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Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, May 9

[2011-05-10 16:08]

Protests in Yemen, Victory Day celebrations, derailment in India, fire on ship, Cannes Film Festival, Paul McCartney, Karl Lagerfeld, Libya.

More efforts to protect Tibetan antelopes

[2011-05-10 15:56]

Four nature reserves, covering 550,000 square kilometers in west China, are joining hand in hand to  protect the endangered Tibetan antelopes through anti-poaching operations scheduled to begin in late May.

Robotics conference kicks off in Shanghai

[2011-05-10 10:51]

Researchers on robotics around the world gathered in Shanghai Monday to share their recent findings at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011).

Unlocking the mystery of dreams

[2011-05-10 10:47]

A dream reading machine scans a volunteer inBeijingon May 6, 2011.

First US face transplant patient makes debut

[2011-05-10 10:09]

The recipient of the first facial transplant in the United States made his public debut on Monday, saying he will go home to Texas soon to be with his young daughter who told him his new face was handsome.

Shared interests highlighted

[2011-05-10 07:07]

China and the US have far more shared interests than differences, and nothing can hold back the momentum of cooperation, Vice-Premier said.Full Coverage
'Core interests' should be focus of talks: experts
Central bank pegs yuan rate at new record high

Chinese champions start new life in US

[2011-05-09 17:19]

A group of elite Chinese athletes, including multiple world champions and Olympic medal winners, have started a new life in the United States as university students.

Victory Day military parade held on Red Square

[2011-05-09 15:57]

A military parade marking the 66th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi.

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours, May 8

[2011-05-09 15:19]

Bull fight, Memorial Day, Armistice Day, Victory Day, Buddha's birthday, Rafael Nadal, Libyan refugees.

Revolutionary marriage in E China

[2011-05-09 10:47]

A newlywed couple sings revolutionary songs during their marriage.

Armoured vehicle 'graveyard' in Israel

[2011-05-09 10:29]

Old 175mm artillery cannons lie in an armoured vehicle "graveyard" at an Israeli army base near the southern town of Kiryat Gat May 8, 2011. The field contains some 700 decommissioned armour the Israeli military uses in training exercises and for parts and scrap.

Weekly Photos: May 2 - May 8

[2011-05-09 10:21]

Mother's Day, Osama bin Laden, Japanese monk in China, Youth Day, iPad 2 launch, small arms museum.

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