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NE China drinking water pollution affects thousands

[2011-04-25 07:29]

About 9,000 people in a northeastern China county have to line up in front of temporary water supply stations to get drinking water after their tap water was found polluted, authorities said Sunday.

Turkey hosts ceremony for WWI battles

[2011-04-24 22:38]

Turkey hosted an international ceremony to mark the 96th anniversary of the Canakkale Battles in World War I.

Easter celebrated worldwide

[2011-04-24 21:47]

Easter is celebrated with folk traditions around the world.

Tsinghua University marks centennial anniversary

[2011-04-24 19:41]

China's Tsinghua University, one of the country's prime institutions of higher learning, celebrated its centennial anniversary on Sunday.

Fighting rages in Libyan city of Misrata

[2011-04-24 10:44]

Libyan rebel fighters enter a building in the besieged city of Misrata, Libya, April 23, 2011. Misrata is the only major city in western Libya still under control of opposition forces.

Little dancers

[2011-04-24 10:36]

A girl yawns as she stands in line with other students waiting to practise ballet at Feier Angel Dance training centre in Beijing April 23, 2011. About 100 girls, mostly between the age of three and seven, learn ballet at the centre.

Quake town ruins, token of woes

[2011-04-24 09:35]

A "May 12" monument in memory of the massive 8.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Sichuan in May 12, 2008 is seen in Pengzhou, southwest China's Sichuan province, April 23, 2011.

Paper mill blast kills at least 4

[2011-04-24 08:19]

An explosion at a paper mill occurred Friday evening in New Taipei City of Taiwan, leaving at least four people dead and another 15 injured as of 11:00 pm.

Yemeni president agrees to step down in 30 days

[2011-04-24 08:14]

Yemen's embattled president agreed to a proposal by Gulf Arab mediators to step down within 30 days and hand power to his deputy in exchange for immunity from prosecution.

Tsinghua to celebrate centennial anniversary

[2011-04-23 11:58]

Alumni pose for a photo during a visit to theiralma mater,Tsinghua University, in Beijing on April 22, 2011.

Kazakhstan Fashion Week

[2011-04-23 09:32]

A model presents a creation by Kazakhstan's Jaka Fashion Studio during Kazakhstan Fashion Week in Almaty, April 22, 2011.

One patrol ship added to maritime surveillance fleet

[2011-04-23 09:09]

Chinese maritime authorities on Friday added a large surveillance ship to the country's naval fleet in a bid to better protect the country's maritime interests.

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