Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 15

Updated: 2011-05-16 16:36


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 15

Actress Delphine Chaneac arrives on the red carpet for the screening of the film "The Artist" in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 15, 2011.[Photo/Agencies]


Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, May 15

Living goddess Kumari is taken back to her house after observing the Red Machindranath chariot festival in Lalitpur May 15, 2011. The Red Machindranath chariot festival is one of the main festivals observed by both the Buddhist and Hindu communities of Kathmandu valley. It celebrates the deity Lord Machindranath who is credited with saving Nepal from a prolonged drought in ancient times.[Photo/Agencies]


The song dynasty

There are MORE THAN 300 types of Chinese operas but two POPULAR varieties are major standouts

Sino-US Dialogue

China and the US hold the third round of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue from May 9-10 in Washington.

Building communities

American architect John Portman and his company have developed more than 30 projects across China.

Refreshingly beautiful
V-Day parade
Revolutionary marriage