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Tobacco use kills 6m annually: WHO

[2013-06-01 15:30]

Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people worldwide a year, almost one half of its users, an official with the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.

2 killed as tornadoes menace Oklahoma City

[2013-06-01 09:49]

Violent thunderstorms spawned tornadoes that menaced Oklahoma City and its already hard-hit suburb of Moore on Friday, killing a mother and her baby.

Nadal, Federer enter 3rd round at French Open

[2013-06-01 08:28]

Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an early scare in the second round to beat Martin Klizan while second seed Roger Federer reached the last 16 with an easy win over 30th seed Julien Benneteau.

International Children's Day celebrated in China

[2013-06-01 08:11]

International Children's Day celebrated in China.

Xi arrives in Trinidad and Tobago for state visit

[2013-06-01 07:26]

President Xi Jinping arrived in Port of Spain to start a state visit to Trinidad and Tobago aimed at expanding friendly cooperation between the two nations.
Xi gives joint media interview before visit

China, Singapore universities boost cooperation

[2013-06-01 01:43]

Universities in Singapore are increasing cooperation with China, a move that insiders say reflects the global shift to the rising economic power.

Tibetan patients ready to go home after heart surgery

[2013-06-01 01:25]

Thirteen young people from the Tibet autonomous region are ready to go home after they received free surgery to treat congenital heart disease in Beijing.

International Children's Day celebrated in China

[2013-05-31 16:57]

International Children's Day celebrated in China.

Backstreet Boys love China's pandas

[2013-05-31 15:13]

Members of the reunited Backstreet Boys take time out from their China tour to help feed baby pandas with bamboo and milk at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Southwest China's Sichuan province, May 30, 2013.

Traffic vessel finishes trial sail in Sansha

[2013-05-31 10:07]

A traffic vessel between Ganquan Island and Yongxing Island in Sansha city finishes its first trial sail on May 30, 2013.

Li Na suffers early exit at French Open

[2013-05-31 09:23]

Asia's first Grand Slam singles champion Li Na was bundled out of the French Open by American Bethanie Mattek-Sands on Thursday, losing a rain-interrupted match 5-7 6-3 6-2.

Beijing girl advances in US bee

[2013-05-31 07:26]

Forty-two contestants advanced on Wednesday to the semifinals of the top US spelling contest, the first to also ask competitors to know what the words mean.

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