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Lightning can strike upside down[1]

Lightning shooting upwards and then down in a loop to the ground, Jaibiru, Australia. You would be forgiven for thinking that lightning only strikes …

Last batch of Chinese peacekeeping infantry arrives in S.Sudan[1]

China鈥檚 first female infantry squad sent abroad for UN peacekeeping compose 13 soldiers.130 Chinese peacekeeping troops, the last detachment of the …

China's potential growth to reach 7%-8% over next decade - Business

WASHINGTON - China's potential growth will be at 7-8 percent range over the next decade, given the right kinds of reforms, said Nicholas Lardy, a …

Zhou trial likely to serve as model|Politics

Judicial authorities say the coming trial of Zhou Yongkang, the country's former security chief who is facing charges of corruption, will provide a …

Boston bomber convicted, may face death penalty

BOSTON - Dzokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on Wednesday of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the …

US considers major arms sales to Egypt - World

WASHINGTON - The United States is considering a $57 million sale of air-to-ground missiles to Egypt, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency …

Energy security, goodwill top Obama agenda in Jamaica visit

KINGSTON, Jamaica - US President Barack Obama's visit to Jamaica is weighted with US self-interest as Caribbean nations seek to reduce their …

A different side to artist Ma on display[1]

Chinese oil painter and educator Ma Changli, 84, is best known for creating sizeable history-themed works in the 1950s, such as Qiushou Uprising and …

Russian art on show[1]

The Song of the Volga, an exhibition of 52 Russian oil paintings by artists ranging from the early 20th century to the present day is on at Beijing's …

Chinese firm wins $600m port construction contract in Ghana - Business

ACCRA - China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the bid to construct a new Free Port in Atuabo, 326 km west of the capital.<p>At the end of the …

US-traded Chinese companies make strong comeback - Business

Chinese stocks are making a strong comeback in the United States as the country's home market surged to a seven-year high.<p>Nineteen US-listed Chinese …

China's first airplane 5S shop opens in Ningbo[1]

Three-minute cameos of China go down well in UK[1]

European audiences are giving the thumbs ups to the 100-episode English-language version of <i>China Dream - 365 Stories</i>, currently being broadcast on …

Ant Financial launches big data stock market index - Business

Ant Financial, the Internet finance affiliate of Alibaba Group, launched on Thursday a stock market index based the e-commerce giant's proprietary …

Exhibition held in Russian city on medieval Chinese bronze mirrors - Culture

An exhibition of ancient bronze mirrors unearthed during an archeological excavation in Primorsky Kray in Russia's Far East, was opened聽in …