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Elite missile unit offers rare glimpse

[2012-06-11 09:05]

The Second Artillery Force, one of the four divisions of China's military, recently opened its doors to the country's English-language media.

Unearthing warriors' colorful past

[2012-06-11 07:42]

Archeologists working on the latest dig at the site of the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an say the project has already turned up vital historical finds.

Czechs remember 70th of Lidice Massacre

[2012-06-11 06:38]

Thousands of Czech people attended a memorial ceremony in village Lidice, the place where one of the best remembered massacre took place 70 years ago.

Shanghai makes a play for fitness

[2012-06-11 02:03]

The curtains rose on Sunday on the first Shanghai Citizens Sports Meeting — an event intended to help everyone get fit.

Dogs show talent in competition

[2012-06-10 14:54]

Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge was held in California on Saturday.

Buyi ethnic group - people of the rice paddies

[2012-06-10 14:19]

A majority of the population in the village belong to the Buyi ethnic group, who have a long history of growing rice and are believed to be known as "the people of the rice paddies"

UN bike ride promotes sustainable development

[2012-06-10 11:51]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon rings the bell to launch the United Nations Bike Ride event at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States, June 8, 2012.

Battleship to become floating museum

[2012-06-10 11:13]

The battleship USS Iowa, which served the United States through victory and tragedy during six decades at sea, will dock at San Pedro to become a floating museum.

Love and respect: Hani in tune with nature

[2012-06-10 10:37]

Besides being a favorite perch for photographers, the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces deserve recognition for more than just scenery for pretty pictures.

National day is a time to tango

[2012-06-10 08:53]

Argentina's Ambassador to China Gustavo A. Martino gave Beijing a closer look last week, when he yielded the stage at his garden party to a troupe of tango dancers.

New terracotta warriors unearthed in NW China

[2012-06-10 08:39]

Terracotta warriors are unearthed in the excavation pit at the mausoleum of China's First Qin Emperor on Saturday in Shaanxi province.

Sharapova crowned queen of Roland Garros

[2012-06-10 00:46]

Maria Sharapova kept her poise to outwit and outpower diminutive Italian Sara Errani and win her first French Open crown with a 6-3 6-2 victory on Saturday.

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