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Swim with fish

[2011-06-09 09:08]

A tourist swims near corals at the Egyptian resort of Madinat Makadi near Hurgada June 8, 2011.

Disney's fury at Mickey scam

[2011-06-09 08:23]

Hollywood giant Disney will launch a probe into unlicensed performers dressing as its most famous characters to extort cash from tourists outside the Bird's Nest stadium.

US, S Korea launch joint military exercises

[2011-06-08 13:36]

A South Korean Army's K-1 tank releases smoke bombs to hide itself during the US-South Korea joint military exercise at a shooting range near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, about 45 km (28 miles) north of Seoul, June 8, 2011.

Free luxury limos for gaokao examinees

[2011-06-08 10:54]

Students take a luxurious over-sized Hummer for free to Pengzhou Vocational Middle School in Chengdu city, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, to attend the national college entrance examination or gaokao on June 7, 2011.

Obama toasts Merkel at Rose Garden dinner

[2011-06-08 10:07]

President Barack Obama has toasted German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a Rose Garden dinner as an extraordinary leader.

Making perfect horse sense

[2011-06-08 08:12]

Riding horses to work may be the answer to frustrated car owners in traffic-trapped cities such as Beijing.

Floods leave 14 dead, 35 missing in SW China

[2011-06-07 08:55]

Continuous downpours have triggered severe floods in a county in southwest China's Guizhou province, leaving 14 dead and 35 missing by 8 am on Tuesday.

China, Cuba sign host of cooperation deals

[2011-06-07 08:23]

China will provide strong financial support to Cuba which embarks on economic reforms.

Apple's Jobs takes stage to talk iCloud

[2011-06-07 06:42]

Apple Inc took a big step toward getting people to store and access their data on the Internet as CEO Steve Jobs emerged from medical leave to present the iCloud music-streaming service.

13 missing after flooding in SW China

[2011-06-06 17:07]

Continuous downpours have triggered floods and left 13 people missing in Wangmo County in southwest China's Guizhou Province, the province's flood control and drought relief headquarters said on Monday.

Chinese celebrate Dragon Boat Festival 

[2011-06-06 15:27]

A woman puts cinnabar on a child's forehead in a ceremony commemorating the annual Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, in Beijing, June 6, 2011.

Volcano billows giant plume for 2nd day in Chile

[2011-06-06 10:30]

A volcano in the Caulle Cordon of southern Chile erupted for a second day Sunday, shooting out pumice stones and pluming a cloud of ash six miles (10 kilometers) high and three miles (five kilometers) wide.

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