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Voting starts in France, Sarkozy headed for defeat

[2012-05-06 16:12]

Voting started in mainland France in an election that could make Sarkozy the 11th European leader to be swept from office by the economic crisis.

Traditional dried noodles in Sichuan province

[2012-05-06 11:06]

People dry noodles in Zhongjiang county, Southwest China's Sichuan province, May 3, 2012.

'Super Moon' lights up Saturday's night sky

[2012-05-06 10:13]

A "super Moon" lights up Saturday's night sky in a once-a-year cosmic show, overshadowing a meteor shower from remnants of Halley's Comet.

Sarkozy headed for election defeat

[2012-05-06 08:33]

Nicolas Sarkozy was headed for an election defeat on Sunday that could make him the 11th European leader to be swept from office by the economic crisis.

African & proud

[2012-05-06 07:57]

For more than 27 years, Angele Estoundi Essamba has been focusing her lens on African women.

Country chic, city savvy

[2012-05-06 07:21]

China's new migrant workers are part of a growing niche market that entrepreneurs are eager to exploit.

Obamas kick off campaigning

[2012-05-05 17:41]

With his wife at his side and Air Force One as a campaign plane, President Barack Obama holds his first political rallies of the 2012 presidential race.

Fiji's coconut sellers dream of escaping poverty

[2012-05-05 08:42]

After being forced to drop out of school last year because his family needed more income, Gio Vakaloloma turned to the only job available - selling coconuts on the streets of Suva.

President Hu stresses reaching young people

[2012-05-05 07:39]

Hu speaks at a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of the Communist Youth League of China.

Up, up and away

[2012-05-05 07:31]

Fifteen-year-old Wei Jiakun slides into the pilot's seat, fastens his seat belt and presses the start button.

'Significant' results gained

[2012-05-05 04:40]

The United States will quicken its approval for Chinese financial institutions that apply to invest in the US.

Clinton tells Hu that China-US ties strong

[2012-05-04 13:35]

Clinton told Hu relations between their two countries were the strongest they had ever been.

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