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Pottery found in Tang Dynasty tomb

[2012-06-06 12:06]

Archeologists have unearthed maid-figured potteries, holding drums, in the tomb of Mrs Wei, a general’s wife dating back to the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) in Luoyang city, Central China’s Henan province on June 5, 2012.

Robo-chef stirs hopes for eatery chain

[2012-06-06 09:05]

Move over chefs, it's time to let robots do the slicing, dicing, stirring and serving.

Crowd mourns hero bus driver

[2012-06-06 08:15]

Many were touched by the heroism of Wu Bin, who died after first protecting his passengers.

Rare Venus transit draws astronomers worldwide

[2012-06-06 07:38]

Handout image courtesy of NASA shows the planet Venus at the start of its transit of the Sun, June 5, 2012.

Hu, Putin pledge to boost China-Russia ties

[2012-06-06 02:03]

President Hu welcomes Putin as both leaders pledge to boost ties and cooperation in various sectors.

China, Russia pledge to prioritize bilateral ties

[2012-06-05 20:54]

President Hu Jintao and Vladimir Putin pledged to continue to give priority to the development of ties.

9-year-old stadium demolished in NE China

[2012-06-05 13:28]

Shenyang Lvdao Stadium, one of Asia's largest indoor stadiums, was demolished in Shenyang, Liaoning province on June 3, 2012.

Nigerians search wreckage after plane crash

[2012-06-05 10:36]

People watch as a crane lifts the tail of a plane after it crashed at Iju-Ishaga neighbourhood in Lagos June 4, 2012. Nigerian emergency services pulled more bodies out of the still-smouldering, ash-covered wreckage of a plane on Monday that crashed in the commercial hub Lagos, killing all 153 people on board.

Thousands honor hero driver

[2012-06-05 07:25]

Hero driver's family is grateful for support, but it turns down donations from public.

Schools to give rugby a try, amid protest

[2012-06-05 02:23]

Thirty elementary schools in East China will get the ball bouncing soon on a new rugby program.

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.

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