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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.

Obama nominates new FBI director

[2013-06-22 07:43]

US President Barack Obama on Friday nominated former Deputy Attorney General James Comey as the next FBI director.

In with old and in with new

[2013-06-22 03:18]

While a recent documentary on Peking Opera has come under fire from critics and purists, it could be a step toward bringing a new audience to the ancient art form.

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