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Discovery rekindles legend of 'blood-sweating' horse

[2011-02-22 07:49]

The bones of 80 horses unearthed from the mausoleum of a Chinese emperor who lived more than 2,000 years ago have rekindled an ancient legend about blood-sweating "heavenly horses" from Central Asia.

Rich soul keeps giving

[2011-02-22 07:34]

Farmer-cum-multimillionaire Wang Mingdian has given away more than 5 million yuan ($761,243) - nearly all of his earnings - to vulnerable groups during the past 18 years.

Flame in Xinjiang high-rise building put out

[2011-02-22 01:06]

The fire, which erupted late Monday in a high-rise commercial building in downtown Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has been put out.

China's naval fleet off to 8th anti-piracy mission

[2011-02-21 23:07]

Family members wave goodbye to the sailors and Chinese naval officers who have been sent out to the Gulf of Aden for the anti-piracy mission in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province, Feb 21, 2011.

Weekly Photos: Feb 14 - Feb 20

[2011-02-21 16:38]

Heart-shaped rose bouquet for Valentine's Day.

Chinese pandas leave for Japan

[2011-02-21 13:29]

A pair of giant pandas left their home in Southwest China's Sichuan province Monday for a 10-year stay in Japan, under an agreement on joint research on the rare species.

WWII battle re-enactment held in Kiev

[2011-02-21 11:14]

Ukraine, along with many former Soviet states, traditionally celebrates the Defender of the Fatherland Day on Feb 23. The battle was a re-enactment of one in Feb 1944, during World War Two against Nazi Germany.

He saved 20,000 Chinese in Nanjing Massacre

[2011-02-21 10:57]

Bernhard Arp Sindberg helped to save nearly 20,000 Chinese in Nanjing Massacre. "To us Chinese people, especially the people in Nanjing, he is a friend in need and a friend indeed."

Griffin soars over car to win All-star dunk contest

[2011-02-21 09:59]

Blake Griffin soared over an automobile and into a new stratosphere on Saturday with an awe-inspiring performance to win the NBA's slam dunk contest.

Researchers work to return pandas to wild

[2011-02-21 06:48]

Visitors in the mountainous Wolong Nature Reserve in Southwest China's Sichuan province were so amused to see people carrying a panda cub in a basket on Sunday morning that they couldn't stop taking pictures.

Beijing-Shanghai high speed rail starts test run

[2011-02-20 22:31]

The Beijing-Shanghai high speed rail service provides a 4-hour link between the twin cosmopolitan cities in China once fully operational late 2011.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 19

[2011-02-20 16:50]

Snapshot photos capture the moments of events happened all around the world during the past 24 hours of Feb 19.

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