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Defending Li Na knocked out by qualifier

[2012-06-05 01:06]

French Open champion Li Na's title defence ended on Monday when she was knocked out in a flurry of errors by Kazakh qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6 6-2 6-0.

Olivia Culpo crowned Miss USA

[2012-06-04 17:04]

Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo waves after being crowned during the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 3, 2012.

Xinjiang cattle moves to pastures new

[2012-06-04 09:40]

Hazak herdsmen move livestock to another pasture in the Altay areas in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 2, 2012. In each June, the Kazak herdsmen drive their livestock to the summer pastures in Altay Mountains.

Vice-President Xi greets old Iowan friends

[2012-06-04 08:04]

74-year-old Sarah Lande from Iowa, chose to wear a bright pink coat when meeting her old friend, Vice-President Xi Jinping.

Plane crash in Nigeria kills 193

[2012-06-04 06:18]

A passenger plane crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos, Nigeria, killing 153 people on board and 40 others inside a building nearby.  6 Chinese dead

UK queen joins giant jubilee flotilla in London

[2012-06-04 03:19]

Britain's Queen Elizabeth joined an armada of 1,000 boats down London's River Thames to mark her 60th year on the throne.

Emotional farewell to hero bus driver in E China

[2012-06-04 02:14]

A bus driver who died after first protecting his passengers has been hailed as a hero by the public.

Young and innocent

[2012-06-03 08:03]

Appreciate the beautiful faces of children on this page as China Daily Sunday edition remembers them in a very special way.

Wind blows Liu's world record hopes

[2012-06-03 07:37]

Liu Xiang sent an ominous warning to his main London Olympic rival when a wind gust denied him a share of the 110 metres hurdles world record at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

Mubarak sentenced to life imprisonment

[2012-06-02 17:00]

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced with life imprisonment on Saturday, the Cairo Criminal Court said.

World's largest Boeing takes flight

[2012-06-02 15:04]

Lufthansa on Friday completed the world's first passenger flight with a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, from Frankfurt to Washington DC.

Britain celebrates Diamond Jubilee

[2012-06-02 09:09]

The patriotic bunting is ready, the golden carriage on standby, the boats freshly painted, the shops filled with royals souvenirs.

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