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Ghost Street, food paradise

[2012-08-19 08:13]

The heart of Beijing's culinary underground is a dim, red-lit alley that shimmers into life after dark and then fades at dawn.

Police patrol on horseback in Xinjiang

[2012-08-19 07:53]

Police patrol on horseback in the Kaxajar area of Zhaosu county in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

MOTO employees protest layoffs in Beijing

[2012-08-18 18:19]

More than 100 employees of the Beijing branch of Motorola Mobility demonstrated in front of the company's building on Friday, protesting massive staff cuts.

Typhoon-triggered oil spill cleaned up in S China

[2012-08-18 17:10]

An oil spill triggered by typhoon Kai-Tak in the South China city of Beihai has been cleaned up, according to a local official.

Large Thangka on display

[2012-08-18 12:07]

Tibetan Buddhists and tourists view a huge Thangka, a religious silk embroidery or painting displaying the Buddha portrait, during the Shoton Festival in Lhasa.

Nationals released by Japan police

[2012-08-18 02:43]

Seven of the 14 Chinese nationals who were illegally detained by Japan when going to the Diaoyu Islands arrived in Hong Kong on Friday. China urges Japan to stop territorial sovereignty violations Commentary: Releasing Chinese activists a wise move

Neighbors explore cooperation

[2012-08-18 02:31]

Beijing resolutely supports Pyongyang developing its economy and expects to explore new ways of cooperation, top Chinese leaders said on Friday.

Hu vows more cooperation with DPRK

[2012-08-17 20:47]

President Hu Jintao said Friday that China is ready to work with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to lift their traditional friendly and cooperative relationship to a new level. China, DPRK open new tourist route

South China braces for Typhoon Kai-Tak

[2012-08-17 14:22]

Flights were canceled and alerts upgraded in south China on Friday morning, as Typhoon Kai-Tak was forecast to make landfall there around noon.

54th annual Chicago Air and Water Show

[2012-08-17 11:02]

The Lima Lima Flight Team flies near the Gary/Chicago International Airport in Gary, Indiana, August 16, 2012.

China's pollution a breath of fresh air for US firms

[2012-08-17 07:39]

China's air pollution has drawn some harsh criticism, but for some it is creating big business opportunities.

Beijing urges Syria, opposition to begin negotiations

[2012-08-17 07:13]

China on Thursday urged the Syrian government and the opposition to start an early dialogue as clashes continue in the Middle Eastern country.

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