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Seven die in 'fireball' road crash in UK

[2011-11-06 07:24]

Emergency services continue to attend the scene of a multiple fatal collision near Junction 25 on the M5 motorway on Nov 5, 2011 near Taunton, England.

Figure skating in Shanghai

[2011-11-05 16:08]

The Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating starts in Shanghai on November 4, 2011.

Official Olympic and Paralympic posters unveiled

[2011-11-05 13:29]

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) unveiled 12 official Olympic and Paralympic posters on Friday, which were created by 12 UK's top artists.

More than 2.5 million Muslims begin hajj rites

[2011-11-05 11:05]

More than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims on Friday began the rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage, leaving the holy city of Mecca for Mount Arafat, where the prophet Mohammed is believed to have delivered his final hajj sermon.

IMF to get financial boost

[2011-11-05 09:01]

G20 members on Friday agreed to boost the resources of the IMF to prevent the European debt crisis from pulling the world economy into a fresh recession.

MF Global CEO resigns, declines severance package

[2011-11-04 22:11]

Jon Corzine stepped down Friday from running MF Global after the securities firm collapsed under the weight of his risky wagers on European debt.

Mars crew 'lands' after 520 days in isolation

[2011-11-04 20:23]

The crew of a long-duration isolation study emerged bleary-eyed to a flood of daylight and applause after 520 days locked away in windowless cells to simulate the length of a journey to Mars.

Soong Ching Ling statue going up in C China

[2011-11-04 11:16]

Soong Ching Ling statue going up in C China

New icebreaker to improve China's polar research

[2011-11-04 07:57]

As China's new icebreaker readies to set sail in 2014, the country might conduct expeditions to the North Pole every year in the near future, a senior official said.

BRICS to play summit role

[2011-11-04 07:49]

Leaders of the major developing countries met in Cannes on Thursday to forge a united front ahead of the G20 summit.

Major iceberg forming in Antarctica: scientists

[2011-11-04 07:23]

NASA scientists are watching a giant crack forming over a vulnerable Antarctic glacier and they think it will soon break off into an iceberg the size of New York City.

Eleven is the loneliest number

[2011-11-03 11:02]

Eleven guys wrapped in quilts ride the No 1 metro line in Shanghai on Nov 1, 2011.

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