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Flying high

[2011-09-25 08:50]

Jeb Corliss, a 35-year-old BASE jumper, skydiver and wingsuit flier, rockets through a hole on Tianmen Mountain, in the city of Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, on Saturday on his second try, Sept 24, 2011.

Putin to run for Russian president in 2012

[2011-09-24 18:33]

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that he will run for president in 2012 after President Dmitry Medvedev had proposed him to run. Putin nominates Medvedev to head ruling party

Libyan Muslims pray at Martyr's Square

[2011-09-24 10:54]

People pray at the Martyr's Square in Tripoli, capital of Libya, on Sept 23, 2011. Thousands of Libyan Muslims pray here on Friday.

Migrant workers share stories through hands

[2011-09-24 08:37]

A young Chinese migrant worker was surprised to be asked to have her hands, permanently marred by a gas tank explosion, photographed and filmed. "Are you sure you want to shoot me?" she asked. "My hands are not very pretty."

Jackie Chan as heroic general on screen

[2011-09-24 07:49]

Jackie Chan's 100th film marks the 100th anniversary of the revolution that overthrew the last Chinese imperial kingdom.

Lifeless satellite falls back to Earth

[2011-09-24 07:27]

Fragments from an old 6-ton NASA satellite hurtled toward Earth on Friday, while the exact site of the crash-landing remained a mystery.

Locke promotes green transportation in C China

[2011-09-23 17:32]

Locke and his wife, Mona, took part in "USA Week" in Wuhan on Friday to promote environmentally friendly transportation.

Largest Apple store in Chinese mainland opens

[2011-09-23 15:18]

Apple's fifth and largest store in Chinese mainland opens in Nanjing Road, downtown Shanghai, Sept 23, 2011.

Politicians, celebrities promotes 'green travel'

[2011-09-23 14:03]

September 22 is World Car Free Day. The event promotes using mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shops within walking distance.

One pumpkin for 200 students not enough

[2011-09-23 10:18]

A student has rice with pickles for lunch at a primary school in Shicheng county, East China’s Jiangxi province, Sept 20, 2011.

Chen: environmentalist or just a self-promoter?

[2011-09-23 08:09]

Chen Guangbiao, an entrepreneur who smashed his Mercedes-Benz car on Sept 16, said a lawyer who claimed his behavior was probably illegal actually helped him publicize World Car Free Day.

Cyclists bare bodies for green cause

[2011-09-23 07:58]

To embrace World Car Free Day, young people in Shanghai bared their hearts and bodies on Saturday.

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