledon in 1st round

[2013-06-25 09:12]

Just like that, in a span of 15 days, Nadal went from French Open champion for a record eighth time to first-round Grand Slam loser for the only time in his career.

Berlusconi convicted on sex charges

[2013-06-25 08:48]

Silvio Berlusconi was handed a seven-year jail sentence on Monday for abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.

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