A new wave of post-holiday travel rush came to China's railway system.
Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin inspect Olympic preparations.
A 3800-year-old mummy is on show during an exhibition featuring archeological findings in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at the museum of Pennsylvania University in Philadelphia.
The USS Blue Ridge, flagship for the Commander of the US Navy's 7th Fleet, Saturday started its port visit in Hong Kong which will last around five days.
Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 18
After 267 days in a locked, windowless steel capsule, Wang Yue, the only Chinese crewmember of the Mars 500 mission, performed his first simulated landing on the Red Planet on Friday.
Zeng Hanlin, one of the country's most wanted fugitives, has been repatriated by Canada to China, the Ministry of Public Security said on Friday.
Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 17, 2011.
Models line up before a show during New York Fashion Week.
A Sierra Leone cargo ship tilts near Dalian Port in Dalian city, Northeast China’s Liaoning province, Feb 17, 2011.
China's land watchdog will begin an inspection campaign at the end of this month to stop the illegal use of rural land, trying especially to stamp out the expropriation of such land from farmers and the forced demolition of buildings.
The Lantern Festival is celebrated across China.