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NY police: IMF head Strauss-Kahn in custody

[2011-05-15 07:43]

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken into custody on Saturday at JFK airport in New York and was being questioned in regard to a sexual assault, a New York police spokesman told Reuters.

Forest fire breaks out in NE China

[2011-05-14 17:02]

Smoke is seen billowing over the mountain after a forest fire breaks out Saturday morning in the Tanglinangou village of Dalian city of Northeast China's Liaoning province. There were no reports on casualties resulting from the fire and the cause of the fire remained unknown.

Shanghai: One pet dog per household

[2011-05-14 11:16]

Under the Shanghai's new policy on keeping pet dogs to be implemented next week, residents may only have one dog per household, must keep dogs in public areas leashed at all times and put muzzles on large dogs to prevent them from biting others.

Water level in South China river rises

[2011-05-14 10:32]

Workers help remove a road facility near the bank of Liujiang River in Liuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, as water level of the river keeps rising due to heavy rainfall lately, May 13, 2011.

Three-man team to leave for Space Station

[2011-05-13 17:58]

Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa (L) and US astronaut Michael E. Fossum take part in an exam on a simulator of the International Space Station in the Russian cosmonaut training centre at Star City outside Moscow May 12, 2011. The three-man team is scheduled to leave for the International Space Station on June 7.

'Hero tiger mom' gives birth to quadruplets

[2011-05-13 17:19]

Xiao Xue gave birth to four cubs around midnight on May 1, 2011 and all of them survived. The tiger has given birth to 11 cubs from 2008 to 2011 and earning her the name “Hero tiger mom”.

Qinghai-Tibet line has 5-year safety record

[2011-05-13 15:50]

A train travels the Qinghai-Tibet route on May 13, 2011. The Qinghai-Tibet railway makes its way through a 550-kilometer section of permanently frozen earth, which posed the main threat to its safe operation.

Snapshots of US aircraft carrier

[2011-05-13 11:27]

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson conducts flight operations while underway in the Arabian Gulf in this US Navy handout photo dated April 4, 2011.

A fine balancing act

[2011-05-13 10:59]

Members of the "Duzhupiao" team practice their boating skills at a lake in Hubei province, on May 12, 2011.

Li Na says dumping husband as coach was the right move

[2011-05-13 09:30]

Li Na's recent decision to appoint Denmark Fed Cup captain Michael Mortensen as her new coach was the right move despite the fact it meant ditching her husband Jiang Shan, the world number six said on Monday.

Spaniards fearing aftershocks flee quake city

[2011-05-13 06:53]

Thousands of Spaniards fled this small agricultural city Thursday, fearing major aftershocks might level it after the country's deadliest earthquakes in 55 years killed nine people and caused extensive damage.

Tribute to fatal victims of Wenchuan quake

[2011-05-12 16:00]

Tribute to fatal victims of Wenchuan quake

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