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Gunman kills 12 in Denver shooting at 'Batman' movie

[2012-07-20 19:18]

A masked gunman killed 12 people and wounded 50 others when he opened fire on moviegoers at a showing of new Batman film in Denver.

New iPad launch draws crowds

[2012-07-20 15:05]

Apple's new iPad that arrived China Friday with Wi-Fi are available in black or white for a suggested retail price of $499 for the 16GB model.

UN chief 'deeply regrets' Syria vote

[2012-07-20 08:47]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Thursday expressed his disappointment at the Security Council's failure to adopt a western-proposed resolution.

Jiaolong pilot recounts journey

[2012-07-20 07:27]

While the film director James Cameron was undertaking a 10,898-meter dive into the western Pacific Ocean in March, Fu Wentao, a 30-year-old man from Hunan province, was busy preparing for China's 7,000-meter dive project.

UN resolution on Syria vetoed

[2012-07-20 04:06]

Russia and China vetoed a Western-backed UN Security Council resolution on Thursday that threatened Syrian authorities with sanctions.

Hu vows more aid for African countries

[2012-07-20 02:15]

President Hu Jintao on Thursday proposed measures in five priority areas, including financial assistance, to boost China's ties with the continent.

'Linsanity' ends NY run, heads to Houston

[2012-07-19 20:49]

Basketball sensation Jeremy Lin's brief but spectacular run in the Big Apple is over. Now the question is whether "Linsanity" can play as well in Texas.

Olympic pandas to sojourn in Malaysia

[2012-07-19 17:08]

Feng Yi plays in the water at a zoo in Guilin, July 19.

President Hu attends China-Africa meeting

[2012-07-19 12:19]

Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday attended the opening ceremony of the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Scientists detect exoplanet smaller than Earth

[2012-07-19 10:43]

US space agency NASA announced that astronomers using the Spitzer Space Telescope have detected what they believe is a planet two-thirds the size of Earth.

Kim Jong-un named Marshall of the DPRK

[2012-07-19 09:59]

DPRK leader Kim Jong-un was named as marshal of the country's army, completing his control over the state and military, DPRK media reported on July 18, 2012.

Chinese VP meets South Africa's president

[2012-07-19 07:08]

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with the visiting President of South Africa Jacob Zuma at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing.

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