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Gale-force wind disrupts trains

[2012-03-24 08:41]

Strong winds hit Beijing and neighboring areas on Friday, delaying flights and trains and causing accidents that left at least 26 people injured.

China, Indonesia push ties

[2012-03-24 07:44]

China and Indonesia signed agreements on a range of issues on Friday, a sign analysts said shows the wish of both nations to push forward ties.

Obama picks Dartmouth Kim to head WB

[2012-03-23 23:16]

US President Barack Obama nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank on Friday.

Wealthy dad spends $11m on daughter's wedding

[2012-03-23 17:32]

The wedding was held by Xing Libin - the Board Chairman of Liansheng Group, an energy company in Liulin county of North China's Shanxi province - for his daughter.

World's dearest Winnie the Pooh

[2012-03-23 15:49]

A golden Winnie the Pooh, or Pooh Bear, is displayed at a jewelry store in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, March 22, 2012.

Man endures -140C degrees for 15 mins

[2012-03-23 10:34]

Local resident Miroslav Bernard sets a new Czech record for the longest amount of time inside a cryogenic chamber at the lowest temperature.

Police grab 8 for smashing homes

[2012-03-23 07:41]

Police have arrested eight people involved in a forced demolition of homes last week in an old community in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Five die, 17 missing in mine blast

[2012-03-23 07:27]

At least five miners have been killed and another 17 are missing following a gas explosion at a coal mine in Northeast China's Liaoning province on Thursday.

Houston died from drowning, coroner says

[2012-03-23 06:43]

Whitney Houston died from drowning in a hotel bathtub, but heart disease and chronic cocaine use were contributing factors.

World's largest animation expo kicks off in Tokyo

[2012-03-22 15:53]

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2012 in Tokyo kicks off on Thursday and runs until March 25.

Mock up of the heads of UK's Queen, Prince

[2012-03-22 15:10]

A 2.44-meters high potrait of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip paraded in central London to promote a gardening program.

Seoul tightens security for nuclear security summit

[2012-03-22 13:34]

ROK military officers and police are in preparation for the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit to be held from March 26-27.

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