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China to open first subway crossing Yangtze

[2012-12-12 02:30]

China's first subway line to cross the Yangtze River, the country's longest waterway, is expected to start test run this month in the central city of Wuhan, local officials said Tuesday.

Vice-premier lauds nation's US ties

[2012-12-12 00:44]

Cooperation is the dominant trend in the relationship between China and the United States despite some problems between the two countries, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.

US Navy conducts X-47B taxi trials on carrier

[2012-12-11 14:14]

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator taxies on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Atlantic Ocean in this Dec 9, 2012 handout photo obtained by Reuters Dec 10, 2012.

Elite SWAT forces battle for supremacy

[2012-12-11 10:57]

Two elite SWAT officers display their combat skills during a competition in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Dec 10, 2012. Some 288 police officers from 24 SWAT units across Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will compete in the region’s first SWAT force military skills competition which started on Monday and will last four days.

Reuters images of the year 2012 - Gaza

[2012-12-11 09:15]

Palestinians look through a hospital window at the body of a man (not pictured) killed by an Israeli strike in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip Jan 18, 2012. An Israeli aircraft and tank strike killed at least one Palestinian close to the border fence in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

Nanjing Massacre book to be released

[2012-12-11 07:45]

The Nanjing Massacre: A Complete Story, a series of books about the massacre that took 10 years to compile, will be released to mark the 75th anniversary of the tragedy.

Mo Yan receives Nobel Prize

[2012-12-11 02:23]

Mo Yan receives Nobel Prize

Xi urges efforts to overcome economic challenges

[2012-12-10 22:02]

China must face squarely difficulties and challenges and strive for the best results in the economic work, the new helmsman of the nation's ruling party has said.

Typhoon death toll climbs to 647 in Philippines

[2012-12-10 14:27]

The Philippine government on Monday reported that the death toll from typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo) has climbed to 647.

Amazing time for rime

[2012-12-10 13:26]

Tourists pose for photos on Rime Island in Jilin city, Northeast China's Jilin province, on Dec 9, 2012.

Ice on the way

[2012-12-10 10:39]

Workers dig ice from the Songhua River on Saturday in preparation for the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Reuters images of the year 2012 - Wonders

[2012-12-10 08:33]

Swirls of green and red appear in an aurora over Whitehorse, Yukon on the night of Sep 3, 2012 in this NASA handout image.

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