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Tornados tear through Texas towns

[2013-05-17 09:32]

At least six people were killed when a powerful tornado ripped through a neighborhood including a Habitat for Humanity low income housing area in the north Texas town of Granbury.

New police tech displayed at exhibition

[2013-05-17 07:40]

The Fifth China (Beijing) International Exhibition and Symposium on Police Equipment and Anti-terrorism Technology and Equipment was held at the capital's Exhibition Center from Wednesday to Friday.

Doubled Greece-China trade by 2015, Li predicts

[2013-05-17 03:05]

China and Greece inked a basket of deals and agreements in Beijing on Thursday, showing China's support for the recovery of the Greek economy.

Battle of the big screen

[2013-05-17 02:03]

The rapidly growing local industry in China reminds Hollywood that it faces tough challenges ahead in its bid to woo Chinese moviegoers.

NASA telescope's planet-hunting days may be over

[2013-05-16 11:04]

NASA's first telescope dispatched to hunt for Earth-like planets that may support life elsewhere in the universe has lost use of its positioning system, threatening its mission.

Taiwan launches marine drill

[2013-05-16 10:26]

Taiwan military vessels take part in a joint marine drill with coast guard patrol vessels in waters off southern Taiwan, May 15, 2013.

Experts cautious over Jolie's surgery

[2013-05-16 08:10]

Senior Chinese cancer specialists expressed caution about Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preemptive double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer.

Premier eager to return to India

[2013-05-16 02:17]

There are so many reasons for China to choose India as the first stop of Premier Li's overseas debut after taking office. And for himself, there is one more reason — to return to the land where he once set foot 27 years ago.

Gender income gap continues to widen

[2013-05-16 01:55]

Although China has made remarkable progress in narrowing gender inequality, challenges including the income gap between men and women remain.

Helicopter drama over debt issue

[2013-05-16 01:39]

A much-discussed incident involving a helicopter was a so-called hijacking, the Shandong provincial government said on Wednesday.

Downpours bombard East China province

[2013-05-15 21:02]

Rescuers evacuate residents in a flooded street in Nanchang city, capital of East China's Jiangxi province, May 15. Rainstorms have struck the area since Tuesday night and resulted in floods that stranded thousands of people.

WTO formally appoints Azevedo as new chief

[2013-05-15 11:38]

The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday formally appointed Roberto Azevedo as its new director general replacing Pascal Lamy, whose tenure will end on Aug 31.

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