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Death toll in NW China road accident rises to 36

[2012-08-26 10:53]

36 people were killed early Sunday morning after a collision between a bus and a methanol-loaded tanker in Northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Revival of floral water sprays

[2012-08-26 07:59]

Need to cool down or chase away irritating bugs in summer? Chinese women have a beautifully scented secret weapon.

First man on moon Neil Armstrong dies at 82

[2012-08-26 03:42]

Former US astronaut, NeilArmstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82, US media reported on Saturday.

37 criminal suspects in Angola sent back to China

[2012-08-25 17:31]

A total of 37 suspects involved in violent crimes targeting Chinese in Angola of west Africa were sent back to China under police escort Saturday.

US jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $1.05b

[2012-08-25 08:12]

A US jury on Friday handed Apple Inc. a sweeping victory in its legal war with Samsung, ruling that the Korean company had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad.

Hong Kong welcomes Olympic champions

[2012-08-25 07:59]

A 70-strong delegation of Chinese athletes, including Olympic gold-medal winners from London, got a warm welcome from the people of Hong Kong on Friday.

Journey unites family after 94 years

[2012-08-25 07:56]

Sol de Leon, a Panamanian woman now living in the US lights up when recalling the "incredible" meeting with her extended family in China.

Youth ‘new hope of peace, growth’

[2012-08-25 01:30]

The youth of China and Russia should shoulder the responsibility of maintaining the world's peace and development, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

Two people killed in Empire State shooting

[2012-08-24 22:19]

Two people were killed and nine others were wounded in a shooting outside the Empire State Building in New York City on Friday. Gunman described as 'friendly'
Bloomberg on Empire State Building Shooting

Court finds Norwegian mass killer Breivik sane

[2012-08-24 17:28]

A Norwegian court found Anders Behring Breivik sane on Friday and gave him a maximum jail term for murdering 77 people in a shooting and bombing last year, offering closure to a Nordic nation devastated by its worst attack since World War Two.

Yao helps children find hope through basketball

[2012-08-24 15:48]

More than 400 students from 45 Hope primary schools across the country are competing in the four-day event launched by the Yao Ming Foundation, which was established by Yao Ming in response to the 8.0-magnitude earthquake in Sichuan in 2008.

Lance Armstrong won't fight doping charges

[2012-08-24 12:21]

The US Anti-Doping Agency says it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unparalleled seven Tour de France titles after he declared Thursday that he would stop fighting the drug charges the organization had laid.
Armstrong's statement on decision

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