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Weekly Photos: Sept 3 - 9

[2012-09-10 13:13]

Weekly Photos: Sept 3 - 9

Serena claims US Open with stunning fightback

[2012-09-10 10:22]

Serena Williams, through sheer force of will as much as her unquestionable skill, beat world number one Victoria Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5 in a dramatic US Open final on Sunday to win her fourth title at Flushing Meadows and her 15th career Grand Slam.

Saluting rural teachers

[2012-09-10 09:17]

Today is Teacher's Day. On this special day, China Daily is honoring the country's rural teachers, who face incredible challenges to offer underprivileged children brighter futures.

Closing ceremony ends British sporting summer

[2012-09-10 06:53]

The closing ceremony of the most successful Paralympic Games rounded off a spectacular summer of sport in Britain.

Desperate search for survivors

[2012-09-10 01:54]

Rescuers are battling falling rocks and traffic jams to save lives and send aid to survivors, three days after tremors devastated China's Yunnan province.
17 healthy babies bring hope amid devastation
Three students killed in Yunnan tremors
Premier tours quake-hit area

Back to school after Beijing flood

[2012-09-09 11:40]

Most primary and middle schools in China welcome their new and returning students on Sept 1. One such schools is Louzishui primary school, located on the Beijing outskirts of Fangshan district, which was badly affected by the heaviest rain in six decades, on July 21.

China, Canada sign investment promotion accord

[2012-09-09 11:20]

China and Canada signed foreign investment promotion and protection accord on Sunday as President Hu Jintao met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the final day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

Tea traditions spring back in East China

[2012-09-09 08:34]

Jinan is known for its natural springs. And these abundant water sources are giving new life to a disappearing tradition. Zhao Ruixue reports from the Shandong capital.

Rescue operations underway in quake-hit area

[2012-09-08 21:59]

Eighty people have been confirmed dead as of Saturday noon following multiple earthquakes that struck Southwest China's Yunnan province on Friday, local authorities said. Many armed police have served as rescuers and deployed to disaster areas.

Hu attends APEC meeting in Vladivostok

[2012-09-08 17:22]

Chinese President Hu Jintao and leaders from other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members gathered here Saturday to discuss using collective action to ensure stable growth in the region.

Merritt sets hurdles world record

[2012-09-08 10:24]

Olympic champion Aries Merritt of the United States broke the world record in the 110 metres hurdles.

Wen in Yunnan to direct quake rescue work

[2012-09-08 08:12]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L2) visits an injured child at Yiliang County People's Hospital, Zhaotong City of Yunnan Province, Sept 8, 2012.

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