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'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.

Obama holds Cinco de Mayo reception

[2012-05-04 10:50]

US President Barack Obama greets guests at a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 3, 2012.

Central banks in East Asia boost bond ties

[2012-05-04 10:29]

China, Japan and South Korea agreed to promote the use of their foreign exchange reserves to invest in each other's government bonds to strengthen cooperation.

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