Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 27

Updated: 2011-01-28 16:00


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 27
Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski holds a candle at the Victims Monument at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau , during ceremonies marking the 66th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust during World War Two, in Auschwitz-Birkenau Jan 27, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Jan 27
Schoolchildren from a school adjacent to Milpark hospital in Johannesburg show off a placard wishing former South African president Nelson Mandela a speedy recovery Jan 27, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]


President Hu visits the US

President Hu Jintao is on a state visit to the US from Jan 18 to 21.

Ancient life

The discovery of the fossile of a female pterosaur nicknamed as Mrs T and her un-laid egg are shedding new light on ancient mysteries.

Economic Figures

China's GDP growth jumped 10.3 percent year-on-year in 2010, boosted by a faster-than-expected 9.8 percent expansion in the fourth quarter.

2011 postgraduate entrance exam
Pet businesses
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