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1st planet orbiting 2 stars discovered

[2011-09-16 14:13]

A team of researchers has discovered a planet that orbits around a pair of stars, the US space agency NASA announced Thursday.

Drought leads to water shortage in S China

[2011-09-16 13:58]

Villagers carry drinking water home in the Nahong neighborhood of Yakou Village, Longlin County in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Sept 15, 2011.

Big banquet served for Ethnic Games

[2011-09-16 12:33]

A banquet for 9,999 is part of the celebration party for the 9th National Ethnic Games at Guanshan Lake Park in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province, Sept 15, 2011.

Taichi attracts foreigners in S China

[2011-09-16 11:55]

Mark, dressed a white suit, practices Taichi (or taijiquan), a Chinese martial art on the bank of Lijiang, in Yangshuo county, Guilin city in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous regions, Sept 14, 2011.

Helicopter rescue hovering over horizon

[2011-09-16 07:22]

Helicopter rescue will be available in China for 200 to 300 million people in five years, the Ministry of Civil Affairs revealed.

Helicopter rescue hovering over horizon

[2011-09-16 07:22]

Helicopter rescue will be available in China for 200 to 300 million people in five years, the Ministry of Civil Affairs revealed.

Aerobatic flights at helicopter expo

[2011-09-15 16:48]

Helicopters of the PLA perform aerobatic maneuvers on Sept 15 during a flight show at the first China Helicopter Exposition, which runs from Sept 15 to Sept 18 in North China's Tianjin municipality.

Plastic bottle boat makes maiden voyage

[2011-09-15 10:58]

A special boat named "Simida" made of 1,504 empty plastic beverage bottles by four university students makes a voyage in a lake at the university in Chongqing Wednesday.

'Girl chasing' turns to culture show at Ethnic Games

[2011-09-15 10:55]

Girl chasing, with its origin in the daily activities of Kazak ethnic groups in Xinjiang, is a young lady trying to chase and whip a man who just attempts to hit on her.

Luxurious cars gather at Int'l Motor Show

[2011-09-15 10:09]

Luxurious cars gather at IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sept 13, 2011.

NASA unveils plan for giant deep space rocket

[2011-09-15 08:09]

NASA unveiled plans on Wednesday for a mammoth deep-space rocket to carry astronauts to the moon, Mars and other destinations beyond the International Space Station.

27 killed as Taliban's Kabul siege ends

[2011-09-15 07:23]

A marathon siege in Kabul's diplomatic enclave ended on Wednesday morning with the death of the last two of a group of gunmen who had held off Western and Afghan security forces for nearly 20 hours, showering rockets on Western embassies in a dramatic show of insurgent strength

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