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Dancing to tune of the ancient Miao ethnic group

[2011-07-07 10:50]

Dancers of the Miao ethnic group in Jianhe county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, perform the Shuigu Dance during a local cultural festival on July 6, 2011.

Pyeongchang to host 2018 Winter Olympics

[2011-07-07 08:54]

After a decade of trying and two heartbreaking defeats, the South Korean city of Pyeongchang finally won the Olympic prize it has craved so deeply.

Facebook lets its 750 million users video chat

[2011-07-07 07:27]

Facebook is striking back at Google Inc, which last week introduced a social networking service dubbed Google+, launched a video-calling feature with Skype for its 750 million users. Google+ challenges Facebook in new battle

China-US Ping Pong Diplomacy celebrated in US

[2011-07-07 06:37]

A reception was held Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of ping-pong Diplomacy, which led to the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States.

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, July 5

[2011-07-06 15:39]

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, July 5

Blasting sand out of the Yellow River

[2011-07-06 12:46]

Flood water and sand discharging from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir creates a spectacular scene on June 5, 2011, in Luoyang, Henan province. The move is to flush silt from the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River by opening the reservoir's sluice gates.

Li Na keeps low key in homecoming celebration

[2011-07-06 11:08]

Li Na is doing her best to keep a low profile in China, despite returning home to a hero's welcome after securing the country's first Grand Slam title at the French Open.

Dancing into summer vacation

[2011-07-06 10:48]

Girls practice ballet moves at the Youth Center in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province on July 5, 2011.

'Monkey King' scoops 177 million yuan on lottery

[2011-07-06 10:17]

A man wearing a mask of the famous Chinese legendary character Monkey King appears before reporters after scooping 176.9 million yuan ($27.3 million) on the lottery in Chongqing municipality, Southwest China on July 5, 2011.

In Mexico, US shipmates await word of 7 missing

[2011-07-06 09:27]

The seven US tourists still missing two days after their boat capsized off Mexico's coast went to sea as they had for several years on the US Independence Day holiday

William, Kate welcomed to Northwest Territories

[2011-07-06 09:05]

Prince William demonstrated his linguistic skills Tuesday, addressing adoring fans in Canada's Northwest Territories in French, English and a few words in two tribal tongues.

Subway escalator crush kills boy

[2011-07-06 07:02]

A 13-year-old boy was killed and 30 others injured, three seriously, on Tuesday morning when a "crowded" ascending subway escalator suddenly reversed direction.

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