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China, Pakistan reaffirm all-weather friendship

[2011-05-18 21:43]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday reaffirmed the two countries will maintain an all-weather friendship.

Plateau grasslands threatened by stone mining

[2011-05-18 13:46]

At 3,672 meters above sea level, the Maxian Mountain plays a vital role in the local ecosystem as it supplies water to local communities. It is feared exploitation by local farmers, who mine the mountain for stones, is jeopardizing this ecosystem.

Hollywood stars turn out for farewell Oprah show

[2011-05-18 13:34]

Oprah Winfrey neared the end of her quarter-century reign on national television on Tuesday night with a star-studded send-off.

Bride who attempts suicide is rescued

[2011-05-18 10:48]

Bride who attempts suicide rescued

British queen begins historic visit to Ireland

[2011-05-18 07:43]

Britain's Queen Elizabeth begins a four day state visit to Ireland today which is the first state visit by a British monarch since Ireland's independence.

'Spiderman' climbs highest building in Turkey

[2011-05-17 23:02]

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 261-metres-high (856.3 feet) Sapphire Tower in Istanbul May 17, 2011. Sapphire Tower is Turkey's highest building.

Microchips give dogs new ID in S China

[2011-05-17 12:48]

A doctor inserts a microchip with a needle beneath a dog's skin on May 16, 2011, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. A new rule states that dog owners in Guangzhou must have a microchip inserted beneath the skin of their dogs to strengthen the control of dogs in the city. The chip provides information about dog's date of birth, health conditions and vaccination history and records the name and address of its owner.

Expecting happiness

[2011-05-17 11:13]

Smiling at the camera, a pregnant woman shows her belly in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Pregnant women in China are having their pictures taken to remember their pregnancies.

Cultural relics discovered under sea

[2011-05-17 07:44]

Archaeologists discover treasure horde of cultural relics beneath the waves, reports Zhang Zixuan in Guangdong.

350 injured in Israeli embassy violence

[2011-05-17 07:39]

Over 350 people were injured on Monday in violence after a protest erupted outside the Israeli Embassy in Cairo to mark the 63rd anniversary for the Palestinian Nakba Day.

Hu: China to facilitate EU investment

[2011-05-17 07:01]

Chinese President Hu Jintao said Monday that China will continue to provide convenience of investment for European Union (EU) firms. EU thanks China for support of ailing euro zone

IMF chief denied bail in sex case

[2011-05-17 06:57]

The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn must remain jailed without bail over alleged sexual assault, a New York judge said on Monday.

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