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China launches new communication satellite

[2011-06-21 07:04]

China successfully launched a new communication satellite, the Zhongxing-10, from its Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan province on early Tuesday.

Beijing police burn 500 kg of drugs

[2011-06-20 15:49]

A police officer displays bags of drug before they are burnt in Beijing, June 19, 2011. A total of 489.3 kg of drugs, including heroin, ice, ecstasy, ketamine and marijuana which were seized by Beijing police in 2008 and 2009 were incinerated on Sunday.

Don't call me panda

[2011-06-20 11:23]

A woman holds a pair of chow chow dogs that have been dyed like pandas in Xi’an, Shaanxi province on June 18, 2011.

Paris Air Show ready to kick off

[2011-06-20 10:14]

Paris Air Show in France, June 19, 2011.

Weekly Photos: June 13 - June 19

[2011-06-20 10:04]

Floods,lunar eclipse,Father's Day,Hot Dog Eating Contest,body painting

Civilians killed in airstrike; NATO admits error

[2011-06-20 06:58]

Libya's government said NATO warplanes struck a residential neighborhood in the capital Sunday and killed nine civilians, including two children. Hours later, NATO confirmed one of its airstrikes went astray.

New breed: China's stylish new winners

[2011-06-19 08:37]

Chinese star power on the courts, pool and track is making the world sit up and applaud. These modern-day sports celebrities are not afraid to show off their individuality.

Chinese, Ukrainian presidents meet on ties

[2011-06-19 08:02]

Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovich met Saturday evening to further deepen bilateral cooperation. Hu said "China is ready to work with Ukraine to promote bilateral cooperation and exchanges."

Three Gorges ship lock marks 8 years of operation

[2011-06-18 21:27]

The five-tier ship lock of the Yangtze River's Three Gorges Project has handled 400 million tonnes of freight after eight years of operation, China Three Gorges Corporation said in a statement Saturday.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, June 17

[2011-06-18 15:58]

Pageants pose in swimsuits at the Miss Universe Japan 2011 pageant in Tokyo June 17, 2011. Sales clerk Maria Kamiyama, 24, from Osaka won the contest and will represent Japan in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Fathers across the world

[2011-06-18 15:22]

Collection of photos featuring fathers in different parts of the world.

All aboard for 10 hours of speed and surprises

[2011-06-18 09:17]

When I was thinking of what dateline to use for this story, I hesitated, because I left Beijing for Shanghai and returned to Beijing in a day. Solution: no dateline.

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