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[2012-02-24 13:42]

Welcome to our live rolling coverage of the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood as the movie industry prepares to honor the best films, actors and directors of the year.

Kofi Annan named special envoy to Syria

[2012-02-24 10:16]

Former UN chief Kofi Annan was appointed on Thursday as United Nations and the League of Arab States'joint special envoy on the Syrian crisis.

Training ensures that crime does not pay

[2012-02-24 09:31]

Violent incidents have helped shape China's police force.

Strawberry fields are forever

[2012-02-24 07:54]

If you step into one of Yu Li's greenhouses, you will smell what's growing before you see it.

Excessive lead found in children

[2012-02-24 07:52]

Dozens of children living near a lead refinery plant in South China's Guangdong province have been diagnosed with excessive lead in their blood, a local government statement said.

New shortest man to be verified

[2012-02-23 16:29]

Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, who claims to be the world's shortest man standing at a height of 22 inches (56 centimeters), is scheduled to be verified as the world's shortest man by the Guinness World Records committee on February 26 in Kathmandu.

Apple and Proview court controversy

[2012-02-23 09:33]

Attorneys for Shenzhen Proview Technology and Apple went head-to-head during a heated hearing.

Lin's trademark bounce set to net top score

[2012-02-23 08:06]

Entrepreneur's foresight of player's fame and fortune offers great sporting chance.

City suspends ties over massacre denial

[2012-02-23 07:22]

Nagoya Mayor's refusal to take back his denial of the Nanjing Massacre has increased tension.

Xi looks to the future at journey's end

[2012-02-23 07:02]

Vice-President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to Turkey with a call to boost trade and cooperation.

Argentine train crash kills 49

[2012-02-23 00:35]

A packed commuter train plowed into the buffers at a Buenos Aires station during morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing at least 49 people and injuring more than 600 others.

Testing time times for HIV anonymity

[2012-02-22 13:51]

South China's Guangxi drafted legislation that demands personal information for HIV testing and requires those with positive results to inform their spouses and sexual partners. The new rule has sparked debate in the society.

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