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Premier heads for quake-hit zone in Sichuan

[2013-04-20 13:36]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is heading for Ya'an City in southwest China's Sichuan Province which was stricken by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Saturday morning.

In Photos: 7.0-magnitude quake hits Sichuan

[2013-04-20 09:34]

Residents take shelter outdoors at a residential community in Chengdu after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shocks Ya'an county of Sichuan province, April 20, 2013.

Li Na on Time cover, makes influential 100 list

[2013-04-19 13:53]

Chinese tennis player Li Na, the first Asian woman to win a Grand Slam title, was named on Thursday among Time magazine's most influential people in the world, along with NBA player LeBron James and Italian soccer star Mario Balotelli.

World's wackiest hairstyles

[2013-04-19 09:46]

A model presents a hairstyle during the 7th international festival of hairdressing art, fashion and design called "Crystal Angel" in Kiev, April 18, 2013.

Sandstorms strike Northwest China

[2013-04-19 08:08]

Bohu county in Xinjiang was swept by sand and thunder storms Thursday.

Never-seen photos of Madonna on display

[2013-04-19 07:55]

Twenty-five never-before-seen photos of pop queen Madonna are on show in Shanghai from April 19 to 21 at one of the city's landmarks, Three on the Bund.

FBI releases photos of 2 Boston bombings suspects

[2013-04-19 05:53]

The FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers on Thursday released the photos of two suspects for Monday's deadly bombings in Boston, asking for the public's help to identify them.

H7N9 outbreak linked to waterfowl migration

[2013-04-19 01:03]

The ongoing outbreak of H7N9 infections in humans is linked to the migration of wild birds, research shows.

Venezuelan court rules out manual votes counting

[2013-04-18 15:54]

Manual vote counting is not possible in Venezuela, the president of the Supreme Court said Wednesday amid opposition's request for an audit.

Dozens feared dead in Texas plant blast

[2013-04-18 15:48]

A fire is still burning at a Texas fertiliser plant, six hours after an explosion Wednesday night is feared to have killed dozens and injured 170 more.
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Boston mourns Chinese student killed in blasts

[2013-04-18 09:59]

Flowers for Boston Marathon bombing victim Lv Lingzi, a Boston University graduate student and Chinese citizen, are placed outside the Boston University Marsh Chapel before her memorial in Boston, Massachusetts April 17, 2013.

US Senate blocks gun-control legislation

[2013-04-18 07:16]

The US Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan plan to expand background checks for gun buyers, dealing a crippling blow to President Barack Obama's campaign to curb gun violence.

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