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Spring snow blankets Beijing

[2012-03-18 08:02]

Beijing sees its first snow in this spring on March 18, 2012.

Stranded sperm whales die in East China

[2012-03-18 07:36]

A man touches a sperm whale stranded on the beach of the Yellow Sea in Yancheng, East China's Jiangsu province, Mar 17, 2012. Four sperm whales were found alive at 6 am Friday on the beach of Xintan Salt Field in the city of Yancheng, but died despite human rescue efforts, said a spokesman with the city government.

Assange plans to run for Australian Senate

[2012-03-17 20:47]

The founder and leader of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, plans to run for a seat in Australia's upper house of parliament, the anti-secrecy group announced on Twitter on Saturday.

Assange plans to run for Australian Senate

[2012-03-17 20:47]

The founder and leader of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, plans to run for a seat in Australia's upper house of parliament, the anti-secrecy group announced on Twitter on Saturday.

Blasts in Syrian capital kill 27

[2012-03-17 20:32]

A total of 27 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded in two suicide bombings targeting security headquarters in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday, Syrian Minister of Health Wael al-Halki said on state TV.

Blasts in Syrian capital kill 27

[2012-03-17 20:32]

A total of 27 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded in two suicide bombings targeting security headquarters in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday, Syrian Minister of Health Wael al-Halki said on state TV.

'Hotel test sleeper' checks rooms for quality

[2012-03-17 12:12]

A hotel test sleeper sleeps at selected hotels and write expert reviews about the hotels, in order to provide an independent third-party evaluation and an authoritative guide to travelers.

Program helps rural poor develop incomes

[2012-03-17 09:39]

Guangxi, a region with one of the nation's largest poor populations, was engaged in a decade-long poverty reduction campaign from 2000 to 2010.

New iPads reach HK market

[2012-03-17 08:03]

Apple tablet may be forbidden fruit on mainland due to trademark row.

Eatery closed for rule violations

[2012-03-17 07:56]

A McDonald's restaurant in Beijing saw its business suspended on Friday.

Monkey King swings into New York exhibit

[2012-03-17 07:44]

A new exhibit at the Children's Museum of Manhattan attempts to teach kids about Monkey King's story about teamwork, cleverness and the importance of behaving.

DPRK's satellite launch plan 'provocative': US

[2012-03-16 22:40]

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday slammed a Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) plan to launch a satellite as "highly provocative" and a threat to regional security.

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